Distribution of Alpine Tundra in the Adirondack Mountains of New York, U.S.A

  title={Distribution of Alpine Tundra in the Adirondack Mountains of New York, U.S.A},
  author={Bradley Z. Carlson and Jeffrey S. Munroe and Bill Hegman},
Abstract The distribution of alpine tundra in the Adirondack Mountains of New York was investigated through a combination of field mapping and GIS analysis. Alpine tundra vegetation covers 26.3 ha (65 acres). Tundra patches are rare below an elevation of 1350 m although significant differences exist in mean tundra elevation between summits reflecting overall summit morphology. Tundra is generally more abundant, and extends to lower elevations on windward slopes with northerly and northwesterly… 

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