3 edition of Vegetation of the northern Yukon Territory found in the catalog.
Vegetation of the northern Yukon Territory
|Other titles||Arctic gas.|
|Statement||Loren Hettinger, Arnold Janz, Ross W. Wein ; prepared by Northern Engineering Services Company Limited.|
|Series||Biological report series ;, v. 1|
|Contributions||Janz, Arnold., Wein, Ross Wallace, 1940-, Northern Engineering Services Company., Canadian Arctic Gas Study Limited., Alaskan Arctic Gas Study Company.|
|LC Classifications||QK203.Y8 H47|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||171,  p.,  leaves (4 fold) of plates :|
|Number of Pages||171|
|LC Control Number||76351521|
Salicaceae Willows (Salix) are extremely plentiful, with approximately 45 species found in the willow species are as small as my pinky toe and around 10 species can become "tree" size. Still, these large willows are still considered shrubs because they have several main stems arising at or near the ground. However the more mountainous areas are lightly populated (Clark et al, ). Whitehorse is surrounded by Watson Lake on the British Columbian border and the Selwyn and Mackenzie mountains on the Northwest Territory border (World Atlas, ). One-quarter of the land in Whitehorse is permafrost (Yukon Community Profiles, ).
3 CLIMATE The Yukon has a subarctic climate. The high altitude of much of the territory and the semiarid climate provide relatively warm summers with temperatures frequently reaching 77° F (25° C) or more during the long summer winter the temperature ranges between 39° F and ° F (4° C and ° C) in the south and slightly colder farther north. Get this from a library! Vegetation establishment during 5 years following wildfire in northern British Columbia and southern Yukon Territory. [E T Oswald; B N Brown; Pacific Forestry Centre.] -- This report of a study on the first five years of revegetation following four forest fires near the Yukon Territory-British Columbia border at Aisihik Junction and Watson Lake in and notes.
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Vegetation of the northern Yukon Territory. [Loren Hettinger; Arnold Janz; Ross Wallace Wein; Northern Engineering Services Company.; Canadian Arctic Gas Study Limited.; Alaskan Arctic Gas Study Company.] -- Report of terrestrial plant ecology study to classify the landscape of the northern Yukon into ecologically significant vegetation-terrain units.
About this book This important work brings the knowledge of the vascular plants of the Yukon Territory up to date. Geology and vegetation are the focus of this well illustrated flora, which contains treatments of species, representing 80 families.
All species are illustrated and dot maps depict known distribution within the Yukon Territory. This important work Vegetation of the northern Yukon Territory book the knowledge of the vascular plants of the Yukon Territory up to date.
Geology and vegetation are the focus of this well illustrated flora, which contains treatments of species, representing 80 families. All species are illustrated and dot maps depict known distribution within the Yukon Territory.5/5(1).
This work brings the knowledge of the vascular plants of the Yukon Territory up to date. Geology and vegetation are the focus of this illustrated flora, which contains treatments of species.
NRC Research Press, - Botany- pages 0Reviews This important work brings the knowledge of the vascular plants of the Yukon Territory up to date. Geology and vegetation are the focus of this.
THE LATE QUATERNARY VEGETATION OF THE NORTH YUKON James C. Ritchie and Les C. Cwynar The arctic-steppe concept is tested by scrutiny of two detailed late Pleistocene herbzone pollen records from Hanging Lake (tundra) and Lateral Pond (woodland) in northern Yukon Territory and by consideration of other published pollen sequences in eastern Beringia.
Beringian climate and environmental history are poorly characterized at its easternmost edge. Lake sediments from the northern Yukon Territory have re.
Most of the territory is boreal forest, tundra being the main vegetation zone only in the extreme north and at high elevations.
The territory is about the shape of a right triangle, bordering the American state of Alaska to the west, the Northwest Territories to the east and British Columbia to the south. A highway built during WWII to facilitate the movement of troops and materiel from the United States to its northern territory (not yet a state), Alaska.
It was constructed between Dawson Creek, BC, and Delta Junction, Alaska, and completed in It served to open the Yukon to greater traffic and activity. Yukon Liquor Corporation protocol agreement for to Protocol agreement between Government of Yukon and Yukon Liquor Corporation Statistics and data view child links.
Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of over 1, results for "Yukon Territory" Yukon & Northwest Territories SW M/M. This important work brings the knowledge of the vascular plants of the Yukon Territory up to date.
Geology and vegetation are the focus of this well illustrated flora, which contains treatments of species, representing 80 families. All species are illustrated and dot maps depict known distribution within the Yukon Territory. Book Description: The concept of taphonomy has been borrowed from paleontology and applied to the analysis of vertebrate fossils from the Old Crow region of the northern Yukon Territory.
By means of this approach, archaeologically significant specimens have been isolated from the larger suite of materials which can be explained entirely in. If you’re looking for the best seats on the planet to view the aurora borealis, look no further than the Yukon.
Sitting at the absolute ideal longitude and latitude from the earth’s magnetic poles—60°N, °W—Mother Nature puts on a breathtaking performance many nights from mid-August to mid-April. The Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race spans some of the harshest and most beautiful winter territory anywhere: 1, miles between Fairbanks, Alaska and the city of Whitehorse in Canada's Yukon Territory.
Known as 'The World's Toughest Sled Dog Race, ' it's an event like no other/5(1). Find your tour through Yukon and the Northwest Territories.
Witness some of Canada’s most incredible sceneries in Whitehorse, go paddling on the Yukon River and visit the Takhini Hotsprings or learn more about the history of the Klondike Gold Rush. Find here the best Canada vacations. The Yukon sits in the northwest corner of Canada, north of British Columbia, east of Alaska, and west of the Northwest Territories (NWT).
As elsewhere in the north, the Yukon isn’t like the rest of North America. There people and aboutsquare kilometres in the Territory.
The ratio of moose to humans in the Yukon is. The Yukon Territory is bisected by the valley of the Yukon River, which passes to the west of the Mackenzie Mountains.
Mt Logan, in the St Elias Range on the border with Alaska, is Canada's highest mountain and the second-highest peak in North America at 5,m (19,ft).
Yukon (/ ˈ juː k ɒ n / (); French: ; also commonly called the Yukon) is the smallest and westernmost of Canada's three has the second-smallest (ahead of Nunavut) population of any province or territory in Canada, with a population of 41, people.
Whitehorse, the territorial capital and Yukon's only city, is the largest settlement in any of the three territories. The book describes and illustrates all flowering plants and vascular cryptograms known to occur in Alaska, the Yukon, the Mackenzie District, and the eastern extremity of Siberia.
Some 1, taxa, belonging to 1, species, occur in this region; all are described. There are few trees in the southwest and north; the extreme northern portion of Yukon is above the tree line, but some of the southern valleys are heavily forested.
Aquatic vegetation thrives in lakes and wetlands, near which orchids can also be found blooming in the summer months.Beringian climate and environmental history are poorly characterized at its easternmost edge. Lake sediments from the northern Yukon Territory have recorded sedimentation, vegetation, summer temperature and precipitation changes since ~ 16 cal ka BP.
Herb-dominated tundra persisted until ~ cal ka BP with mean July air temperatures ≤ 5°C colder and annual precipitation 50 to mm.This guide covers a number of edible plants in Northwest Territories, Canada including the Yellowknife area and the Aulavik, Nahanni, Pingo, Tuktut Nogait, and Wood Buffalo National Parks.
Do not collect where prohibited. This guide focuses on wild edible plants that that are relatively easy to identify and have no deadly poisonous look-alikes.