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CAVM team. 2005. Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Mapping Project - Bioclimatic subzones. http://www.geobotany.uaf.edu/cavm/ (Accessed May 5, 2009)
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Definition of the geographic areas covered in the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment
Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The Arctic Council study on trends in the polar ecosystems - the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA) focuses on the areas displayed in this map. The high- and low Arctic regions are defined from the bioclimatic zones in the Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Map (CAVM), while the sub-Arctic zone is the area definition that has been used int he Arctic Council.