Scandinavian Montane Birch forest and grasslands

WWF Abstract

The Scandinavian Montane Birch Forests and Grasslands stretch along the Scandinavian Caledonides Mountain ridge. Because of the length and height of this region, there is a variety of ecosystems, ranging from arctic-like to alpine.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Tundra
Countries:Norway, Sweden, Finland
Area:60,095,999 acres (24,319,988 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Abisko
Alajaure
Ammarnäsdeltat
Arådalen
Bjurälven-Korallgrottan
Brattiken
Daune
Frostvikenfjällen
Guorte, Joesjö
Hamrafjället
Kaitum fjällurskog
KÄSIVARREN ERÄMAA
Kevo
Kvikkjokk-Kabla fjällurskog
Laidauredeltat
Laisdalens fjällurskog
Lake Torne Area Biosphere Reserve
Låktatjåkka
Lina fjällurskog
Märkberget
Nissuntjårro
Norra Borgafjäll
Norra Torneträsk
Padjelanta
Pältsa
Pärlälvens fjällurskog
Påkketanjaure
Ramanj
Rautas, delar
Rogen
Sarek
Satsfjället
Södra Gardfjället
Sjaunja
Skalmodal
Stor-Mittåkläppen
Stora Sjöfallet
Stora Sjofallet National Park
Stordalen
Sulitelma
Svallmyren
Tavvavuoma
Tjålmejaure
Tjeggelvas
Torneträsk-Soppero fjällurskog
Udtja
Ultevis fjällurskog
Vadvetjåkka
Vålådalen
Vilasund-Strimasund
Yraft
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER