The local environment is classified as both boreal mixed-wood and boreal subarctic eco-regions.
The area encompasses zones of subarctic mountain birch forest in the lowlands, heather and grassland higher up, and mountainous alpine terrain at the highest altitudes.
Through-hiking would require a superhuman constitution, independent means, and supreme knowledge of Arctic and subarctic environs.
Changes to the fire regime have important implications for many parameters in these subarctic ecosystems, including the composition of the vegetation.
Biomass was twofold to fourfold and the production was threefold to sevenfold greater in subarctic than in subtropical regions.
The climate is extremely diverse, ranging from tropical in the south to subarctic in the north.
These deep water whales are usually found in the vicinity of seamounts and continental slopes in temperate and subarctic waters.
Carbon budget estimates derived from accumulation rates of organic soil for a tundra fen and an open subarctic forest are compared with estimates from flux measurements.
By the Late Cretaceous, species of Hoploparia were distributed throughout temperate and subarctic regions of both hemispheres.
From 1845 to about 1900, American whalers hunted gray whales on their winter grounds in Baja California, as well as their summer grounds in the subarctic .