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Vegetation, flora and vegetational ecology of the Hudson Bay Lowland

R. A. Sims

Vegetation, flora and vegetational ecology of the Hudson Bay Lowland

a literature review and annotated bibliography

by R. A. Sims

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Published by Canadian Forestry Service in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Hudson Bay Region -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.A. Sims, J.L. Riley and J.K. Jeglum.
    SeriesHudson Bay Lowland environmental baseline studies, Report -- O-X-297, Report (Great Lakes Forest Research Centre) -- O-X-297
    ContributionsJeglum, J. K., Riley, J. L., Great Lakes Forest Research Centre.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK203H57 S55 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination177 p. :
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17202582M

      Wetland Wonders: Hudson & James Bay Lowlands. Ma | Jeff Wells. As the world struggles to curb climate change and limit the loss of habitat that is putting so many species in peril, Canada has an incredible opportunity hidden in plain sight: preserving its vast collection of boreal wetlands. The Hudson and James Bay Lowlands. Hudson Bay Region Research Preface Effects of Hydrology, Climate and Vegetation on Long-term Carbon Sequestration Rates in Two Boreal Peat Bogs, James Bay, Quebec _____ Christopher J. Lortie Moss Cushions Having a Positive Effect on Biodiversity _____ Biogeochemistry of Peatlands in the Hudson/James Bay Lowland.

    Hudson bay Lowlands Physical Characteristics The Hudson Bay Lowlands is Canada's largest wetland. The Lowland is mostly in Ontario and some parts of Manitoba and Quebec. They have many slow-moving rivers all over. The reason that it is covered in so much water because when the. The Hudson Bay Lowlands. Across the northern portion of Ontario, draining north and east into Hudson Bay and James Bay, lies one of the largest wetlands in the weight of the most recent continental ice sheet depressed the land here so that, when the glacier melted, seawater flooded in to create the Tyrell Sea.

    Poorly drained sites have vegetation characterized by sedge and cottongrass tussocks or sphagnum hummocks. Balsam poplar, white spruce and paper birch are common along rivers. The ecoregion is part of the Hudson Bay Lowland, and is controlled by flat-lying Palaeozoic limestone bedrock, that slopes gently northeastward and eastward to Hudson Bay. Vegetation history of the Hudson Bay Lowland: a postglacial pollen diagram from the Sutton Ridge. Naturaliste canadien (Full-text-PDF) [Pollen diagram since 9, years ago when the lake rose out of the sea.] McAndrews, J.H. Holocene environment of a fossil bison from Kenora, Ontario. Ontario Archaeology


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Vegetation, flora and vegetational ecology of the Hudson Bay Lowland by R. A. Sims Download PDF EPUB FB2

Other articles where Hudson Bay Lowland is discussed: Manitoba: Relief, drainage, and soils: The Hudson Bay Lowland extends roughly miles ( km) inland as a flat plain of tundra and boglike muskeg.

Manitoba’s Western Upland is on the Saskatchewan border. The Riding, Duck, and Porcupine mountains form the Manitoba Escarpment, the highest point of which is Baldy Vegetation.

Hudson Bay Lowlands is a vast wetland located between the Canadian Shield and southern shores of Hudson Bay and James of the area lies within the province of Ontario, with smaller portions reaching into Manitoba and wide and slow-moving rivers flow through this area toward the salt water of Hudson Bay: these include the Churchill, Nelson and Hayes in Manitoba, Severn, Fawn.

Soil and Natural Vegetation The Hudson Bay Lowlands are covered by a swampy forest. These swampy areas are typically called muskeg. In addition to the muskeg, the main vegetation are bushes, isolated trees, stunted tamarack, and black spruce (poor vegetation).

The soil it typically waterlogged and permafrost is dotted all over land. The Hudson Bay Ecozone shoulders the waters of Hudson Bay and James Bay.

The area is dominated by wetlands that form due to the flat topography and poorly drained soils. Numerous rivers divide the plains as they travel north towards the Bay, providing habitat.

Flora of the Hudson Bay Lowland and its Postglacial Origins. Ottawa: National Research Council of Canada; Sims RA, Riley JL, Jeglum JK. Vegetation, flora and vegetational ecology of the Hudson Bay Lowland: a literature review and annotated bibliography, Report 0-XCited by: Department of Ecology and Behavioural Biology, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MNUSA, and § Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NMUSA Summary 1 Groundwater–peatland interactions were assessed by a regional survey in the Hudson Bay Lowlands, where the rapid rate of isostatic uplift has perturbed hydrological flowCited by: Vegetational loss and soil degradation have occurred as a result of herbivory in coastal marshes of the Hudson Bay lowlands, one of the breeding grounds of the lesser snow goose, Chen caerulescens caerulescens L., a keystone species in this system (Hik et al.

; Jefferies ).Cited by: The Hudson Bay Lowlands of Manitoba contain a wide range of vegetation types that re ect local variations in climate, geological history, perma-frost, re, wildlife grazing and human use.

Shareable Link. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn by: Plant species in the Hudson Plain follow latitudinal and soil drainage patterns.

Where the boreal forests and the tundra merge in the lowlands, vegetation resembles that of the arctic tundra and to a larger degree the taiga transitional forests. Trees here are few and far between. Arctic-Hudson Bay Lowlands The Hudson Bay-Arctic Lowlands is a landform region of Canada, located more specifically in Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut.

This region formed in the Paleozoic Era, when the enormous weight of a glacier sunk the Canadian Shield and the area became lowlands when the glaciers retreated. Hudson Bay - Arctic Lowlands are mainly based around mining. For example, the Diavik Diamond Mine employees over people and receiving over $ million (Canadian) is sales, and producing over 8 million carats of gold each year.

Tourism is a major part of the Hudson Bay- Arctic Lowlands. The Southern Hudson Bay Taiga stretches along the southern shore of Hudson Bay and James Bay in Manitoba, Ontario and Québec, and is characterized by the Coastal Hudson Bay Lowland, the Hudson Bay Lowland and the James Bay Lowland (TEC ) (Ecological Stratification Working Group ).

permafrost. The Hudson Bay Lowland plays an important hydrological role, supplying water to a dozen major rivers and hundreds of minor rivers. With regards to vegetation, these peatlands support at least known different species of vascular plants and at least 98 species of non-vascular plants (RileyAbraham and Keddy ).File Size: KB.

Hudson and James Bay Lowlands, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec If the boreal forest is the global ‘king’ of carbon, the Hudson Bay Lowlands would be the crown jewel. Wetlands dominate this open, expansive region in a way that is rarely found anywhere on Earth, and almost nowhere in terms of sheer scale.

The vegetation of the lowland meadows in the central Black Sea region of Turkey was analyzed according to the Braun-Blanquet method with the help of TWINSPAN clustering, CCA, and.

“Come walk with me, on the coast of Hudson Bay.” ~ Robert Postma photo. by Vanessa Desorcy. Churchill Wild’s lodges are located in the heart of the Hudson Bay lowlands, which are part of a rich ecosystem teeming with wildlife.

This area, where the boreal forest transitions to the Arctic tundra, is an active wildlife corridor that offers opportunities for some spectacular wildlife viewing.

() —Research co-led by researcher Dr. Kathleen Rühland and Queen's professor John Smol on climate change in the Hudson Bay Lowlands has been published in the prestigious international.

chapter 1 pgs Social Studies study guide by cameronarmstrongg includes 64 questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades.

Welcome Welcome to the website of the Hudson's Bay Wetland Project. The Prince George Naturalists Club, in association with The Caledonia Ramblers, The Exploration Place and the City of Prince George, has embarked on a project to enhance the Wetland as an attractive natural setting.

The goal is to create a showcase environment for bird. Lecture 1 - 5 (BIOL) STUDY. PLAY. Hudson Bay lowland (HBL) Refers to the total number and variety of flora and fauna. In essence the biological diversity. Herptile(s) Amphibians and reptiles.

Includes Hudson Bay lowland, Canadian Shield, and more lowlands near the great lakes.Sims RA, Riley JL, Jeglum JK () Vegetation, flora and vegetational ecology of the Hudson Bay Lowland: a literature review and annotated bibliography.

Canadian Forestry Service, report O-X Sault Ste. Marie, Canada Google ScholarCited by: Abstract. The Hudson Bay Lowland is a vast (, km 2), flat (average slope m/km) physiographic region of Canada located to the southwest of James Bay and Hudson is underlain by Paleozoic and Mesozoic rocks and bounded by Precambrian terrains.

Thin Pleistocene till sheets, locally deposited on fluted terrains mantle most of the Lowland, and they are overlain by thin marine and Cited by: 8.