Matching Articles"Environment" (Total 37)

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  • Within Labrador, this ecozone occupies the northernmost section.
  • The Avalon Forest ecoregion comprises the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland.
  • The Strait of Belle Isle ecoregion occupies the northern tip of the Northern Peninsula. It is characterized by cool summers and cold winters.
  • The largest ecozone, the Boreal Shield, extends in a broad, U-shape from northern Saskatchewan to Newfoundland.
  • The Central Newfoundland ecoregion covers the north-central part of Newfoundland.
  • The following examples illustrate the use of long-term climate data for siting, design, and operational planning in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • A look at the impact of climate on human activity in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Like location, climate has been a decisive factor in shaping the Newfoundland and Labrador experience.
  • This ecoregion is composed of islands, exposed headlands, and protected inlets, from Napaktok Bay south to the Strait of Belle Isle.
  • The Eagle Plateau ecoregion comprises the Mealy Mountains and an area south of Lake Melville in southern Labrador.
  • Impacts of climate extremems such as prolonged ice accretion, abnormally cool, wet summers or snow deficient winters, heavy rainfall, etc.
  • This ecoregion covers an area west of Lake Melville in southern Labrador.
  • The Kingurutik/Fraser Rivers ecoregion takes in several other mountainous outcrops, including the Mealy Mountains, south of Lake Melville.
  • This ecoregion is located on the perimeter of Lake Melville. It has humid, cool summers and cold winters.
  • This ecoregion is divided into three separate upland areas, extending from the southwestern coast of Newfoundland to its Northern Peninsula.
  • The Maritime Barrens ecoregion extends westward across the southern half of the uplands of Newfoundland to the Long Range Mountains.
  • Thisecoregion extends across the southern Labrador border with Quebec and runs northwest to the southern boundary of the Smallwood Reservoir.
  • The human history of Newfoundland and Labrador has been strongly influenced by the natural environment, particularly marine resources.
  • The New Quebec Central Plateau ecoregion is comprised of the Kaniapiskau Plateau and a large part of Lake Plateau to the south and east.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador is part of two different types of biomes, the tundra and the taiga.