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Arctic Cordillera Ecozone
Within Labrador, this ecozone occupies the northernmost section.
The Avalon Forest ecoregion comprises the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland.
Strait of Belle Isle
The Strait of Belle Isle ecoregion occupies the northern tip of the Northern Peninsula. It is characterized by cool summers and cold winters.
Boreal Shield Ecozone
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 Extremes
Impacts of climate extremems such as prolonged ice accretion, abnormally cool, wet summers or snow deficient winters, heavy rainfall, etc.
Goose River West
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.
Long Range Mountains
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.
New Quebec Central Plateau
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 Biosphere
Newfoundland and Labrador is part of two different types of biomes, the tundra and the taiga.
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