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Pontic steppe

  • Scientific Code
    (PA0814)
  • Ecoregion Category
    Palearctic
  • Size
    383,800 square miles
  • Status
    Critical/Endangered
  • Habitats

Description


Location and General Description

Biodiversity Features

Current Status

Types and Severity of Threats

Justification of Ecoregion Delineation
This ecoregion is equivalent to the DMEER (2000) unit of the same name. It comprises Bohn et al.’s (2000) lowland-colline herb-rich grass steppes, herb-grass steppes, grass steppes, and desert steppes.

References
Bohn, Udo, Gisela Gollub, and Christoph Hettwer. 2000. Reduced general map of the natural vegetation of Europe. 1:10 million. Bonn-Bad Godesberg

Digital Map of European Ecological Regions (DMEER), Version 2000/05 (http://dataservice.eea.eu.int/dataservice/metadetails.asp?table=DMEER&i=1)

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