Eastern Asia: Eastern Russia

  • Scientific Code
  • Ecoregion Category
  • Size
    183,100 square miles
  • Status
    Relatively Stable/Intact
  • Habitats


Location and General Description

Biodiversity Features

Current Status

Types and Severity of Threats

Justification of Ecoregion Delineation
This ecoregion consists of sparse forest tundra off the western coast of the Bering Sea. Mapped ecoregion boundaries correspond to the montane and forest tundra zones of the Bering province in Kurnaev’s (1990) forest map of the USSR.

Kurnaev, S. 1990. Forest regionalization of the USSR (1:16,000,000) Moscow: Dept. of Geodesy and Cartography

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