Metadata for the treeline map

The map shows the position of treeline sites across the world for which information and/or images are provided to show the type of vegetation and spatial pattern of hte treeline ecotone. The information and pictures are provided by network members or guests, based mostly on observations on the ground, in the field, and partly on observations from airplanes or based on high-resolution satellite images. To contribute sites to the map, please see this page.

Moving your mouse over the points will show the site name, while clicking on the points will open a window with an image (if available) basic information: site name, location, tree species, alpine vegetation type, treeline spatial pattern, and a brief description of the site.