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Contemporary Problems of Ecology

2008 year, number 2

Flora and Vegetation in the Zoogenic Habitats on the Commander Islands

O. A. Mochalova
Pages: 289–301


Data on the action of animals on the vegetation cover of the Commander Islands are reported. Vegetation at the regions of arctic fox dens and seabird colonies is characterized; this vegetation is formed as a result of the transformation of the initial one. Often similar plant groups are formed. The features of the zoogenic vegetation of different origin at the Commander Islands are discussed; its comparison with the zoogenic vegetation in other regions of the Arctic and Subarctic are discussed.