Aeolian Zone

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Science  05 Apr 1963:
Vol. 140, Issue 3562, pp. 77-78
DOI: 10.1126/science.140.3562.77


It is postulated that a widespread biotic zone, based on wind-blown organic materials such as pollen and oceanic albuminoids, exists in mountainous and polar regions. The aeolian zone or biome, distinct from alpine and arctic tundra, may be divided into terrestrial, nival, and aquatic divisions.