The Arctic Lowlands
The Arctic Lowlands are a series of islands located in the Innuitian region. The climate here in this landform is perfect for businesses that uses many hard disk drives. With the cold weather of the Arctic, storing these hard drives will use less energy and cost less. The Arctic Lowlands provide many fantastic benefits for these companies.
The Arctic Lowlands are a region of tundra. The land of the tundra is nearly level and treeless. The climate in the Arctic Lowlands is extremely cold and dry, this creates permafrost. Permafrost is ground that is permanently frozen. As result of the harsh climate and permafrost, tree cannot grow. Therefore, the Arctic Lowlands have a gently rolling landscape, a terrain covered in ice, snow, and rock.
As the land is flat and opened, there is a lot of space to build storage rooms.
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This video is a time-lapse that displays to dramatic changes in the Arctic Tundra through winter to summer.
Soil and Vegetation
Most of the land in the Arctic Lowlands is lifeless. Due to the poorly drained soil, many plants cannot grow. In some parts of the Arctic Lowlands, plants such as cotton grass, mosses, and saxifrages grow in the wet areas. In the thawed layer above the permafrost, there is a thick layer of dwarf shrubs. Furthermore, the frozen ground does not allow the soil to absorb water. Therefore, trees do not grow, and farming is almost impossible.
The Arctic Lowlands are lifeless. Using the land will not have a big impact on the things on it.
The Arctic Lowlands were formed by the Paleozoic sedimentary rock. Within the sedimentary rock, there is lignite, oil, and natural gas deposits. Lignite is a form of coal. The Arctic Lowlands also contains a lot of limestone.
The climate in the Arctic is extremely harsh. The Arctic Lowlands have long and cold winters, and short and cool summers. This is a result of its latitude. Since it is far up north, it does not receive direct sunlight, therefore is has a colder climate. Furthermore, from January to February, the warming effect on the temperature is prevented by the ice on the land. The temperature in this landform ranges from -8°C TO -14°C.
The temperatures are usually always cold, perfect to store the hard drives
Climate Change and Earth
Climate change will have a great impact on the Arctic Lowlands. As the global warming increases, it is predicted that the temperature of the Arctic will increase by 3°C to 7°C. It is also said that the greatest warming will occur in the winter, increasing by about 14°C. Furthermore, as a result summer temperatures and precipitation will raise drastically.
Due to the climate change, earthquakes have started to increase in the Arctic. They are created with ice from the glacier melts. The pressure that is released triggers earthquakes.
Overall, the Arctic Lowlands provide the best place to build storage rooms for the hard drives. With the wide and open land, there is a lot of space to build these rooms. As the Arctic is lifeless and unpopulated, it is perfect for businesses to work efficiently. Lastly, the perfect climate conditions to save energy and money. Therefore, the Arctic Lowlands are the best for this business.
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