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1 Biomes

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2 big geographic areas with comparable climax communities.

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3 components that identify Climate Temperature Latitude –Zero latitude at the equator –90° latitude at the poles –The higher the latitude the lower the suns energy

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4 elevation –The distance above sea level –Atmosphere acts together insulation

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5 Precipitation The amount of moisture that condenses and falls to the earth as rain.

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6 Terrestrial Biomes(land) Tundra –A treeless area in between the icecap and also the tree line of Artic regions, having a permantly frozen sub- soil(Permafrost) and supporting low cultivation vegetation. Small precipitation

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7 Taiga( northern Coniferous Forest) Sun-artic, evergreen coniferous forests of sub-artic lands, covering substantial areas of north America and Eurasia overcame by fir and also spruce tree

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8 temperate Deciduous Forest uncovered in the northern and southern hemispheres Latitudes below 50° Four distinct seasons Temp variety –0 to 30°C 75 come 150cm of precipitation

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9 dry Rainforest at the equator Lush green plants 200 come 400cm that rain every year consistent temp that 25°C Hot and humid

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10 meadow Temperate and tropical areas 25-75 centimeter of rain a year good farming area dry season

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11 Desert Arid region Less 보다 25cm that rain per year sporadic or no vegetation spanned in sand or gravel

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12 Aquatic Biomes(water) Two varieties of water biomes –Freshwater –Marine

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13 Freshwater biome The aquatic biome consisting that water containing fewer salts than the waters in the naval biome; separated into 2 zones: running waters (rivers, streams) and also standing waters (lakes, ponds).

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14 marine Biome The aquatic biome consisting of waters comprise 3.5% salt ~ above average; includes the oceans and also covers an ext than 70% of the Earth"s surface.

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