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1 Biomes

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2 huge geographic areas with similar climax communities.

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

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4 key –The distance above sea level –Atmosphere acts as insulation

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5 Precipitation The lot of moisture that condenses and also falls to the planet as rain.

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

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

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8 warm Deciduous Forest found in the northern and southern hemispheres Latitudes below 50° Four distinctive seasons Temp selection –0 come 30°C 75 come 150cm that precipitation

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9 tropic Rainforest in ~ the equator Lush eco-friendly plants 200 come 400cm of rain per year continuous temp the 25°C Hot and humid

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10 grassland Temperate and also tropical regions 25-75 centimeter of rain a year great farming area dry season

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11 Desert Arid region Less than 25cm of rain per year thin or no vegetation covered in sand or gravel

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12 Aquatic Biomes(water) Two types 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 maritime biome; divided into two zones: to run waters (rivers, streams) and also standing waters (lakes, ponds).

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14 naval Biome The aquatic biology consisting of waters include 3.5% salt on average; contains the oceans and covers more than 70% that the Earth"s surface.

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