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2 huge geographic areas with similar climax communities.
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
4 key –The distance above sea level –Atmosphere acts as insulation
5 Precipitation The lot of moisture that condenses and also falls to the planet as rain.
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
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
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
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
10 grassland Temperate and also tropical regions 25-75 centimeter of rain a year great farming area dry season
11 Desert Arid region Less than 25cm of rain per year thin or no vegetation covered in sand or gravel
12 Aquatic Biomes(water) Two types of water biomes –Freshwater –Marine
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.