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Ecosystems Week 4/5

biome A major ecological community such as grassland, tropical rain forest, or  desert
desert A major ecological community defined by hot, arid conditions and extremely low rainfall
tropical rain forest An ecological community that is defined by year-round warmth and significant rainfall
tundra An ecological community that is defined by stark, treeless land, and very  cold temperatures
temperate forest An ecological community that is defined by five different zones, four distinct seasons, and a mixed climate with mixed precipitation
grassland A major ecological community characterized by extensive areas of grass, flowers, and herbs and an erratic precipitation that is enough to support such vegetation, but very few trees
aquatic biome that includes marine and freshwater regions, including oceans, lakes, and ponds
taiga An ecological community that is characterized by cold weather, coniferous trees, and few food sources in the winter
coniferous A type of tree with cones, as well as leaves that do not fall off
permafrost subsoil that is permanently frozen due to constantly cold temperatures
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