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Ch 6 EP

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BIOMES DESCRIBED BY VEGETATION
NORTH TO EQUATOR KNOW THE BIOMES IN ORDER
PLANTS DETERMINED BY TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION (HIGH TEMP, LOW PRECIP = SHORT LESS DENSE VEGETATION)
TUNDRA PERMAFROST, FRAGILE
PERMAFROST LAYER OF PERMENANTLY FROZEN SOIL
LOCATION NORTH OF ARCTIC CIRCLE
PRODUCERS GRASSES, LICHENS, HERBS
ANIMALS BURROWING RODENTS
TEMPERATE RAIN FOREST DECIDUOUS
DECIDUOUS LOSE LEAVES IN THE FALL
SOIL RICH
ANIMALS SQUIRRELS, BEARS, DEER
RAINFOREST HIGH AMOUNTS OF RAIN, HIGH HUMIDITY, MODERATE TEMPS, (PACIFIC NORTHWEST)
TEMPERATE GRASSLANDS LESS RAIN THAN FOREST
THREATS EROSION
SOIL RICH, SUPPORT MANY PLANTS
DESERTS LOW PRECIP, MAY LOSE MORE WATER THAN THEY RECEIVE, DRY SIDE OF MOUNTAINS
ICE DESERT VERY COLD, LOW PRECIP
ANIMALS NOCTURNAL
TAIGA CONIFEROUS FOREST
LOCATION BELOW TUNDRA
PLANTS UNIQUE SHAPE TO ACCUMULATE SNOW FOR INSULATION
TROPICAL RAINFOREST NO SEASONS, 80 INCHES OF RAIN
ANIMALS ADAPTED TO AVOID COMPETITION
PLANTS BUTTRESSES, ORCHIDS, VINES, HERBS WITH LARGE LEAVES
EMERGENT LAYER EAGLES, BATS, SNAKES
THREAT DEFORESTATION, MAY LEAD TO FLOODING
SAVANNA GRASSLANDS WITH FEW TREES
ANIMALS GRAZING, RHINOS, GAZELLES, GIRAFFES
CHAPPERALLE BENEFIT FROM FIRE
PLANTS RESPROUT FROM SMALL PARTS OF LIVING MATTER
MEDITTERANEAN WARM DRY SUMMER, WET MILD WINTER
LATITUDE DISTANCE NORTH OR SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR
GRAPH PRECIP AND TEMP
Created by: evroman