A group of ecosystems characterized by a specific type of climate and certain types of plant and animal communities
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period of time
a terrestrial habitat that is characterized by long snowy cold winters, and short summers. Trees have needles instead of leaves.
Biome south of the boreal forest characterized by broad-leaved , deciduous trees, well-defined seasons, and average yearly precipitation of 75-150 cm
This biome is characterized by rich soil, moderate rainfall, a hot, dry climate, thick grasses, and herds of grazing animals.
Forests in which rainfall is abundant - more that 200 cm (80 in) per year - and temperatures are warm or hot year-round, Has broad leaved trees.
A biome at the northernmost limits of plant growth and at high altitudes, characterized by dwarf woody shrubs, grasses, mosses, and lichens.
Region with little rainfall and few plants
6CO2 + 6H2O + light --> C6H12O6 + 6O2 A process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy, normally from the Sun, into chemical energy that can be later released to fuel the organisms' activities.
a graph of climate data for a specific region; the data are usually obtained over 30 years from local weather observation stations
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
An organism that can make its own food.
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms