8th Science - Ch. 19 "Biomes and Ecosystems"
Terms in this set (15)
geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with similar biotic and abiotic features
a biome that receives very little rain
biome where grasses are the dominant plants
forest biome consisting mostly of cone-bearing evergreen trees
region of Earth between the tropics and the polar circles
cold, dry, and treeless biome that has a layer of permanently frozen soil
underwater structure made from skeletons of tiny, soft-bodied animals
region along a coastline that forms where streams or rivers flow into a body of salt water
area of ocean shore between the lowest low tide and the highest high tide
the amount of salt dissolved in water
aquatic ecosystem that has a thin layer of water covering soil most of the time
a stable community that no longer goes through major ecological changes
process of one ecological community
gradually changing into another
the process of a body of water becoming nutrient-rich
first species that colonize new or undisturbed land
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