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mixture of mineral and rock particles, dead organisms, air, and water. It is formed on the Earth's crust and supports plant life.
Types of bacteria in teh soil that change nitrogen gas into a nitrogen form plants can use.
water and its importance
Without it, many important processes cannot be done/ most organisms are at least half of this fluid, which is a major one for all organisms
rain shadow effect
Wind is blown up and cooled to where it is released as precipitation. When the cool air finishes crossing the mountain, it has lost most of its moisture.
how chemosynthesis creates energy
this process creates energy when nutrients in teh hot water feed chemosynthetic bacteria that feed the consumers in a hydrothermal vent
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