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a large region characterized by a specific type of climate and certain types of plants and animal communities.
refers to the weather conditions such as temperature, precipitation, humidity, and winds, in an area over a long period of time.
Temperate rain forest
occurs in North America, Australia, and New Zealand. Temperate rain forests habe large amounts of precipitation, high humidity, and moderate temperatures.
the northern coniferous forest that stretches in a broad band across the Northern Hemisphere just below the Antarctic Circle.
located in tropical and subtropical areas near the equator and between tropical rain forest and desert biomes.
is a type of temperate woodland biome that is dominated by more broad-leafed evergreen shrubs than by ever-green trees.
are areas that recieve less than 25 cm of precipitation a year and have little or no vegetation.
a biome that is dominated by grasses, lichens, and herbs and that is located primarily north of the Arctic Circle.
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