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Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
14 terms
Unit 4- Types of Ecosystems (Terrestrial)
Biome
Climate
Latitude
Altitude
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Refers to the weather conditions, such as temperature, precip…
The distance north or south of the equator and is measured in…
The height of an object above sea level.
Biome
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Climate
Refers to the weather conditions, such as temperature, precip…
15 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
13 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
Temperate Grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
biome characterized by deep, nutrient-rich soil that supports…
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
Temperate Grassland
biome characterized by deep, nutrient-rich soil that supports…
13 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
Temperate Grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
biome characterized by deep, nutrient-rich soil that supports…
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
Temperate Grassland
biome characterized by deep, nutrient-rich soil that supports…
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
13 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
8 terms
Mr. Wizard - Communities, Ecosystems, and Biomes
species
population
community
ecosystem
a group of similar organisms that can breed to produce offspr…
all the members of one species that live in the same place at…
all the different populations that live in the same place at…
all the living and nonliving things in an environment... e.g. L…
species
a group of similar organisms that can breed to produce offspr…
population
all the members of one species that live in the same place at…
15 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
13 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
Temperate Grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
biome characterized by deep, nutrient-rich soil that supports…
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
Temperate Grassland
biome characterized by deep, nutrient-rich soil that supports…
12 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
tundra
desert
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
a sandy or rocky biome with little precipitation or plant life
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
13 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
9 terms
White/Goreham's Earth's major terrestrial biomes
Predator
Prey
Competition
Symbiosis
is the animal that eats another animal
is the animal that is eaten by another animal
A relationship between or among living things for resources,…
The relationship between individuals of two different species…
Predator
is the animal that eats another animal
Prey
is the animal that is eaten by another animal
21 terms
Types of Ecosystems - Terrestrial Biomes (Test 1)
Earth
Abiotic
Amphibian
Animal
The third planet from the Sun. It is only planet in the Solar…
Physical rather than biological; not derived from living orga…
An animal that spends part of its life in the water and part…
An organism that is made of many cells, cannot make it's own…
Earth
The third planet from the Sun. It is only planet in the Solar…
Abiotic
Physical rather than biological; not derived from living orga…
10 terms
Biomes
Biome
Tropical rain forest
Savannas
Deserts
The major types of terrestrial ecosystems that cover large re…
- can receive up to 350 cm. of rainfall yearly ... - Major type…
- Found in tropical regions of Africa, Australia and South Am…
- land areas receiving less than 30 cm. of rain each year ... -…
Biome
The major types of terrestrial ecosystems that cover large re…
Tropical rain forest
- can receive up to 350 cm. of rainfall yearly ... - Major type…
Types of Ecosystem
Terrestrial ecosystem
Aquatic ecosystem
Biome
Desert
An ecosystem that is found on land.
An ecosystem located in a body of water
A group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
An extremely dry area with little water and few plants
Terrestrial ecosystem
An ecosystem that is found on land.
Aquatic ecosystem
An ecosystem located in a body of water
Biomes: Our Earth's major life zones vocabulary
decomposition
agriculture
tropics
alpine
the process by which organisms cause decay
large cultivation of the land
line of latitude 23 degrees north or south of the equator
of high mountains
decomposition
the process by which organisms cause decay
agriculture
large cultivation of the land
13 terms
Principles of ecology
Biomes
Aquatic biomes
Ponds and lakes
Stream and rivers
Ecosystem shares the same type of climate and certain types o…
Biosphere covering 71% of the earth surface
Large body of water surrounded by land
Flowing water
Biomes
Ecosystem shares the same type of climate and certain types o…
Aquatic biomes
Biosphere covering 71% of the earth surface
38 terms
Biomes
Biome
Canopy
Climate
Conifer
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
The general pattern of weather in a particular part of the wo…
Tree that produces seeds in cones and has needle like leaves
Biome
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
Canopy
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
34.3 Biomes are the major types of terrestrial ecosystems.
Biomes
What characterizes biomes?
Two species in two different places wi…
The same longitudinal areas SOMETIMES…
The major types of terrestrial ecosystems that cover large re…
Communities of plants and other organisms that are adopted to…
-Similar feeding behaviors... -Other characteristics because the…
Same biomes
Biomes
The major types of terrestrial ecosystems that cover large re…
What characterizes biomes?
Communities of plants and other organisms that are adopted to…
14 terms
Chapter 34: The Biosphere
Ecology
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
Current
scientific study of the interactions among organisms and betw…
any living part of an environment
nonliving physical or chemical condition in an environment
river-like flow pattern within a body of water
Ecology
scientific study of the interactions among organisms and betw…
Biotic Factor
any living part of an environment
ch 52 intro to ecology & biosphere
biotic factors that affect distributio…
abiotic factors that affect distributi…
environ. temp
light intensity
interactions w other species ... predation... competition
temp... water... sunlight... wind... rocks&soil
effects biological processes
affects photosynthesis in ecosystems
biotic factors that affect distributio…
interactions w other species ... predation... competition
abiotic factors that affect distributi…
temp... water... sunlight... wind... rocks&soil
Chapter 52.3 AP Bio: Aquatic Biomes are Diverse and Dynamic Systems that Cover Most of Earth
biomes
photic zone
aphotic zone
benthic zone
major terrestrial or aquatic life zones, characterized by veg…
upper, the place where there is sufficient light for photosyn…
lower, little light penetrates this area
the substrate at the bottom of all aquatic biomes, made up of…
biomes
major terrestrial or aquatic life zones, characterized by veg…
photic zone
upper, the place where there is sufficient light for photosyn…
15 terms
Atoms to Biosphere Terms
Subatomic Particles
Atom
Molecules
Macromolecules
Particles that are smaller than an atom
The smallest particle of an element
Two or more atoms held together by covalent bonds (sharing el…
A very large molecule
Subatomic Particles
Particles that are smaller than an atom
Atom
The smallest particle of an element
10 terms
Science Last Units
Biome
Terrestrial biome
Two major major factors used to classi…
Tundra
Biomes are large regions characterized by a specific tyle of…
Terrestrial biomes are major regions in the Earth that share…
Temperature and precipitation
Other names: Ice desert & frozen prairie ... Climate: coldest bi…
Biome
Biomes are large regions characterized by a specific tyle of…
Terrestrial biome
Terrestrial biomes are major regions in the Earth that share…
24 terms
Biomes
Desert
Tundra
Grassland
Rainforest
A very dry and hot ecosystem
A very cold and dry ecosystem
Warm temperature area like prairies and savannahs that receiv…
A warm ecosystem that receives plenty of rainfall throughout…
Desert
A very dry and hot ecosystem
Tundra
A very cold and dry ecosystem
38 terms
Biomes
Biome
Canopy
Climate
Conifer
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
The general pattern of weather in a particular part of the wo…
Tree that produces seeds in cones and has needle like leaves
Biome
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
Canopy
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
38 terms
Biomes
Biome
Canopy
Climate
Conifer
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
The general pattern of weather in a particular part of the wo…
Tree that produces seeds in cones and has needle like leaves
Biome
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
Canopy
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
Biomes and Ecosystems
biome
desert
grassland
taiga
geographic area on Earth... that contains ecosystems with... simila…
biome that receives very... little rain
biome where grasses are... the dominant plants
forest biome consisting mostly... of cone-bearing evergreen trees
biome
geographic area on Earth... that contains ecosystems with... simila…
desert
biome that receives very... little rain
Biomes
Biome
Canopy
Climate
Conifer
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
The general pattern of weather in a particular part of the wo…
Tree that produces seeds in cones and has needle like leaves
Biome
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
Canopy
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
3.4 Terrestrial Biomes
functional diversity
ecological diversity
species diversity
genetic diversity
the biological and chemical processes such as energy flow and…
the variety of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems found in an…
the number of species present in different habitats
the variety of genetic material within a species or a populat…
functional diversity
the biological and chemical processes such as energy flow and…
ecological diversity
the variety of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems found in an…
27 terms
Ms. Rogers Biology Biomes
Biodiversity
Biome
Biotic factor
Abiotic factor
Variety of life on Earth
Major types of terrestrial ecosystems that cover a large regi…
Any living part of an environment
All non living parts of the environment
Biodiversity
Variety of life on Earth
Biome
Major types of terrestrial ecosystems that cover a large regi…
16 terms
bio 10/6/16 Abiotic/Biotic Factors, Biosphere, and Biomes
Biosphere Pyramid (Smallest to biggest)
Organism
Population
Community
Organism, population, community, ecosystem, biome, and biosph…
Single living thing
a group of interbreeding organisms living in the same area
All the organisms of all different types living in the same a…
Biosphere Pyramid (Smallest to biggest)
Organism, population, community, ecosystem, biome, and biosph…
Organism
Single living thing
80 terms
Terrestrial Biomes
Tropical Forest
Biodiversity
Desertification
Growing season
The biome with the largest biodiversity
The number of different kinds of plants and animals in an area
The creation of deserts from other biomes due to climate chan…
Very short in the tundra
Tropical Forest
The biome with the largest biodiversity
Biodiversity
The number of different kinds of plants and animals in an area
28 terms
Types of Ecosystems - Terrestrial Biomes (Test 2)
Arthropod
Bacteria
Biotechnology
Carbon cycle
A large category of animals without backbones that includes i…
A single-celled organism without an organized nucleus
Biological science applied to industrial or other technologic…
A nature cycle in which carbon compounds, mainly carbon dioxi…
Arthropod
A large category of animals without backbones that includes i…
Bacteria
A single-celled organism without an organized nucleus
Ch. 34.1 bio
Ecology
Biotic factor
Abiotic factor
Population
The study of the interactions among organisms and between org…
The prokaryotes, protists, animals, fungi and plants in an en…
Nonliving and chemical conditions in an environment
A group of individual organisms of the same species
Ecology
The study of the interactions among organisms and between org…
Biotic factor
The prokaryotes, protists, animals, fungi and plants in an en…
Terrestrial Biomes
Tropical Forest
Biodiversity
Desertification
Growing season
The biome with the largest biodiversity
The number of different kinds of plants and animals in an area
The creation of deserts from other biomes due to climate chan…
Very short in the tundra
Tropical Forest
The biome with the largest biodiversity
Biodiversity
The number of different kinds of plants and animals in an area
Terrestrial Biomes
tropical rainforest
tropical savanna
tropical desert
chaparral
These are found in equatorial regions and are the most divers…
Grasslands with scattered trees found in Africa, South Americ…
A type of desert where it is hot and dry most of the year, ha…
This biome is also called a scrub forest and is found in Cali…
tropical rainforest
These are found in equatorial regions and are the most divers…
tropical savanna
Grasslands with scattered trees found in Africa, South Americ…
15 terms
LS- Voc. List 3 - Biomes and Ecosystems
biome
desert
grassland
taiga
geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with simila…
biome that receives very little rain
biome where grasses are the dominant plants
forest biome consisting mostly of cone-bearing evergreen trees
biome
geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with simila…
desert
biome that receives very little rain
55 terms
Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems
Ecosystems
Aquatic and terrestrial Ecosystems
Dry-land or Terrestrial Ecosystems
Water-related or Aquatic Ecosystems
All the living and nonliving things in an environment and the…
two types of ecosystems
An ecosystem found only on landforms... For Example: forests, ra…
An ecosystem in or near a body of water... For example: oceans,…
Ecosystems
All the living and nonliving things in an environment and the…
Aquatic and terrestrial Ecosystems
two types of ecosystems
19 terms
Biomes
Desert
Tundra
Grassland
Rainforest
A very dry and hot ecosystem
A very cold and dry ecosystem
Warm temperature area like prairies and savannahs that receiv…
A warm ecosystem that receives plenty of rainfall throughout…
Desert
A very dry and hot ecosystem
Tundra
A very cold and dry ecosystem
Matter Energy and Ecosystems
Biome
Ecosystem
Decomposers
Primary productivity
Major type of ecosystem that covers large region of Earth
All organisms of community and abiotic factors
Organisms that break down waste
The rate at which producers in an ecosystem build biomass
Biome
Major type of ecosystem that covers large region of Earth
Ecosystem
All organisms of community and abiotic factors
26 terms
Terrestrial Biomes
temperate zones
the tropics and arctic circle are loca…
the tropics and the antarctic circle l…
climate is affected by
generally have milder climates than the tropics or the polar…
north
south
large bodies of water and presence of landforms such as mount…
temperate zones
generally have milder climates than the tropics or the polar…
the tropics and arctic circle are loca…
north
30 terms
Bio Topic 14 - Major Terrestrial Ecosystems (Biomes)
What is the biosphere?
About how many species does the biosph…
Biomes
Major Biomes
-most inclusive ecosystem on Earth... -4+ billion years old... -Hig…
~ 12.5 million species (~ 1.6 are named species)
major terrestrial ecosystems discernable on a global scale an…
-tropical rain forest... -tropical dry forest... -savanna... -desert... -…
What is the biosphere?
-most inclusive ecosystem on Earth... -4+ billion years old... -Hig…
About how many species does the biosph…
~ 12.5 million species (~ 1.6 are named species)
Biomes
Biome
Canopy
Climate
Conifer
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
The general pattern of weather in a particular part of the wo…
Tree that produces seeds in cones and has needle like leaves
Biome
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
Canopy
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
Biomes Vocabulary
Desert
Grasslands
Taiga
Tundra
This biome has little cloud cover which causes it to have ext…
Savannas and Prairies make up this biome. Generally, they are…
The world's biggest terrestrial (land) biome. This biome is v…
This is the coldest biome where deep layers of the ground are…
Desert
This biome has little cloud cover which causes it to have ext…
Grasslands
Savannas and Prairies make up this biome. Generally, they are…
Ch 4 Biology ecosystems #1
ecosystems are always
limiting factors
ex. of limiting factors
tolerance
changing
those biotic or abiotic factors that restrict the existence,…
food availability, sunlight, water, space, soil chemistry, fi…
ability of organisms to withstand fluctuations in biotic and…
ecosystems are always
changing
limiting factors
those biotic or abiotic factors that restrict the existence,…
34 terms
Koepp Bio vocabulary chap 34
Abiotic Factor
Aphotic Zone
Benthic Zone
Biome
Non living physical or chemical condition in an environment
deep areas of a body of water where light levels are too low…
bottom of an aquatic ecosystem; consists of sand and sediment…
major type of terrestrial ecosystem that covers a large regio…
Abiotic Factor
Non living physical or chemical condition in an environment
Aphotic Zone
deep areas of a body of water where light levels are too low…
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