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15 terms
Biomes
biome
permafrost
conifer
deciduous trees
A group of land ecosystems with similar climates and organisms.
a layer of permanently frozen soil
a tree that has needle-like leaves and produces its seeds in…
trees that lose their leaves in autumn
biome
A group of land ecosystems with similar climates and organisms.
permafrost
a layer of permanently frozen soil
13 terms
Chapter 6 Biomes
Climate
Biome
Desert
Grassland
The type of weather patterns a place has, on average, over a…
A Major climate region with particular plant and animal commu…
A climate region that averages less than 35 cm of rain all pe…
A climate region with too little rainfall to support a forest…
Climate
The type of weather patterns a place has, on average, over a…
Biome
A Major climate region with particular plant and animal commu…
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…
8 terms
Biomes
Biome
Climate
Tundra
Deciduous forests
A large region of the earth that has characteristic plant and…
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
It is found in the far north. The ground is permanently froze…
are located primarily in the eastern half of the United State…
Biome
A large region of the earth that has characteristic plant and…
Climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
209 terms
bio 122-final
all water on earth is interconnected i…
a________connects ecosystems
________transfers water from the atmos…
precipitation include_______and______-
global water cycle
global water cycle
precipitation
rain and snow
all water on earth is interconnected i…
global water cycle
a________connects ecosystems
global water cycle
47 terms
Chapter 6: Biomes
tundra
coniferous forest
deciduous forest
biomes
1. coldest biome... 2. dry biome, receives very little precipita…
1. has many trees that are conifers... 2. largest land biome
1.wet biome... 2.receives precipitation throughout year
a general way to divide the biosphere into sections
tundra
1. coldest biome... 2. dry biome, receives very little precipita…
coniferous forest
1. has many trees that are conifers... 2. largest land biome
35 terms
Weather,Climate, Biomes and Vegetation
weather
climate
polar
temperate
- on-going changes in atmospheric conditions; ... - fluctuations…
long-term average weather in an area
dry, cold climate zone above 60 degree latitude
seasonably variable climate zone between 40 and 60 degrees la…
weather
- on-going changes in atmospheric conditions; ... - fluctuations…
climate
long-term average weather in an area
17 terms
Chapter 6 Biomes
Climate
Biome
Desert
Grassland
The type of weather patterns a place has, on average, over a…
A Major climate region with particular plant and animal commu…
A climate region that averages less than 35 cm of rain all pe…
A climate region with too little rainfall to support a forest…
Climate
The type of weather patterns a place has, on average, over a…
Biome
A Major climate region with particular plant and animal commu…
37 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
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…
17 terms
Geography chapter 1
Biosphere
Biome definition
Biomass
Biodiversity
The total of all biological/organic elements found on earth -…
Area of earth that is identified by its major global vegetati…
the volume of all living things found within a specific region
the variety of species, genetic variations and ecosystems dif…
Biosphere
The total of all biological/organic elements found on earth -…
Biome definition
Area of earth that is identified by its major global vegetati…
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Biomes
Extensive Farming
Intensive Farming
Precision Farming
Choropleth Map
Farm that requires large areas of land
Farms that produce large volumes of food or fibre in a small…
Farming that adapts modern technology to analyse aspects of t…
map that shows characteristics by shading areas in colour
Extensive Farming
Farm that requires large areas of land
Intensive Farming
Farms that produce large volumes of food or fibre in a small…
30 terms
Biology 121 Final
global water cycle
precipitation
precipitation
evaporation
all of the ecosystems on Earth are interconnected by what?
transfers water from the atmosphere to the land
over land, what is the net movement of water?
over water, what is the net movement of water?
global water cycle
all of the ecosystems on Earth are interconnected by what?
precipitation
transfers water from the atmosphere to the land
160 terms
BIOL 122 Final
global water cycle
global water cycle
precipitation
evaporation / transpiration
all water on earth is interconnected in a ___________________…
connects ecosystems
transfers water from the atmosphere to the land
____________ from bodies of water and __________ from plants…
global water cycle
all water on earth is interconnected in a ___________________…
global water cycle
connects ecosystems
80 terms
APES - Unit 4: Biodiversity
Climate
Weather
Troposphere
Stratosphere
average weather that occurs in a given region over a long per…
short term conditions of the atmosphere in a local area, whic…
thin layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of the ea…
layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere, in which tempe…
Climate
average weather that occurs in a given region over a long per…
Weather
short term conditions of the atmosphere in a local area, whic…
17 terms
Biomes
biomes
border
equator
bay
a major type of ecological community with similar climate, pl…
a boundary, especially of a country or state
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
a body of water forming an indentation of the shoreline.
biomes
a major type of ecological community with similar climate, pl…
border
a boundary, especially of a country or state
10 terms
Biomes
deciduous forest
tundra
desert
marine
biome composed of forests of broad-leaved hardwood trees that…
a vast treeless plain in the arctic regions between the ice c…
an arid region with little or no vegetation
biggest biome in the world; covers about 70% of the earth and…
deciduous forest
biome composed of forests of broad-leaved hardwood trees that…
tundra
a vast treeless plain in the arctic regions between the ice c…
25 terms
ESC Year 9 Geography - Biomes and Food Security
Biomes
Polar lands
Grassland
Tundra
what are regions of the world with similar climate (weather,…
very cold region that surrounds the North or South pole
a biome of wide open spaces, where vegetation is dominated by…
Vast treeless environment across far north Asia, Europe and N…
Biomes
what are regions of the world with similar climate (weather,…
Polar lands
very cold region that surrounds the North or South pole
11 terms
Biomes all around the world cornerstone level C unit 4
biome
tundra
equator
desert
group of ecosystems that have the same climate and dominant c…
a vast treeless plain in the arctic regions between the ice c…
an imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle t…
an arid region with little or no vegetation
biome
group of ecosystems that have the same climate and dominant c…
tundra
a vast treeless plain in the arctic regions between the ice c…
27 terms
Biomes 9th grade science
biome
climate
desert
rainforest
a group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
the average annual conditions of temperature, precipitation,…
the driest region which has widely scattered vegetation and r…
are forests in which large amounts of rain fall year and has…
biome
a group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
climate
the average annual conditions of temperature, precipitation,…
18 terms
Biomes by Seven
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…
48 terms
Combo with "SOL LS.9 -Biomes" and 1 other
All the living and nonliving things th…
A group of ecosystems with similar cli…
grouped into nine major types of biome…
All external conditions and factors, l…
ecosystem
biome
terrestrial ecosystem
environment
All the living and nonliving things th…
ecosystem
A group of ecosystems with similar cli…
biome
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Countries of the World RQ #2 Biomes
Biomes
Ecosystem
Desert
Artic Tundra
regions of the world with similar climate animals and plants
a community of living organisms in conjunction with the nonli…
has one major, distinguishing characteristic, due to the fact…
the coldest places on Earth
Biomes
regions of the world with similar climate animals and plants
Ecosystem
a community of living organisms in conjunction with the nonli…
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Ecosystems, Ecological, Succession and Biomes Vocabulary
Ecosystem
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
Organism
One or more communities of different species interacting with…
Any living component that affects the population of another o…
A nonliving condition or thing, as climate or habitat, that i…
Any form of life.
Ecosystem
One or more communities of different species interacting with…
Biotic Factor
Any living component that affects the population of another o…
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Humanities - Biomes
Define the term Biomes
Define the term Space
Define the term Place
Define the term Change
a large area of the earth that is home to similar plant and a…
the way things are arranged on the earth's surface
a part of the earth's surface that is identified and given me…
the dynamic nature of all processes on earth, whether slow or…
Define the term Biomes
a large area of the earth that is home to similar plant and a…
Define the term Space
the way things are arranged on the earth's surface
10 terms
Biomes
Biome
Biomass
Biosphere
Biodiversity
Largest of the biophysics units found on the Earth. Mainly id…
The volume of all living things found within a specified regi…
The total of all biological/organic elements found on the ear…
The variety of species, genetic variations and ecosystem diff…
Biome
Largest of the biophysics units found on the Earth. Mainly id…
Biomass
The volume of all living things found within a specified regi…
7 terms
Life Science
abiotic factor
biome
biotic factor
cell
any non-living factors within the environment
regions of earth with a particular climate and vegetation
any living factors within the environment
smallest unit of life
abiotic factor
any non-living factors within the environment
biome
regions of earth with a particular climate and vegetation
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Physical and Human Geography Vocabulary #1
geography
longitude
formal region
physical
Study of the earth... ----------------------------------... estudio…
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
An area within which everyone shares in common one or more di…
físico
geography
Study of the earth... ----------------------------------... estudio…
longitude
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
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World geo ch3
average daily temperature
axis and tilt
Axis
biome
the average of the daily high temperature and the overnight l…
an imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth b…
major type of ecological community defined primarily by disti…
average daily temperature
the average of the daily high temperature and the overnight l…
axis and tilt
an imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth b…
165 terms
bio 122 final
all water on earth is interconnected i…
a global water cycle connects
precipitation
evaporation from bodies of water and t…
global water cycle
ecosystems
transfers water from the atmosphere to the land
water from terrestrial sources to the atmosphere
all water on earth is interconnected i…
global water cycle
a global water cycle connects
ecosystems
16 terms
APES Biomes
Terrestrial Biome
Aquatic Biome
Tundra
Permafrost
A geographic region categorized by a particular combination o…
An aquatic region characterized by a particular combination o…
A cold, treeless biome with low growing vegetation
An impermeable, permanently frozen layer of soil, found in Tu…
Terrestrial Biome
A geographic region categorized by a particular combination o…
Aquatic Biome
An aquatic region characterized by a particular combination o…
198 terms
bio 122-final
all water on earth is interconnected i…
a________connects ecosystems
________transfers water from the atmos…
precipitation include_______and______-
global water cycle
global water cycle
precipitation
rain and snow
all water on earth is interconnected i…
global water cycle
a________connects ecosystems
global water cycle
90 terms
BIO CH 12. 5-8
12.5 All water on Earth is interconnec…
A _____________ connects ecosystems.
___________ transfers water from the…
As water moves from the land to the se…
...
global water cycle
precipitation... evaporation ... transpiration
erodes... silt and minerals
12.5 All water on Earth is interconnec…
...
A _____________ connects ecosystems.
global water cycle
Biomes
Biome
Tundra
Permafrost
Boreal Forests
a geographic region categorized by a particular combination o…
a cold and treeless biome with low-growing vegetation
an impermeable, permanently frozen layer of soil
a forest made up of primarily of coniferous evergreen trees t…
Biome
a geographic region categorized by a particular combination o…
Tundra
a cold and treeless biome with low-growing vegetation
111 terms
Biome
Biome
Savanna
Desert
Tundra
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
A tropical / subtropical grassland biome with scattered indiv…
A region of little vegetation, either cold or hot, that recei…
Biome that surrounds the north and south poles; treeless land…
Biome
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Savanna
A tropical / subtropical grassland biome with scattered indiv…
32 terms
5 science Chapter 6: Biomes
biosphere
biomes
a general way to divide the biosphere…
climate
all areas where life can exist and the living organisms that…
a large area of the earth in which plants and animals share a…
biomes
usual weather of a region over a long period of time
biosphere
all areas where life can exist and the living organisms that…
biomes
a large area of the earth in which plants and animals share a…
27 terms
Chapter 4 APES Biomes
climate
thermohaline circulation
subtropical deserts
troposphere
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
an oceanic circulation pattern that drives the mixing of surf…
a biome prevailing at approximately 30°N and 30°S, with hot t…
a layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
climate
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
thermohaline circulation
an oceanic circulation pattern that drives the mixing of surf…
13 terms
Ch. 4 Module 12 - Terrestrial Biomes
objectives:... - explain how we define te…
terrestrial biome
aquatic biome
tundra
- terrestrial biomes are defined by the dominant plant growth…
a geographic region categorized by a particular combination o…
an aquatic region characterized by a particular combination o…
a cold and treeless biome with low-growing vegetation
objectives:... - explain how we define te…
- terrestrial biomes are defined by the dominant plant growth…
terrestrial biome
a geographic region categorized by a particular combination o…
16 terms
Biomes
tundra
coniferous forest
temperate rainforest
temperate grassland/cold desert
a cold and treeless biome of the far north with low-growing v…
a forest in the Norethern Hemisphere made up primarily of con…
a coastal biome typified by moderate temperatures and high pr…
a biome characterized by cold, harsh winters, and hot, dry su…
tundra
a cold and treeless biome of the far north with low-growing v…
coniferous forest
a forest in the Norethern Hemisphere made up primarily of con…
52 terms
APES - Global Climates and Biomes -Chapter 4
climate
weather
troposphere
stratosphere
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
The short-term conditions of the atmosphere in a local area,…
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
The layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere, extending…
climate
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
weather
The short-term conditions of the atmosphere in a local area,…
11 terms
North Star Geography 9.1
ecosystem
habitat
population
communities
A system of interactions between living organisms and their p…
It is determined by factors like location, weather, terrain,…
It is a group of the same type of plant or animal occupying t…
Different populations occupying the same habitat.
ecosystem
A system of interactions between living organisms and their p…
habitat
It is determined by factors like location, weather, terrain,…
12 terms
Vegetation Zones
Ice cap
Tundra
Highlands
Desert
No plant life.
An extremely cold, dry biome.
An area of high or mountainous land
An extremely dry area with little water and few plants
Ice cap
No plant life.
Tundra
An extremely cold, dry biome.
13 terms
Chapter 6 Test
Biome
Latitude
Altitude
Tropical Rain Forest
a large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
refers to the distance north or south of the equator and is m…
the height of an object above sea level
are located in a belt around the earth near the equator
Biome
a large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Latitude
refers to the distance north or south of the equator and is m…
34 terms
bio test 4 final
global water cycle
precipitation
evaporation
transpiration
A _________ connects ecosystems. *precipatation, evaporation,…
___________ transfers water from the atmosphere to the land.
____________ transfers from bodies of water
__________ from plants move water from terrestrial sources to…
global water cycle
A _________ connects ecosystems. *precipatation, evaporation,…
precipitation
___________ transfers water from the atmosphere to the land.
8 terms
Terrestrial Biomes
terrestrial
Tropical Rain Forest
desert
Savanna
Of the earth or land
hot, wet biome with year-round humidity; contains Earth's mos…
A dry region that has extreme temperatures and little vegetat…
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
terrestrial
Of the earth or land
Tropical Rain Forest
hot, wet biome with year-round humidity; contains Earth's mos…
160 terms
BIOL 122 Final
global water cycle
global water cycle
precipitation
evaporation / transpiration
all water on earth is interconnected in a ___________________…
connects ecosystems
transfers water from the atmosphere to the land
____________ from bodies of water and __________ from plants…
global water cycle
all water on earth is interconnected in a ___________________…
global water cycle
connects ecosystems
20 terms
chapter 4 global climate and biome vocabulary terms
climate
atmosphere
troposphere
tundra
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
- the 5 layers of gases that surround the earth that is held…
a layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
a cold and treeless biome with low-growing vegetation
climate
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
atmosphere
- the 5 layers of gases that surround the earth that is held…
160 terms
BIOL 122 Final
global water cycle
global water cycle
precipitation
evaporation / transpiration
all water on earth is interconnected in a ___________________…
connects ecosystems
transfers water from the atmosphere to the land
____________ from bodies of water and __________ from plants…
global water cycle
all water on earth is interconnected in a ___________________…
global water cycle
connects ecosystems
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