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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
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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…
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
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…
14 terms
Biomes
biome
climax community
terrestrial biomes
aquatic biomes
large group of ecosystems in the same climax community
a biological community of biotic factors that have reached st…
latitude influences climate; on land
underwater
biome
large group of ecosystems in the same climax community
climax community
a biological community of biotic factors that have reached st…
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
22 terms
Biomes
Biome
Feral
Omnivore
Climate
Large regions of Earth's surface that share similar character…
An animal that was once tame but is now wild.
An organism that gets energy and matter by eating both plants…
The weather in an area averaged over a long period of time.
Biome
Large regions of Earth's surface that share similar character…
Feral
An animal that was once tame but is now wild.
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…
12 terms
Apes vocab ch 4 global climate and biomes
Terrestrial biome
Aquatic biomes
Tundra
Permafrost
A geographic region categorized by a particular combination o…
And aquatic region characterized by a particular combination…
A code and it treeless biomr with low growing vegetation
An impermeable, permanently frozen ... layer of the soil
Terrestrial biome
A geographic region categorized by a particular combination o…
Aquatic biomes
And aquatic region characterized by a particular combination…
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…
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
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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…
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,…
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
10 terms
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
15 terms
Biomes
climatogram
Biome
Grassland
Ecology
A chart or graph containing monthly precipitation
Regions of the Earth characterized by distinct plants and ani…
A biome in which grasses predominate
A scientist who studies the relationship between organism and…
climatogram
A chart or graph containing monthly precipitation
Biome
Regions of the Earth characterized by distinct plants and ani…
18 terms
Ecology Chapter 6 Vocab- Section 1,2,3 Biomes
biomes
climate
latitude
altitude
a large region characterized by specific type of climate and…
refers to the weather conditions like temperature, precipitat…
the distance north or south of the equator and is measured in…
the height of an object above sea level
biomes
a large region characterized by specific type of climate and…
climate
refers to the weather conditions like temperature, precipitat…
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
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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
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,…
20 terms
Biomes
Biome
Tundra
Tropical Rain Forest
Temperate Rain Forest
a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms…
An extremely cold, dry biome
biome near the equator with consistant warm temperatures, wet…
A coniferous biome with cool weather, dense fog, and high pre…
Biome
a major biotic community characterized by the dominant forms…
Tundra
An extremely cold, dry biome
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
41 terms
Earth Science Chapter 5 Review
Mechanical Weathering
Frost Wedging
Unloading
Root wedging
Forces that break apart rock and soil particles
Form of mechanical weathering that occurs primarily at mid la…
Exfoliation plates form from pressure being released from und…
Biological activity caused by continual pressure of a plant's…
Mechanical Weathering
Forces that break apart rock and soil particles
Frost Wedging
Form of mechanical weathering that occurs primarily at mid la…
45 terms
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…
14 terms
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…
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…
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…
8 terms
Science Biomes
Biome
Tundra
Rainforest
Desert
a large geographical area of distinctive plants and animals,…
a vast treeless land which covers about 20% of the earths sur…
a dense evergreen forest with heavy annual rainfall.
A region so little rainfall that it supports only sparse and…
Biome
a large geographical area of distinctive plants and animals,…
Tundra
a vast treeless land which covers about 20% of the earths sur…
26 terms
Biomes
biome
vegetation
climate
latitude
region characterized by vegetation, climate, latitude and alt…
plants that grow in a region
weather conditions like average temperature, humidity and pre…
distance north or south of the equator, measured in degrees
biome
region characterized by vegetation, climate, latitude and alt…
vegetation
plants that grow in a region
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…
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
Ch.3 Climates of the Earth
Weather
Climate
Axis
Revolution
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
The movement of an object around another object
Weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
22 terms
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
26 terms
Ch. 3 Climates of the Earth
Weather
Climate
Axis
Revolution
condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
an imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth b…
in astronomy, the Earth's yearly trip around the sun, taking…
Weather
condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
Climate
weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
16 terms
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…
Chapter 4: Climate and Biomes
Climate
Weather
Troposphere
Stratosphere
the average weather that occurs in a region over a long perio…
the short-term condition of the atmosphere in a local area, w…
a layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of the earth…
the layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere, extending…
Climate
the average weather that occurs in a region over a long perio…
Weather
the short-term condition of the atmosphere in a local area, w…
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…
13 terms
Lecture 2: Climate, Biomes, Vegetation
Climate
weather
Causes of the seasons
Differences in climate with changing l…
long term prevailing weather conditions
short term weather
tilted axis: northern or southern hemisphere closer to sun... s…
near equator is the warmest... deserts occur at 30 degrees south
Climate
long term prevailing weather conditions
weather
short term weather
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