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Biome
A large scale ecosystem
Climate Zone
is a region in which yearly paterns of temperture, rainfall, and the amount of sunlight are similar throughout
intertidal zone
area where the tide and the curning waves provide a constant supply of oxygen and nutrients that living organisms need.
near-shore zone
extends out to wters that are about 180m deep
open-ocean zone
area that includes most of the ocean waters' the wter is very deep but most of the organisms live near the surface
estuary
a place where a fresh-water river empties into a ocean
Biome
A large scale ecosystem
Climate Zone
is a region in which yearly paterns of temperture, rainfall, and the amount of sunlight are similar throughout
intertidal zone
area where the tide and the curning waves provide a constant supply of oxygen and nutrients that living organisms need.
near-shore zone
extends out to wters that are about 180m deep
open-ocean zone
area that includes most of the ocean waters' the wter is very deep but most of the organisms live near the surface
estuary
a place where a fresh-water river empties into a ocean