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All of the different species in a given area
community
Land biome with conifers and the name means "primeval forest"
taiga
Average daily temperature year round in the tropical rain forest
70-80
Marine biome that has crashing waves
intertidal zone
Land biome that is treeless and is located at the north pole
tundra
The land biome that has the lowest amount of precipitation
desert
True or False
Climate is a factor in determining the type of ecosystem
true
Type of plants found on a tundra
treeless, mosses, lichens and grasses
What percent of the tropical rain forest covers the eath surface
7%
A stable community of orgainsms
climax community
Tallest and oldest layer of the rain forest
emergent
Land biome that has leaves that shed in the fall
temperate deciduous forest
The sequential replacement of populations in an ecosystem
succession
The main reason for loss of biodiversity
habitat destruction
Which land biome has permafrost
tundra
Aquatic biome that includes rivers, lakes and ponds
freshwater
The area on earth in which life exists
Biosphere
Aquatic biome that includes both fresh and salt water
estuary
Ecosystems include not only biotic factors they also include nonliving factors called
abiotic
Land biome that contains the most diverse types of animals and plants
tropical rain forest
The stable collection of organisms
climax community
Zone that extends from low tide to the open sea
neritic