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Terrestrial biomes

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location

Question Answer
desert (cold) utah, nevada, antarctica (hot) north africa, central europe
savannasouth africa, south america, australia (close to equator)
tropical forestn of south america, african border, india, calcuttah
chaparralcoast of CA, chile, mediterranean, SW Africa and Australia
temp grasslandS Africa, hungary, argentina, russia, north american praries
temp foresteast of north america, east asia, mid europe
taiganorth usa, europe, asia, south africa, andes
tundrAcanada, antarctica, north europe, north pole
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temp

Question Answer
desert(hot) above 60, (cold) 30-40
savannawarm to hot
tropical forest73
chaparralrainy winters, hot dry summers
temp grasslandsummer- 64, winter- 50
temp forest75- 86
taigalong cold winter, short wet summer
tundrabelow freezing
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rain

Question Answer
desert0-500mm p/yr
savanna700-4000 mm p/yr
tropical forest4000-8000 mm p/yr
chaparral250-500 mm p/yr
temp grassland500-1000 mm p/yr
temp forest1000-2000 mm p/yr
taiga125- 250 mm p/yr
tundra250- 2000 mm p/yr
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challenges

Question Answer
desertlow rainfall, dry
savannaunpredictable water supply
tropical forestvariable rainfall creates dry forests
chaparrallow nutrient soil, hot dry summers,
temp grasslanddrought and fire frequent
temp forestopen forests so animals cant hide as well
taigapussy nutrient poor, thin, acetic soil
tundrashort growing season, frozen soil
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