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Climate Effects on Biomes

The distribution of life on earth is heavily controlled by the weather.

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The variety of life and its processes; including the variety of living organisms, the genetic differences among them, and the communities and ecosystems in which they occur.


State in which a plant slows down cellular activity and may shed its leaves.

growing season

Period of time each year when it is warm enough and wet enough for plants to grow.


A geographic coordinate that specifies the north-south position of a point on the Earth's surface relative to the equator.

terrestrial biome

A biome of or pertaining to land, as in a terrestrial ecosystem.


The temporary, day-to-day conditions of the atmosphere in a region.


Average weather in an area over a long period of time.

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