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6.8: Climate Effects on Biomes

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biodiversity

biodiversity

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.
dormancy

dormancy

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

growing season

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

latitude

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

terrestrial biome

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

weather

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

climate

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

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