Chap29_2008 - 6 How do mountains influence climate 7 What are the 4 fundamental resources required for life 8 The predominate vegetation of each

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Chapter 29 Earth’s Diverse Ecosystems Vocabulary biodiversity biome chapparral climate desert El Nino grassland gyre La Nina latitude northern coniferous forest ozone layer permafrost rain shadow taiga temperate deciduous forest temperate rain forest tropical deciduous forest tropical rain forest tundra weather Things to know: 1. The distribution of life on land is dramatically affected by both ______ and _____. 2. Climate and weather are driven by the _____. 3. How is sunlight modified by the atmosphere before it reaches the Earth? 4. How does latitude influence climate? 5. How do air currents influence climate?
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Unformatted text preview: 6. How do mountains influence climate? 7. What are the 4 fundamental resources required for life? 8. The predominate vegetation of each biome is determined by the complex interplay of ______ and _____. 9. You should know the important climate features of the following terrestrial biomes. In addition you should be familiar with predominate vegetation. Tropical rain forest, tropical deciduous forest, desert, chaparral, grasslands, temperate deciduous forests, temperate rain forests, taiga, tundra Life in Water will be covered in a homework assignment....
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course BIOL 1006 taught by Professor Lipscomb during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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