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Unformatted text preview: not potential dodos? Be prepared to defend your answer. 3. The tropics are located around the equator and are characterized by lots of rain forests and high diversity of life. Deserts are located just to the north or south of tropical areas and are characterized by a low diversity of life. How are these two types of area linked by the global climatic cycle? (See chapter 3) 4. You will be hearing about the u pwelling of deep ocean water fairly often in this course because it is the reason whales, seals, and fish are so abundant off northern California and that redwood trees grow in fog. Explain briefly what causes upwelling and why it is so important....
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