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Quiz 1c Key - 600 Incoming solar radiation (Watts/m2) 0...

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J F M A M J J A S O N D month of the year Incoming solar radiation (Watts/m 2 ) 0 600 1. This graph most closely represents the relative amount of incoming solar radiation at: a. The equator b. 45 degrees N latitude c. 45 degrees S latitude d. 90 degrees N latitude e. 90 degrees S latitude 2. Where are the world’s major deserts? a. On the windward sides of mountain ranges b. On the eastern sides of continents c. Near 30 degrees north and south latitude d. Near 60 degrees north and south latitude e. Near the equator Questions 3 and 4. Patterns of solar radiation, temperature, and moisture are important for the distribution of organisms. Evaluate each of the following statements: 3. T/F In aquatic ecosystems, most primary production is in the aphotic benthic zone because availability of light decreases with depth. 4. T/F As you move from the east coast of North America to the Rocky Mountains across the middle of the United States, the biomes tend to become drier and drier. Questions 5 to 8. Imagine that some cosmic catastrophe jolts Earth so that it is no longer tilted on its axis. Instead of the 23.5 degree tilt, the axis becomes perpendicular to the
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2009 for the course BIO 151 taught by Professor Grinblat during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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Quiz 1c Key - 600 Incoming solar radiation (Watts/m2) 0...

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