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2. Tropical dry forest
- soil & ﬁre properties
3. Tropical savanna
5. Mediterranean woodland & shrubland
6. Temperate grassland
7. Temperate forest
8. Boreal forest
10. Alpine tundra Potential distribution
affected by human
activities) Characterizing climate: climate diagrams
in axis scale precipitation
temperature months with average min.
temp. above freezing to distinguish biomes,
note: - absolute temp. & precipitation
- relationship between
temp. & precip.
(indicates water availability)
- # months above freezing Whittaker’s Climate Diagram
Focus on average temperature & annual precipitation
affect which biome
is present Tropical Rainforests most wi...
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This document was uploaded on 03/17/2014 for the course BIO SCI 310 at Wisconsin Milwaukee.
- Spring '14