- 3.2.1: Explain how organisms in the photic and aphotic zones are interdepe...
- 3.2.2: Describe the role of bacteria in maintaining healthy ecosystems. Gi...
- 3.2.3: Explain the interactions that take place in a tropical rain forest ...
- 3.2.4: Describe three variations you would observe as you travel south fro...
- 3.2.5: Compare the biodiversity of the temperate forest biome with the tro...
- 3.2.6: In reading before a family trip, George found that the area they we...
- 3.2.7: Get the Big Picture Make a table to show the climate, plant types, ...
Solutions for Chapter 3.2: Biomes
Full solutions for Biology: The Dynamics of Life | 1st Edition
The most common form of coal, often called soft, black coal.
The processes by which the internal structure of a mineral is altered by the removal and/or addition of elements.
Extremely dense solar material caused by electrons being displaced inward toward an atom’s nucleus.
A major division on the geologic calendar; eras are divided into shorter units called periods.
A succession of organisms in an ecological community through which food energy is transferred from producers through herbivores and on to one or more carnivores.
The boundary between two adjoining air masses having contrasting characteristics.
The science that examines Earth, its form and composition, and the changes it has undergone and is undergoing.
A mountain valley that has been widened, deepened, and straightened by a glacier.
The resistance a mineral offers to scratching.
A concentration of heat in the mantle capable of producing magma, which in turn extrudes onto Earth’s surface. The intraplate volcanism that produced the Hawaiian Islands is one example.
A soil lacking horizons.
A measure of the degree of earthquake shaking at a given locale based on the amount of damage.
An atom or molecule that possesses an electrical charge.
The tabular arrangement of the elements according to atomic number.
A developing planetary body that grows by the accumulation of planetesimals.
A highly heated mixture, largely of ash and pumice fragments, traveling down the flanks of a volcano or along the surface of the ground.
Highest tidal range that occurs near the times of the new and full moons.
A marshy or muddy area that is covered and uncovered by the rise and fall of the tide.
A mountain formed of lava and/or pyroclastics.
The solstice that occurs on December 21–22 in the Northern Hemisphere and on June 21–22 in the Southern Hemisphere.