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Major Biomes of the World
Title: Major Biomes of the World
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Creator: Woodward, Susan L.; The Virtual Geography Department Project
Publisher: Radfort University
Abstract: This module presents basic content on the distribution and nature of the world's major biomes. It considers the structure, characteristic growthforms, and taxonomic affiliations of the vegetation; major soil order(s); and common adaptive characteristics of the fauna of the tundra, boreal forest, temperate broadleaf deciduous forest, tropical broadleaf evergreen forest, tropical savanna, temperate grasslands, desertscrub, and Mediterranean shrub biomes. Study hints and critical thinking questions follow the content units. [Information of the supplier]
Table of contents: Tundra / Arctic-Alpine Expression / Tropical Alpine Expressions / Boreal Forest or Taiga / Spruce-Aspen Cycle / Alpine Expressions / Temperate Broadleaf Deciduous Forest / Southern hemisphere expressions / Tropical Broadleaf Evergreen Forest / Alpine expressions / Tropical Savanna / Seasonal Forests of the Tropics / Cerrado / Caatinga / Desertscrub / North American Deserts / Temperate Grasslands / The North American Prairies / Mediterranean Scrub
Subject: Treatments of plants by specific continents, countries, localities (581.9)
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Spatial coverage: Regions by type of vegetation
Audience: Beginner; Intermediate
Language: English
Format: website
Resource type: Discipline based websites
Access: free
Metadata update date: 2014-10-28
Metadata provider: UBFfm
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