Mixedwoods Plains

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Environmental Studies
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Mixedwoods Plains

Mixedwoods Plains

Don't have mixed feelings for the Mixedwood Plains!

Land polution is caused by large landfills of garbage. It's hard to dispose of waste properly.

Air polution causes smog and it gets worse in the summer because of the increased humidity and sunlight and limited rainfall.

The Mixedwoods Plains is a narrow band that stretches across southern central Canada. It may be the smallest ecozone but it is the most populated. This causes alot of polution in this area.This an a huge issue.

In Canada, there are 17 locations along the Great Lakes that have water-quality problems caused by urban sweage and industrial waste.

Landforms in this area are plains and rolling hills. The Great Lakes are also an important feature. The area in this ecozone is113 000km2. The soil is either leeched or wet-climate soils.

This ecozone has cool short winters(-7 C) relativly long, mild summers (20 C), the precipitation is 700mm to 1000mm, the growing seasons last 180 to 260 days.

In this ecozone there is a configerous forrest (white pine, eastern hemlock, red pine) mixed with decidous (sugar maple, red oak, basswood) and little natural vegatation remains.

In this ecozone the GDP is $325.2 billion. The population in this ecozone is 34 600 600. Human activities include urbanization, manufacturing, agriculture, and recreation.

The major cites in the Mixedwood Plains are Toronto with 5.5 billion inhabitants, Montreal with 3.4 billion inhabitants, Ottawa, Quebec, Hamilton, Windsor, and London

There are many wildlife in the Mixedwood Plains, including mammals, bird, reptiles and amphibians, fish, molluscs, and insects.

By: John Suyat


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