Taiga

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by Estes74
Last updated 8 years ago

Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Ecosystems
Grade:
12

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Taiga

White Spruce, Douglas-fir, Eastern Red Cedar, Paper Birch, Balsam Fir, Black Spruce, Siberian Spruce, White Fir, White Poplar, Jack Pine

Siberian Spruce

Location!

The growing seasons vary from 50-100 days depending on location. The winters are long and severe. The summer is very short; however there are a wide variety of temperatures.

• American Black Bear• Bald Eagle• Bobcat• Canadian Lynx• Gray Wolf• Grizzly Bear• Long-Eared Owl• Red Fox• River Otter• Snowshoe Rabbit• Wolverine

River Otters

In the taiga biome the climate is overall cold and dry. Temperature range from -22 degrees in Winter to 59 degrees in Summer.

Taiga (Northern Coniferous Forest)

Temperature/Climate

Seasons!

The harsh conditions have a major affect on the soil. Glacial and periglacial deposits are found in soil that has newly developed. Newly developed soil often is found with sandy and some organic material from coniferous needles. Permafrost is also found in the Taiga regions of the world.

White Fir

Soil

Snowshoe Rabbit

Animals of the Taiga!

Plants!

The taiga is also known as coniferous or boreal forest! It is also the largest terrestrial biome!

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