Taiga

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Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Weather and Climate
Grade:
10

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Taiga

Plants Balsam Fir Black Spruce Eastern Red Cedar Paper Birch White Spruce

The Taiga

Climateaverage climate per year: -32 degrees F (0 degrees C)major type of vegetation: coniferous evergreens latitude range: 50-60 degrees North Latitudeunder Köppen's classification system: Dfb and Dfc. average temp per year: 32 degrees F (0 degrees C)average precipitation per year: 40 inches

Geography Found in Russia, Canada, USA, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and a bit of Iceland, Mongolia, Scotland, and Japan South of the Tundra and North of the Temperate Forests and Grasslands North of 50⁰ N and South of the Arctic Circle

Hot Spotsclimate change - permafrost thawing; affects animals clearcutting - the process of cuttign down trees in desiganted ares; erosion

Animals American Black Bear Long Eared Owl Red Fox River Otter Iberian Lynx

Works Cited " Taiga." Blue Planet Biomes. Blue Planet Biomes, n.d. Web. 09 Oct. 2014. .Garden, Missouri Botanical. "Where Is the Taiga Located?" Where Is the Taiga Located? MBGnet, 2002. Web. 05 Oct. 2014.Pilskan, Harold, Samantha S, and Max S. "Taiga Biomes." Taiga Biomes. N.p., 11 Aug. 2001. Web. 05 Oct. 2014. http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/habitats/Taiga


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