Rainfall in the tropical rainforest described
By: James Johnson
Rainfall in a tropical rainforest can be varied depending on the terrain, location of the rainforest and the time of year. It does not rain constantly in a rainforest and the sun does shine. Plants need both!First, there is an increase in noise. Small...
The tropical floor of the tropical rainforest
By: James Johnson
A rainforest could be described as a layered symbiotic ecosystem that gets a tremendous amount of rain. The canopy is the top layer and composed of mainly epiphytes; climbing vines, orchids, bromilliads and such which serve as a protector, preventing erosion and trapping the moisture...
Plants and animals of the temperate forest biome
By: James Johnson
The temperate regions of the world are those areas that fall between the Topics, Cancer and Capricorn, and the polar regions, Arctic and Antarctic. While the tropics are considered always warm or even hot and the polar regions are generally cold, the temperate regions can...
Which are Deadlier Hurricanes or Tornadoes
By: Charles Ray
Having grown up in an area of the country (lower East Texas) that experiences both hurricanes and tornados, I have to give my vote to that black funnel as the deadlier of the two.While it is true that hurricanes with their storm surges and...
Temperate and tropical rainforest plants
By: James Johnson
Temperate and tropical rainforest plants is a very broad topic and one about which volumes of books has been published. There are still volumes more to be published, because scientists are still trying to catalogue them. Once catalogued, and that will take decades if not...
What is a tropical deciduous rainforest?
By: James Johnson
Deciduous forests are forest that lose their leaves at specific times on the year, usually based upon light, temperature or rainfall. There are found primarily between the Tropics, Cancer and Capricorn, and the polar regions, Arctic and Antarctic Circles. Rainforests are stable, layered symbiotic ecosystems...
The causes of global climate change
By: Leslie Schwab
Global climate change has been part of our planet's history for hundreds of millions of years. Major changes had led to the extinction of ninety-nine percent of all organisms that inhabited Earth since the beginning of time. It is now accepted that the extinction of...
By: Mike Mueller - 512349
It could be an alarming situation if water pricing were to strictly follow the free market law of supply and demand. Water is the essential necessity of life. The law of supply and demand in the free markets dictates that while some will enjoy surpluses...
Advantages of Bioethanol fuel
By: Geoman
In short, there are none, except to agribusiness. Bioethanol is a failure, and always will be, just follow the math. Premise 1: The vast majority of our imported fuel is used to power transportation. Cars, trains, ships, etc. The U.S. domestic oil supply can...
By: James Garton
The impact one individual has upon the water resources of our earth may be hard for many to comprehend. We calculate the surface of the world as seventy-five percent water, and think our resources are infinite. We view the earth from space, and see it...

 

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