A biome in which permafrost is expected to occur. Deciduous forest Boreal forest
A biome in which permafrost is expected to occur. Deciduous forest Boreal forest Wetland Temperate grassland 8 points QUESTION 2 What is the bottom zone of a lake or pond called? Littoral zone Limnetic zone Benthic zone Aphotic zone 8 points QUESTION 3 If you wanted to study the effects of soil moisture and light intensity on the growth of soybeans and required a high ability to regulate these independent variables, what type of experiment would you choose? Laboratory experiment Field experiment Natural experiment Reference experiment 8 points QUESTION 4 What is a type of ecological experiment that takes advantage of a natural disturbance and for which there is no ability to regulate independent variables? Laboratory experiment Field experiment Natural experiment Computer simulation 8 points QUESTION 5 Cycles of nutrients and flows of energy are key factors that link the biotic and abiotic components of this ecological system into a dynamic, functioning unit. Population Community Ecosystem Dependent variable 8 points QUESTION 6 Match the biome to the corresponding description, - Boreal forest - Arctic tundra - Tropical wet forest - Temperate forest - Subtropical desert - Estuary - Savanna - Wetland - Ocean - Temperate grassland A. This biome occurs where marine and freshwater habitats meet. B. In summer, surface waters of this biome heat and do not mix with lower, cooler waters. C. This biome covers 70% of the Earth's surface. D. This biome occurs in southern California and along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. E. In North America, the dominant grazer in this biome was the bison. F. Epiphytes are common in this biome. G. This biome is identified by its hydrology, hydric soils, and hydrophytic vegetation. H. This biome consists of tropical grassland with widely scattered low trees. I. This biome is dominated by coniferous or evergreen trees. J. Forests in this biome are dominated by evergreen trees and deciduous trees that drop their leaves in autumn. K. Xerophytic vegetation is dominant in this biome. L. Blood-sucking insects are common in this biome during the brief summer. 40 points QUESTION 7 Deciduous trees and shrubs shed their leaves seasonally in response to environmental factors. What two biomes have predominantly deciduous vegetation and what are the abiotic factors that affect leaf loss in each of them? Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

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