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Ch 7 sections 1 & 2 Review. 1  _______________ is the average atmospheric or weather conditions in a given region during a time frame of several decades.

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1 Ch 7 sections 1 & 2 Review

2 1  _______________ is the average atmospheric or weather conditions in a given region during a time frame of several decades to thousands of years.

3 2  Wind is an indirect form of ____________________ energy.

4 3  The highest solar energy input is at ____________________.

5 4  ____________________ help redistribute heat from the sun, thereby influencing climate and vegetation, especially near coastal areas.

6 5  A desert is an area where ____________________ exceeds ____________________.

7 6  ____________________ occur in the interiors of continents in areas too moist for deserts and too dry for forests.

8 7  Global warming has caused the melting of ____________________ in the tundra, with the release of methane and carbon dioxide, both greenhouse gases.

9 8  Tropical savannas in East Africa have herds of ____________________ and ____________________ hoofed animals.

10 9  Temperate shrubland, or chaparral, is found along the coastal regions of ____________________ in the United States, the Mediterranean Sea, central Chile, southern Australia, and southwestern South Africa.

11 10  Soil nutrients are remarkably sparse in the ____________________, considering the overall high levels of biomass.

12 11  Vegetation layers in the tropical rain forests are structured mostly according to plants' need for ____________________.

13 12  Because of a slow rate of ____________________, temperate deciduous forests have nutrient rich soils.

14 13  Boreal forests are composed of a few species of coniferous evergreen trees with small, needle-shaped leaves. These trees can withstand the intense cold and ____________________ of winter.

15 14  Climate and vegetation vary with both latitude and _______________.

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