Temperate deciduous
1 / 6

Temperate Deciduous - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on

Temperate Deciduous . Forests and Leaves…. Who Am I?. I am a forest, I am trees, I am leaves, I am the sum of all my parts…

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Temperate Deciduous ' - clint

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Temperate deciduous

Temperate Deciduous

Forests and Leaves…

Who am i
Who Am I?

  • I am a forest, I am trees, I am leaves, I am the sum of all my parts…

  • I am a deciduous forestland with an over story made up of 20-30 m tall trees, an under story of 5-10 m trees and shrubs, a shrub layer around 1-2 m high, and a ground layer of herbaceous plants.

Where in the world
Where In the World…???

  • Found between polar and tropic regions in the mid-latitudes

  • For those of us who do not speak in latitudes, that means places such as Eastern United States, Canada, Europe, China, Japan

My average climate
My Average Climate

  • Because of its location, it experiences fours seasons

  • Temperatures range from -30° C to 30° C, but my average temperature is 0° C. My temperatures are not usually very extreme, thus “temperate”, but my temperature can get below freezing during the winter,

  • Average precipitation is between 750-1500mm per year

  • I am the second most rainy biome, after the RAINforest

How humans use and abuse it
How Humans Use and Abuse It

We use it to…

  • Conserve our natural wildlife and plant life

    We abuse it by…

  • Using timber and causing deforestation and pollution by burning fossil fuels.