How does soil differ across Earth’s biomes? Part 2

To see Part 1 of this answer, visit http://wp.me/p3Rg6r-8p Ecologists group large geographic regions with similar environments and distinctive plant and animal communities into biomes. The environmental factors influencing biomes include latitude, the general climate and topography of the region, and soil. Soil is the foundation of every terrestrial ecosystem. Each biome has soils with … Continue reading How does soil differ across Earth’s biomes? Part 2

How does soil differ across Earth’s biomes? Part 1

Ecologists group large geographic regions with similar environments and distinctive plant and animal communities into biomes. The environmental factors influencing biomes include latitude, the general climate and topography of the region, and soil. Soil is the foundation of every terrestrial ecosystem. Each biome has soils with characteristics unique to it. Forests Forests occupy nearly a … Continue reading How does soil differ across Earth’s biomes? Part 1