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Biogeography

The study of geographic distribution of living organisms.

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Biogeography

biodiversity

Biology; Biogeography

Biodiversity is the term used for the measurement of diversity and variety of organisms in a particular habitat or ecosystem.

activity space

Biology; Biogeography

The entire range of climatic and environmental conditions suitable to normal functions, processes and activities of living organisms is termed as activity space.

extinct

Biology; Biogeography

No longer existing or living. Plants or animals may become extinct because of changes in climate.

biogeography

Biology; Biogeography

Biogeography is the study of the distribution of species (biology), organisms, and ecosystems in space and through geological time.

abiotic factors

Biology; Biogeography

The nonliving components of the environment such as rock types, slope, geographic setting and climate that affect ecological functions.

acid rain

Biology; Biogeography

Rain that has become acidic (with a pH of less than 5.6) from mixing with sulfuric, nitric and other acids that are released into the atmosphere by the burning of fossil fuels.

quantitative data

Biology; Biogeography

Information expressed through numbers.

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