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Types of Biomes - Chapter Summary
Our professional instructors composed the lessons and assessments of this chapter to help individuals, like yourself, review what they know about the different types of biomes found on Earth. In addition to being taught by our expert instructors, these lessons are also mobile device compatible, so that you may have an effective and portable way to study the characteristics of:
- Desert biomes and tundra
- Tropical rainforests and coral reefs
- Savannas and temperate grasslands
- Coastlines and estuaries
- Taiga and other types of biomes
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1. Biomes: Desert, Tropical Rainforest, Savanna, Coral Reefs & More
Different types of biomes exist around the world and cater to various species of flora and fauna. Learn about some of these types including deserts, temperate deciduous and tropical rainforests, savannas, freshwater biomes, and coral reefs.
2. Biomes: Tundra, Taiga, Temperate Grassland, and Coastlines
The Earth is made up of many different biomes, large biological communities adapted to specific regional climates. Travel across the world and explore rich biomes such as tundra, taiga, open oceans, estuaries, and temperate grasslands.
3. Estuaries Biome: Definition, Types & Climate
An estuary is where a river meets the sea, which creates a mixture of fresh and saltwater. Explore the definitions of different types of estuaries and discover the impacts of changing climates on estuarine conditions.
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