5 edition of Rain Forests (Start Me Up, 6) found in the catalog.
January 1998 by Quadrillion Media LLC .
Written in English
|Contributions||Reiner Zieger (Illustrator), Gerry Scot (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||48|
The first edition of Tropical Rain Forests: an Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison exploded the myth of ‘the rain forest’ as a single, uniform entity. In reality, the major tropical rain forest regions, in tropical America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Madagascar, and New Guinea, have as many differences as similarities, as a result of their isolation from each other during the evolution.
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Getting the facts behind the fiction has never looked better. This book looks at their history on a long term geological and global timescale, commencing with the origin of the angiosperms over million years ago which today overwhelmingly dominate the forests.
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Since rainfall controls tropical vegetation in the tropics, rain forest types may be classified with reference to local climate. These include lowland, montane, subtropical, and temperate rain common features are at least 1, millimeters (approximately 33 inches) of annual rainfall and evergreen vegetation with lianas and epiphytes.
A rainforest is typically made up of four key layers: emergent, upper canopy, understory, and forest floor. In the top emergent layer, trees as tall as feet (60 meters) grow far apart and tall.
Rainforest, luxuriant forest, generally composed of tall, broad-leaved trees and usually found in wet tropical uplands and lowlands around the Equator.
Rainforests usually occur in regions where there is a high annual rainfall of generally more than 1, mm (70 inches) and a hot and steamy climate. Rain forest books for kids The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest by Lynne Cherry.
The Amazon rainforest and the challenges we face to save it are powerfully presented in The Great Kapok Tree in such a way that any readers of any age can understand what is at stake here.
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Contents: 1. The destruction of the Amazon rain forest is polluting the world's atmosphere / Henry Chu Claims that rain forests are being destroyed are exaggerated / David Rothbard, Craig Rucker Oil production can harm rain forests / Leslie Jermyn The first edition of Tropical Rain Forests: an Ecological and Biogeographical Comparison exploded the myth of ‘the rain forest’ as a single, uniform entity.
In reality, the major tropical rain forest regions, in tropical America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Madagascar, and New Guinea, have as many differences as similarities, as a result of their isolation from each other during the evolution.
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Chapter 4, “Hangers-On,” is a fascinating discussion of epiphytes that are hallmark of tropical rain forests.
They are the ferns, Mosses, orchids, bromeliads, cacti, and even trees that live suspended on other plants that make the luxuriance of a tropical rain : Kamran Nayeri. Rain forests are forests characterized by high rainfall, with annual rainfall in the case of tropical rainforests between and centimeters (98 and in) and definitions varying by region for temperate rainforests.
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Book Summary: When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #6: Afternoon on the. The Rain Forests of Home brings together a diverse array of thinkers -- conservationists, community organizers, botanists, anthropologists, zoologists, Native Americans, ecologists, and others -- to presa multilayered, multidimensional portrait of the coastal temperate rain forest and its people.
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