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Ecozones

Largest elements in which distinctive terrestrial and marine reigons are classified

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Ecozones include

Dominant late successional communities

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Ecozones are usefull for

Planning/ conservation

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Montane Where

S BC& 1/2 SW Alberta

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How many ecozones

15 terrestrial. 5 marine

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Montane Properties

Rugged, soil supports grassland(inlandplains), rich soils north. poor soils in humid mountaneous

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Wild life in the montane

Bears, caribou moose mtn goat sheep birds all that shit

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Biomes

largest kinds of ecosystem clusters at global level

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Biomes are determined by

Climate, dominate growth, animal patterns

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What determines distribution of biomes

temp and precip

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Alpine

Low biodiversity- glaciation/ extreme conditions

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Sub-alpine

B/w open alpine and treed slopes Lg. trees escape from fire, high biodicersity (low tree cover), (medow), rich soil (thick Ah), high precip

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Grizzlys Disturbance

Distrubution/ abundance of meadow plants Increases: mineral nitrogen, bare ground, seed spreading, fungi

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Montane bioson

browsers and grazers 50-1200 in fifty years Exclosure exoeriment