Tropical rainforests occur in areas of tropical rainforest climate in which there is
no dry season – all months have an average precipitation of at least 60 mm ...
A tropical rain forest has more kinds of trees than any other area in the world.
Scientists have counted about 100 to 300 species in one 2 1/2-acre (1-hectare) ...
LOCATION: There are two types of rainforest biomes: temperate and tropical ...
are important because they help maintain global weather patterns and rain.
2,000 to 10,000 millimeters of rain per year ... Tropical rainforests are found
closer to the equator and temperate rainforests are found farther north near
the most complex ecosystem on Earth ... the tropical rain forest is one thousand
times more biologically complex than the tropical reef system, the second most ...
The tropical rainforest biome is an ecosystem that covers about 7% of the Earth's
... the water they produce is evaporated and then used as rain in other areas.
The climate of a tropical rainforest is very hot and wet. The average ... In a
downpour, only one- third of the rain that falls hits the forest floor. The humidity of
As you might have guessed from the name, rainforests are forests that get a lot of
rain. Tropical rainforests are located in the tropics, near the equator.
Tropical rainforests cover about 6% of the Earth's total land surface. ... The
climate of the rainforest is warm most of the year and has a lot of rain through
most of ...
Tropical forests are characterized by the greatest diversity of species. ... From left:
Olympic Peninsula rain forest, Washington; Patria River, Costa Rica; ...