Are ecosystems very temperature sensitive?



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    Some are and some are not, this is the result of temperatures sensitivity of some species – and ecosystems with lower organism diversity are more apt to feel an impact from individual species sensitivities.

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    An ecosystem’s biome is a major vegetation type extending over a large area. Biome distributions are determined largely by temperature and precipitation patterns on the Earth’s surface. Check out this site for a thorough explanation of ecosystem concepts:

    For further reading, this article (“Sensitivity of an ecosystem model to hydrology and temperature” (2007) in the journal CLIMATE CHANGE) reports that ecosystem sensitivities change with latitude, showing stronger influence in the more northern areas. Read more at:

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