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Yellowstone

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Julia Reckeweg

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Transcript of Yellowstone

World Map
California
Forests of California
Latitude and Longitude
Taiga
Biome it is
Climate
summer
fall
winter
spring
Abiotic Factors
Julia Reckeweg
Yellowstone-forests of northern California
Envioronmental science-Period 3

Eagle Peak Elevation
7779 ft / 2371 m
summer
- 70/80's, cold nights, often thundertorms
winter
- in the 20's or below, usually 150 inches of snow per year
spring/fall
- 30/60's, at night ranges from teens to single digits. Can get 12" in a 24 hour period.
Air quality- clean
Thin soil-short vegetation
Naturally occurring ozone
"Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks have been designated as Class I airsheds."
yellowstone is a protected area
Cities within 5 miles
Gardiner, Montana
West Yellowstone, Montana
East Yellowstone, Wyoming
Silver Gate / Cooke City, Montana
44.6000° N, 110.5000° W
2 negative effects by humans
Humans in the park has caused many animals to become vulnerable to disease.
Is Yellowstone protected?
The use of vehicles in the park can affect air quality.
Plants
Common Name
: Yellowstone sand verbena
Scientific Name
: Abronia ammophila
Adaptation
: It adapts to the long, cold, winter but during the short summer it bloons
Native Animals
Elk
Coyote
Deer
Elk
There are approximately 10,000 to 20,000 elks split between 6 to 7 herds during the summer
During the winter they migrate north to the northern range
Coyote
They are very adaptable, can live in yellowstone park during all seasons.
Deer
Deer adapt to the summer and winters of yellowstone
Relationships Between Organisms
Predator/Prey
Coyote=Predator
Elk=Prey
Mutualism
Bison and a Bird: The bird eats the ticks off the bison.
Parasitism
Bison and a Tick: Bison is in risk of infection or diseases from a tic sucking the bisons blood
Convergent Evolution
Wolves and Thylacines
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2.)
United States. National Park Service. "Environmental Factors." National Parks Service. U.S. Department of the Interior, 07 Dec. 2014. Web. 07 Dec. 2014.
3.)
"Eagle Peak (Yosemite)." : Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering : SummitPost. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2014.
4.)
United States. National Park Service. "Weather." National Parks Service. U.S. Department of the Interior, 01 Dec. 2014. Web. 07 Dec. 2014.
5.)
United States. National Park Service. "Nearby Cities." National Parks Service. U.S. Department of the Interior, 04 Dec. 2014. Web. 07 Dec. 2014.
6.)
"Human Impact and the Future." Yellowstone National Park. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2014.
7.)
"Wildlife Interactions - Yellowstone National Park." Wildlife Interactions - Yellowstone National Park. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2014.
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