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Potential Hazards to Grassland

Evaluate potential hazards caused by humans that might affect your grassland ecosystem's stability.

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The biome called temperate grasslands occurs where the average annual rainfall is between 10 and 40 inches. Grasslands have variation in the distribution of rainfall, temperature and soil type (Kaufman & Franz, 2005). Grasslands with less rainfall, nutrient minerals tend to accumulate just below the topsoil. In areas with more precipitation, the nutrient minerals are washed out of the soil onto the surface. Soil moisture limits ...

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Characteristics of grassland and potential hazards caused by man are described in about 280 words.