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The Effects of Global Warming
Rising Temperatures
Changing rainfall patterns - some areas will get more rain, others will get less rain.
Changing seasonal cycles

These will directly affect animals and plants:

Changing distribution of species
Some species will cope better with climate change than others therefore causing the balance…

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PHENOLOGY is the study of seasonal events in the lives of species e.g. time of flowering, time of egg laying or migration. It has been
recognised that the timing of such events is a useful biological indicator of global climate change.

Investigating the Effect of Temperature on Organisms


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2. Make sure all variables e.g. volume of water, salinity of water and oxygen concentration is kept constant.
3. Number of hatched brine shrimp in each water bath is recorded every 5 hours.

Hatch rate in each water bath can be calculated:


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