Epping Forest - Case Study

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Epping Forest - A temperate deciduous forest

Temperate deciduous forests are located between 40 degrees and 60 degrees north and south of the equator. E.g. The UK.

Climate - It has 4 distinct seasons

Soil - Very deep and fertile due to the high levels of leaf fall, particularly during the autumn.

The Layers -

There are three layers in a temperate deciduous forest:

Tree layer - contains trees around 30 m high, e.g. the oak tree, and it is the top layer.

Shrub layer - Contains smaller trees 5 to 20 m high.

Undergrowth - On the floor of the…

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