- Created by: Mimi Bleakley
- Created on: 07-05-18 12:31
Found in broad latitudinal belts around the equator, true tropical Rainforests are 5 degrees North&South of Equator. They have no seasons as they're so close to the equator, this is why there's little variation in temperature.
90% of the earth's plant&animal species are found in TRF, they also cover 6% of the earth's surface.
Physical characteristics of a tropical rainforest include:
- Climate, in TRF it's very hot and humid, with the average annual temperature of 26 degrees Celsius which has little variation. The average annual rainfall is around 2,000mm and it tends to rain more in the summer months, the rainforest usually has Convectional Rainfall- when hot air evaporates water and leads…