states that the average temperature of an ocean biome, which is made of saltwater, is 39 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperature of ocean biomes changes depending on the depth of the water, the wind and the... More »

The saltwater biome refers to the world's saltwater bodies. The saltwater biome is found all over the world, in the form of oceans, seas, bays and gulfs. More commonly called the marine biome, the saltwater biome differs... More »

While scientists widely disagree on the number of biomes that exist, many believe that there are two water biomes and six land biomes. A biome is defined as an area with a characteristic climate and a specific combinatio... More » Science Environmental Science

The abiotic, or non-living, components of desert ecosystems include soil composition, annual precipitation, temperature and prevailing winds. These factors influence the biotic, or living, components of the ecosystems. F... More »

The average temperature range for the tundra biome in the true Arctic Circle is 30 degrees Fahrenheit during the winter, and an average of 45 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer. The long winter brings months of total darkn... More » Science Earth Science

Although the marine biome’s temperature varies greatly from location to location and with depth, the average temperature is about 39 degrees Fahrenheit. This takes into account samples from all five major oceans at vario... More »

Landforms affect climate by altering the wind and rate of evaporation, which can cause changes in the temperature, humidity and precipitation of a region. When storm fronts run into landforms, such as mountains or high p... More »