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bioregion

[′bī·ō‚rē·jən]
(ecology)
A region with borders that are naturally defined by topographic systems (such as mountains, rivers, and oceans) and ecological systems (such as deserts, rainforests, and tundras).
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The correlation between the drought and fire activity (fire number and area burned) was positively significant in all ecoregions but the ecoregion I during the period 1982-1989, and the same was true with precipitation.
Ecoregion I has a tropical monsoon climate with higher temperature and abundant precipitation.
The Global 200 Analysis, developed by World Wide Fund for nature (WWF) scientists in collaboration with regional experts around the world, identified five ecoregions in Pakistan including Indus Ecoregion that lies fully within Pakistan.
The sites were located within the Gulf Prairies ecoregion in south-central Texas (Gould et al., 1960) and within the San Antonio-Nueces coastal basin.
We collected field data in the Rolling Plains (RP) and the South Texas Plains (STP) ecoregions of Texas (Gould 1975).
Forest communities in Lake Laberge ecoregion, Yukon Territory.
Some FIA geographic classification variables were already measured at plot level, including state, county, ecoregion subsection (Cleland et al., 2007), latitude, and longitude.
Study area.--Twenty-one sites were established throughout Camp Maxey, Lamar Co., Texas, a 2,600 ha military training facility, in the post oak savannah ecoregion of northeast Texas.
Normalized size spectra for biomass (NBSS) and abundance (NASS) for pre-defined strata (zone, southern ecoregion, and monthly fishing cruises) were constructed following Blanco et al.
Recently, we confirmed 1 case from the northern Parana Delta and Islands ecoregion; the patient had no history of travel outside the area of residence.
Coca-Cola and WWF - Pakistan organized a special media trip to highlight their joint sub-watershed management project in Ayubia National Park which falls in the moist temperate zone and is part of the Western Himalayan Ecoregion - one of the Global 200 Ecoregions.