Study Guide

Biogeography Topics

Earth's Climate

As far as we know, our planet is the only one in our solar system that supports life. Earth's...

Distribution Patterns

Organisms have different patterns of where they live on the globe. The territory a species lives...

Current Patterns of Diversity on Earth

If you were to count all the species that live in your hometown, you would get one number. Then...

Island Biogeography

Islands usually have unique and interesting flora and fauna (but not Merryweather), like the...

Common Mistakes

Usually in geography, latitude and longitude are equally important because you need both to...

Test Your Knowledge

1. At what latitude are most major deserts found?2. Why are temperatures at the equator hotter...

Made From Trees

A biogeography book written for the general public: David Quammen. 1996. The Song of the Dodo....