Tag: geography

This Mysterious Rotating Island Has Finally Been Explained

This Mysterious Rotating Island Has Finally Been Explained

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 16, 2019

– [Narrator] Located northwest of Buenos Aires, in Argentina, lies this strange circular island which appears to be almost in a perfectly round body of water. What’s particularly mysterious about this island is that it lies directly in the center of a mysterious lake that has been the location of numerous unrelated UFO sightings and […]

Why does Climate vary around the world?

Why does Climate vary around the world?

By Micah Moen 7 Comments August 16, 2019

The climate refers to the prevailing average weather patterns of a region over a long period of time. For example, over a 50-year period. Weather is the daily atmospheric conditions consisting of precipitation, temperature, humidity, wind and sunshine. Around the world there are different climate zones. In some regions there are hot and dry deserts. […]

Eutrophication Explained

Eutrophication Explained

By Micah Moen 52 Comments August 13, 2019

[birds chirping, water flowing] [music] Plants require several things to grow. Most of us know that they need things like water, sunlight, and CO2, but plants also need a variety of nutrients as well: things like nitrogen and phosphorus. Usually, plants will get all the required nutrients from the soil through their roots. But, when […]

2.4 Biomes

2.4 Biomes

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 10, 2019

today we continue our look at topic two the ecosystem moving on to 2.4 biomes and before we get into the more detailed look at what biomes are and what makes them what they are we need to first define the term biome and then we will proceed to consider an explanation as to why […]

Impacts to Terrestrial Ecosystems | Managing for a Changing Climate

Impacts to Terrestrial Ecosystems | Managing for a Changing Climate

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 9, 2019

(calm music)>>My name is Doctor Lara Souza, and I’m an assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology at the University of Oklahoma. As a plant ecologist, my research program addresses how global changes such as invasive species and climatic change alters the structure and function of terrestrial plant communities, with a focus […]

Parag Khanna maps the future of countries

Parag Khanna maps the future of countries

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 7, 2019

Do we live in a borderless world? Before you answer that, have a look at this map. Contemporary political map shows that we have over 200 countries in the world today. That’s probably more than at any time in centuries. Now, many of you will object. For you this would be a more appropriate map. […]

Climographs  and the major biomes climates

Climographs and the major biomes climates

By Micah Moen 1 Comment August 7, 2019

welcome to moomoomath in science and climate graphs a climate graph is a graph in which temperature and precipitation are both represented on the same graph in these examples the temperature is on the left in Celsius and the precipitation is represented by a bar graph on the right in millimeters I’d like to take […]

Why We Destroyed the World’s 4th Largest Lake

Why We Destroyed the World’s 4th Largest Lake

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 6, 2019

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Learn with Brilliant for 20% off by being one of the first 200 people to sign up at Brilliant.org/reallifelore During the time that the British ruled India The British Government became concerned about the number of venomous snakes around Delhi So they began offering a reward for every […]

Why does vegetation size decrease with altitude?

Why does vegetation size decrease with altitude?

By Micah Moen 2 Comments August 4, 2019

Today we are looking at the spatial variations of vegetation that exists in a volcanic landscape. Our case study is the magnificent landscape of the Tongariro National Park in New Zealand. This landscape has numerous volcanoes including Mount Tongariro, Mount Ngaruahoe and Mount Ruapehu. The first pattern I want to cover is that of altitudinal […]

eureca – Geography 4. Climate Zones/ Biomes

eureca – Geography 4. Climate Zones/ Biomes

By Micah Moen 0 Comment August 4, 2019

[Music] hi guys! Abhinav Prakash this side. In the previous video, we took a deep dive into the continents and talked about the globe and map representations and how you can toggle between the two. By now, hopefully you would have downloaded the application from App Store. If not, please refer to the first video […]