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BiomeViewer

Can you find frogs on Mount Everest

Can you find frogs on Mount Everest

BiomeViewer

by Howard Hughes Medical Institute
BiomeViewer
BiomeViewer
BiomeViewer

What is it about?

Can you find frogs on Mount Everest? What is the climate like in the Congo Basin in February? Do you have endangered species in your own neighborhood?

BiomeViewer

App Details

Version
1.1.2
Rating
(21)
Size
276Mb
Genre
Education Reference
Last updated
May 16, 2017
Release date
December 23, 2016
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App Store Description

Can you find frogs on Mount Everest? What is the climate like in the Congo Basin in February? Do you have endangered species in your own neighborhood?

BiomeViewer lets you explore and discover Earth’s ecosystems with a tap of your finger! Drop a pin to see historic climate data, wildlife, stunning pictures, and more for any terrestrial location on the planet. Discover how patterns of human settlement and agriculture have changed the planet since 1700.

Features include:
• Descriptions for every major biome on each continent
• Biodiversity data for more than 16,000 species of reptiles, amphibians, and mammals
• Gridded historical climate data for the entire planet
• Global precipitation and temperature maps
• Maps of human alteration of ecosystems over the last 300 years
• Side-by-side biome comparisons
• Fully interactive globe and flat map versions of all datasets
• Gridlines and political boundaries
• Animated data sets
• Educator guide with tips for use in the classroom