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GEMET General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus

semi-arid land ecosystem


The interacting system of a biological community and its non-living environmental surroundings in regions that have between 10 to 20 inches of rainfall and are capable of sustaining some grasses and shrubs but not woodland. (Source: TOE / DOE)

  • biology
  • natural areas, landscape, ecosystems
  • BIOSPHERE (organisms, ecosystems)
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