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Difference Engine: Circle of life

Difference Engine: Circle of life | Chaparral | Scoop.it
THE fire season has come much earlier than usual to southern California—and with a vengeance fuelled by one of the driest winters on record. So far this year, the...
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This news article talks about the fire season in California and the chaparral's relation to that. This was written May 20, 2013.

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JAMA Network | JAMA | Chaparral Ingestion:  The Broadening Spectrum of Liver Injury Caused by Herbal Medications

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This journal article provides information about the chaparral that I didn't know otherwise, like that it can be used as a herbal remedy.

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Chaparral Biome

Chaparral Biome | Chaparral | Scoop.it
The chaparral biome is one that is found in areas of every single continent. However, many people don’t realize it is the same.
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This informational website provides all the need-to-knows about the chaparral biome. The website seems to be credible because it provides sources and has information on every biome.

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Kaylee C's curator insight, November 9, 2015 4:41 PM

This article gives detailed information about a Chaparral Biome and covers all of the major aspects.


The CRAAP test below validates the credibility of this source.

Currency: This was published November 6, 2013 and is therefore relevant information.

Relevance: There is a large amount of information ranging from the characteristics of the biome to the life that lives there. All of the information is detailed.

Authority: This information is credible and is coming from the Bio Expedition.

Accuracy: This information is aligned with my previous information on this topic, and matches the topic.

Purpose:  This is an informative article which delivers information in an objective way.


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Vegetation Change in Response to Extreme Events: The Effect of a Short Interval between Fires in California Chaparral and Coastal Scrub

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This case study is very extensive and seems to be credible because it was created and published by the Ecological Society of America.

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Biology: Biomes 2: The Chaparral

http://www.zaneeducation.com - This educational biology video will assist biology students to study and identify the five locations of the chaparral biome an...
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This video provides all the information possible - where chaparrals originated, what the term means, and of course the climate of the chaparral biome. This YouTube channel has videos like this about every biome.

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