subarctic climate


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subarctic climate

[¦səb′ärd·ik ′klī·mət]
(climatology)
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The cool subarctic climate patterns--little to no sunlight in the depths of winter, and midnight sun during the height of summer--inverts the cloud-to-season relationship.
To be able to survive Siberia's subarctic climate, characterised by long, usually very cold winters, and short, cool to mild summers, Amur tigers have thicker fur coats than tigers that live in southern Asia and a thick layer of fat to keep warm.
Detachment 1, 66th Training Squadron's Arctic Survival Training course, which began here recently, offers students a set of skills invaluable to enduring the subarctic climate of interior Alaska and the extreme cold.
Little is known, however, concerning the impact of the Subarctic climate on crop production.
The subarctic climate has extreme seasonal contrasts in temperature.
The subarctic climate of the study area has long cold winters and short cool summers with variable spring and fall seasons.
The region features a subarctic oceanic climate in the southwest and a continental subarctic climate farther north.
In addition to being a critical issue," Hopkins says "it is difficult to meet those standards in a subarctic climate.
As the multi-agency study conducted in Fairbanks last December concludes, "The extreme subarctic climate and temperature inversions present during a winter in Fairbanks may affect human exposure to gasoline and its combustion products in ways that are not well understood.
At more than twice the size of Texas, access to resources is expensive, and the problem is only intensified by Alaska's Arctic and subarctic climates.
My partners Sig Jokiel and Chuck Ronan bring years of Alaska experience working in arctic and subarctic climates.