subarctic

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subarctic

[¦səb′ärd·ik]
(geography)
Pertaining to regions adjacent to the Arctic Circle or having characteristics somewhat similar to those of these regions.
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Dunfield PF, Knowles R, Dumont R, Moore TR (1993) Methane production and consumption in temperate and subartic peat forest soils: response to temperature and pH.
Decomposition of barley straw in a subartic soil in the field.
Monday's storm was caused by a warm subtropical jet stream and a cold subartic jet stream zigzagging over the United States, creating volatile weather wherever they collided.
The effects of enhanced UV-B radiation on the growth of dwarf shrubs in a subartic heathland.
During the 1998 midsummer season some intriguing subartic Alaskan sunset observations were made - only 7 days after solstice (28 June) between the hours of approximately 2100-2300 local time, a sunset context with very low (but still positive) angle of solar elevation.
Effects of seasonal changes on the sedimentary regime of a subartic estuary, Rupert Bay (Canada).
Floral beadwork and embroidery styles developed among many of the Subartic Athapaskan groups during the second half of the nineteenth century, and several regional beadwork styles were shared by groups socially connected because of the trading posts they frequented.
Photoperiodic control of development and phenotype in a subartic population of Pieris occidentalis (Lep:Pieridae).
Predator foraging mode shifts affecting mortality of juvenile fishes during the subartic spring bloom.
Selective modification of alfalfa towards acclimatization in a subartic area of severe winter stress.
Thompson RJ (1984) Production, reproductive effort, reproductive value and reproductive coast in a population of the blue mussel Mytilus edulis from a subartic environment.