circumpolar


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circumpolar

[¦sər·kəm′pō·lər]
(astronomy)
Revolving about the elevated pole without setting.
(geography)
Located around one of the polar regions of earth.
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Though Inuit live across a far-reaching circumpolar region, we are united as a single people.
Skin boat assemblages are extremely rare in the circumpolar archaeological record.
As Canada takes over chair of the Arctic Council, we, of the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group (CCARG) at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, would like to take the opportunity to outline some of our most pressing concerns with regard to the Arctic Council's mandate of environmental, social and economic development of the circumpolar region.
The paper, titled "Impact of Antarctic Circumpolar Current development on late Paleogene ocean structure," is published in the May 27, 2011, issue of Science.
Gradually, over the last 50 years, there emerged several leading circumpolar universities, each with a special Arctic niche.
Loss of sea ice, melting of snow, and thawing of permafrost in the circumpolar Arctic will cost the world $2.
In this commentary, we present a model for the development of northern health research based on our experiences in establishing the Institute for Circumpolar Health Research (ICHR) in the Northwest Territories.
Zellen (National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School) explores the geopolitics of the circumpolar North from both a historical and contemporary perspective, arguing that global warming is changing our very conception of the Arctic.
Whitney Lackenbauer, From Polar Race to Polar Saga: An Integrated Strategy for Canada and the Circumpolar World, Foreign Policy for Canada's Tomorrow No.
1) Tarnocai C, Canadell JG et al (2009) Soil organic carbon pools in the northern circumpolar permafrost region.
Patricia Cochran, chairwoman of the Inuit Circumpolar Council, said the United Nations-affiliated conference in Anchorage, Alaska, intended to provide "a unified voice, to be able to have more influence over the political and other decisions that are being made that impact our communities".