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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Other areas of focus under the Sustainable Circumpolar Communities umbrella include mental health services and support of migratory bird conservation.
Skin boat assemblages are extremely rare in the circumpolar archaeological record.
While a substantial body of literature has addressed the issue of Arctic sovereignty disputes and the potential for conflict between the circumpolar states, much less attention has been devoted to the "globalization" of these affairs.
Defined by its academic rigor and leveraging its circumpolar niche, UAF is renowned for its pure and applied research in the mission-critical fields of Arctic biology, Arctic engineering, geophysics, super-computing, and aboriginal studies.
Nobody in Greenland is adverse to economic development that brings us revenues and helps to generate more wealth in terms of tax receipts or wages, but we must be careful we don't pay too high a price for our independence," said Aqqaluk Lynge, a former government minister and the President of Greenland's Inuit Circumpolar Council, which represents the interests of island community.
At the edge of the shelf, some of the water mixes with a well-known ocean movement, the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, which sweeps around the abyss off Antarctica.
Loss of sea ice, melting of snow, and thawing of permafrost in the circumpolar Arctic will cost the world $2.
But a US scientist now argues that the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC) is far more important.
The applicant's research should be directed toward studies of the biology and management of moose within their circumpolar distribution or other ungulates or mammalian carnivores overlapping their range.
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.
The key to Canada as a northern or Arctic or circumpolar nation is the people of the North.
Whitney Lackenbauer, From Polar Race to Polar Saga: An Integrated Strategy for Canada and the Circumpolar World, Foreign Policy for Canada's Tomorrow No.