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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The observations described here contribute to this knowledge and the apparent potential for anomalous wintertime radiative characteristics exhibited along subarctic latitudes.
The subarctic airport in Anchorage airport is a natural place for refueling and ranks fourth in world for air cargo
In this study area, located between the subarctic and subtropical domains of the North Pacific, the confluence of the warm Kuroshio Current and the cold Oyashio Current forms the Kuroshio-Oyashio transition zone (Roden, 1991), also called the subarctic-subtropical transition zone.
Changes in the marine biota coincident with the 1982-1983 El Nino in the northeastern subarctic Pacific Ocean.
Such a transfer has already seen the Pacific saury affected - a species found in the subarctic and subtropical North Pacific that is regularly harvested by Chinese, Japanese and Russian fishermen.
So, with a range of plants that runs from the subtropical to the subarctic, and a landscape that varies from gently pastoral to savagely rugged, the aptly named Emerald Isle has some of the most romantic and interesting gardens in the world.
Four years ago, on a January afternoon while Montreal was in the middle of another subarctic deep freeze, I boarded a plane for Munich.
Their range extends from the subarctic to tropical waters of the global ocean in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, with the notable exception of the northern Atlantic Ocean.
Washington, Nov 28 ( ANI ): A new study suggests that subarctic lakes are drying up at a rate that has not been witnesses in 200 years.
The protected white-beaked dolphins are usually found in temperate, subarctic waters and the Hebrides.
A Sukhoi Superjet carrying a Very Important Person, plunges from the sky over subarctic Russia.
The book makes clear that cold environments are not a fringe part of the biosphere but indeed its main part when the ocean depths, arctic and subarctic regions, permafrost and permanent or semi-permanent ice are taken into account.