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subtropic

[¦səb′träp·ik]
(meteorology)
An indefinite belt in each hemisphere between the tropic and temperate regions; the polar boundaries are considered to be roughly 35-40° northern and southern latitudes, but vary greatly according to continental influence, being farther poleward on the western coasts of continents and farther equatorward on the eastern coasts.
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The analyses of the back trajectories show that the ozone mini-hole events observed in this type of profile when the station is at the edge of the vortex are associated to adiabatic vertical transport of air masses coming from midlatitudes at the level of 380 K, instead of subtropics areas as it was found when the station was outside of the polar vortex.
Regarding the special variation, the SS activity of fruits in the synthetic direction was higher in south subtropics (Hongge and Anning) and mid-subtropics (Changning and Jiang'an) than that of north mid-subtropics (Mingshan and Ya'an) (P<0.
The weather service said the rainstorm originated in the subtropics of the Pacific Ocean and could have passed through some dust or volcanic ash as it moved west.
At the same time, the Soviet subtropics were invented.
LAURA BYLENOK'S poetry appears in Pleiades, Guernica, Subtropics, North American Review, and elsewhere, and her chapbook, a/0, is available from DIAGRAM/ New Michigan Press.
Chembio's CEO, John Sperzel, noted that according to estimates of the World Health Organization, there are three billion people living in dengue endemic countries, and the CDC estimates there are 400 million dengue virus infections annually, which means dengue virus is a leading cause of illness and death in the tropics and subtropics.
Dengue fever is a leading cause of illness and death in the tropics and subtropics, with as many as 100 million people infected each year.
The fact that the open-air playing venue was subject to the heat, humidity, and inclement weather common during the summer months in the subtropics was also an issue.
The evolution of flowering plants caused an enormous change in the biodiversity of life on Earth, especially in the tropics and subtropics," Poinar said.
Dengue fever affects between 50 and 100 million people in the tropics and subtropics each year, causing fever, muscle and joint ache as well as potentially fatal dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome.
Dengue affects between 50 and 100 million people in the tropics and subtropics each year, resulting in fever, muscle and joint ache.
Dengue is a leading cause of illness and death in the tropics and subtropics, according to the U.