latitude effect

latitude effect

[′lad·ə‚tüd i‚fect]
(geophysics)
The variation of a quantity with latitude; applied particularly to the increase in cosmic-ray intensity with increasing magnetic latitude.
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There are some exceptions to this latitude effect, but they seem to still correlate with low vitamin D levels.
Support for a non-linear latitude effect is most likely explained by range edge effects.
Curiously, the latitude effect in MS seems to fade after adolescence.
The latitude effect on length of day is extremely important around the time of June solstice in the Northern Hemisphere.
One lifestyle factor that investigators are looking at is whether increased exposure to the sun closer to the equator plays a role in the latitude effect in MS.
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