mid-latitude

mid-latitude

[′mid¦lad·ə‚tüd]
(geography)
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The find, even though it accounts for less than 1 percent of all known water ice on Mars, is important because the deposit is close to the surface and in the mid-latitude plains, therefore being a potential source of liquid water for future human missions to our neighboring planet.
Invitation to tender : Main path mid-latitude ground - Ramsegg, L = 930 m1 Hofzufahrt upper floor width, L = approx 360 m1
In the "negative phase," high pressure resides over the Arctic region, pushing colder air into mid-latitude regions, such as the United States and northern Canada, and giving the observed colder winters.
The researchers estimate that between 2003 and 2007, there was a seven per cent rise in methane emissions from the world's wetlands, due to warming of mid-latitude and Arctic regions, although this increase wasn't across a long enough period to be called a trend.
The study, which is based on data gathered by weather satellites between 1983 and 2009, found that not only are the mid-latitude storm tracks moving poleward, leaving the populated regions in subtropical latitudes - located between 23.
1], the high latitude stations at Svalbard and in Antarctica, and the four new mid-latitude stations in South-Africa, Dubai, Mauritius and Singapore.
Understanding the physical processes that determine the persistence of AR events will be of importance in assessing the risk of future flooding over north-western Europe and other mid-latitude regions," it added.
Unlike our mid-latitude depressions, which derive their power from a temperature gradient, tropical storms derive their energy from cloud formation and rainfall.
Also, there were several major epidemics of yellow fever in mid-latitude American cities back then.
Nuri is expected to merge with the jet stream and create a very strong disturbance in the mid-latitude belt of westerly winds.