circumpolar


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(of a celestial body) continually visible above the horizon during the entire 360 degrees of daily travel

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located or found throughout a polar region

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"It's amazing that it's turned up after all this time," said Dr Maqueda, who led the Antarctic Circumpolar Current research project for 10 years.
In the atmospheric science literature, the term polar vortex is most commonly used as an abbreviation for circumpolar vortex and refers to a planetary-scale westerly (west to east) flow that encircles the pole in middle or high latitudes.
Among the topics to be discussed is the health disparities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations as well as the challenges faced by health care in Canada's North, other circumpolar regions such as Alaska, Greenland, the Nordic countries, and Arctic Russia.
Compiled and edited by Barbara Helen Miller (an independent scholar working in co-operation with Research Group Circumpolar Cultures living in Hilversum, the Netherlands), "Idioms of Sami Health and Healing" is pioneering volume that documents, in accessible language, local healing traditions and demonstrates the effectiveness of using the resources of local communities.
These stars are known as circumpolar stars and the constellations they belong to are called circumpolar constellations.
Inuit live in the vast, circumpolar region of land, sea and ice known as the Arctic.
Section 1 covers the first Arctic wave--the end of the Cold War, circumpolar cooperation, and regional cooperation.
The dominant southern current is the Antarctic Circumpolar Current.
The remains of an umiak discovered among a recent acquisition at the University of Alaska Museum of the North have been dated at 1,000 years old, the oldest skin boat assembly in the Circumpolar North.
A recent trip to Iceland as part of the Institute of the North's Iceland Policy Tour allowed four University of Alaska Fairbanks students to explore energy technology and policy question through the lens of another circumpolar nation.
An open letter from the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group (CCARG) to the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, MP for Nunovut and federal Minister of Health as the new chair of the Arctic Council calls for an inclusion of "the realities and impacts of climate change in the North" in the mandate of environmental, social and economic development of the circumpolar region.
Amongst the surveyed species it is worth noting the discovery of the liverwort Scapania cuspiduligera, a new record for Albania; this is a Circumpolar Boreo-Arctic montane species, very rare in the Mediterranean area where it only occurs in Spain, France and Italy, while the old records for Slovenia and Greece are still to be confirmed (Ros & al., 2007).
Among these, the northern pike (Esox lucius) is circumpolar and believed to consist of a single species.
Simon's distinguished career has been devoted to advancing sustainable and equitable development in the circumpolar region.