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By Claude R. Dugua, Alain Pietroniro

Published by way of the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.

The North, with its large and sundry landscapes, sparse inhabitants, and chilly weather has regularly challenged its explorers: bodily, mentally, logistically, and technically. The medical group particularly has recognized such demanding situations long ago and does so this day, particularly in gentle of the projected intensification of weather swap at excessive latitudes. certainly, there are transparent indicators that adjust is already ongoing in lots of environmental variables: Air temperature and annual precipitation (including snowstorm) are expanding in lots of areas; spring snow disguise volume is reducing; lake and river ice freeze-up dates are happening later and breakup dates past; glaciers are backing out speedily; permafrost temperatures are expanding and, in lots of circumstances, the permafrost is thawing; and sea-ice quantity is at list minimums and thinning.Content:

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