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Subarctic Climate Project
Subarctic Climate Project
DATE: 2014/01/14::
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subarctic indians
subarctic indians
DATE: 2011/10/04::
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Subarctic Nocturnes: Doomed to Be [Volume I: 2015] FULL ALBUM
Subarctic Nocturnes: Doomed to Be [Volume I: 2015] FULL ALBUM
DATE: 2015/02/14::
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Winter Camping: "Sub-Arctic Winter Bivouacking" 1955 US Army Training Film
Winter Camping: "Sub-Arctic Winter Bivouacking" 1955 US Army Training Film
DATE: 2012/09/09::
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Ninjaspy - Pi Nature - Sub-Arctic Trickery + Lyrics
Ninjaspy - Pi Nature - Sub-Arctic Trickery + Lyrics
DATE: 2008/07/16::
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Manitoba Hunting - Moose at Canadian SubArctic Hunting
Manitoba Hunting - Moose at Canadian SubArctic Hunting
DATE: 2007/04/02::
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The Curious Gardener  Ep 16  Soil and the Subarctic Garden
The Curious Gardener Ep 16 Soil and the Subarctic Garden
DATE: 2013/11/26::
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Subarctic Lake Filled with Life!
Subarctic Lake Filled with Life!
DATE: 2013/07/08::
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Subarctic Nocturnes: Within the Ice [Volume II] FULL ALBUM
Subarctic Nocturnes: Within the Ice [Volume II] FULL ALBUM
DATE: 2015/04/04::
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Corners of Nowhere - Subarctic Bhairavi
Corners of Nowhere - Subarctic Bhairavi
DATE: 2014/05/24::
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Subarctic Butterfly, Part I
Subarctic Butterfly, Part I
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White Wolf on Sub-Arctic Tundra
White Wolf on Sub-Arctic Tundra
DATE: 2014/04/25::
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John Morgan - Subarctic Sunday
John Morgan - Subarctic Sunday
DATE: 2013/12/08::
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Subarctic Butterfly, Part II
Subarctic Butterfly, Part II
DATE: 2015/03/20::
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CSGO | MM Fraglights | //SubArctic (AstroSyntH) | Montage Test
CSGO | MM Fraglights | //SubArctic (AstroSyntH) | Montage Test
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Building A Passive Solar House in the Sub-Arctic
Building A Passive Solar House in the Sub-Arctic
DATE: 2012/10/04::
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Subarctic Jam 2008 Scuds
Subarctic Jam 2008 Scuds
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Insulated Shutters for Sub-Arctic Climates
Insulated Shutters for Sub-Arctic Climates
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Subarctic Butterfly, Part III
Subarctic Butterfly, Part III
DATE: 2015/04/03::
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SubArctic OxyBlitz
SubArctic OxyBlitz
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Subarctic Climate and Canada
Subarctic Climate and Canada
DATE: 2013/05/17::
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Sub Arctic Tomatoes in pots
Sub Arctic Tomatoes in pots
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Winter Camping: Sub Arctic Bivouacking 1955 US Army Training Film
Winter Camping: Sub Arctic Bivouacking 1955 US Army Training Film
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Scientists Breach Ancient Sub-Arctic Lake Vostok
Scientists Breach Ancient Sub-Arctic Lake Vostok
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Open TTD Livestream Sub Arctic #1
Open TTD Livestream Sub Arctic #1
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Spring Comes to the Subarctic  (W. Breckenridge Circa 1955)
Spring Comes to the Subarctic (W. Breckenridge Circa 1955)
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Beachcombing Japanese Glass Balls;Beachcombing the North Pacific Subarctic Gyre
Beachcombing Japanese Glass Balls;Beachcombing the North Pacific Subarctic Gyre
DATE: 2011/01/04::
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Subarctic conditions test Canadian, foreign troops
Subarctic conditions test Canadian, foreign troops
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Subarctic (D)
Subarctic (D)
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Northern exposure -- 3 lessons from the subarctic | Kylie de Chastelain | TEDxMountAllisonUniversity
Northern exposure -- 3 lessons from the subarctic | Kylie de Chastelain | TEDxMountAllisonUniversity
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Inside the Lemon Apple Cuke & Sub Arctic  Plenty Tomato.
Inside the Lemon Apple Cuke & Sub Arctic Plenty Tomato.
DATE: 2011/06/27::
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Cramer & Dicker: Natural Gas Prices Dropping Despite Sub-Arctic Temps
Cramer & Dicker: Natural Gas Prices Dropping Despite Sub-Arctic Temps
DATE: 2014/01/08::
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Manitoba Hunting - Slogen Outdoors Caribou at Canadian Sub-Arctic Hunting
Manitoba Hunting - Slogen Outdoors Caribou at Canadian Sub-Arctic Hunting
DATE: 2007/04/02::
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Sub-Arctic Panther Machine 4-7-10
Sub-Arctic Panther Machine 4-7-10
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John Merritt 2010 Moose Hunt to Canadian Sub-Arctic Hunting - Part 2
John Merritt 2010 Moose Hunt to Canadian Sub-Arctic Hunting - Part 2
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THE SUBARCTIC LIFE
THE SUBARCTIC LIFE
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PBK - Subarctic Wave
PBK - Subarctic Wave
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Subarctic Tropical Night - Baked Forest
Subarctic Tropical Night - Baked Forest
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Subarctic temperatures don
Subarctic temperatures don't stop Winnipeg bike couriers/ Amanda Thorsteinsson & Bettina Zielinski
DATE: 2013/02/04::
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All Along the Norwegian Sea: Tales from the sub-Arctic and Arctic Islands
All Along the Norwegian Sea: Tales from the sub-Arctic and Arctic Islands
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Subarctic Summer: Churchill (HD)
Subarctic Summer: Churchill (HD)
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Old Man
Old Man's Beard The Other Viable Tinder In The Subarctic Winter
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CSGO: ASynTh //SubArctic | Snip
CSGO: ASynTh //SubArctic | Snip'd by the USP! | 3K on Season CT Side
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Manitoba Hunting - Canadian Sub Arctic Hunting Promo
Manitoba Hunting - Canadian Sub Arctic Hunting Promo
DATE: 2007/04/02::
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ASynTh - SubArctic 1v3 In Scrim
ASynTh - SubArctic 1v3 In Scrim
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Canadian Sub Arctic Hunting - Orion Locations
Canadian Sub Arctic Hunting - Orion Locations
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Babe Winkleman Caribou Hunting Canadian SubArctic Hunting Part 2
Babe Winkleman Caribou Hunting Canadian SubArctic Hunting Part 2
DATE: 2012/11/23::
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Eiteljorg Museum Arctic and Subarctic
Eiteljorg Museum Arctic and Subarctic
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Babe Winkleman Caribou Hunting Canadian SubArctic Hunting Part 1
Babe Winkleman Caribou Hunting Canadian SubArctic Hunting Part 1
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Soldiers train in subarctic, high Arctic
Soldiers train in subarctic, high Arctic
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Subarctic vegetation in Canada (Larix laricina)

The subarctic is a region in the Northern Hemisphere immediately south of the true Arctic and covering much of Alaska, Canada, Iceland, the north of Scandinavia, Siberia, and the Shetland Islands. Generally, subarctic regions fall between 50°N and 70°N latitude, depending on local climates.

Climate and soils[edit]

Monthly temperatures are above 10 °C (50 °F) for at least one and at most three months of the year. Precipitation tends to be low due to the low moisture content of the cold air. Precipitation is typically greater in warmer months, with a summer maximum ranging from moderate in North America to extreme in the Russian Far East. Except in the wettest areas glaciers are not large because of the lack of winter precipitation; in the wettest areas, however, glaciers tend to be very abundant and Pleistocene glaciation covered even the lowest elevations. Soils of the subarctic are generally very acidic largely because of the influence of the vegetation both in the taiga and in peaty bogs, which tends to acidify the soil, as well as the extreme ease with which leaching of nutrients takes place even in the most heavily glaciated regions. The dominant soil orders are podsols and further north gelisols.

Subarctic regions are often characterized by taiga forest vegetation, though where winters are relatively mild, as in northern Norway, broadleaf forest may occur—though in some cases soils remain too saturated almost throughout the year to sustain any tree growth and the dominant vegetation is a peaty herbland dominated by grasses and sedges. Typically, there are only a few species of large terrestrial mammals in the subarctic regions, the most important being elk, moose (Alces alces), bears, reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), and wolves (Canis lupus). Agriculture is mainly limited to animal husbandry, though in some areas barley can be grown. Canada and Siberia are very rich in minerals, notably nickel, molybdenum, cobalt, lead, zinc and (since the 1940s) uranium, whilst the Grand Banks and Sea of Okhotsk are two of the richest fisheries in the world and provide support for many small towns.

In Fennoscandia and northwestern Russia, oceanic influences soften winter temperatures; the lack of permafrost allow agriculture and infrastructure. Lenvik, Norway, at 69°N.

Except for those areas adjacent to warm ocean currents, there is almost always continuous permafrost due to the very cold winters. This means that building in most subarctic regions is very difficult and expensive: cities are very few (Murmansk being the largest) and generally small, whilst roads are few. Subarctic rail transport only exists in Europe (lines to Narvik and Murmansk) and the NorilskDudinka line in northern Siberia. An important consequence is that transportation tends to be restricted to "bush" planes, helicopters and, in summer, riverboats.

Economy[edit]

Except for a few parts of Europe where the winters are relatively mild due to prevailing wind patterns, subarctic regions were not explored until the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Even then, the difficulty of transportation ensured that few settlements (most of them created for mining) lasted long—the ghost towns of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and increasingly Siberia illustrate this.

The Trans-Siberian Railway, which skirts the edge of the region, provided a major boost to Russian settlement in the subarctic, as did the intensive industrialization under Joseph Stalin that relied on the enormous mineral resources of the Central Siberian Plateau. Today, many towns in subarctic Russia are declining precipitously as former mines close. In Canada, after the early minerals ran out, development stalled until hydroelectric development occurred in the 1950s and 1960s. Hydro-Quebec in particular has carried out many remarkable engineering works in regions of near-continuous permafrost, but these have never supported a significant population and have mainly served densely populated southern Quebec.

Tourism in recent years has become a major source of revenue for most countries of the subarctic due to the beautiful, generally glacial, landscapes so characteristic of the region. Most areas in the subarctic are among the most expensive places in the world to visit, both due to high costs of living and extreme difficulties of transport. Nonetheless, the great opportunities for outdoor recreation lure an ever-increasing number of travelers. At the same time, the older industries of the subarctic (fishing, mining, hydroelectric power) are being threatened both by environmental opposition and overfishing leading to depleted stocks of commercially important species.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • "Subarctic climate" in: Ritter, Michael E. The Physical Environment: an Introduction to Physical Geography. 2006.
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