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Subnivean climate

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Subnivean climate (From Latin for "under" (sub) and "snow" (nives) refers to the zone in and ... at a faster rate with higher temperatures, in the presence of water, under larger...

Probing the Hidden World of Snow - National Wildlife Federation

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Nov 24, 2014 ... Under the snow, small mammals (such as this vole) take advantage of ... ptarmigan plunge into snow on especially frigid nights to stay warm.

Life Under the Snow | Audubon

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As a result, more microbe colonies may thrive when it warms under the snow cover, ... If a warmer world means the delayed arrival of the snowpack, even more  ...

Snow at above freezing temperatures | ScienceBits

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Simply, hail stones fall fast, too fast to let the warm air melt the hail. This is not the main explanation, however, for why it can snow when it is above freezing.

There's a secret world under the snow, and it's in trouble | Cary ...

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Jan 27, 2016 ... Counterintuitively, warmer air temperatures and a lack of snow can actually cause the exposed ground below to become colder. Without the ...

Over and Under the Snow - Kate Messner

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But under the snow exists a secret kingdom of squirrels and snow hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many other animals that live through the winter safe and warm,  ...

Myths about snow, safety and staying warm - The Portland Press ...

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Jan 4, 2014 ... When the temperature dips below zero and snow piles up over the lid of the trash barrel, do you know what to do?

NASA's Climate Kids :: Which pole is colder?

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The ocean under the Arctic ice is cold, but still warmer than the ice! So the ocean warms the air a bit. Antarctica is dry—and high. Under the ice and snow is land, ...

7 Scientific Tips for Staying Warm - Live Science

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Dec 9, 2014 ... Keeping warm when it's cold out may be easier if you know the ... or hip deep in backcountry snow, requires paying attention to the science of heat transfer. ... Children under age 2 have not developed the ability to shiver to ...

Snow melts faster under trees than in open areas in mild climates ...

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Nov 13, 2013 ... Snow melts faster under trees than in open areas in mild climates ... Mountains and other warm, Mediterranean-type climates around the world.

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All About Snow | Snow Characteristics | National Snow and Ice Data ...

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Sounds may seem clearer and travel farther under these circumstances. ... Snow near the ground in deeper snowpack is warmer because it is close to the warm ...

How Snow Forms | National Snow and Ice Data Center

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While it can be too warm to snow, it cannot be too cold to snow. Snow ... Under certain conditions, usually requiring near-freezing temperatures, light winds, and  ...

Summit Outside: Subnivean zone: life under the snow | SummitDaily ...

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Jan 1, 2013 ... The name comes from the Latin for “under” (sub) and “snow” (nives). ... Warmer temperatures are found closer to the ground because it ...