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