circumboreal


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cir·cum·bo·re·al

 (sûr′kəm-bôr′ē-əl)
adj.
Relating to, distributed, or occurring chiefly throughout the northern portion of the Northern Hemisphere.
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Adj.1.circumboreal - comprising or throughout far northern regions
northern - situated in or coming from regions of the north; "the northern hemisphere"; "northern autumn colors"
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Circumboreal ecosystems are experiencing significant environmental changes (IPCC, 2013).
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alascanus, as well as of the northernmost populations of Ammodytes, suggesting that they may be referable to a circumboreal A.
Esta especie pertenece al complejo de la especie circumboreal L.
The wolverine (Gulo gulo) is a large terrestrial weasel (8-18 kg) that has a circumboreal distribution and occupies a cold relatively unproductive niche (Copeland and Whitman, 2003; Inman et al., 2012a, b).
tubicaulis Mansf.) is a circumboreal polymorphic species with large distribution range (KOCHJAROVA, 2006).
Impacts of climate change on fire activity and fire management in the circumboreal forest, Global Change Biology 15: 549-560.
As a circumboreal species, moose are well adapted to cold but are intolerant of warm temperatures and show both physiological and behavioral responses in warm weather (Renecker and Hudson 1986, 1990).