Raising the mean
- Sleet, snow, numbing temperatures: It's a good day to work from home. Smith, Ron // Southwest Farm Press;2/10/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p4
In this article the author discusses the decline of the temperature in the U.S. which he considers as a good day to do work from home.
- But It's a Dry Cold. // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416);Feb2008, Vol. 32 Issue 198, p10
The article presents winter facts. The lowest temperature ever recorded in Canada was negative 62 � Celsius at Snag, Yukon and negative 58.3 � Celsius at Iroquois Falls in Northern Ontario. The average number of Canadians who die from severe cold each year is 108. Canada ranks number one...
- Cold. Farndon, John // Planet Earth (1-59084-469-6);2003, p25
Winter weather is cold because days are too short to give much heat. The Sun always moves across the ground at low angle, spreading out its warmth. The coldest places in the world are the North and South Poles. The interiors of the continents can get very cold in winter because land loses...
- algid. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p76
An encyclopedia entry for "algid," which refers to cold or chilly is presented.
- cryotherapy. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p206
A definition of the term "cryotherapy" is presented. It refers to a procedure that uses cold or freezing temperatures or substances in treatment.
- When we get cold, what happens? Malmstrom, Frederick V. // Flying Safety;Oct98, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p12
Explains the physical effects of cold weather and low temperatures. Influence of cold weather on the body's heat distribution; Heat production affected by the body's attempt to acclimatize; Deterioration of physical performance of people exposed to cold.
- Current status of ENSO prediction skill in coupled ocean�atmosphere models. Jin, Emilia K.; Kinter III, James L.; Wang, B.; Park, C.-K.; Kang, I.-S.; Kirtman, B.P.; Kug, J.-S.; Kumar, A.; Luo, J.-J.; Schemm, J.; Shukla, J.; Yamagata, T. // Climate Dynamics;Nov2008, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p647
The overall skill of ENSO prediction in retrospective forecasts made with ten different coupled GCMs is investigated. The coupled GCM datasets of the APCC/CliPAS and DEMETER projects are used for four seasons in the common 22 years from 1980 to 2001. As a baseline, a dynamic-statistical SST...
- Heat Tolerance in Antarctic Fish. // CO2 Science;5/18/2011, Vol. 14 Issue 20, p7
The article discusses a study which examined the heat tolerance of Antarctic fishes. To survey heat tolerance in a group of fishes, the authors used the critical thermal maximum (CTMax), which refers to the temperature at which the animal's ability to escape from rapid warming is lost. They...
- Chillin' Out. Alexander, Bryan; Alexander, Cherry // National Geographic World;Nov2000, Issue 303, p11
Describes the living conditions in Verkhoyansk, Russia, the coldest town in the world. Average temperature in December, January and February; Reason behind the cold temperature at Verkhoyansk.