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POLE. A measure of length, equal to five yards and a half. Vide Measure.

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5), would also appear to be a good indicator of elevated SSTs and increased poleward transport of coastal waters.
A combination of these factors has been suggested to explain the recent poleward contraction of snow crab distribution in the Bering Sea (Orensanz et al.
Travel poleward overland by dogsled was to begin in autumn 1879.
These include the loss of Arctic sea ice, an acceleration in the rate of sea level rise, melting glaciers, heat trapping in the ocean, increased thawing of permafrost, and the poleward migration of species.
The author updates his 1973 climate study predicting that Global Warming would expand Earth's desert belts poleward, like the Sahara grew with post-Ice Age warming.
It may mean that the thermodynamically favourable conditions for these storms are migrating poleward.
This poleward jog is the first 'robust' signal that the buildup of greenhouse gases from human activity is influencing tropical storms," the authors add.
This march away from the equator was not seen in the Atlantic, although hurricanes have registered increases in average intensity due to factors that may be counteracting the poleward trend seen elsewhere, the researchers said.
Washington, May 15 ( ANI ): A new study suggests that the intensity of tropical cyclones is shifting poleward.
The PDO index is derived from a monthly averaged SST for North Pacific waters poleward of 20[degrees]N.
A recent analysis of more than 30 years of weather data by Zelinka's colleagues Kate Marvel and Celine Bonfils provided evidence that storm tracks are in fact moving poleward (SN Online: 11/11/13).