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North Pole

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

The most northerly point on Earth, at a latitude of 90°N in the northern hemisphere; the northern end of the Earth's rotational axis. Contrast south pole.

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North Pole

Edited by Stephen H. Schneider, Terry L. Root and Michael D. Mastrandrea.

in Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology. 3315 words.

The North Pole is essentially the center of the Arctic region, the southern limits of which have been defined in

North Pole

William Barr.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 2345 words.

The earliest attempt at reaching the North Pole by sea was Henry Hudson's voyage in Hopewell, sponsored by

North Pole

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 30 words.

(preceded by ‘the’; not N Pole) Use capitals in the case of the earth, otherwise use lower case (e.g. north

Russian Flag at the North Pole

Rosemary Rayfuse.

in International Law's Objects

December 2018; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law. 4201 words.

Russia’s planting of a flag on the seabed at the North Pole in 2007 set off a flurry of concern about its maritime and territorial ambitions and the potential for international conflict in...

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North Pole

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

The most northerly point on Earth, at a latitude of 90°N in the northern hemisphere; the northern end of the Earth's rotational axis. Contrast south pole.

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North Pole

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 28 words.

The most northerly point on Earth, at a latitude of 90°N in the northern hemisphere; the northern end of

North Pole

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 28 words.

The most northerly point on Earth, at a latitude of 90°N in the *northern hemisphere; the northern end

North Pole

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 28 words.

The most northerly point on Earth, at a latitude of 90°N in the *northern hemisphere; the northern end

North Pole

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 47 words.

The pole was first reached on 6 April 1909 by the US explorer Robert Edwin Peary (1856–1920). In

North Pole

Edited by John P. Grant and J. Craig Barker.

in Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Law. 7 words.

North Pole

Gerald Hallowell.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 7 words.

North Pole

William Barr and William Barr.

in The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 2546 words.

This entry contains two subentries: An Overview; Magnetic Pole

North Pole

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 29 words.

Most northerly point on Earth; the n end of the Earth's axis of rotation, 725km (450mi) n of Greenland.

Wind stress forcing of the North Sea ‘pole tide’

William P. O’Connor, Benjamin Fong Chao, Dawei Zheng and Andrew Y. Au.

in Geophysical Journal International

August 2000; p ublished online August 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics. 7402 words.

Summary

We conduct numerical simulations of the wind forcing of sea level variations in the North Sea using a barotropic ocean model with realistic geography...

AKARI/IRC Deep Survey in the North Ecliptic Pole Region

Takehiko wada, Hideo Matsuhara, Shinki Oyabu, Toshinobu Takagi, Hyung Mok Lee, Myungshin Im, Youichi Ohyama, Tomotsugu Goto, Chris P. Pearson, Glenn J. White, Stephen Serjeant, Kensuke Wada and Hitoshi Hanami.

in Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan

December 2008; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Astronomical Instrumentation, Methods, and Techniques; Galaxies. 6122 words.

We have made a deep and wide imaging survey with all nine AKARI/IRC bands from 2 to 24[math]m within a half degree of the North Ecliptic Pole. The survey covered a circular area of...

Tide gauge data analysis of the pole tide in the North Sea

Lilin Xie and S. R. Dickman.

in Geophysical Journal International

September 1996; p ublished online September 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics. 0 words.

Summary

It is generally accepted that the pole tide—the oceanic response to the Chandler wobble—is, in the North Sea, characterized by anomalously large...

The space density of cataclysmic variables: constraints from the ROSAT North Ecliptic Pole survey

M. L. Pretorius, C. Knigge, D. O'Donoghue, J. P. Henry, I. M. Gioia and C. R. Mullis.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

December 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 8373 words.

We use the ROSAT North Ecliptic Pole (NEP) survey to construct a small, but purely X-ray flux-limited sample of cataclysmic variable stars (CVs). The sample includes only four systems, two...

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The 2–24 μm source counts from the AKARI North Ecliptic Pole survey

K. Murata, C. P. Pearson, T. Goto, S. J. Kim, H. Matsuhara and T. Wada.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

P ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 5001 words.

We present herein galaxy number counts of the nine bands in the 2–24 μm range on the basis of the AKARI North Ecliptic Pole (NEP) surveys. The number counts are derived from NEP-deep and...

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North Ecliptic Pole Wide Field Survey of AKARI: Survey Strategy and Data Characteristics

Hyung Mok Lee, Seong Jin Kim, Myungshin Im, Hideo Matsuhara, Shinki Oyabu, Takehiko Wada, Takao Nakagawa, Jongwan Ko, Hyun Jin Shim, Myung Gyoon Lee, Narae Hwang, Toshinobu Takagi and Chris Pearson.

in Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan

April 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Galaxies. 5419 words.

We present the survey strategy and the data characteristics of the North Ecliptic Pole (NEP) Wide Survey of AKARI. The survey was carried out for about one year starting from 2006 May with...

north magnetic pole

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The northerly point on the earth's surface where the magnetic dip is 90° and towards which, along the magnetic meridians, the needle of a magnetic compass points. Although its approximate...

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