• Circle
  • This article reviews groups of bioactive compounds that have been isolated and reported from the southern reaches of the Arctic Circle, surveys the known sponge diversity present in the Arctic waters, and details a recent sponge collection by our group in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. (mdpi.com)
  • This article discusses bioactive molecules that have been discovered in the southern reaches of the Arctic Circle and the particular significance of a recent sponge collection conducted in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. (mdpi.com)
  • She sank to the bottom of the Northwest Passage near Beechey Island in Lancaster Sound, approximately 500 miles north of the Arctic Circle. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 21 August 1853, Breadalbane was anchored to an ice floe half a mile south of Beechey Island in Lancaster Sound, approximately 500 miles north of the Arctic Circle. (wikipedia.org)
  • Located just 200 miles (320 km) south of the Arctic Circle, the Fairbanks campus' unique location is situated favorably for arctic and northern research. (wikipedia.org)
  • polar regions
  • Porifera of cold water environments, including the deep sea and northern polar regions in particular, are marginally known in terms of their faunas, and as such are a relatively untapped resource for scientific discovery. (mdpi.com)
  • The 18th century saw the first extensive exploration of the South Pacific and the discovery of Alaska, while the nineteenth was dominated by exploration of the polar regions (not to mention excursions into the heart of Africa). (wikipedia.org)
  • This type of snow is common during the summer in alpine and coastal polar regions worldwide, such as the Sierra Nevada of California. (wikipedia.org)
  • Antarctic
  • Most research in the area has focused on sponges from tropical and temperate waters, but more recently the focus has shifted to the less accessible colder waters of the Antarctic and, to a lesser extent, the Arctic. (mdpi.com)
  • The Antarctic region in particular has been a more popular location for natural products discovery and has provided promising candidates for drug development. (mdpi.com)
  • Among the research conducted in polar environments, the majority of compounds isolated and characterized have come from the Antarctic region [ 1 , 2 ]. (mdpi.com)
  • Nunavut
  • The Prairie Arctic Council Nunavut and Northwest Territories Initiative began with the reps attending a convention of the Greater Northwest Territorial Federation of Labour, to introduce them and to promote the development of a Safer Schools and Communities program to be sponsored by organized labour in the territories. (myparc.ca)
  • Her new mission would be to carry supplies to Sir Edward Belcher's high Arctic search expedition in the Resolute Bay area (now part of Nunavut). (wikipedia.org)
  • third
  • By counting and measuring them, Walter Anthony is trying to gauge how much methane is rising from Goldstream Lake from the millions of similar lakes that now occupy nearly a third of the Arctic region. (midtownhotelhue.com)
  • North
  • We must define the borders in the north of our country, where the Arctic lies. (blogspot.com)
  • They formed good relations with the local Inuit who drew knowledgable maps of the region which showed that there was no seaway to the west from where they were, or any further south in the Gulf although there was a narrow strait to the north (Bellot Strait). (wikipedia.org)
  • northwest
  • Miller also noted his company's completion of the Gates of the Arctic offshore offloading terminal that will 'pave the way for year-round oil supplies' from the Novoportovskoye field in the Yamal Peninsula in northwest Siberia. (rigzone.com)
  • The Northwest Arctic Native Association was NANA's predecessor, and played a key role in the effort to resolve Alaska Native land claims that led to passage of ANCSA. (wikipedia.org)
  • Northwest Passage: the quest for an Arctic route to the east (Digitized Oct 4, 2008 ed. (wikipedia.org)
  • present
  • The new study compiled data from the 1950s through the present to examine the subtle changes in the Arctic atmosphere over time. (medindia.net)
  • Fresh concerns over accelerated climate change arose after researchers found that the amount of ice present in the Arctic region has shrunk to the smallest amount ever recorded. (medindia.net)
  • time
  • Almost every time his name was published before 1855, the 'Hartstein' spelling was used, including the account he wrote himself of the Arctic expedition he led in 1855. (wikipedia.org)
  • native
  • Hans Hendrik, also known as Hans Christian, native name Suersaq (c. 1834 - 11 August 1889), was a Greenlandic Arctic traveller and interpreter, born in the southern settlement of Fiskern├Žs. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, it is a weed in those places and sometimes also in its native regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cold
  • Notable as one of the northernmost shipwrecks known, she is also considered one of the best-preserved wooden ships ever found in the sea due to slow deterioration in the cold Arctic water. (wikipedia.org)
  • service
  • When Congress lingered in passing the appropriations to purchase vessels, American merchant Henry Grinnell purchased two brigs, the 91-ton Rescue and 144-ton Advance, refitted them for arctic service and offered them to the government, who quickly provided additional funds and volunteer Naval officers and crew The expedition was instructed to focus on the areas of Wellington Channel and Cape Walker as conditions permitted. (wikipedia.org)
  • Very belatedly, in 1857, he was awarded an Arctic Medal for his service. (wikipedia.org)
  • State
  • And we are saying that 20,000 kilometers of the state border runs in this region," Patrushev told journalists after a Security Council meeting. (blogspot.com)
  • amount
  • In November, the amount of oil output reached one million [tons] there and this vividly demonstrates that we operate this complex and extremely promising region in a productive and safe manner. (rigzone.com)