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 Southern Hemisphere - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Southern Hemisphere is the half of a planet's surface (or celestial sphere) that is south of the equator (the word hemisphere literally means 'half ball').
The Southern Hemisphere is significantly less polluted than the Northern Hemisphere due to lower overall population densities, lower levels of industrialisation, and smaller land masses (air currents run mostly east-west, so pollution doesn't easily spread north or south).
In the Southern Hemisphere the sun passes from East to West in the North.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Southern_Hemisphere   (349 words)

 Southern Hemisphere - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, the Southern Hemisphere is also significantly less polluted than the Northern Hemisphere due to lower overall population densities, lower levels of industrialisation, and smaller land masses.
Countries primarily in the southern hemisphere that are in Asia:
Countries primarily in the southern hemisphere that are in Australasia and Oceania:
www.danapoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Southern_Hemisphere   (320 words)

 Northern Hemisphere - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Northern Hemisphere is the half of a planet's surface (or celestial sphere) that is north of the equator (the word hemisphere literally means 'half ball').
In theory, northern hemisphere winters would therefore tend to be shorter and less severe than southern hemisphere winters at equivalent latitudes, but in practice, the moderating effect of the larger southern hemisphere oceans more than compensates for this effect.
Asia (Indonesia is primarily in the southern hemisphere)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northern_hemisphere   (353 words)

 Southern Hemisphere Enlarged View   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This plot shows the current extent and position of the auroral oval in the southern hemisphere, extrapolated from measurements taken during the most recent polar pass of the NOAA POES satellite.
For example, the presentation gives a guide to the possibility that the aurora is located near a given location in the southern hemisphere under the conditions that existed at the time of the most recent polar satellite pass.
The process to estimate the hemispheric power, and the level of auroral activity, involves using this normalization factor which takes into account how effective the satellite was in sampling the aurora during its transit over the polar region.
www.sec.noaa.gov /pmap/pmapS.html   (314 words)

 NWO - Plankton cool the southern hemisphere
Although the majority of plankton are found between the middle and high latitudes in the northern hemisphere, the effect of these on the climate is greatest in the southern hemisphere.
Also in the southern hemisphere there is a higher DMS flux from the sea to the atmosphere and the sea surface area is greater.
Finally, the atmosphere has a lower oxidation capacity in the southern hemisphere than in the northern hemisphere, which means that less DMS is broken down in the atmosphere.
www.nwo.nl /nwohome.nsf/pages/NWOP_668GNM_Eng   (391 words)

 feng shui | the southern hemisphere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the northern hemisphere this is the natural arrangement between the five celestial animals shown on the Lo Shu grid (and Lo Pan compass).
In the southern hemisphere, if you position the south direction to our source of light and heat, it should point to the north (our natural heat and light source), which creates an incongruity in the Lo Shu grid and the celestial arrangement of animals.
If you point the grid to the south direction (in the southern hemisphere) then this is facing the south pole which is a sources of coldness - incongruent with the south or fire direction.
www.fengshui.com.au /html_feng_intrests/intrests2.htm   (1787 words)

 SC2004 Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Southern Connections is a large group of scientists from all continents who study aspects of biology and earth history of the Southern Continents.
One of the main aims of Southern Connections is to develop and emphasise differences between North and South.
Africa, for example, with its long history of hominids and its relatively well preserved megafauna, is a stark contrast to most of the Northern Hemisphere.
web.uct.ac.za /conferences/sc2004   (195 words)

 PALEOCLIMATOLOGY: NORTHERN-SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE LINKAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This out-of-phase relationship between the two hemispheres has been invoked as evidence for a bipolar climate "seesaw"(3), where cooling in the Northern Hemisphere is balanced by warming in the Southern Hemisphere.
One prime suspect for the cause of this disruption is a freshening of the surface ocean in the North Atlantic and the Nordic seas caused by massive releases of melt water from the surrounding ice sheets.
2) In summary: Climate variability in the high-latitude Southern Hemisphere is dominated by the SH annular mode, a large-scale pattern of variability characterized by fluctuations in the strength of the circumpolar vortex.
scienceweek.com /2004/sc040924-6.htm   (1440 words)

 Southern Hemisphere Astronomy: The Moon
In the southern hemisphere, we're standing on the opposite side of the globe from the "northerners", so we are "upside down" from each other!
In fact, we in the southern hemisphere view most of the stars quite differently than from the northern hemisphere.
Of course, the effect is just the opposite in the southern hemisphere, where the seasons are reversed.
homepages.win.co.nz /creation/moon.html   (1804 words)

 Feng Shui: Goin' South   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Southern Hemisphere School advocates changing the traditional Bagua and Luopan solely on the basis of their understanding of local climatic Qi.
Some Southern Hemisphere School advocates assert that their argument for change rests on a variation of global surface temperature that results in a warm air band at the Equator and cold regions at the Poles.
Only in the Northern Hemisphere do permanent significant populations live with snow cover for many months of the year in conditions that create phrases like "the land of the Midnight Sun." The continents of the Southern Hemisphere are universally regarded as sunny and warm.
www.qi-whiz.com /Articles/south.html   (2445 words)

 Crux - The Southern Cross
If you live in the Southern hemisphere, or if you are vacationing in someplace like Hawaii, you can see a small but beautiful constellation with the shape of a cross.
If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, you must be south of latitude 30 degrees to begin observing Crux, one of the smallest, but most easily recognized constellations in the sky.
Crux was used by explorers of the southern hemisphere to point south since, unlike the north celestial pole, the south celestial pole is not marked by any bright star.
www.windows.ucar.edu /the_universe/crux.html   (449 words)

 Southern Hemisphere Wine Situation and Outlook
Wine production in 1998 for the selected Southern Hemisphere countries (Argentina, Australia, Chile and South Africa) is forecast at 35.3 million hectoliters (hl), up 3 percent from the previous year.
The selected Southern Hemisphere countries are investing in improving wine production as part of their efforts to expand their export potential by 2000.
The Southern Hemisphere countries are aggressively marketing and promoting their wines overseas.
www.fas.usda.gov /htp2/circular/1998/98-09/sowine.htm   (1503 words)

 Southern Hemisphere Forestry
The Southern Hemisphere Forest Industry Journal Summer 2006 edition highlights a worrying trend towards lower new afforestation rates across the southern hemisphere.
The range of Southern Hemisphere digital country forestry reports has been updated and is now available.
The Southern Hemisphere Forest Industry Yearbook remains the single most comprehensive review of forestry and forest products in the Southern Hemisphere.
www.southernhemisphereforestry.co.nz   (256 words)

 Webopedia: Northern vs. Southern Hemisphere Monitors
The monitor you are using with your computer may be affected by which hemisphere of the earth you are in.
Monitors with cathode ray tubes, which are the majority of desktop monitors in use today, are manufactured specifically for which hemisphere they are going to be used in.
A monitor calibrated for the Northern hemisphere can still be used in the Southern hemisphere, but the colors and the image would be slightly skewed.
www.webopedia.com /DidYouKnow/Hardware_Software/2002/MonitorHemispheres.asp   (172 words)

 Southern Hemisphere poleward moving auroral forms
This paper presents a statistical study of Southern Hemisphere poleward moving auroral forms (PMAFs) using optical data from the US Automatic Geophysical Observatory network in Antarctica.
These Southern Hemisphere events are compared with Northern Hemisphere PMAFs, which have previously been observed during varied interplanetary magnetic field (IMF) configurations.
A morning bias of Southern Hemisphere PMAFs is observed, consistent with Northern Hemisphere events.
www.agu.org /pubs/crossref/2003/2001JA007536.shtml   (277 words)

 The 1987 Southern Hemisphere supernova -- A sign of hope -- an Astrology and New Age analysis
The Southern Cross constellation used to be part of the feet of the nearby Centaur constellation; the Centaurs in mythology were part man, part horse.
This may be a clue to the Southern Cross's healing effect on the Southern Hemisphere, since Chiron, the most famous Centaur, was noted as a healer and for his wisdom.
Another sign of the Southern Cross influence is the thinning of the ozone layer near the South Pole-- the resulting increase in ultraviolet near the South Pole symbolizes the spiritual "light" of the Southern Cross.
www.angelfire.com /zine2/Number666/supernova.html   (1504 words)

 Southern hemisphere Feng Shui
Their point of view is that the orientation of the Ba Gua with South at top is due to the fact that China (where the Ba Gua originated from) is in the northern hemisphere and therefore faces the sun in the south.
Therefore all countries north of the Equator are in the Northern Hemisphere, while all countries south of the Equator are in the Southern Hemisphere.
In the UK in June, the northern hemisphere tilts towards the sun and it rises in the northeast, passes at its highest across the sky, and sets in the northwest.
www.fengshuiweb.co.uk /advice/hemisphere.htm   (1650 words)

 Learning the Stars Downunder
Here in the Southern Hemisphere the South Pole is practically invisible to the naked eye, and there are much better places from which to begin one's journey.
So, in the midsummer months of the Southern Hemisphere, after night has fallen and all the stars have appeared, you will first marvel at the very pronounced Milky Way, a broad band of slightly lighter sky stretching across the centre of the skies from south to north, packed with many brilliant stars.
Once identified, the Southern Cross can be used to locate the pivot point around which all stars orbit in the Southern Hemisphere, the South Pole.
www.dibonsmith.com /downunder.htm   (920 words)

 Southern Hemisphere to open two hotels in Burj Dubai in 2006 :: Gowealthy.com
Southern Hemisphere will open two hotels at the end of 2006 in Burj Duabi which is a very significant landmark in Dubai real estate sector.
Southern Sun Hotels is a hospitality expert with over 40 years of leadership in the South African hotel industry with a portfolio spanning more than 80 hotels in 7 countries.
Besides operating in Mozambique, Zambia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles and Tanzania, Southern Sun Hotels, under the guidance of Southern Sun Hotels Offshore, is currently developing further international projects in Dubai, the Seychelles and Nigeria.
www.gowealthy.com /realestate/news/761/detail.asp   (450 words)

 Meteors Down Under   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
May 3, 1999: It's a fact of Nature that Koala bears, kangaroos and other denizens of the southern hemisphere rarely have a favorable view of major meteor showers.
If you don't live in the southern hemisphere you might be inclined to disregard the eta Aquarids.
The constellations are shown as they would be seen by an observer in the southern hemisphere.
science.nasa.gov /newhome/headlines/ast03may99_1.htm   (1843 words)

 Blocking in the southern hemisphere
The subtropical ridge across the southern hemisphere sometimes builds into a poleward spreading high for a long period of time (typically 5 to 30 days), an event known as ‘blocking’ (Section 12.5).
Blocking is most frequent in summer, except near Australia, where it is most common in early winter, and it is least common in the southern hemisphere in late winter.
Blocking also occurs in the northern hemisphere, mainly in late winter and spring (unlike the south), and mainly over Great Britain (see North Atlantic Oscillation) and the west coast of North America, in both cases centered around 55ºN. References
www-das.uwyo.edu /~geerts/cwx/notes/chap12/blocking.html   (439 words)

 Southern Sky Binocular Club Introduction
If you are in the Southern Hemisphere for a Total Solar Eclipse, this would be an ideal time to do some deep sky observing with binoculars as well as observe the eclipse.
Over two hundred Southern Hemisphere deep sky objects were surveyed to come up with this list of seventy-three objects readily observable with 7x50 binoculars.
The reason for this is that many of us will only have limited access to the Southern Hemisphere, maybe only one or two visits in a lifetime, while, at the same time, we may not have control over the best time of the year to observe in the Southern Hemisphere.
www.astroleague.org /al/obsclubs/sskybino/ssbinoc1.html   (696 words)

 Southern Sky Watch 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The southern sky is full of interesting objects, many of which go unseen in the northern hemisphere.
While these pages are primarily intended for the use of people observing in Australia, non-Australian Southern Hemisphere users will find most of the information here applies to them.
Rates seen from the Southern Hemisphere are around 8 random meteors being seen per hour during the late morning hours and 3 per hour during the evening.
home.mira.net /~reynella/skywatch/ssky.htm   (7479 words)

 Southern Hemisphere Astronomy, Sky Maps, Hubble Images and Sci-fi
And here in the Southern Hemisphere, we are going to have some clear skies (how's that for faith?!).
In our Southern Hemisphere night sky, stars can be seen which are below the horizon on the Northern part of the Globe.
The well-known constellation of the Crux, the Southern Cross, is on our national New Zealand Flag, and points to the South Pole (if you know how to align it).
homepages.win.co.nz /creation/astronomy.html   (1353 words)

 Southern Hemisphere Sports - London UK Rugby Union Player Agents, rugby matches, rugby agent and tournaments
Southern Hemisphere Sports Ltd., are Rugby Union player agents based near Twickenham in Southwest London, UK.
We specialise in placing professional and semi-professional Southern Hemisphere Rugby Union players in European Rugby Clubs.
We also organise invitational Southern Hemisphere national's rugby games in the UK and Europe.
www.southernhemispheresports.co.uk   (95 words)

The recommendation for the composition of the vaccine for the 2002 Southern Hemisphere influenza season has been decided and communicated to vaccine manufacturers by the World Health Organization (WHO), following agreement by international experts at a WHO meeting held in Cannes, France this week.
About 200 million influenza vaccine doses are produced and given globally every year, saving hundreds of thousands of lives and reducing illness in the most vulnerable: the elderly and people with underlying chronic disease.
This vaccine is intended for use from May to October 2002, the Southern Hemisphere influenza season.
www.who.int /inf-pr-2001/en/pr2001-41.html   (417 words)

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