Uncovering the reasons behind the rapid warming of the North Pole

The North Pole region heats up faster than the rest of the world. Though this is a known fact, climate models underestimate the speed with which the region warms up. Sjoert Barten obtained his PhD on this subject at Wageningen ...

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Northern Hemisphere

Coordinates: 45°0′0″N 0°0′0″E / 45°N 0°E / 45; 0

The Northern Hemisphere is the half of a planet that is north of the equator—the word hemisphere literally means 'half sphere'. It is also that half of the celestial sphere north of the celestial equator. Earth's northern hemisphere contains most of its land area and most of its human population (about 90%).

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