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What to wear when the air is cold

After several Arctic expeditions, Dr. Martin Nweeia has learned what clothes are warmest in extreme cold weather. Photo by Joseph Meehan

Dr. Martin Nweeia has made multiple trips to the Arctic in search of more and better information on narwhals and their extraordinary tusks. 

While he’s learned enough about these unusual whales to justify curating an exhibition at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., he’s also learned quite a lot of information that’s useful to Northwest Corner residents in this particularly cold winter. This is a man who knows how to dress for the weather. 

The priciest item he recommends for sub-zero weather is the iconic Canada Goose parka.

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