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Boreal or boreale may refer to:

Climatogy and geography[edit]

  • Boreal (age), the first climatic phase of the Blytt-Sernander sequence of northern Europe, during the Holocene epoch
  • Boreal climate, a climate characterized by long winters and short, cool to mild summers
  • Boreal ecosystem, an ecosystem with a subarctic climate in the Northern Hemisphere
  • Boreal forest, a biome characterized by coniferous forests
  • Boreal Sea, a Mesozoic-era seaway

Companies and organizations[edit]

  • Boreal Design, a Canadian-based company that produces polyethylene and composites kayaks
  • Boreale, a Quebec microbrewery
  • Boreal Mountain Resort, a ski resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California
  • Boreal Transport, a Norwegian public transport operator
  • Boreal Bay Lodge, a fishing and hunt camp in the Lake of the Woods area in Canada


  • Boreal bluet (Enallagma boreale), a species of damselfly in the family Coenagrionidae
  • Boreal owl (Aegolius funereus), a species of owl
  • Polemonium boreale or boreal Jacobs-ladder, a species of plant in the family Polemoniaceae

Other uses[edit]

  • Carlo Boreal, a fictional character in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy
  • Le Boreal, a French cruise ship

See also[edit]