Monthly Archives: September 2008

>Indian Ocean – A More Detailed Look

>INTRODUCTION Before returning to the series on the tropics, I felt it would be good idea to learn more about the Indian Ocean, more than what I’d reported in a prior post.http://bobtisdale.blogspot.com/2008/08/indian-ocean-and-south-atlantic-ocean.html The Indian Ocean is the third largest ocean, … Continue reading

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>SST Anomalies By Global Quadrants

>INTRODUCTION Normally, I’ve been segmenting data according to ocean and hemisphere or some portion thereof. I needed a break from the series I’ve been doing on the tropics, so I decided to divide the Globe into quadrants, Figure 1, and … Continue reading

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>Tropical SST Anomalies Revisited – East Pacific Ocean

>PREVIOUS POSTS IN SERIES Tropical SST Anomalies Revisited – Introductionhttp://bobtisdale.blogspot.com/2008/09/tropical-sst-anomalies-revisited.html Tropical SST Anomalies Revisited – Atlantic Oceanhttp://bobtisdale.blogspot.com/2008/09/tropical-sst-anomalies-revisited_24.html AREAS INCLUDED Figure 1 illustrates the geographic areas included in this post and their coordinates. They include the:-Tropical Northeast Pacific (0-20N, 90-180W)-Tropical Southeast … Continue reading

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>Tropical SST Anomalies Revisited – Atlantic Ocean

>PREVIOUS POST Tropical SST Anomalies Revisited – Introductionhttp://bobtisdale.blogspot.com/2008/09/tropical-sst-anomalies-revisited.html AREAS INCLUDED Figure 1 illustrates the geographic areas included in this post and their coordinates. They include the:- Tropical North Atlantic (0-20N, 78W-10E)- Tropical South Atlantic (0-20S, 50W-15E)- North Atlantic (0-70N, 70W-10E)- … Continue reading

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>Tropical SST Anomalies Revisited – Introduction

>INTRODUCTION In their recent paper “Limits on CO2 Climate Forcing from Recent Temperature Data of Earth”, Douglass and Christy state in their summary remarks, “An underlying temperature trend of 0.062±0.010 deg K/decade was estimated from data in the tropical latitude … Continue reading

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>August 2008 SST and SOI Update

>CORRECTION – November 7, 2008 In the opening paragraph of this post, I make the following statement: “I’ve added graphs of NINO3.4 SST anomaly, since it’s a driver of global temperature anomaly (lag 3 to 5 months), and the Southern … Continue reading

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>GISS Model E Climate Simulations Part 2

>INITIAL NOTE The following is a continuation of the thread titled “GISS Model E Climate Simulations”.http://bobtisdale.blogspot.com/2008/09/giss-model-e-climate-simulations.html GISS MODEL E CLIMATE SIMULATION WITHOUT VOLCANIC AEROSOL FORCING In the first part of this series, I noted how the curve of the GISS … Continue reading

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>GISS Model E Climate Simulations

>INITIAL COMMENT I have been looking at the GISS Model E Climate Simulations on and off since May 9, 2008. That’s when Steve McIntyre of ClimateAudit posted Steve Mosher’s recipe for retrieving the data.http://www.climateaudit.org/?p=3084When I’ve been able to wrench myself … Continue reading

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>GISTEMP Radius Smoothing – Long-Term Data Comparison

>INTRODUCTION In a prior post, “GISTEMP: 1200km vs 250km Smoothing Radius Comparison”, I examined the difference between the 1200 and 250 km radius smoothing in GISS Global Temperature Anomaly data over the term of January 1978 to April 2008. The … Continue reading

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>Atmospheric CO2 Concentration versus Sea Surface Temperature

>Figure 1 is a curve most people investigating climate change have run across: the Keeling Curve, the Atmospheric CO2 concentration at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii since March 1958. There are variations of the graph that smooth out the … Continue reading

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