Monthly Archives: June 2009

>Well, There Ya Have It (OI.v2 SST Data Update Schedule)

> NOAA’s schedule for providing real-time OI.v2 SST data is described in their FAQ webpage: http://www.emc.ncep.noaa.gov/research/cmb/sst_analysis/FAQ.html They write: ############ The real-time weekly fields run Sunday through Saturday and are generated early Monday morning. We have to wait until we can … Continue reading

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>Contiguous U.S. GISTEMP Linear Trends: Before and After

>Many of us have seen gif animations and blink comparators of the older version of Contiguous U.S. GISTEMP data versus the newer version, and here’s yet another one. The presentation is clearer than most. http://i44.tinypic.com/29dwsj7.gif It is based on the … Continue reading

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>Part 2 of Comparison of GISTEMP and UAH MSU TLT Anomalies

>Or The Comparison of GISTEMP Land Surface Temperature Anomalies and the UAH MSU TLT Anomalies for the Same Land Surface Areas INTRODUCTION In the first part of this post, Part 1 of Comparison of GISTEMP and UAH MSU TLT Anomalies, … Continue reading

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>Part 1 of Comparison of GISTEMP and UAH MSU TLT Anomalies

>CORRECTION: Many thanks to bloggers timetochooseagain and Mark Nodine for catching the errors in the Arctic and North American Plus trends that I had listed in the text. They found them in the WattsUpWithThat version of this post. http://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/06/24/a-comphrehensive-comparison-of-giss-and-uah-global-temperature-data/ I … Continue reading

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>Mid-June 2009 NINO3.4 SST Anomaly Update

>A quick post. Weekly NINO3.4 SST anomalies for the week centered on June 17, 2009 are above 0.5 deg C, well into the range of El Nino temperatures. http://i43.tinypic.com/i6gg7k.jpg NINO3.4 SST Anomalies SOURCE OI.v2 SST anomaly data is available through … Continue reading

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>The USGCRP Report “Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States” Fails To Acknowledge the Multiyear Effects of ENSO on Global Temperature

>The USGCRP report “Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States” was released today. Link to report: http://downloads.globalchange.gov/usimpacts/pdfs/climate-impacts-report.pdf As noted in the title, it fails to address the multiyear effects of El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events on global temperature. Other … Continue reading

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>Putting The Short-Term Trend Of North Atlantic SST Anomalies Into Perspective

> The following quote is from my post “The Impact of the North Atlantic and Volcanic Aerosols on Short-Term Global SST Trends”: “The disparity between the North Atlantic SST anomaly trend…and the rest of the subsets was striking. The North … Continue reading

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>The Matthews Factor

>INTRODUCTION The press release for Matthews et al (2009) “The Proportionality of Global Warming to Cumulative Carbon Emissions” includes the statement, “These findings mean that we can now say: if you emit that tonne of carbon dioxide, it will lead … Continue reading

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>The Reemergence Mechanism

>INTRODUCTION I provided a number of quotes from Newman et al (2003) “ENSO-Forced Variability of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation” in my post Misunderstandings about the PDO – REVISED that ran in parallel at WattsUpWithThat. WUWT link: http://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/04/28/misunderstandings-about-the-pacific-decadal-oscillation/ The first quote … Continue reading

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>Corrections to OIv2 SST Data For May 2009

> Preliminary Notes: I’ve been downloading SST data for only a year, so I can’t say if changes are made often to the current month of OI.v2 SST data. But this month the OI.v2 SST data for May 2009 was … Continue reading

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