Monthly Archives: July 2010

>LINKS TO SST ANOMALY UPDATES

THIS IS NO LONGER MAINTAINED. Note (August 22, 2011): Sorry, I fell way behind with the maintenance of this page. It should be up to date now. The following are links to the Monthly SST Anomaly Updates, the Preliminary Monthly … Continue reading

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>Land Surface Temperature Contribution To Non-Polar Temperatures

>INTRODUCTION Frank Lansner’s post Did GISS discover 30% more land in the Northern Hemisphere? at Jo Nova’s blog created a recent stir. Watts Up With That ran a similar post by Frank, Tipping point at GISS? Land and sea weight … Continue reading

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>Notes On The GISTEMP Ratio Of Land To Sea Surface Temperature Data

>Over the past few days there has been some blogosphere buzz about the apparent ratio of Land Surface Temperature (LST) Data used in the GISTEMP combined land and sea surface temperature data with 1200km smoothing. I’ll provide a few comparison … Continue reading

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>La Niña Update – Week Of July 7, 2010

>Reynolds (OI.v2) SST anomaly data shows all four NINO regions well into La Niña territories. http://www.srh.noaa.gov/images/mlb/enso/nino-regions.gif Map of NINO Regions ###################### http://i26.tinypic.com/20k9elt.jpg NINO3.4 ###################### http://i29.tinypic.com/29o0v21.jpg NINO4 ###################### http://i25.tinypic.com/2hsakut.jpg NINO3 ###################### http://i28.tinypic.com/ebbudz.jpg NINO1+2 ###################### SOURCE The Optimally Interpolated Sea Surface Temperature … Continue reading

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>June 2010 SST Anomaly Update

>MONTHLY SST ANOMALY MAP The map of Global OI.v2 SST anomalies for June 2010 downloaded from the NOMADS website is shown below. The central equatorial Pacific SST anomalies have decreased to the threshold of a La Niña. http://i47.tinypic.com/280s0p3.jpg June 2010 … Continue reading

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>An Overview Of Sea Surface Temperature Datasets Used In Global Temperature Products

NOTE:  THIS POST NEEDS TO BE UPDATED.  The UKMO Hadley Centre has upgraded their sea surface temperature anomaly product to HADSST3, and GISS is now using ERSST.v3b as their sea surface temperature dataset. When I do update it, I’ll provide … Continue reading

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