Monthly Archives: November 2010

>Long-Term ONI-Like Table Of El Niño and La Niña Events

>The following tables were prepared to provide a reference of El Niño and La Niña events since 1900, using HADISST-based SST anomalies for the NINO3.4 region. They are based on the same definition of warm and cool ENSO events that … Continue reading

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>PRELIMINARY November 2010 SST Anomaly Update

>The November 2010 SST data through the NOAA NOMADS website won’t be official until December 6. Refer to the schedule on the NOAA Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis Frequently Asked Questions webpage. The following are the preliminary Global and … Continue reading

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>Does Hadley Centre Sea Surface Temperature Data (HADSST2) Underestimate Recent Warming?

>In advance of the UN negotiations next week in Cancun, the press and blogs today have included numerous elaborations on the UK Met Office press release Scientific evidence is Met Office focus at Cancun. The Australian article “Global temperature rises … Continue reading

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>Guan and Nigam 2008 And 2009

>The following two papers by Guan and Nigam are the most in depth and informative analyses of Sea Surface Temperature (SST) for the 20th Century that I’ve run across to date. The first in chronological order is Guan and Nigam, … Continue reading

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>Mid-November 2010 SST Anomaly Update

>I’ve shortened this edition of the mid-month update by including only the shorter-term NINO3.4 and global SST anomaly graphs; that is, the ones from January 2004 to present. ############# NINO3.4 NINO3.4 SST anomalies for the week centered on November 17, … Continue reading

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>Multidecadal Changes In Sea Surface Temperature

>Longer Title: Do Multidecadal Changes In The Strength And Frequency Of El Niño and La Niña Events Cause Global Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies To Rise And Fall Over Multidecadal Periods? ############ UPDATE (November 19, 2010): I’ve added a clarification about … Continue reading

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>October 2010 SST Anomaly Update

>MONTHLY SST ANOMALY MAP The map of Global OI.v2 SST anomalies for October 2010 downloaded from the NOAA NOMADS website is shown below. The peak of the seasonal elevated SST anomalies in the North Atlantic appears to have passed. They … Continue reading

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>PRELIMINARY October 2010 SST Anomaly Update

>The October 2010 SST data through the NOAA NOMADS website won’t be official until October 8. Refer to the schedule on the NOAA Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis Frequently Asked Questions webpage. The following are the preliminary Global and … Continue reading

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