Monthly Archives: August 2011

PRELIMINARY August 2011 SST Anomaly Update

Sorry for the delay.  There was a temporary loss of electric power and internet service. The August 2011 Reynolds OI.v2 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) data through the NOAA NOMADS website won’t be official until Monday, September 5th. Refer to the schedule … Continue reading

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Weekly ENSO Index Drops Below The La Niña Threshold

This post will serve as the Mid-August 2011 SST Anomaly Update NINO3.4 NINO3.4 SST anomalies (a commonly used El Niño-Southern Oscillation Index) have dropped significantly below the -0.5 deg C threshold of a La Niña Event. They are presently at … Continue reading

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A Memo To Hansen and Sato

Date:August 21, 2011 Subject:A Request About Your El Niño Predictions And A Question About Anthropogenic Global Warming To:James E. Hansen and Makiko Sato Dear Makiko and James: I am writing to you via my weblog with a request and a … Continue reading

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1ST Quarter 2011 Sea Level Anomaly Update And An Initial Look At The Impacts Of ENSO On Global Sea Level

It’s been more than two years since my last Sea Level anomaly update using the data from the University of Colorado Sea Level Research Group . I visit their website regularly, but each update seems to be an extension of … Continue reading

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THIS IS ONLY A TEST

I’m just checking to see if I can upload a 6mb .gif animation through Windows Live Writer to WordPress. The animation is from an upcoming post about short-term and decadal variations in sea level anomalies. It appears I will be … Continue reading

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July 2011 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update

INITIAL NOTE I’ve changed the coordinates used for North Atlantic SST anomalies. I had been using 0-75N, 78W-10E, but I’ve changed them to the coordinates used by the NOAA ESRL for their Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) data, 0-70N, 80W-0. North … Continue reading

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Supplement To “ENSO Indices Do Not Represent The Process Of ENSO Or Its Impact On Global Temperature”

In ENSO Indices Do Not Represent The Process Of ENSO Or Its Impact On Global Temperature, I eventually divided Global Sea Surface Temperature (SST) anomaly data into two subsets: the East Pacific and the Atlantic-Indian-West Pacific. Both datasets extended from … Continue reading

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PRELIMINARY July 2011 SST Anomaly Update

The July 2011 Reynolds OI.v2 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) data through the NOAA NOMADS website won’t be official until Monday, August 8th. Refer to the schedule on the NOAA Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis Frequently Asked Questionswebpage. The following … Continue reading

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