Monthly Archives: June 2012

On Sallenger et al (2012) – Hotspot of Accelerated Sea Level Rise on the Atlantic Coast of North America

UPDATE (July 3, 2012): I’ve provided this update on both of my Sallenger et al (2012) posts. Tamino (Grant Foster) has once again written a misleading rebuttal, this time to my two posts about Sallenger et al (2012). Refer to … Continue reading

Posted in Sea Level | 8 Comments

“Mercury rising”? “Greater L.A. to heat up an average 4 to 5 degrees by mid-century”????

SkepticalScience recently published a post titled Mercury rising: Greater L.A. to heat up an average 4 to 5 degrees by mid-century. It’s a cross post of a UCLA press release with the same title. It struck me odd, because we … Continue reading

Posted in CAGW Proponent Arguments, LSAT | 2 Comments

The NOAA Weekly ENSO Sea Surface Temperature Indices Webpage Has Changed Location

There has been concern expressed recently around the blogosphere that NOAA hasn’t updated their weekly El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) sea surface temperature-based indices webpage since May 16, 2012. I use the NOAA NOMADS website (alternate NOAA computer here) for my … Continue reading

Posted in El Nino-La Nina Processes, SST Update | 2 Comments

NINO3.4 Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies Approaching the Threshold of El Niño Conditions AND a Status Update on New Book

This post will serve as the sea surface temperature update for mid-June. The post also provides an update on the progress I’m making with my new book The Ignored Driver of Global Climate.  I’ve included the table of contents as … Continue reading

Posted in El Nino-La Nina Processes, SST Update | 11 Comments

May 2012 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update

MONTHLY SST ANOMALY MAP The following is a Global map of Reynolds OI.v2 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) anomalies for May 2012. It was downloaded from the NOMADS website. The contour levels are set at 0.5 deg C, and white is … Continue reading

Posted in SST Update | 11 Comments

NOAA Issues El Niño Watch for Second Half of 2012, Joe Romm Issues “Rapid Warming” Alert for 2013

NOAA issued an El Niño watch yesterday morning. The watch seems a bit premature. A “watch” in NOAA parlance means “conditions are favorable,” but the synopsis of the NOAA report reads: There is a 50% chance that El Niño conditions will … Continue reading

Posted in CAGW Proponent Arguments, El Nino-La Nina Processes, Weather Event Hype | 5 Comments

Comments on NOAA’s Recent Changes to the Oceanic NINO Index (ONI)

As many of you are aware, I’m writing another book. The working title is The Ignored Driver of Global Climate: El Niño- Southern Oscillation. I’m about two-thirds of the way done, I believe. There’s lots of new illustrations (so far … Continue reading

Posted in CAGW Proponent Arguments, El Nino-La Nina Processes, SST Update, Weather Event Hype | 14 Comments

UKMO EN3 Ocean Heat Content Anomaly Data Disappeared From The KNMI Climate Explorer As Suddenly As It Appeared

About two weeks ago, blogger HR advised me that the KNMI Climate Explorer had added another Ocean Heat Content Anomaly dataset, one identified as UKMO EN3. That ocean heat content data was available at four depths: 0-400 meters, 0-700 meters, … Continue reading

Posted in Ocean Heat Content Problems | 17 Comments