Author Archives: Bob Tisdale

About Bob Tisdale

Research interest: the long-term aftereffects of El Niño and La Nina events on global sea surface temperature and ocean heat content. Author of the ebook Who Turned on the Heat? and regular contributor at WattsUpWithThat.

The 2014/15 El Niño – Part 11 – Is the El Niño Dying?

There’s still a possibility the 2014/15 El Niño could die even though it had so much promise just a few months ago.  In this post, we’ll compare a few indicators now to where they were 2 months ago at the … Continue reading

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The Unisys Daily Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Maps May Be Gone

UPDATE (July 14, 2014):  Unisys is once again providing  daily sea surface temperature anomaly updates. # # # Near the first of this month, the NOAA National Weather Service discontinued the sea surface temperature dataset used by Unisys to create … Continue reading

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May 2014 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update

This post updates the data for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature data—GISS through May 2014 and HADCRUT4 and NCDC through April 2014—and of the two suppliers of satellite-based global lower troposphere temperature data (RSS and UAH) … Continue reading

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Flashback 1997 – Scientists Forecast Permanent El Ninos.

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood ? http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/25433.stm ? Back in 1997, the BBC reported: ? Scientists are warning that global warming could make the El Nino a permanent feature of the world’s…

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Table of Contents of Book in the Works

Attached here is a pdf copy of the Table of Contents of my upcoming book, which is presently titled The Flaws, Not Just the Pause.  I’m looking for feedback.  Basically, at this point in the process, what topics have I … Continue reading

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New from NOAA

UPDATE:  NOAA has corrected the typos in the illustrations at the new reanalysis intercomparison website. # # # # # NOAA opened two new blogs recently…and a new reanalysis intercomparison website, with a plethora of ENSO-related illustrations.

Posted in El Nino-La Nina Processes, Hurricanes | 8 Comments

May 2014 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update

THE EQUATORIAL PACIFIC The monthly sea surface temperature anomalies across the entire central and eastern equatorial Pacific have reached El Niño conditions with anomalies in excess of +0.5 deg C.   While El Niño conditions exist now, we are presently not … Continue reading

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Is One of the Objectives of All Alarmists to Be a Source of Misinformation?

Near the end of the June 3rd post The 2014/15 El Niño – Part 10 – June 2014 Update – Still Waiting for the Feedbacks, I discussed that misinformation about the developing El Niño would the topic of an upcoming post. … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, CAGW Proponent Arguments | 4 Comments

The 2014/15 El Niño – Part 10 – June 2014 Update – Still Waiting for the Feedbacks

This post provides an update on the progress of the early evolution of the 2014/15 El Niño with data through the end of May 2014. The post is similar in layout to the May update.  The post includes 5 gif … Continue reading

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SkepticalScience Needs to Update their Escalator

The SkepticalScience animation The Escalator has been around for a couple of years, and it has appeared in dozens of their posts and in blog posts by other carbon dioxide-obsessed alarmists.  Their intent with The Escalator animation was to show … Continue reading

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