Monthly Archives: March 2009

>A Recent Drop in the AMO

>CORRECTION: The AMO illustrations and its descriptions have been corrected to reflect the discussion in The Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation – Correcting My Mistake. A QUICK OVERVIEW OF THE AMO The Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (AMO) is an expression of the natural … Continue reading

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>February 2009 SST Anomaly Update

>The map of Global OI.v2 SST anomalies provided by NOMADS is shown below. http://s5.tinypic.com/wvelo6.jpg February 2009 SST Anomalies Map The first NINO3.4 SST anomaly graph illustrates raw WEEKLY OI.v2 SST anomaly data that’s centered on Wednesdays, from January 3, 1990 … Continue reading

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>SST Anomalies of U.S. “Coastal” Waters

>And Two Quick Visual Comparisons To The GISS Contiguous 48 U.S. Surface Air Temperature Anomalies INITIAL NOTE ABOUT THE DATA Figure 2 and Figures 4 through 7 are based on ERSST.v2 data. Figure 8 uses HADISST data for the second … Continue reading

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>Gulf Stream Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomalies

>Figure 1 is an ocean current map of the Western North Atlantic that illustrates the location of the Gulf Stream. The image was cropped from the Ocean Currents map available from Wikimedia Commons: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/67/Ocean_currents_1943_%28borderless%293.png http://s5.tinypic.com/2vj6ff6.jpg Figure 1 The grid areas … Continue reading

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