Monthly Archives: February 2011

>PRELIMINARY February 2011 SST Anomaly Update

>The February 2011 Reynolds OI.v2 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) data through the NOAA NOMADS website won’t be official until March 7th. Refer to the schedule on the NOAA Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis Frequently Asked Questions webpage. The following … Continue reading

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>Request for Assistance In Assessing an Important Sea Level Study

>Guest Post by John Droz, Jr. Friends: I am asking for help from oceanographers and/or others who have experience with sea level measurements. I am a physicist (energy expert) who has been involved with several environmental issues over the last … Continue reading

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>The Recent Drop In The Sea Surface Temperatures Of U.S. Coastal Waters

>This post illustrates the recent drop in the SST anomalies of the U.S. coastal waters. We’ll represent this subset with the coordinates of 20N-50N, 130W-65W. I’ve used those coordinates in at least one earlier post about the SST Anomalies of … Continue reading

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>GISS Has Removed ERSST.v3b As An Option On Its Map-Making Webpage

>I had noted the addition of ERSST.v3b SST dataset to the GISS Global Maps webpage almost a year ago in the February 25, 2010 post WHEN DID GISS ADD ERSST.v3b DATA TO THEIR MAP-MAKING WEB PAGE? In a follow-up post … Continue reading

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>NINO3.4 SST Anomalies Have Started Their La Niña Rebound

>Figure 1 shows weekly NINO3.4 SST anomalies from January 7, 2004 through February 9, 2011. The central equatorial Pacific SST anomalies have risen significantly in the last week. Figure 1 Figure 2 compares the SST anomalies for the transitions … Continue reading

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>January 2011 SST Anomaly Update

>MONTHLY SST ANOMALY MAP The map of Global OI.v2 SST anomalies for January 2011 downloaded from the NOMADS website is shown below. There was a mix of variations in ocean basin SST anomalies this month. The Arctic, South Atlantic, and … Continue reading

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>Comments On Tamino’s AMO Post

>UPDATE (3-16-11): Refer to the update at the end of the post. ############## Tamino’s AMO post is a response to my post Removing The Effects of Natural Variables – Multiple Linear Regression-Based or “Eyeballed” Scaling Factors (hereinafter referred to as … Continue reading

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>PRELIMINARY January 2011 SST Anomaly Update

>Sorry for the delay. Snow (lots of it) and family obligations have kept me from posting and responding to comments on posts for a few days. And yes, I’ll be responding to Tamino. The January 2011 Reynolds OI.v2 Sea Surface … Continue reading

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