Monthly Archives: June 2013

I Don’t Like Being Called A Liar, Fabricator or Data Manipulator

ALTERNATE TITLE: LESSONS IN USING THE NOAA NOMADS SYSTEM I left a comment yesterday at Judith Curry’s blog on the thread of her most recent week in review. My simple comment (here) reads: Last time I checked, the sea surface … Continue reading

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Model-Data Comparison: Hemispheric Sea Ice Area

I discovered this climate model failure a while ago, but haven’t published a post about it because, if I were to compare the modeled and observed sea ice area for each hemisphere, I would need to make too many approximations … Continue reading

Posted in Model-Data Sea Ice | 31 Comments

May 2013 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 2013. It was downloaded from the NOMADS website. The contour levels are set at 0.5 deg C, and white is … Continue reading

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A Couple of Comments about the Oppenheimer and Trenberth Op-Ed in the Washington Post

Update:  At the suggestion of one of the readers at the cross post at WUWT, I’ve rewritten the second paragraph after Figure 3. Thanks, richard verney. ######## In response to the May 19, 2013 op-ed Overheated rhetoric on climate change … Continue reading

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Joe Bastardi was Correct about Gulf of Mexico Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies

This is an update of hurricane region sea surface temperature anomalies in light of the formation of Tropical Storm Andrea. I published the post Hurricane Main Development Region Sea Surface Temperatures & Anomalies – Plus a Couple of Other Regions (cross … Continue reading

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Open Letter to the Royal Meteorological Society Regarding Dr. Trenberth’s Article “Has Global Warming Stalled?”

Update 2: A number of typos were found in this post.  I’ve corrected them here and in the pdf version. A revised pdf copy is available here.  I’ve removed the old version from WordPress. #### Note:  A typo was found and … Continue reading

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I Haven’t Disappeared

I’ve been working on a very detailed post about Kevin Trenberth’s article Has Global Warming Stalled? that appears at the Royal Meteorological Society website. A very similar article with only minor differences was also published at with the title … Continue reading

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