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.

Sorry About The Lack of New Posts

I’m on holiday. I’m having too much fun someplace where it’s warm and sunny…and my desktop and laptop with my standard spreadsheets are back home where it’s cold and snowy.   I’m not sure when I’ll be back there, if ever. … Continue reading

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December 2016 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update – With a Look at the Year-End Annual Results

This post provides updates of the values for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature reconstructions—GISS, HADCRUT4 and NOAA NCEI (formerly NOAA NCDC)—and of the two suppliers of satellite-based lower troposphere temperature composites—RSS and UAH—all through December 2016. … Continue reading

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Mainstream Media Ignores New Study: Present Sea Surface Temperatures “Indistinguishable” From Those During Last Interglacial…

…When Sea Levels Were Roughly 20 to 30 Feet Higher than Today Science recently published Hoffman, et al. (2017) Regional and global sea-surface temperatures during the last interglaciation.  Not too surprisingly, the study has been ignored by the mainstream media.  … Continue reading

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Because of the GISS and NOAA Press Conference about 2016 Global Surface Temperatures…

…A Reminder of How Horribly Climate Models Simulate the Surface Temperatures of Earth’s Oceans. This post serves as the annual model-data comparison for sea surface temperatures.

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December 2016 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update

MONTHLY SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE ANOMALY MAP The following is a Global map of Reynolds OI.v2 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) anomalies for December 2016. It was downloaded from the KNMI Climate Explorer. The contour range was set to -2.5 to +2.5 … Continue reading

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RSS Global Lower Troposphere Temperature Data for 2016 Confirm Results from UAH

That is, for 2016, the Temperatures of Earth’s Atmosphere Nearest to Its Surface Were an Insignificant 0.02 Deg C Higher than the Previous El Niño-Related High in 1998.

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Wisconsin DNR Revises Position on Climate Change: Removes Caused by “Human Activities” from Great Lakes Webpage

Lee Bergquist opens his article DNR purges climate change from webpage at the Wisconsin Journal Sentinal (my brackets): The state Department of Natural Resources recently scrubbed language from an agency web page on the Great Lakes that said humans and … Continue reading

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Phil Jones Steps Down

Originally posted on NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT:
By Paul Homewood ? h/t Dave Ward ? ? http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/environment/uea_s_climatic_unit_director_steps_down_1_4829565 ? One down! ? Climatologist Prof Phil Jones, who was at the centre of the Climategate row over hacked emails,…

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A Couple of Holiday Wishes for All

May peace reign in our souls. May joy overwhelm our hearts. May enthusiasm rule our days. Cheers Bob Tisdale

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Our Ignorance is Breathtaking – We Should be Humble

Originally posted on Big Picture News, Informed Analysis:
We humans consistently miss the big picture. The world is improving dramatically, but our brains are addicted to worry and fear. Last week’s edition of Nature includes a highly readable article about…

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