I Think, therefore I drive

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a bunch of venture capitalists are now backing Norway’s Think electric-car company. Their plan is to bring the company’s Think City car to the U.S. in 2009 and build it here as well. I drive a 2002 Ford Think electric car, the open frame model. I’m pretty happy with…

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Buckets, Inlets, SST’s and all that – part 2

Since this blog has main focused on air temperature measurement, and has not done any discussion of manual measurement techniques of Sea Surface Temperature measurements, I thought it would be good to first review some of the instrumentation used. Sea Surface Temperature Measurement Instruments: Standard Thermometer Measures: Temperature in degrees, typically used in the bucket…

Buckets, Inlets, SST’s and all that – part 1

There has been a lot of discussion lately about the accuracy of measuring Sea Surface Temperatures prompted by a new study from Phil Jones from the University of East Anglia and Director of UEA’s Climatic Research Unit. The measurement issue for sea surface temperatures that Dr. Jones is studying was recently showcased in an article…