Daily Archives: May 5, 2010

Gavin’s sensitive side

Sensitive side (from the NASA Global Climate Change Website) By Rosemary Sullivant, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory A little extra carbon dioxide in the air may, unfortunately, go further towards warming Earth than previously thought. A team of British and U.S. … Continue reading

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Posted in Carbon dioxide, Modeling | 203 Comments

UAH global temperature anomaly, a bit cooler in April

APRIL 2010 UAH Global Temperature Update: +0.50 deg. C By Dr. Roy Spencer The global-average lower tropospheric temperature continues warm: +0.50 deg. C for April, 2010, although it is 0.15 deg. C cooler than last month. The linear trend since … Continue reading

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New paper: Tropical cyclone response to solar UV

Daily tropical cyclone intensity response to solar ultraviolet radiation J. B. Elsner, T. H. Jagger, and R. E. Hodges GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 37, L09701, doi:10.1029/2010GL043091, 2010 Abstract: An inverse relationship between hurricane activity over the Caribbean and the number … Continue reading

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Sun’s magnetics coming alive again

When I last looked at the Ap geomagnetic index back in January, it looked pretty grim. Solar geomagnetic index reaches unprecedented low – only “zero” could be lower – in a month when sunspots became more active Now with the release … Continue reading

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