Climate lab in a container on the high seas

From the Brookhaven National Laboratory: Yearlong MAGIC Climate Study Launches Climate instruments mounted aboard the Horizon Spirit container ship begin taking data The Horizon Spirit makes the round trip between Los Angeles and Hawaii every two weeks. UPTON, NY — A Horizon Lines container ship outfitted with meteorological and atmospheric instruments installed by U.S. Department of…

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Tisdale’s September 2012 Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Update

PRELIMINARY Guest Post by Bob Tisdale STANDARD OPENING PARAGRAPH The September 2012 Reynolds OI.v2 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) data through the NOAA NOMADS website won’t be official until Monday, September 8th. Refer to the schedule on the NOAA Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis Frequently Asked Questions webpage. The following are the preliminary Global and NINO3.4 SST anomalies…

Unloading James Hansen’s Climate Dice

Guest post by Chip Knappenberger, originally on Master Resource “Today’s temperature ‘extremes’ are simply yesterday’s extremes warmed up a bit, partly from the heat-island effect. But they are not new events…. Hansen’s push on weather extremes is another case where the level of alarm is disproportionate to the level of impact.”  – Chip Knappenberger Today’s temperature…

September Panics and Smurphy’s Law

A layman’s view of the strange period of history we are living through Guest post by Caleb Shaw During hot spells in the summer I often find it refreshing to click onto Anthony’s “Sea Ice Page,” and to sit back and simply watch ice melt. It is an escape from my busy, sweaty routine, as…