Daily Archives: October 1, 2012

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Dr. Ryan Maue releases new hurricane frequency data showing a negative trend in the last 30 years

Meteorologist Dr. Ryan Maue has released the latest hurricane frequency data updated through September 2012 showing a continuation of depressed global major hurricane numbers. He announced on Twitter today: Still going down, global major hurricane numbers during last 12-months: 15 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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