Category Archives: measurement

Can GISS And Other Data Sets Set Records in 2014? (Now Includes April Data)

Guest Post by Werner Brozek (Edited By Just The Facts) GISS and other sets are  poised to set new records in 2014, even without an El Nino. The present GISS record is a two way tie for first place with … Continue reading

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How Would A Super El Niño Affect RSS in 2014? (Now Includes March Data)

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts I will attempt to answer the question in the title from two different perspectives. First of all, can a super El Niño cause the present 1998 record … Continue reading

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July 1912 GISS Anomaly (-0.47) Was Warmer Than January 2007 GISS Anomaly (+0.94) – (Now Includes February Data)

Image Credit: The above graphic was sourced from this article by John Kehr on his blog The Inconvenient Skeptic, and he also authored this interesting article on WUWT. Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts It may … Continue reading

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When Did Anthropogenic Global Warming Begin?

By WUWT Regular “Just The Facts”: Note: This article builds upon a previous article, When Did Global Warming Begin?, which offers highly recommended background for this article. There appears to be some confusion as to when humans might have begun … Continue reading

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Turning airliners into flying weather stations

From Scripps Institute New Airborne GPS Technology for Weather Conditions Takes Flight First-time demonstration led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography captures key meteorological data from aircraft, along with the potential to improve hurricane forecasting A new GPS system aboard airplanes … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing A Full Kernel Cascaded Triple Running Mean Low Pass Filter, No Seriously…

Image Credit: Climate Data Blog By Richard Linsley Hood  – Edited by Just The Facts The goal of this crowdsourcing thread is to present a 12 month/365 day Cascaded Triple Running Mean (CTRM) filter, inform readers of its basis and value, and … Continue reading

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Will Global Cooling Continue in 2014? (Now Includes January Data)

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts You may have seen the following recent articles (1, 2 and 3) by Walter Dnes on his January Leading Indicator. The same idea can also be shown … Continue reading

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Another Year, Another Nail in the CAGW Coffin (Now Includes December Data)

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts CAGW refers to Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming. Few people doubt that humans have some influence on climate, however the big debate is whether or not we are … Continue reading

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2013 Was Not A Good Year For Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Climate Warming Change Disruption Weirding Ocean Acidification Extreme Weather, etc.

Image Credit: European Space Agency – CryoSat By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” For anyone keeping track, 2013 has not been a good year for those who propagate the Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming (CAGW) Narrative, also know by a litany … Continue reading

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HadCRUT4 is From Venus, GISS is From Mars (Now Includes November Data)

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts With apologies to John Gray, it can be seen from the above graph that the two data sets often either go in opposite directions or are different … Continue reading

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Could the Perspectives of Cowtan and Way Negate RSS’s 17 Year Pause? (Now Includes all October Data except Hadcrut)

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts In reference to my previous article RSS Reaches Santer’s 17 Years, and taking into account the good work already done in analyzing Cowtan and Way by Steve … Continue reading

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A Big Picture Look At “Earth’s Temperature” – Santer 17 Update

Image Credits: NASA,  BP.Blogspot.com, Wikimedia.org By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” NOAA’s State of the Climate In 2008 report found that: The simulations rule out (at the 95% level) zero trends for intervals of 15 yr or more, suggesting that … Continue reading

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RSS Reaches Santer’s 17 Years

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts RSS stands for Remote Sensing Systems, which is a satellite temperature data set similar to the University of Alabama – Huntsville (UAH) dataset that John Christy and … Continue reading

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Statistical Significances – How Long Is “The Pause”? (Now Includes September Data)

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts, Update/Additional Explanatory Commentary from Nick Stokes UPDATE: RSS for October has just come out and the value was 0.207. As a result, RSS has now reached the … Continue reading

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Antarctic Sea Ice Didn’t Get The Memo That It Was Supposed To Melt

Image Credit: Cryosphere Today – University of Illinois – Polar Research Group By WUWT Regular Just The Facts Per the graph above, Antarctic Sea Ice Extent has remained above the 1981 – 2010 “normal” range for much of the last … Continue reading

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Global Sea Ice Overview, Walrus Gathering and Northern Regional Sea Ice Retrospective

Image Credit: Cryosphere Today – University of Illinois – Polar Research Group By WUWT Regular Just The Facts For those beating the “imminent Arctic ice death spiral” drum, 2013 has not been a good year. Per the graph above, Global … Continue reading

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RSS Flat For 200 Months (Now Includes July Data)

[NOTE: RSS is a satellite temperature data set much like the UAH dataset from Dr. Roy Spencer and John Christy - Anthony] Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts The graphic above shows 3 … Continue reading

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Cycles Without The Mania

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Are there cycles in the sun and its associated electromagnetic phenomena? Assuredly. What are the lengths of the cycles? Well, there’s the question. In the process of writing my recent post about cyclomania, I came … Continue reading

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How Good Are Met Office Predictions? (Now Includes at Least May Data)

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts “We are now using the system to predict changes out to 2014. By the end of this period, the global average temperature is expected to have risen … Continue reading

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Are We in a Pause or a Decline? (Now Includes at Least April* Data)

Image Credit: WoodForTrees.org Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts *At least April data was my intention. However as of June 8, HadCRUT3 for April is still not up! Could it be because as of the end … Continue reading

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Opensource Temperature Data Monitoring Spreadsheet Updating Methodology

Image Credit: Walter Dnes By Walter Dnes – Edited and Comment by Just The Facts and Werner Brozek In my recent WUWT post I introduced an Opensource Temperature Data Monitoring Spreadsheet. The intent of this spreadsheet is to provide some … Continue reading

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Historical Sea Surface Temperature Adjustments/Corrections aka “The Bucket Model”…

Image Credit: Bob Tisdale – bobtisdale.wordpress.com By WUWT Regular Just The Facts The recent Adjustments/Corrections to the HadCRUT4 and CRUTEM4 Temperature Data Sets by the Met Office Hadley Centre and Climatic Research Unit got me thinking about the cumulative impact … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing An Opensource Temperature Data Monitoring Methodology and Spreadsheet

Image Credit: Walter Dnes By Walter Dnes – Edited by WUWT Regular Just The Facts I have developed a methodology and spreadsheet to capture and chart HadCRUT3, HadCRUT4, GISS, UAH, RSS, and NOAA monthly global temperature anomaly data. Calculations are … Continue reading

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Were Late Season Snowstorms and the Long Cold Winter Caused by Anthropogenic Global Warming or a Cold Northern Polar Region?

Image Credit: Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” I recommend that everyone watch this brief Weather Channel segment titled “Blame Climate Change for Long Winter“, the video description states that, “In much of the country this … Continue reading

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A Big Picture Look At “Earth’s Temperature” – “The Pause” Update

Image Credit: NASA and BP.Blogspot.com By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” Recently there has been significant attention focused on “The Pause” in Earth’s warming, the length of “The Pause” and where “Earth’s Temperature” may go from here, e.g.: “Over the … Continue reading

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Global Warming Over Land Is Real: CU-Boulder, NOAA Study

Image Credit: Compo et al., 2013 From the Huffington Post: The thermometers got it right. The Earth is warming, another study is reporting. Climate scientists recognize that changes in weather observation stations’ immediate surroundings — such as neighboring trees being … Continue reading

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Are Climate Models Realistic? (Now Includes at Least February Data)

Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts (Note: If you read my report with the January data and just wish to know what is new with the February data, you will find the most important new things … Continue reading

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Has Global Warming Stalled? (Now Includes January Data)

Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts In order to answer the question in the title, we need to know what time period is a reasonable period to take into consideration. As well, we need to know … Continue reading

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Has Global Warming Stalled?

Guest Post By Werner Brozek, Edited By Just The Facts In order to answer the question in the title, we need to know what time period is a reasonable period to take into consideration. As well, we need to know … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing a Temperature Trend Analysis

(Image Credit: WoodForTrees.com) By Werner Brozek, edited and with introduction by WUWT regular “Just The Facts” Your help is needed in building a regular temperature trend analysis for WUWT. With much attention being focused on how much warming, or lack … Continue reading

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Circular Logic not worth a Millikelvin

Guest post by Mike Jonas A few days ago, on Judith Curry’s excellent ClimateEtc blog, Vaughan Pratt wrote a post “Multidecadal climate to within a millikelvin” which provided the content and underlying spreadsheet calculations for a poster presentation at the … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing the WUWT “Extreme Weather” Reference Page

(Photo credits: NOAA) By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” Your help is needed in building the new WUWT “Extreme Weather” Reference Page. My recent article A Big Picture Look At “Earth’s Temperature” – “Extreme Weather” Update appears to have struck … Continue reading

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A Big Picture Look At “Earth’s Temperature” – “Extreme Weather” Update

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” Recently there have been increased efforts to link “Climate Change” and “Extreme Weather” e.g., NOAA links extreme weather to climate change CBS – July 10, 2012, “NASA scientist links climate change, extreme weather” CNN … Continue reading

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A Big Picture Look At “Earth’s Temperature” – 2nd Quarter, 2012 – “What Global Warming Looks Like” Update

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” In the US we are currently being bombarded with claims that “this summer is ‘what global warming looks like’” from the Associated Press and “summer heat wave an early indication of global warming” from … Continue reading

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WUWT Sea Ice Page Upgrades and Northern Regional Sea Ice Overview

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” We are pleased to introduce an array of upgrades to the WUWT Sea Ice Page, including: Arctic Sea Ice Thickness: From the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) – HYCOM Consortium for Data-Assimilative Ocean Modeling links … Continue reading

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