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Midyear Prognosis For Records in 2014 (Now Includes June Data)

Guest Essay By Werner Brozek, Edited by Just The Facts: It was my intention to include all June data, however the June anomaly for Hadcrut3 is running really late again. However, Hadcrut3 has been tracking Hadcrut4 very closely, so assuming Hadcrut3 goes up as much in June as Hadcrut4 did, the WoodForTrees Temperature Index (WTI),…

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June 2014 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update

Sorry this update is late. I got sidetracked with the post about Risbey et al. (2014), and the post about the new climate model, now with knobs. This post provides an update of the data for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature data—GISS and NCDC through June 2014 and HADCRUT4 through May…

NASA GISS runs ‘hot’ and ‘cold’ as an outlier again

NASA GISS Version 3 vs. Version 2, using HadCRUT.4 Version differences as a baseline Guest essay by David Dohbro Recently the climate blogosphere has uncovered the effects of adjusting past and present United States’ land-temperature data as measured by the United States Historical Climatology Network (USHCN) and how that possible affects the temperature records as…

Gavin Schmidt is the new James Hansen

NASA Names Schmidt Director of the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, gets honorary lunch ticket to Tom’s Restaurant. NASA has named Gavin A. Schmidt to head the agency’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York, a leading Earth climate research laboratory. Currently deputy director of the institute, Schmidt steps into the position left…

On the Differences and Similarities between Global Surface Temperature and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Datasets

UPDATE: See the correction at the end of the post, which pertained to the discussion of the trend maps in Figures 13 and 14. I’ve crossed out the paragraph between those illustrations that was incorrect. And I’ve corrected a good number of typos in the text and illustrations. Thanks to all who found them. #…