Tag Archives: Global Historical Climatology Network

Note to Tamino: Cherries are not the only fruit

Guest post by Verity Jones A Tamino rant aimed at Joe D’Aleo’s Arctic ice refreezing after falling short of 2007 record (also at ICECAP) has had me smiling.  Tamino’s accusation against Joe of cherry picking are centred on one of the … Continue reading

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One data set discontinued, NCDC to offer free daily data access to another

I’m not sure what the motivation for this is, none was given in the announcement. The historical data contained in the 3200 directory will remain on ftp3 for a limited time. This mirrors the removal of other datasets, such as … Continue reading

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The Climate Change Blues

Via Eurekalert, and from the “Department of Population Color Doppler Shift”, comes this story of the bluing. Next comes the violet. After that, well, I don’t even want to talk about it…   Published in the Journal of Animal Ecology … Continue reading

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Pielke Sr. on sampling error in BEST 2% preliminary results

Is There A Sampling Bias In The BEST Analysis Reported By Richard Muller? Guest post by Dr. Roger Pielke Senior In his testimony Richard Muller (which I posted on Friday April 2 2011), indicated that he used 2% of the available … Continue reading

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New independent surface temperature record in the works

Good news travels fast. I’m a bit surprised to see this get some early coverage, as the project isn’t ready yet. However since it has been announced by press, I can tell you that this project is partly a reaction … Continue reading

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CRU’s shifting sands of global surface temperature

Excerpt from The Inconvenient Skeptic by John Kehr The longer I am involved in the global warming debate the more frustrated I am getting with the CRU temperature data.   This is the one of the most commonly cited sources of … Continue reading

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3% of Earth’s landmass is now urbanized

This study, from 2005, is not one I’ve covered here before, but I thought it was relevant to have a look at as a logical followup to the recent announcement from NASA at AGU that satellites have identified strong UHI … Continue reading

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