Tag Archives: NCAR

The hybridization of hurricane Sandy

by Bob Henson, NCAR News with contributions from Dr. Ryan Maue Every so often, a quiet corner of research suddenly grabs the spotlight. Such was the case this week when a Category 1 Atlantic hurricane morphed into Superstorm Sandy (note- … Continue reading

About these ads
Posted in hurricanes, Weather | Tagged , , | 79 Comments

Wyoming experiences that “giant sucking sound” as new coal fired climate supercomputer is turned on

Did your lights dim yesterday? It might have been Trenberth’s “travesty calculator”. Readers may recall when I covered the announcement of the building of this new supercomputer: NCAR’s dirty little secret Measuring 108,000 square feet in total with 15,000-20,000 square feet … Continue reading

Posted in Carbon footprint, Technology | Tagged , , , | 74 Comments

A view of climate “on the ground” from a reporter who was there at the beginning

Elevated from a comment Theodore White says: March 8, 2012 at 5:04 pm Let’s clarify a few things on another of Anthony’s excellent posts, like this one ‘Hey Hansen! Where’s the Beef !?’ – It’s lengthy, but gives the view … Continue reading

Posted in Global warming, media | Tagged , , , , , , , | 191 Comments

NCAR’s Dr. Kevin Treberth’s ugly intolerance of dissenting views from other scientists

And to think I almost wasted my time going to visit Dr. Trenberth at NCAR this fall. This is mind blowing intolerance in professional discourse. Here’s the email, bold mine. email 3946 date: Thu Dec 9 08:28:11 2004 from: Phil … Continue reading

Posted in Climategate, hurricanes | Tagged , , , | 115 Comments

An Initial Look At The Hindcasts Of The NCAR CCSM4 Coupled Climate Model

Guest post by Bob Tisdale OVERVIEW This post compares the instrument observations of three global temperature anomaly datasets (NINO3, Global, and North Atlantic “Plus”) to the hindcasts of the NCAR couple climate model CCSM4, which was used in a couple … Continue reading

Posted in Modeling | Tagged , , , , , , , | 104 Comments