Tag Archives: Remote sensing

Over half the USA covered in snow, the most in 11 years

Paging Dr. David Viner, white courtesy phone please Here is the map from NOAA’s  National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center showing the snow coverage at 53%, the most in 11 years for this date. December 15, 2013   Area Covered … Continue reading

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IPCC, models, HadCRUT, and cherrymandering

The Rest of the Cherries: 140 decades of Climate Models vs. Observations by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. Since one of the criticisms of our recent Remote Sensing paper was that we cherry-picked the climate models we chose to compare … Continue reading

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Peer review is dead, long live blog review

By Marc Hendrickx writing in ABC’s The Drum In January 2009, Nature splashed its front cover with the results of a new study titled ‘Warming of the Antarctic ice-sheet surface since the 1957 International Geophysical Year’. The article was accompanied … Continue reading

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New peer reviewed paper: clouds have large negative cooling effect on Earth’s radiation budget

Oh dear, now we have three peer reviewed papers (Lindzen and Choi, Spencer and Braswell, and now Richard P. Allan) based on observations that show a net negative feedback for clouds, and a strong one at that. What will Trenberth … Continue reading

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Trenberth gets a rebuttal to Spencer and Braswell published: turnaround 1 day

Turbo Peer Review is the new normal it seems. Steve McIntyre at Climate Audit writes: Bishop Hill draws attention to the publication of Trenberth’s comment on Spencer and Braswell 2011 in Remote Sensing. Unlike Trenberth’s presentation to the American Meteorological … Continue reading

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Dessler’s GRL paper video

Perhaps fearing that his fast tracked no hurdles rebuttal to Spencer and Braswell wouldn’t be enough to have it the buzz of the blogosphere, highlighted in Real Climate, and blasted all over the web via compliant MSM via the press … Continue reading

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Hot off the press: Dessler’s record turnaround time GRL rebuttal paper to Spencer and Braswell

UPDATE: Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. has a comment on the paper here: Comments On The Dessler 2011 GRL Paper “Cloud Variations And The Earth’s Energy Budget also, physicist Lubos Motl has an analysis here. The press release from TAMU/Dessler has been … Continue reading

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Journal Deliverance: The True Story of the Climate Hillbillies

Guest post by Les Johnson (With apologies for lifting the Daily Bayonet tag line multiple times below). “Interconnected” is the theme of this post. It starts of course, with the resignation of Wolfgang Wagner, from the journal called Remote Sensing, … Continue reading

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The science is scuttled: Abraham, Gleick, and Trenberth resort to libeling Spencer and Christy

NOTE: This will be a “sticky”  top post for awhile, new posts appear below this one. UPDATE: Josh weighs in with a new cartoon. I was hoping to have a quiet holiday weekend away from WUWT doing some household chores. … Continue reading

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The Spencer and Braswell story goes viral

Earlier today I checked in to the WUWT dashboard and was surprised to see that WUWT had the #1 story on all of WordPress.com this morning: Tonight, checking in again, I discover not only is WUWT still near the top … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Editor-in-chief of Remote Sensing resigns over Spencer & Braswell paper

UPDATE: Sept 6th Hot off the press: Dessler’s record turnaround time GRL rebuttal paper to Spencer and Braswell (September 4) Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. continues his discussion at his blog: Hatchet Job on John Christy and Roy Spencer By Kevin Trenberth, … Continue reading

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