Tag Archives: University of British Columbia

Washington Post Headline: “Worlds fish have been moving to cooler waters for decades, study finds”

This is an addition to the post Fishy Temperature Proxy by Anthony Watts. INTRODUCTION A new paper about fish migration patterns from 1970 to 2006 is getting some attention by the press. My Figure 1 is Figure 2 from Cheung … Continue reading

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Fishy temperature proxy

UPDATE2: To see what is fishy about this story, see Bob Tisdale’s update here: http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/05/16/washington-post-headline-worlds-fish-have-been-moving-to-cooler-waters-for-decades-study-finds/ From the University of British Columbia ‘Fish thermometer’ reveals long-standing, global impact of climate change Climate change has been impacting global fisheries for the past … Continue reading

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Low information opinion: weather rules, climate drools

From the University of British Columbia , and the “weather is not climate, except when we say it is” department comes the reason why alarmists are trying to make people fear “extreme weather” events – it helps their cause. Paid … Continue reading

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Shrinking Nemo – global warming to make fish smaller

From the University of British Columbia , a fish story inspired by a model: Fish getting smaller as the oceans warm: UBC research Changes in ocean and climate systems could lead to smaller fish, according to a new study led … Continue reading

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What jellyfish and tornadoes have in common

Jellyfish on the rise: UBC study Jellyfish are increasing in the majority of the world’s coastal ecosystems, according to the first global study of jellyfish abundance by University of British Columbia researchers. In a study published in this month’s edition … Continue reading

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Flanders fearful flooded fields

From the University of British Columbia,  David Flanders is trying to scare Canadians over sea level rise. Only one problem, the math doesn’t work. Preparing for the flood: Visualizations help communities plan for sea-level rise Researchers at the University of … Continue reading

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The sound of ‘splode: volcanic frequency signature established

From Yale University and the University of British Columbia, an important step forward in being able to forecast explosive volcanic events. Before the explosion — volcano’s warning tremors explained New Haven, Ct. – No matter their size or shape, explosive … Continue reading

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Upcoming paper in Nature – Greenland ice sheet melt: “it’s weather, not climate”

From the University of British Columbia press office: Greenland ice sheet flow driven by short-term weather extremes, not gradual warming: UBC research Sudden changes in the volume of meltwater contribute more to the acceleration – and eventual loss – of … Continue reading

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