GISS Land-Ocean Index dives in Jan08, exceeding drops for UAH and RSS satellite data

Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) Land-Ocean Global temperature index data was released yesterday for the month of January, 2008. Like we’ve reported before for other datasets, including the RSS and UAH satellite temperature anomalies, GISS also had a sharp drop in January. The GISS ΔT was -.75°C, which is larger than the satellite data…

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NOAA Dichotomy in Action

I was looking for something else, and stumbled across this USA Today report from 2006: Record wind won’t be grandfathered in Winds atop Grandfather Mountain, near Linville, N.C., will not be certified by the National Weather Service. Late on Tuesday or early Wednesday, the anemometer that measures the wind speed at the visitors center topped…