Weather Station Data: raw or adjusted?

In my post on the Mohonk Weather Station, the question came up about “raw” temperature data. Tom in Texas complained that he’d looked at data from the observer B91 forms and that it didn’t match what was posted in published data sets. Neither NOAA nor NASA serve weather station data “raw”. We’ve all seen examples…

Natural Drivers of Weather and Climate

Note: The full PDF of this author manuscript was sent to me via an email contact of the author, Bob Foster. He says it has been published in E&E.  Energy & Environment · Vol. 20, No. 1&2, 2009. Online now here and now in print.- Anthony EDITORIAL – NATURAL DRIVERS OF WEATHER AND CLIMATE Bob…

Oddball solar plage area

Yesterday I lamented that the sun was blank, not only on the SOHO MDI, but also the magnetogram.  Within a couple of hours, one sunspeck appeared. I cited Murphy’s Law. As one commenter put it: ” I think if you check back for the last six months or so whenever you mention the lack of…