How not to measure temperature, part 86: when in Rome, don't do as the Romans do.

This is a preliminary post to a much more detailed one coming from my friend Paolo Mezzasalma. who is doing a tour of Italy’s weather stations. While there are significant and systemic problems with USHCN stations in the United States, there are also problems with stations worldwide. One of the problems is that a good…

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Another volcano in Alaska erupts?

(h/t to Ron de Haan) This time it appears to be Mount Gareloi, something big is going on there seismically. The webicorder is going nuts. Update: I double checked the webicorder to see if it was still operating,  and it appears to be. Still no word on the AVO website about the status of Gareloi.…

Catlin Expedition: Impaired Judgment?

Guest post by Steve Goddard Reading through the recent blog posts of the Catlin expedition, it has become apparent that they have made errors in judgment.  Team member Martin Hartley is suffering from frostbite, and hasn’t been able to sleep for nearly a week. our sleeping bags are no longer frozen, but wet.  I’m not…