New Zealand's Temperature Record challenged by new skeptical paper

Chris deFrietas sends word of a new paper, that drops the trend of the New Zealand temperature record (NZTR) to 0.28C per century, down from ~0.9C per century. This past…

Scientists replicate the tide with two buckets, aquarium tubing, and a pump

From the American Journal of Botany Inexpensive tidal simulator allows ecological studies of tidal marsh plants Rachel MacTavish is growing salt marsh plants in microcosms that replicate the tide. She…

On The Recent Unisys Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Maps and Cooling of Northern Hemisphere Ocean Surfaces

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale UPDATE 2: As of Monday November 3, 2014, Unisys is no longer updating their sea surface temperature anomaly maps. See the update at the end…

Splicing Clouds

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach So once again, I have donned my Don Quixote armor and continued my quest for a ~11-year sunspot-related solar signal in some surface weather dataset.…