A new method for correcting systematic errors in ocean subsurface data

News Release 8-Apr-2020 A homogeneous, consistent, high-quality in situ temperature data set covering some decades in time is crucial for the detection of climate changes in the ocean. Systematic errors in the global archive of temperature profiles pose a significant problem for the estimation and monitoring of the global ocean heat content, a most reliable indicator…

When Warming is Cooling!

Guest post by Jim Steele, Published in the Pacifica Tribune December 31, 2019 What’s Natural? When Warming is Cooling! The media has been awash with doomsday headlines, trumpeting a human-caused “climate crisis” simply because the estimated average global temperature has risen about 1.7°F since the end of the cold Little Ice Age 150 years ago.…

Boaty McBoatface mission gives new insight into warming ocean abyss

The first mission involving the autonomous submarine vehicle Autosub Long Range (better known as ‘Boaty McBoatface’) has for the first time shed light on a key process linking increasing Antarctic winds to rising sea temperatures University of Southampton The first mission involving the autonomous submarine vehicle Autosub Long Range (better known as “Boaty McBoatface”) has…

Deep Ocean Warming in Degrees C

In recent weeks and months, there’s been a run of papers—with typical mainstream media misinforming embellishments—about improved estimates of the warming of the oceans…and blog posts about them. One thing common to the papers is the use of the metric zettajoules for ocean heat content—a metric that’s meaningless to most people.

Sad News: No More BLOB

From Cliff Mass Climate and Weather Blog Monday, December 24, 2018 Sad News: No More BLOB A lot of folks are interested in the BLOB, the colorfully named area of warm water that periodically appears over the northeast Pacific.  And there is major BLOB news…. it is gone.  Let me describe the sad news. Starting…