Is Satellite Altimeter-based Sea Level Rise Acceleration from a Biased Water Vapor Correction?

From Dr. Roy W. Spencer’s Blog March 7th, 2019 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. SUMMARY: Evidence is presented that an over-correction of satellite altimeter data for increasing water vapor…

Inverse hockey stick in the lower troposphere – real or not?

Bishop Hill via correspondent Gras Albert noted this event early today: I looked through the entire satellite record, and couldn’t find any similar event. That meant it was either unique,…

Sea Ice News Volume 3 Number 6 – Sea Ice Outlook forecasting contest for 2012 is online

First some news on the status of the WUWT Sea Ice Page. The JAXA imagery, which has been DOA ever since the failure of the AMSRE instrument on the AQUA…

Christy and Spencer: Our Response to Recent Criticism of the UAH Satellite Temperatures

by John R. Christy and Roy W. Spencer University of Alabama in Huntsville A new paper by Stephen Po-Chedley and Quang Fu (2012) (hereafter PCF) was sent to us at…

UAH global Temperature for December – no change

UAH Global Temperature Update for Dec. 2011: +0.13 deg. C By Dr. Roy Spencer The global average lower tropospheric temperature anomaly for December, 2011 remained about the same November, +0.13…

NASA checking TERRA/AQUA satellite observations against citizen observer ground reports

S.D. Maley writes of an interesting and somewhat surprising NASA program trying to fill in observation gaps where satellites are getting cloud cover wrong: NASA is in the process [1]…

UAH global temperature – holding steady in November

UAH Global Temperature Update for Nov. 2011: +0.12 deg. C By Dr. Roy Spencer The global average lower tropospheric temperature anomaly for November, 2011 remained about the same as last…

Why the UAH global temperature is late

November Global Temperature Update Delayed By Dr. Roy Spencer There has been a delay in our monthly processing of global temperature data from AMSU. An undersea telecommunications cable used to…

In space, there are no Jiffy Lubes

Dr. Roy Spencer reports that AMSR-E shut down today, too much torque on the rotating element, and all it needs to keep going is a lube job. AMSR-E Ends 9+…

UAH monthly global temperature, down again slightly, daily data closing in on record cold territory

UAH Global Temperature Update for September 2011: +0.29 deg. C By Dr. Roy Spencer The global average lower tropospheric temperature anomaly for September, 2011 retreated a little again, to +0.29…