ICCC-14 Preview, Ep. 4: Roy Spencer on “What Recent Ocean Warming Suggests About Future Warming”

The warming predicted by the latest climate models in response to a doubling of atmospheric CO2 averages close to 4C. Using an updated model – and even assuming all warming…

Comparison of global climatologies confirms warming of the global ocean

Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences IMAGE: Deployment of an APEX float from a German research ship. Credit: Argo The global ocean represents the most important component of…

The seas get cooler around Iceland-Some charts and anecdotes

Reader Steinar J writes: Included is a Word document describing sea temperatures in the vicinity of Iceland, sea ice extent and an excerpt, (translated from Swedish) from an eyewitness report…

Can We Tell If The Oceans Are Warming?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, I was going to write about hourly albedo changes, honest I was, but as is often the case I got sidetractored. My great thanks…

Learning From The Argonauts

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach The best thing about doing climate science the way I do it is that I can study anything I want, and there is always so…

Trenberth Still Searching for Missing Heat

Kevin Trenberth is one of the authors of new Balmaseda et al (2013) paper Distinctive climate signals in reanalysis of global ocean heat content. I find the title of the…

Ocean Temperature And Heat Content

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Anthony has an interesting post up discussing the latest findings regarding the heat content of the upper ocean. Here’s one of the figures from that…

Fact check for Andrew Glikson – Ocean heat has paused too

Over at The Conversation Andrew Glikson asks Fact check: has global warming paused? citing an old Skeptical Science favorite graph, and that’s the problem; it’s old data. He writes: As some…

Dana Nuccitelli's Skeptical Science OHC grapple – down for the count

Dana1981 at SkepticalScience Tries to Mislead His Readers Guest post by Bob Tisdale Dana1981 (aka Dana Nuccitelli) recently authored a SkepticalScience post titled Modeled and Observed Ocean Heat Content – Is…

300 soundings from 19th century compared to Argo data

From the University of California – San Diego Scripps Institute, you gotta love the subheading in this PR. I didn’t know robots could travel back in time. Gosh, I learn something new…

Argo, Latitude, Day, and Reynolds Interpolation

Guest post by Willis Eschenbach This is another of my occasional reports from my peripatetic travels through the Argo data (see the Appendix for my other dispatches from the front…

Argo Notes the Third

I got into this investigation of Argo because I disbelieved their claimed error of 0.002°C for the annual average temperature of the top mile of the ocean. I discussed this…

Do underwater volcanoes have an effect on ENSO?

I found this post interesting, especially after looking at some of the images that show what appears to be a tight hot spot upwelling off the coast of Costa Rica.…

Jason and the Argo Notes

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Like Jason, I proceed into the unknown with my look at the Argo data, and will post random notes as I voyage. Come, my friends,…

Jim Hansen's balance problem of 0.58 watts

From NASA Goddard, Jim Hansen reports on his balance problem: Earth’s Energy Budget Remained Out of Balance Despite Unusually Low Solar Activity A new NASA study underscores the fact that…

Tamino Once Again Misleads His Followers

Guest post by Bob Tisdale My blog post October to December 2011 NODC Ocean Heat Content Anomalies (0-700Meters) Update and Comments was cross posted by at WattsUpWithThat here. (As always, thanks,…

Tisdale on the new "hide the decline" version of ocean heat content data

Introduction To The NODC Ocean Heat Content Anomaly Data For Depths Of 0-2000 Meters by Bob Tisdale The National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC) recently posted a new Ocean Heat Content (OHC)…

New paper on ARGO data: Trenberth's ocean heat still missing

Four out of five ARGO data studies now show Ocean Heat Content declining Readers may recall that Dr. Kevin Trenberth said this in one of the Climategate emails: “The fact…