Earth’s polar regions communicate via oceanic ‘postcards,’ atmospheric ‘text messages’

From Eurekalert Oregon State University CORVALLIS, Ore. – Scientists have documented a two-part climatic connection between the North Atlantic Ocean and Antarctica, a fast atmospheric channel and a much slower oceanic one, that caused rapid changes in climate during the last ice age – and may again. In a new study published this week in…

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Arctic temperature anomaly uncertainties

Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. writes of a new paper which suggest that Arctic temperaturehas even greater uncertainty problems. He writes (excerpts) New Paper “A Multi-Data Set Comparison Of The Vertical Structure Of Temperature Variability And Change Over The Arctic During The Past 100 Years” By Brönnimann, et al 2012 I was alerted to a new paper on…

Yet another error in NSIDC graphs?

UPDATE: problem solved, see below. I wonder if NSIDC actually looks at their own output from day to day? I know that sounds harsh, but the reality is that bloggers keep finding their errors and pointing them out to them, while at the same time the head of NSIDC Dr. Mark Serreze refuses to apologize…

Something topical

Guest post by Erl Happ The Northern Hemisphere is having an old fashioned winter. I thought it might be of interest to look back at history for any lessons that might be there. I think that we already have enough data to work out what drives the climate system. The Arctic Oscillation Index compares mid…