The UHI's of Texas are upon you

Joe D’Aleo suggested earlier today that I take a look at some of the data from NCDC’s web page called “US climate at a glance“. This page allows comparisons of the actual data not anomalies used in the NCDC USHCN Surface temperature network. The NCDC web page allows you to compare and not only the…

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Warming in the USHCN is mainly an artifact of adjustments

Dr. Roy Spencer proves what we have been saying for years, the USHCN (U.S. Historical Climatology Network) is a mess compounded by a bigger mess of adjustments. ============================================================== USHCN Surface Temperatures, 1973-2012: Dramatic Warming Adjustments, Noisy Trends Guest post by Dr. Roy Spencer PhD. Since NOAA encourages the use the USHCN station network as the…

New paper: UHI, alive and well in China

JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 116, D14113, 12 PP., 2011 doi:10.1029/2010JD015452 Observed surface warming induced by urbanization in east China Key Points The rapid urbanization has significant impacts on temperature over east China A new method was developed to dynamically classify urban and rural stations Comparison of the trends of UHI effects by using OMR…

Blogging from Indianapolis – Technology is amazing

This picture is where I’m blogging from as I write this. The roof of a parking garage in downtown Indianapolis. My laptop in the foreground, the offices of the Indianapolis Star newspaper in the background. Digital Camera + Laptop+ Free WiFi from a local Hilton Hotel enables me to post this within a couple of…