Category Archives: Data and observations

Response to critiques: Climate scientists versus climate data

by Judith Curry

Not surprisingly, John Bates’ blog post and David Rose’s article in the Mail on Sunday have been receiving some substantial attention.

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Climate scientists versus climate data

by John Bates

A look behind the curtain at NOAA’s climate data center.

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A case study of the Northern Colorado Front Range temperature history

by Monte Naylor

A comparison of NOAA-computed temperature trends with the “raw” historical temperature data.

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Uncertainties in sea surface temperatures

by Judith Curry

Two new papers have focused on the quality, uncertainties and  interpretation of global sea surface temperature data.

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On the Decrease of Hot Days in the US

by Turbulent Eddie

Adjusted USHCN data indicate a decrease in CONUS hot days TMAX >= 100°F

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Tamino’s adjusted temperature records and the TCR

by Frank Bosse

Separating out the impacts of internal variability on evaluations of TCR.

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The value of very long instrumental data series

by Alan Longhurst

Because the climate change science community habitually concentrates attention on surface data from a very short recent period – nominally a little more than 100 years – it would be very interesting to know how the pattern habitually derived from these data compares with longer data archives that have been processed independently by the observing nations.

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