Category Archives: Data and observations

Assessing atmospheric temperature data sets for climate studies

By Judith Curry

It is therefore suggested to use either the more robust tropospheric temperature or ocean surface temperature in studies of climate sensitivity. – Cederlof, Bengtsson, Hodges

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Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program

by Judith Curry

The first 20 years.

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End of the satellite data warming pause?

by Judith Curry

Ted Cruz’s favorite temperature data set just got a lot hotter.

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Are land + sea temperature averages meaningful?

by Greg Goodman

Several of the major datasets that claim to represent “global average surface temperature” are directly or effectively averaging land air temperatures with sea surface temperatures.

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Assessing U.S. temperature adjustments using the Climate Reference Network

by Zeke Hausfather

Measuring temperatures in the U.S. no easy task. While we have mostly volunteer-run weather station data from across the country going back to the late 1800s, these weather stations were never set up to consistently monitor long-term changes to the climate.

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Watts et al.: Temperature station siting matters

by Judith Curry

30 year trends of temperature are shown to be lower, using well-sited high quality NOAA weather stations that do not require adjustments to the data.

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The rise and fall of Central England Temperature

by Tony Brown

Over the last 15 years interesting things have been happening at CET-the world’s longest instrumental record, dating to 1660.

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