Category Archives: Data and observations

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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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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