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2010 On Track to Being 2nd Warmest Year Since 1880

November 5, 2010
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2010 On Track to Being 2nd Warmest Year Since 1880

In this post I present a 5 panel trend charts which show the year-to-date  anomaly trends for the 5 major global temperature anomaly series and a table that shows how  2010 YTD ranks over the entire record for each series. … Continue reading &#...

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September Anomaly Trends Show Global Warming Continues: Update 1

October 26, 2010
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September Anomaly Trends Show Global Warming Continues: Update 1

In this post I present a trend chart which shows the September anomaly trends for the 5 major global temperature anomaly series and a table that shows how September 2010 ranks over the entire record for each series. The source … Continue reading ...

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Checking Do-It-Yourself Climate Science

October 18, 2010
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Checking Do-It-Yourself Climate Science

Do-it-yourself citizen scientists need to conduct proper data analysis to reach valid conclusions. In this post I show how the blogger Inconvenient Skeptic misleads himself on the role of the Atlantic Multi-decadal Oscillation in  global warming becau...

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Arctic Sea Ice Extent Trends: 1979-2010; Update 1

October 5, 2010
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Arctic Sea Ice Extent Trends: 1979-2010; Update 1

Now that the 2010 Arctic sea ice melt season is over, we can see how 2010 fits into the long-term trends Arctic  Sea Ice Extent. This post shows an R Climate chart that I have made to look at the … Continue reading →

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Arctic Oscillation: 1 – Trends

September 24, 2010
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Arctic Oscillation: 1 – Trends

arctic oscillation (AO): 1 -  trends Since 1950 In this post, I begin a series on the Arctic Oscillation (AO) .  This post  presents a chart of monthly AO Index from 1950 to the present and introductory information on AO … Continue reading ...

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Mapping Temperature Anomalies with R

September 3, 2010
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Mapping Temperature Anomalies with R

In this post I show how to map NASA GISS’s  2×2 degree temperature anomaly data using R mapping tools. Rather than rely on a single value to reflect monthly global temperature anomaly, this map shows the anomalies  in each of … Conti...

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RClimate Tools for Do It Yourself Climate Trend Analysis

August 31, 2010
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RClimate Tools for Do It Yourself Climate Trend Analysis

In this post I introduce my RClimate functions which allow R users to easily download and plot monthly temperature anomaly data for the 5 major global temperature anomaly data series: GISS, HAD, NOAA, RSS, UAH. Consolidated LOTA Data File In … Co...

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Enhanced UAH Channel 5 Temperature Anomaly Trend Chart

August 19, 2010
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Enhanced UAH Channel 5 Temperature Anomaly Trend Chart

This post discusses my updated and enhanced UAH Channel 5 daily trend chart. I’ve added this UAH Channel 5 trend chart to my sidebar:  (Click to enlarge) I originally added a daily UAH Channel 5 chart in my May 9,2010 … Continue reading &#...

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Do It Yourself Climate Trend Analysis

August 19, 2010
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Do It Yourself Climate Trend Analysis

This post describes my consolidated global temperature anomaly CSV file that users can easily download to Excel or R to do their own trend analysis. Do It Yourself Global Temperature Anomaly  Trend Analysis As I wrote in my July 10, … Continue r...

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Time Series Regression of Temperature Anomaly Data: 1 – Don’t Use OLS

July 17, 2010
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Time Series Regression of Temperature Anomaly Data: 1 – Don’t Use OLS

Phil Jones Statement (February , 2010) Phil  Jones of the  Climate Research Unit (CRU) responded to a series of questions from the BBC in early February, 2010 (link). Question B dealt with global warming trends in the 1995 – 2009 … Continue r...

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