Please note the best question describing the NOAA/NCDC new corrections on old readings. This quote is from comments below:
June 4, 2015 at 11:54 am
Is new analysis on old data anything like old wine in new bottles?
and this one:
June 4, 2015 at 3:08 pm
“Using updated and corrected temperature observations…” was the point at which I decided the whole exercise was a waste of time and money.
Here in Sweden as always, Swedes of course ”know best” (I may say this, being a Swede myself!)…
Jorden blir bara varmare och varmare, SvD 5 juni 2015
but true story is:
May 17th 2015 each Polar Bear had 527 square kilometer of Arctic Ice to walk on (alone) That’s almost 60 square kilometer more than area of country Andorra………. 😛 Please note that the figures used is the figure NOAA presented for that day and the number of Polar Bears is in line of WWF’s estimations presented in discussion 🙂
Please note that lowest value was back in 2006 according to NOAA’s own presented tables…
Did SNL’s Tommy Flanagan Oversee the New Surface Temperature Data?
By Bob Tisdale and Anthony Watts, commentary from Dr. Judith Curry follows
There is a new paper published the journal Science about the recent slowdown in global surface warming (released from embargo today at 2PM eastern). It is from Tom Karl and others at NOAA’s newly formed NCEI, National Centers for Environmental Information (a merger of three NOAA data centers: NCDC, NODC and NGDC) and from the government-consulting firm LMI. The lead author is Tom Karl, Director of NCEI and Chair of the Subcommittee on Global Change Research (SGCR) of the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP). The paper is Karl et al (2015) Possible artifacts of data biases in the recent global surface warming hiatus. “Possible” is obviously the key word in the title.
There is a big push by the American Association for the advancement…
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