Tag Archives: Homogenisation

How BEST to deal with cooling cities

I’ve been silent on BEST so far. I still have not read the papers or looked at the data. I’m barely keeping up with so much being written about it.  New posts on station data analyses have been absent for … Continue reading

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The only way is up

Charles Duncan has sent me a simple analysis comparing the unadjusted and adjusted versions of the data in GHCN V3. The following graphs were created in an Excel spreadsheet as anomalies for each stations ref 1940 using a First Differences … Continue reading

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Spot the Differences

OK time for a quick ‘spot the differences’ competition! What are the differences between the two following images?

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Hide the Decline – Data at Orland is Chopped

Various Updates (Aug 17-19) It seems this is not so much “Hide the Decline” as “Drop the Estimates” (see comments) – Graph of USHCN adjustments compared with GISS now added, then corrected.} The data from the weather station at Orland, … Continue reading

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GIStemp: Plus ça change (plus c’est la même chose).

The more things change, the more they stay the same. GISS reports updates to the surface temperature analysis regularly (here).  In the last year, for example, there has been a change to use of USHCN v2 data for US stations … Continue reading

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Climate Fast Food

“How would you like your climate trends, sir? Homogenised, data treated the same the world over with no regard for local conditions? Carefully prepared using the best raw data from reliable sources with a long operational history and local knowledge?” … Continue reading

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