Extreme Temperature Index-Some Calculations and Comparisons

This week Bob Henson and I introduced the world to the concept of an index which has the potential to rank and statistically compare surface temperature records. For a detailed explanation see: https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/the-extreme-temperature-index-identifying-which-records-are-most-sign.html So for this post let’s do some calculations  using the ETI for some very recently set records. These come from March 21st, 2017 […]

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Time Flies

I noticed the following article about arctic sea ice loss this week: https://insideclimatenews.org/news/16022017/arctic-sea-ice-extent-nasa-global-warming-climate-change?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social What struck me was not so much the results, but the fact that the reported study began in 1979, the year I graduated from high school. Briefly, the article reported that Claire Parkinson, now a senior climate change scientist at NASA, began […]

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