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MCDW Exploration

The temporary “progress report” comments in the parent post can be found at the end of this post. Reformatting of MCDW data

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GISTEMP, GHCN and Valentia

Publishing this post now in advance of completion to be able to discuss some aspects with others. Hoping to complete it this week. Thursday July 4. Short delay needed while downloading MCDW files for recent years, reformatting to enable comparison … Continue reading

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KML data for 434 WMO stations

As KML files are not permitted by wordpress.com for security reasons, save the data below as 434_Stations.kml, then open in Google Earth. You can either copy and paste the text from <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding= … to </Folder></kml>, or save the … Continue reading

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Another look at NASA Gistemp

Publishing this post now in advance of completion to have it available in another post. More details of the companion KML file to be added. I started this blog in 2010, discussing shortcomings in the station location metadata used in … Continue reading

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“The last four years” and beyond

Discussion of “the last four years” rarely seems to be accompanied by illustration of the monthly detail of those last four years. To counter this omission I’ve put together this page with the four global temperature series used by the … Continue reading

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Valentia, Met Éireann and NOAA

A short delay explanation: I did say “further details following“, but following a minor stroke that “following” has had to become a flexible term. Not forgotten, but further down the list of priorities. Placeholder for now. Discussion, explanations and further … Continue reading

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The Irish Times no longer allows comments without subscription

And here is the comment I would have liked to make regarding a suggestion “any chance of bringing back John Gibbons’s regular column?”. The context for the first two paragraphs is a Gibbons piece published November 3rd 2017:  Ireland showing … Continue reading

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Through Giant Green Goggles – the An Taisce edition

Green goggles are somewhat akin to beer goggles, but the wearer sees what he or she wants to see rather than reality. A frequent synptom of the green goggles wearer is a willingness to accept at face value and redistribute … Continue reading

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GHCN-M Raw Data from Ireland

(now subtitled) The Little Known Tropical Rain-forest of Ireland Updated: From the latest two GHCN-M v3 status.txt files: ************************************************************* 03/11/2017 User feedback indicated a problem with some mean temperature data for select stations in Ireland.  The problems were traced to … Continue reading

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An Taisce’s Dahr Jamail timeline : source comparison

This is a short comparison of the “timeline” published by An Taisce in its January 2014 ezine with the sources claimed for these “timeline” items. For a more exhaustive (and exhausting!) treatment of this “timeline” see Through Giant Green Goggles … Continue reading

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