Tag Archives: Gistemp

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 √Čireann 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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GHCN and Gistemp Data Quality

Post to be completed when the post Self-adjusting the Adjustments is complete. Posted now as placeholder to allow linkage from previous post. Location metadata   Temperature data

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Self-adjusting the Adjustments

This post is unfinished. I’m posting it now in order to refer to it in a comment on another blog, and intend to finish it in the near future. April 14: finishing delayed while recoding data extraction to speed it … Continue reading

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Urban corrections in Gistemp (and GHCN-M), “then and now”

Further content coming soon. This placeholder post published now to allow a link to the coming post to be included in an online comment. Hansen et al. 1999 (Hansen, J., R. Ruedy, J. Glascoe, and M. Sato, 1999: GISS analysis … Continue reading

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