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Wind Snapshots

This post shows some snapshots of surface winds from the earth.nullschool app. The display is not quantitative, apart from a single selected location, but the display is excellent for showing which places are windy/still, and the direction of the wind. … Continue reading

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Texas Wind Power

The electricity grid of Texas “boasts” the highest amount of wind power in North America. The NERC reliability assessment for summer 2018 (link below) indicates that Texas also has the lowest reliability margin, as shown in the following figure: Source: … Continue reading

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CET Issues

Figure above: The Central England Temperature area This post will cover issues related to the Central England Temperature (CET) series, created initially by Gordon Manley in 1953, and maintained in recent decades by the UK Met Office Hadley Centre. Definition … Continue reading

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GHCNM Spatial Sampling

SCOPE This post is about the current spatial sampling of the stations with monthly average rainfall data in GHCNM version 2, and temperature data in GHCNM versions 3 and 4, the current source data for many “official” reconstructions of the … Continue reading

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DIYMETANALYSIS

Author: Dr Michael Chase You are invited to visit a new website that describes a relatively simple, but nevertheless effective method of reconstructing the regional average history of monthly average surface air temperature variations for a region from its weather … Continue reading

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The Rumble at Rutherglen

Author: Dr. Michael Chase Photo above: A recent picture of the weather station at Rutherglen, Australia, from the BoM webpage cited below. Other photos are shown at the end of the post. Post Summary and Conclusions This post documents some … Continue reading

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Merge Errors in ACORN-SAT

Author: Dr. Michael Chase Summary I believe that it was James Hansen and NASA/NOAA co-workers who first pointed out in print the problem of historical non-climatic warming in temperature reconstructions, as depicted in the following diagram: Source of the figure … Continue reading

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