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The Rumble at Rutherglen

Author: Dr. Michael Chase Photo above: A recent picture of the weather station at Rutherglen, Australia. Other photos are shown at the end of the post. Post Summary and Conclusions This post documents some analysis of changes in minimum temperatures … 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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The Late 20th Century Climate Shift in SE Australia

Author: Dr. Michael Chase Introduction Monthly average surface air temperature data in South-East Australia (and probably in other regions) show a relatively sudden increase in maximum temperatures at the end of the 20th century. Unfortunately, this was also the time … Continue reading

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Averaging Multiple Temperature Records

Author: Dr. Michael Chase Introduction This is the first in a series of posts with the general theme of “Do it yourself temperature homogenisation“. The full series of posts will outline a simple but effective procedure for turning raw instrumental … Continue reading

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Review of Thornton et al 2017

Author: Dr. Michael Chase, 3rd July 2017 This post documents a review of a recent paper published in Environmental Research Letters about GB wind power and electricity demand: The relationship between wind power, electricity demand and winter weather patterns in … Continue reading

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Climate Distortion from Homogenisation

Author: Dr. Michael Chase “When breakpoints are removed, the entire record prior to the breakpoint is adjusted up or down…” Source: http://berkeleyearth.org/understanding-adjustments-temperature-data/ Many people suspect that there are inaccuracies in the major homogenisations of instrumental temperature records. This article asserts … Continue reading

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Climate Distortion in ACORN-SAT, Part 3

Author: Dr. Michael Chase Photo above: Kerang, Victoria, circa 1930 ACORN-SAT is the outcome of a “system” for detection and correction of non-climatic influences on surface air temperature data recorded in Australia. Previous posts have dealt with errors in the … Continue reading

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