Hurricane Patricia drew immediate attention by intensifying from a tropical storm to a Category 5 hurricane in a single day. It soon developed the fastest winds ever recorded in a western hemisphere storm. Meteorologists and climate scientists have already begun their scientific investigations of how a cyclical El Niño and […]
Recent observations of the Atlantic deep ocean overturning circulation, called the Atlantic Meridional (north-south)...
Checkin’ back on my favorite climate observation sites from last year. The ocean heat content increased from ~17...
Antarctic sea ice is one of those things in the climate system that seems to confuse people. Antarctic sea ice, on average,...
Recently a german taxi driver asked me if climate hasn’t been changing in the past with similar warm periods as the one we have now. After getting back home to Corvallis, Oregon, I read a letter to the editor of our local newspaper claiming that it was much warmer than […]Read more ›
Here are a few links to web sites that contain up-to-date crucial observations. In my opinion one of the most important is ocean heat content. The reason is simple. The ocean’s heat capacity is enormous. It takes up almost all of the additional heat the Earth accumulated in the last […]Read more ›