Monthly Archives: August 2009

GIStemp a slice of Pisa

Original image from the LIDAR working group at Hohenpeissenberg including a closer view of the observatory. PApars.f logs, and a Slice of Pisa In wandering through the PApars.f program in STEP2 (a key early program in the zones / anomaly … Continue reading

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GIStemp invnt.f A Sympathy Plea

Original Image. It is believed that use of this image to educate as to the meaning of “Red Shirt” is fair use. The Nature Of The Beast This posting has some technical content, but it is, I hope, “pitched” so … Continue reading

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AGW GIStemp Measure Jet Age Airport Growth

Original Full Sized Image. This airport replaced a large artificial lake from when long distance air travel was largely by sea plane. I think it is fairly clear that shifting from a large puddle of water to acres of tarmac … Continue reading

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GIStemp “fixes” UHI using Airports as rural

Original Full Sized Image. So Just How Hot is Asphalt and Jet Exhaust? In STEP2 of GIStemp, there is an odd “correction” of the data for Urban Heat Island effects. This is done via looking for “nearby” (up to 1000 … Continue reading

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