Category Archives: AGW Science and Background

Articles with a “Global Warming” science or background theme

Tech Bits Grab Bag

A collection of links and topics of a technical sort, mostly directed at computing related things, with only modest commentary. Continue reading

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Personal TeraFlop Climate Simulator for How Much?

How much would it take to make your “Own Private Teraflop” supercomputer for weather and climate simulations? What has Moore’s Law done to the “Record” of “IBM’s ASCI Red” breaking the “Teraflop Barrier” in 1997? It was still running in 2006 during the peak of the Climate Model Hype (and runs) so is the right size. Continue reading

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CET Says?

A short look at ranges and temperatures at the start and end of the CET temperature series Continue reading

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CDIAC Scrape Finished

The scrape of CDIAC has completed. Here I report on some sizes and such. Continue reading

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Smoothing Data and not Distorting Data

A very interesting paper on “Differentiating Noisy Non-Smooth Data” and a nice online text book for doing Forecasting using R examples. Continue reading

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Temperature not a backradiation function

Can looking at some temperature graphs from actual thermomenters tell us anything of interest about what makes the monthly average change? Can it point to, or away from, “backradiation”? Continue reading

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El Niño and Cold

What does The Blob of warm water off of California mean? It’s hot, so is that evidence of “warming”? Or cooling? Continue reading

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