Category Archives: Science

Modelling Coronavirus

One should always be cautious of entering a field you know nothing about! However I wanted to understand better how epidemic models work since these are now the primary driver affecting government policy during the Coronavirus emergency. The classic model … Continue reading

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2019 Annual Temperature

The December 2019 temperature was up by 0.12C from November at  1.01C relative to 1961-1990. This completes the annual global average temperature for 2019 making it the second warmest year at 0.86C. This is  just 0.015C cooler than 2016. All … Continue reading

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The baseline problem

A baseline is simply a period of successive years whose average temperature is subtracted from a time series to produce temperature “anomalies”. One normally associates anomalies with weather station data where the baseline is then the 12 monthly seasonal averages … Continue reading

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