Monthly Archives: August 2018

July’s Hadcrut4.6(3D) = 0.65C

My preferred method for calculating the global average temperature anomaly  for HADCRUT4.6 is by triangulating the measurements over the surface of a sphere. This gives almost identical results to those of Cowtan & Way but is a far simpler and … Continue reading

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The relationship of CO2 to temperature

Is temperature a function of CO2 or is CO2 a function of temperature i.e. Is T=f(CO2) or CO2=f(T) ? The answer according to Richard Betts is both, because increasing CO2 warms the planet but levels in the atmosphere also respond … Continue reading

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The Birth of Continents.

This animation of a new Paleo Digital elevation model, appears  rather like a foetus developing. Plate tectonics actually enables life on earth Here is a 3D view of the violent ‘birth’  of India and the Himalayas. and finally the  formation … Continue reading

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