Oil spill media coverage and "scientists"

By: atmoaggie, 4:12 PM GMT on June 02, 2010

Not much more needs to be said...

MDR SSTs for analogue years

By: atmoaggie, 5:34 PM GMT on May 03, 2010

Just for the heck of it, I wanted to look at analogue years of SST in the MDR and compare to this year's apparently alarming amount of warmth.Warning: Great big caveats exist for years before 1979, the launch of our first satellite capable of measuring surface temperatures, globally.The following plots are the April mean skin temperature from the NCEP reanalysis.http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/cgi-bin/db_search/DBSearch.pl?Variable=Skin+Temperature&Dataset=CDC+De rived...

circa 1920, H. G. Wells climate comments

By: atmoaggie, 4:50 AM GMT on December 10, 2009

The following is but a tiny excerpt from a very interesting book, The Outline of History, Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind, by H. G. Wells. This is not a work of fiction. It is a history, as known by 1920, of the planet, life on earth, and man. Wells appears to have been in contact with plenty of experts in many different fields and is careful to delineate what is surmised, accepted as fact, or proven. He covers many of the geological theories we know today...

Updated: 4:23 PM GMT on December 10, 2009

Favorite Links: Hurricanes and Severe WX

By: atmoaggie, 10:47 PM GMT on May 11, 2009

-----------CYCLOGENESIS MODELING AND MONITORING------------------------------ MJO Last 40 days and forecast for the next 15 (Click for full size) RSMAS OHC (Click for RSMAS Heat Content Site) CPC Observational 850 mb convergence at 6-hour intervals for the last 24 (Click for CPC Hurricane Potential Site) CIRA Statistical Cyclogenesis http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/TROP/TCFP/atlantic.html Bob Hart/FSU Model Page http://moe.met.fsu.edu/tcgengifs/Dry lay...

Updated: 5:27 AM GMT on October 16, 2009

TC surge prediction and measurements

By: atmoaggie, 2:17 PM GMT on September 01, 2008

I know...I'll start putting a few interesting tidbits here as I come across them for work.Storm surge measurements/modeling:for Gustav:"On August 29–31, 2008, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) deployed a mobile monitoring network consisting of 124 pressure transducers (sensors) (figs. 1, 2) at 80 sites over an area of about 4,200 square miles to record the timing, extent, and magnitude of inland hurricane storm surge and coastal flooding generated by Hurricane Gus...

Updated: 10:48 PM GMT on May 11, 2009

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