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New satellite dataset finds global temperatures decreased from 1982-2006
Climate Depot ^ | August 2, 2013 | Marc Morano

Posted on 08/03/2013 4:04:52 PM PDT by grundle

A new peer-reviewed paper published in Energy & Environment analyzes 24 years of data from the European Meteosat weather satellite and finds global temperatures decreased over the period 1982-2006. According to the authors, “Our observations point to a decrease in planetary temperature over almost the entire hemisphere, most likely due to an increase of cloudiness.”

“The cloud filtered temperature change patterns, in figure 2c, indicate that the largest decrease occurs in the more cloudy regions of the hemisphere: the tropics and the temperate zones, while in the desert belt the temperature decrease is much smaller. This suggests that cloudiness changes could be the mechanism behind the observed global cooling since 1982: an increase in cloudiness would decrease global radiation and increase rainfall and evapotranspiration. Both effects tend to decrease the surface temperature.”

Full paper available here

Meteosat Derived Planetary Temperature Trend 1982-2006

Andries Rosema1, Steven Foppes1, Joost van der Woerd1

1EARS Earth Environment Monitoring Ltd., Delft, the Netherlands Kanaalweg 1, 2628 EB Delft, the Netherlands

Abstract

24 year of Meteosat hourly thermal infrared data have been used to study planetary surface temperature change. Thermal infrared radiation in the 10.5-12.5mm spectral window is not affected by CO2 and only slightly by atmospheric water vapor. Satellite thermal infrared data have been converted to brightness temperatures as prescribed by Eumetsat. Hourly brightness temperature images were then composed to corresponding noon and midnight temperature data fields. The resulting data fields were cloud filtered using 10, 20 and 30 day maximum temperature substitution. Filtered data were subsequently averaged for two 10 yearly periods: 1986-1995 and 1996-2005. Finally the change in brightness temperature was determined by subtraction. In addition nine locations were selected and data series were extracted and studied for the period 1982-2006. Our observations point to a decrease in planetary temperature over almost the entire hemisphere, most likely due to an increase of cloudiness. Two small areas are found where a considerable temperature increase has occurred. They are explained in terms of major human interventions in the hydrological balance at the earth surface.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: enviralists; globalcooling; globalwarming

1 posted on 08/03/2013 4:04:53 PM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

bump

this will be totally unnewsworthy to the MSM


2 posted on 08/03/2013 4:06:29 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: grundle

These Dutch scientists will now be entered into a witness protection program.


3 posted on 08/03/2013 4:07:21 PM PDT by BlueStateRightist
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To: grundle


4 posted on 08/03/2013 4:10:49 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: grundle

Owl Bore is going to FLIP OUT!

Stay out of the path of flying saliva.


5 posted on 08/03/2013 4:14:04 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: grundle
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6 posted on 08/03/2013 4:14:24 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: grundle
24 years of data from the European Meteosat weather satellite and finds global temperatures decreased over the period 1982-2006.

That is where they went wrong, it is the models that are important, not historical measurable data.

This observation backs up this theory:

Cloud formation may be linked to cosmic rays

Svensmark: The Cloud Mystery

7 posted on 08/03/2013 4:15:46 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: grundle
It just keeps getting deeper and deeper and deeper for Al Gore.  Not much is going his way, when it comes to the global warming scam



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8 posted on 08/03/2013 4:16:21 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Kill the bill... Begin enforcing our current laws, signed by President Ronald Reagan.)
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To: grundle

lets see if we can break this down

CO2 is loved by plants, so much that it enhances plant growth (can we spell GREEN)

increaseed plant growth increases the take-up of water into plants, where it is not only used but also from where it evaporates

greater evaporation from more green plants increases atmospheric water vapor, which contributes to building clouds

more clouds shields more surface from sunlight and reflects more sunlight back out of earth’s atmosphere

so, laboratory chemistry and ICCP models aside, does it automatically follow that increased CO2 means higher earth temps???

simplistic and missing some of the science, I know,
but its as logical as “man made” “global warming”


9 posted on 08/03/2013 4:30:02 PM PDT by Wuli (uir)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ...

Thanks grundle.


10 posted on 08/03/2013 4:49:01 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: GeronL

and it will also be ignored by those here who believe that global warming is real.


11 posted on 08/03/2013 5:20:17 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

There are freepers who still believe that?


12 posted on 08/03/2013 5:21:22 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: grundle

Good data, but bad assumption on cause. Decreased solar output due to natural solar long duration cycling is the #1 cause of our temperature changes.


13 posted on 08/03/2013 5:23:49 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (sue the DNC for the IRS abuse! Can RICO laws be used against the DNC?)
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To: GeronL

they demand evidence when yousay there isn’t any global warming he last 25 years.

this isn’t the only study/data out there that says this.


14 posted on 08/03/2013 5:31:15 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: grundle

Of course they are! If the left says hot, you can bet the bank it is cold.


15 posted on 08/03/2013 5:33:30 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Secret Agent Man; GeronL
they demand evidence when yousay there isn’t any global warming he last 25 years

I never demand evidence of non-warming or of cooling, but I generally point out that there is evidence of warming like this:

A few caveats though. It's not a temperature measurement but an estimate derived from fairly complex outgoing radiation measurements. Also that interval starts with cooling from the eruption of El Chichon in 1982 which probably cooled the planet about 0.2C But even with that and Pinatubo, there is some warming over the interval.

16 posted on 08/03/2013 5:44:54 PM PDT by palmer (Obama = Carter + affirmative action)
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To: grundle

You know how those flying machines lie.

/s


17 posted on 08/03/2013 5:52:23 PM PDT by Iron Munro (They Old. That's Old School People. We In A New School, Our Generation)
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To: FreeAtlanta
Decreased solar output due to natural solar long duration cycling is the #1 cause of our temperature changes.

Weaker solar activity usually means weaker solar wind. The solar wind makes it more difficult for cosmic rays to reach Earth. So a declining solar wind output means more cosmic rays enter Earth's atmosphere. According to Svensmark, cosmic rays promote cloud formation. At any rate, they have to include all ocean temps at all depths to get an accurate heat content analysis of the biosphere. Right now the global warming zealots claim the missing heat is located deep down in the depths of the ocean.

18 posted on 08/03/2013 5:56:25 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: grundle

Two small areas are found where a considerable temperature increase has occurred. They are explained in terms of major human interventions in the hydrological balance at the earth surface.

New York and Chicago had higher temps...


19 posted on 08/03/2013 6:04:31 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: hattend

We’ve went from global warming to climate change. Gore’s next buzz word is Dirty Weather. It’s caused by dirty energy of course.


20 posted on 08/03/2013 6:16:35 PM PDT by waredbird
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To: grundle

Sunspots correlate inversely with cloud cover. This is due to the sun’s interference with Earth-bound cosmic rays which encourage cloud formation.

The more sunspots (or solar flares), the less clouds on Earth, the warmer the planet.

Recently, a trend of low or no sunspots has been observed.

Watch out! As recent as the era of Charles Dickens, a similar period of low sunspot activity correlated with vastly colder temperatures. In fact, you could walk across a frozen Thames in Dickens’s day.

We are being lied to, and in all likelihood being setup for a major fall.


21 posted on 08/03/2013 6:22:52 PM PDT by Enduring Freedom (Bartender says: we don't serve your type here. A faster-than-light neutrino walks into a bar.)
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To: Vince Ferrer
Cloud formation may be linked to cosmic rays

Ah, but, but, uh, cosmic rays are cause by global warming! Yeah, that's it!! And cosmic rays cause clouds, and clouds cause cooling so, see, we were right!! Global warming is causing global cooling! Nyah, nyah, nyah, nyah, nyah!

22 posted on 08/03/2013 6:33:43 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: tet68
New York and Chicago had higher temps...

Both are full of Liberals, therefore, Liberals cause global warming.

Maybe they're rubbing too many sticks together.

23 posted on 08/03/2013 6:35:58 PM PDT by meyer (What would John Hancock do?)
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To: Right Wing Assault

That is probably going to be their response too


24 posted on 08/03/2013 6:39:50 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Right Wing Assault

Cosmic Rays —> Clouds —> Cooling

Sunspots —> Less Cosmic Rays —> Less Clouds —> Warming

Of course, no grants, Oscars or Nobels for this analysis.


25 posted on 08/03/2013 6:42:18 PM PDT by Enduring Freedom (Bartender says: we don't serve your type here. A faster-than-light neutrino walks into a bar.)
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To: grundle

These Deniers must not be allowed to contradict the "Truth" of irreversible Global Warming* taking place....

26 posted on 08/03/2013 7:00:46 PM PDT by mikrofon (* According to al-NASAm)
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To: justa-hairyape
Welcome King Barack "Canute" Obama the Great.....

...Obama issues an Executive Order to the Sun...

....to increase it's magnetic field....

and make a good crop of sunspots before elections in 2016....

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sunspot formation is triggered by a magnetic field, which scientists say is steadily declining. They predict that by 2016 there may be no remaining sunspots, and the sun may stay spotless for several decades.

The last time the sunspots disappeared altogether was in the 17th and 18th century, and coincided with a lengthy cool period on the planet known as the Little Ice Age....and lasted 400 years.

Good luck surviving with no electricity and GE modified seeds.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news203746768.html#jCp

27 posted on 08/03/2013 7:09:15 PM PDT by spokeshave
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To: grundle

Does this mean that there is a purely coincidental plane crash in their future?


28 posted on 08/03/2013 7:56:06 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: grundle

Bump....


29 posted on 08/03/2013 9:00:34 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: grundle

bump to the top


30 posted on 08/03/2013 9:15:09 PM PDT by GOPJ (Sob stories make bad law...)
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To: grundle

BTW Global temps are falling: http://www.climatedepot.com/2013/08/02/new-satellite-dataset-finds-global-temperatures-decreased-from-1982-2006/ But facts mean about as much to these assholes as laws mean to obama.


31 posted on 08/04/2013 1:57:53 AM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Enduring Freedom

>> In fact, you could walk across a frozen Thames in Dickens’s day.

It’s worth noting that in the winter of 1775-1776, Henry Knox moved 50 some large artillery pieces from Fort Ticonderoga in New York to Boston. This involved crossing the *frozen* Hudson River with guns weighing over 5000# for the largest pieces.

It will be interesting to see the Warmists response if we start to see winters like that again due to a fall in solar output.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noble_train_of_artillery


32 posted on 08/04/2013 2:32:21 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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