Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach
My examination of objects cryospherical continues. In my last post, The Size of Icy Reflections, I showed that a change of 10% in the global sea ice area translates into a global average of a 0.1 watt per square metre (W/m2) change in reflected sunlight. In this post, I’ll look at what that means given the historical changes in ice area. This will highlight the kind of the curious choices made in the analysis of climate data. To start with, here is the full data from the Hadley Ice and Sea Surface Temperature dataset (HadISST, data link below).
I’m sure you can see the “curious choice” I mentioned before. Clearly, the recent part of the data appears valid…
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