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Publication Of “Reply to “Comment On ‘Ocean Heat Content And Earth’s Radiation Imbalance. II. Relation To Climate Shifts’ ” by Nuccitelli Et Al. By Douglass and Knox 2012

David Douglass alerted me to his reply to Dana Nuccitelli, Robert Way, Rob Painting, John Church, John Cook: 2012: Comment on “Ocean heat content and Earth’s radiation imbalance. II. Relation to climate shifts” . Physics Letters A in D.H. Douglass, R.S. … Continue reading

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Grappling With Reality – A Comment On The Skeptical Science Post By Dana1981 “Modeled and Observed Ocean Heat Content – Is There a Discrepancy?”

source of image  Skeptical Science has a post by dana1981 [where he presents his profile online, but not his name; his photo – sort of – is above – July 24 2012 –  found out from Twitter that is name is Dana Nuccitelli] titled … Continue reading

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Request To Gavin Schmidt To Update Jim Hansen’s Value Of Upper Ocean Heat Storage Rate

source of image Update May 23 2012: Gavin has replied to my question to him below.  I have reproduced it here [Response: There is nothing incorrect about that statement – this was the result reported in Hansen et al (2005) … Continue reading

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Comment On Ocean Heat Content “World Ocean Heat Content And Thermosteric Sea Level Change (0-2000), 1955-2010” By Levitus Et Al 2012

I was alerted by March Morano and others today to a new paper on changes in upper ocean heat content between 1955 and 2010. The new paper is Levitus, S., et al. (2012), World ocean heat content and thermosteric sea level … Continue reading

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New Paper “Ocean Heat Content And Earth’s Radiation Imbalance II. Relation To Climate Shifts” By Douglass And Knox 2012

I am pleased to announce a very important new paper which effectively uses the ocean heat data analyses to assess shifts in the Earth’s radiation imbalance. The paper is D.H. Douglass, R.S. Knox, 2012: Ocean heat content and Earth’s radiation imbalance. II. … Continue reading

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Missing Ocean Heat Study Reported On By Climate Wire – Response From Josh Willis

source of image – NOAA’s PMEL [note the data have not yet been updated for the last couple of years] There is a Climate Wire report on a new Nature Geosciences paper. The Climate Wire article reads [highlight added]  Researchers puzzle … Continue reading

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Upper Ocean Heat Content Change By Bob Tisdale

Bob Tisdale – Climate Observations continues to provide us with excellent analyses of the preferred  metric to monitor global warming and to compare with the multi-decadal global climate model predictions. His latest post is July to September 2011 NODC Ocean … Continue reading

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Response To Gavin Schmidt’s Post Of October 3 2011 “Global Warming And Ocean Heat Content”

Follow-Up #3 –  On Real Climate Comment #98 Alex Harvey asked a question. Below is my answer: Alex Harvey Thank you for your question “Could you elaborate on why you believe that Argo should be able to detect the movement … Continue reading

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2011 Update Of The Comparison Of Upper Ocean Heat Content Changes With The GISS Model Predictions

UPDATE #2 June 16 2011: Caroline Katsam has sent us a new paper that has been accepted for publication which addresses the issue of how long lack of warming in the upper ocean should be expected based on the model … Continue reading

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Intriguing New Paper “Climate Sensitivity To Changes In Ocean Heat Transport” By Barreiro Et Al 2011

We have been alerted to an intriguing new paper that further illustrates the complexity of the climate system (h/t to Geoff Smith). It is Marcelo Barreiro, Annalisa Cherchi and Simona Masina, 2011: Climate sensitivity to changes in ocean heat transport. … Continue reading

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