Daily Archives: July 6, 2011

Aligning Station Records

As some of you know, I devised a method for aligning temperature data records which I believe is better than the “reference station method” used by NASA GISS. However, the difference is small and it doesn’t change the overall global result when small regions are averaged, then those regional results are area-weight-averaged to produce a global estimate. It’s an interesting, and possibly useful, refinement which doesn’t change the overall final answer.

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