https://socan.eco/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Earth-and-Moon-from-satellite.jpg 679 960 Alan Journet https://socan.eco/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/SOCAN-logo-300x126.png Alan Journet2019-09-08 17:00:332019-09-08 21:41:30Scientists Have Been Underestimating the Pace of Climate Change
Scientists Have Been Underestimating the Pace of Climate Change
A book entitled Discerning Experts explains why—and what can be done about it
Naomi Oreskes, Michael Oppenheimer, Dale Jamieson Scientific Americans,
Recently, the U.K. Met Office announced a revision to the Hadley Center historical analysis of sea surface temperatures (SST), suggesting that the oceans have warmed about 0.1 degree Celsius more than previously thought. The need for revision arises from the long-recognized problem that in the past sea surface temperatures were measured using a variety of error-prone methods such as using open buckets, lamb’s wool–wrapped thermometers, and canvas bags. It was not until the 1990s that oceanographers developed a network of consistent and reliable measurement buoys.
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