Station Density Strategy for Monitoring Long-Term Climatic Change in the Contiguous United States
- Average Global Temperatures, 1900-2003. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2005, p176
The article presents information on the average global temperatures during the years 1900-2003. The source of the information is the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
- Documentation of Uncertainties and Biases Associated with Surface Temperature Measurement Sites for Climate Change Assessment. PIELKE SR., ROGER; NIELSEN-GAMMON, JOHN; DAVEY, CHRISTOPHER; ANGEL, JIM; BLISS, ODIE; DOESKEN, NOLAN; MING CAI; FALL, SOULEYMANE; NIYOGI, DEV; GALLO, KEVIN; HALE, ROBERT; HUBBARD, KENNETH G.; XIAOMAO LIN; HONG LI; RAMAN, SETHU // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society;Jun2007, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p913
The article discusses the photographic documentation of poor observation sites within the U.S. Historical Climate Reference Network (USHCN) with respect to monitoring long-term surface air temperature trends. The objectives of the USHCN are outlined. The primary source of surface observations...
- TEMPERATURE TRENDS IN THE LOWER ATMOSPHERE. Gray, Vincent // Energy & Environment;2006, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p707
A new publication by NOAA (US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) claims to have removed the previously evident discrepancies between mean global temperature anomalies measured on the surface and those measured in the lower troposphere. It claims that a combination of attention to...
- U.S. Climate Reference Network Soil Moisture and Temperature Observations. Bell, Jesse E.; Palecki, Michael A.; Baker, C. Bruce; Collins, William G.; Lawrimore, Jay H.; Leeper, Ronald D.; Hall, Mark E.; Kochendorfer, John; Meyers, Tilden P.; Wilson, Tim; Diamond, Howard J. // Journal of Hydrometeorology;Jun2013, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p977
The U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) is a network of climate-monitoring stations maintained and operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide climate-science-quality measurements of air temperature and precipitation. The stations in the network were...
- U.S. Has Its Warmest January-April on Record. // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society;Aug2000, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p1954
Reports on statistics calculated by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists indicating that the January-April period of 2000 is the warmest such period on record in the United States. One hundred six years of record-keeping by NOAA's National Climatic Data Center;...
- Global Temperature Reaches Historic Highs. Ayres, Ed // World Watch;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p8
Focuses on data retrieved from the National Climatic Data Center of the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which shows that the average temperature of the Earth reached the highest level for any six-month level in 1998. Statistical information representing the...
- The WARMEST Year on Record. // Junior Scholastic;2/12/2007, Vol. 109 Issue 12, p4
The article offers information on the report of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, according to which 2006 was the warmest year in the U.S. and sixth-warmest year ever globally.
- NOAA: 2010 tied for hottest year on record. Geman, Ben // Hill;1/13/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p12
The article focuses on the report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) which states that 2010 tied with 2008 as the warmest on record in the U.S.
- Fed agency: June fourth hottest on record worldwide. Geman, Ben // Hill;7/17/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 90, p13
The article focuses on a report from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration which indicates that June 2012 was the fourth warmest June on record globally since 1880.