Category Archives: Paleoclimate

Study in Science Magazine Shows Strongest El Ninos in 7000 Years Were During Little Ice Age

Kim Cobb and others published January 3 in Science Magazine a paper exploring 18Oxygen in coral cores as old as 7000 years. Living coral was not drilled. While showing some increase in amplitude since 1970, the strongest El Ninos in … Continue reading

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A couple interesting papers

Sulfate Burial Constraints on the Phanerozoic Sulfur Cycle Halevy, et al. Science 20 July 2012: 331-334.DOI:10.1126/science.1220224 Rapid Variability of Seawater Chemistry Over the Past 130 Million Years Wortmann, et al. Science 20 July 2012: 334-336.DOI:10.1126/science.1220656 Sulfur has hit the radar. … Continue reading

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Carbon Isotope Excursions and Carbon Limitation of Primary Productivity in the Biosphere

Carbon Isotope Excursions and Carbon Limitation of Primary Productivity in the Biosphere Gordon Lehman, Trunkmonkey, Gymnosperm; sheepherders, ignoramuses all Abstract The conception of natural history as an economic struggle was developed by Geerat Vermeij (1). “Supply side” interpretations of δ13C … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Feed the Feedbacks

Feedback is central to the alarmist narrative on several levels. Negative feedback seven times more powerful for CO2 loss (from pre-industrial level, it is non-linear) than positive feedback for an equal gain is critical for the hypothesis that Milankovitch cycles … Continue reading

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Deeper Doo Doo for Dendrochronology

Indices of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation are in close agreement for the period of the last seventy years. The NASA Multivariate Index and the Mantua Index only go back a hundred or so and they correlate very closely. These shorter … Continue reading

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