What's New/Archive 2

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What's new archive: August 2006 - January 2007

January 2007

January 27

Added Earth Lights from Space.jpg showing the distribution of ground lights as seen be space craft.

January 22

Added Carbon Dioxide Residence Time.png showing the rate at which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere over short and long timescales.

January 21

Added NHC Atlantic Forecast Error Trends.gif showing the 3-fold improvement in hurricane track predicting weather models during the last 35 years.

January 19

Added Statements on Climate Change, which summarizes the position statements and similar declarations on climate change made by major professional and scientific organization.

December 2006

Decemeber 3

Created Carbon Stabilization Scenarios.png to show the changes in emissions needed to stabilize the atmosphere concentration of carbon dioxide.

November 2006

November 28

Created GHCN Temperature Stations.png showing the locations and lengths of fixed temperature stations contributing to the instrumental temperature record.

November 18

Uploaded a copy of Arrhenius's original paper measuring the contribution of carbon dioxide to the Earth's greenhouse effect.

November 15

Uploaded an image of Svante Arrhenius and wrote a short description of his contributions to the founding of global warming research.

November 7

An adapted version of Phanerozoic Carbon Dioxide.png appears in the New York Times. [1]

November 6

Added a figure and discussion of the IPCC scenarios for world development underpinning their considerations of future emissions scenarios.

Added a satellite reconstruction showing global cloud cover.

November 2

Tropical Storm Map.png becomes NASA's Earth Obseratory image of the day.

October 2006

October 29

Added an image and discussion of Vanity Fair's Green Issue.

Also added images depicting the range of emissions scenarios contemplated in the IPCC Special Report on Emissions Scenarios for carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide.

October 9

Added an image of Hurricane Katrina.

October 8

Added North Atlantic Hurricane History.png showing history of storm frequencies in the North Atlantic and some milestones in the technology used to study hurricanes. Also, added Hurricane Intensity Shift.png discussing the work of Knutson and Tuleya showing that more severe hurricanes are expected as a result of global warming.

October 7

Added Tropical Storm Map.png showing the prevalence of tropical storms, cyclones and hurricanes across various basins.

September 2006

September 10

Started a stubby Solar Variation Gallery page. Needs to expand its coverage, though.

September 09

Apologies to my fans, but real life has kept me from putting much time into this site and is likely to keep doing so for several more weeks, but I have been working on a few things behind the scenes.

August 2006

August 15

Added some starter materials to Category:External links.

August 12

Added options to the search box (at left).

August 7

Added information for potential contributors in response to some email questions.

August 6

Hello Slashdot. Some highly moderated comments in a thread related to DCI's attack on Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth resulted in our greatest traffic levels ever.

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