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ISSN: 2157-7617

Journal of Earth Science & Climatic Change

  • Research Article   
  • J Earth Sci Clim Change 2014, Vol 5(7): 212
  • DOI: 10.4172/2157-7617.1000212

The Global Historical Climatological Network v3.2b Albatross

Van Horn BR*
Louisiana Tech University, USA
*Corresponding Author : Van Horn BR, Louisiana Tech University, USA, Tel: + 703-868-1792, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: Jun 30, 2014 / Accepted Date: Aug 06, 2014 / Published Date: Aug 16, 2014

Abstract

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is an agency of the US Department of Commerce (DOC). They produce a daily and monthly edition of the Global Historic Climatology Network (GHCN) database for global temperature and precipitation information for climatological studies. However, these studies are extremely flawed as no temperature analyses with the GHCN are statistically valid. This paper will demonstrate the statistical flaws in using the temperature database. This study has only looked at the temperature portion of the database.

Keywords: Climate; Temperature; GHCN; NOAA; NCDC; Statistics; Trendlines

Citation: Van Horn BR (2014) The Global Historical Climatological Network v3.2b Albatross. J Earth Sci Clim Change 5: 212. Doi: 10.4172/2157-7617.1000212

Copyright: ©2014 Van Horn BR. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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