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PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:31 am    Post subject: New method of calculating ocean heat Reply with quote

Ignoring that it was botched, I'm wondering if anyone can explain the method, or reference some documentation for laymen. Specifically:
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calculated heat based on the amount of oxygen and carbon dioxide rising off the ocean, filling round glass flasks with air collected at research stations around the globe.


The old method seems as if it would be more reliable (actual measurements vs. calculated "guesses"), but inconveniently requiring more effort:
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Much of the data on ocean temperatures currently relies on the Argo array, robotic devices that float at different depths. The program, which started in 2000, has gaps in coverage.


The error was found and acknowledged quickly, but initially thought to be minor (?) We expect the combined effect of these two corrections to have a small impact on our calculations of overall heat uptake, but with larger margins of error. [2]

(1) Climate contrarian uncovers scientific error, upends major ocean warming study

(2) Study: Ocean Warming Detected from Atmospheric Gas Measurements
(Initial Scripps article, updated with acknowledgment of error.)
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd just stick a thermometer in and save the funds.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 10:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Who needs a thermometer? A simple dipped toe was sufficient for millenia.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2018 3:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I will wait till the end of the eve. Then noone will know I was reading here, and then I can, like a worm in a can, pop out and tell the truth ©

Truth be told, I have little faith in biased science.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yup, biased

Might show another perspective of what the error is all about.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Yup, biased

Might show another perspective of what the error is all about.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

patrix_neo wrote:
Yup, biased

Might show another perspective of what the error is all about.
Doesn't explain the measurement, or add anything. The date is Nov 15Th, after acknowledgment of the error.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

pjp wrote:
patrix_neo wrote:
Yup, biased

Might show another perspective of what the error is all about.
Doesn't explain the measurement, or add anything. The date is Nov 15Th, after acknowledgment of the error.


Does this vid not tell a wrong?
You are in for a surprise, if you do not see it.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It isn't relevant to the question I asked (and therefor not relevant to the thread). I didn't see that it added anything useful to what I had already referenced.
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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It isn't relevant to the question I asked (and therefor not relevant to the thread). I didn't see that it added anything useful to what I had already referenced.


Then I am sorry. I thought some other perspective to the subject at hand could mean something....NOT being sarcastic...no...may...nope!
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