Sea Ice Satellite Failure

In case you’ve missed it, WUWT has an excellent post on failure of a sea ice satellite sensor – now taken offline.


11 Comments

  1. Mike Lorrey
    Posted May 26, 2009 at 11:05 PM | Permalink

    THATS A DEAD PARROT ON YOUR SHOULDER!!!

    No it’s not!

  2. Gene Nemetz
    Posted May 27, 2009 at 12:37 AM | Permalink

    Are we in a time warp?

  3. D. Patterson
    Posted May 27, 2009 at 1:01 AM | Permalink

    e’s just restin’ after a prolonged sqwauk…lovely data

  4. Posted May 27, 2009 at 1:05 AM | Permalink

    /sarcon I don’t see a problem. Surely Drs. S & M can write statistical routines that will torture the Catlin Expedition’s biometric and ice thickness data into producing “robust” proxies for ice extent. /sarcoff

  5. Mike Bryant
    Posted May 27, 2009 at 2:33 AM | Permalink

    Maybe they should remove it…

    http://nsidc.org/data/seaice_index/daily.html

    Looks like it’s still there… just out of date.

  6. VG
    Posted May 27, 2009 at 4:41 AM | Permalink

    The link here goes to a Feb 2 posting. The new posting at WUWT on the same issue is here

    http://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/05/26/nsidc-pulls-the-plug-on-artic-sea-ice-graphs/

  7. Howard S.
    Posted May 27, 2009 at 7:58 AM | Permalink

    Why is it that everything that shows no warming, cooling and ice expansion or normalization is breaking?
    Ocean sensors that showed cooling were said to be broken. So they fixed the temperature.

    Antartica cooling was broken and needed interpolation.

    Now arctic sea ice extent tracking is broken?

    Next we’ll have glacier monitoring broken, sea rise measuring broken and snow pack measuring broken.

    All while confidence in AGW never waivers and Jane Lubchenco (NOAA) launches her National Climate Service to use “robust” climate models to predict wind patterns 100 years out.

    etc, etc etc

  8. Posted May 27, 2009 at 11:19 AM | Permalink

    Continuing the parrot theme:
    “and I discovered the only reason that it had been sitting on its perch in the first place was that it had been NAILED there.”

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