EXAMINATION OF POTENTIAL BIASES IN AIR TEMPERATURE CAUSED BY POOR STATION LOCATIONS

@article{Peterson2006EXAMINATIONOP,
  title={EXAMINATION OF POTENTIAL BIASES IN AIR TEMPERATURE CAUSED BY POOR STATION LOCATIONS},
  author={Thomas C. Peterson},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={87},
  pages={1073-1080}
}
  • T. Peterson
  • Published 1 August 2006
  • Environmental Science
  • Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Questions have been raised about whether poor siting practices that have existed in recent years at some in situ weather-observing stations are causing a bias in U.S. temperature change analysis. This potential bias was examined using homogeneity-adjusted maximum, minimum, and mean temperature data from five stations in eastern Colorado—two with good current siting and three with poor current siting. No siting-induced bias was found in the homogeneity-adjusted data. Furthermore, the results… 

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