Global temperature evolution 1979–2010

  title={Global temperature evolution 1979–2010},
  author={Grant Foster and Stefan Rahmstorf},
  journal={Environmental Research Letters},
We analyze five prominent time series of global temperature (over land and ocean) for their common time interval since 1979: three surface temperature records (from NASA/GISS, NOAA/NCDC and HadCRU) and two lower-troposphere (LT) temperature records based on satellite microwave sensors (from RSS and UAH). All five series show consistent global warming trends ranging from 0.014 to 0.018 K yr 1 . When the data are adjusted to remove the estimated impact of known factors on short-term temperature… Expand
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