2011-01-25 07:22:27An anti-AGW blogger referenced the following WUWT post
John Hartz
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An anti-AGW blogger referenced the following WUWT post:

Global Sea Surface Temperature continues to drop

Posted on January 3, 2011 by Anthony Watts

SST UPDATE FROM AMSR-E By Dr. Roy Spencer, PhD

The following plot shows global average sea surface temperatures from the AMSR-E instrument over the lifetime of the Aqua satellite, through Dec 31, 2010. The SSTs at the end of December suggest that the tropospheric temperatures in the previous graph (see post here) still have a ways to fall in the coming months to catch up to the ocean, which should now be approaching its coolest point if it follows the course of previous La Nina’s.

 http://wattsupwiththat.com/2011/01/03/global-sea-surface-temperature-continues-to-drop/

Does the recently posted “Monckton Myth #1: Cooling oceans” effectively rebute the above post?

What about “Does ocean cooling prove global warming has ended?”

2011-01-25 07:37:24
Albatross
Julian Brimelow
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Badger,

 

The global SST anomaly  is currently higher than it was in December 2010 and so far in January 2011 (as are Channel 5 temps.).  Did Spencer mention that?

 http://discover.itsc.uah.edu/amsutemps/

2011-01-25 08:53:47Albatross
John Hartz
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The only text on the WUWT post is what I provided in my intital post. If I understand the WUWT system correctly, the text was written by Anthony Watts. 
2011-01-25 09:13:05no need to debunk
dana1981
Dana Nuccitelli
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There's no need to debunk this one because it's not relevant to global warming.  All Spencer is really saying is that in the short-term, surface air temperatures will cool in response to the current La Nina cycle.  It's kind of a no duh statement - all Spencer is saying is that the temperature may drop a bit further the next few months (it already dropped considerably in December).  But when the La Nina cycle dissipates, short-term temperatures will rise again.  This has nothing to do with global warming.
2011-01-25 09:20:55dana1981
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Muchos gracias!