Navigation Links
Scientists compiled 20th century temperature data in Spain as evidence of climatic change
Date:4/11/2008

This release is available in Spanish.

This research work is the first step to confirm the existence of a temperature change. Their main goal has been to detect the signs of the Climatic Change through the temperatures in Spain, explained to SINC the researcher of the department of Applied Physics of the University of Granada and main author, Matthias Staudt.

The compilation of maximum and minimum temperature series of every month since the end of the 19th century until the beginning of the 21st century has not always been an easy task. The data, which have been collected in 45 Spanish observatories, were not homogeneous in every case. In climatology, a series of data (temporary series) is considered as homogeneous when its content reflects exclusively the climatic evolution (this is, when the different indexed factors are absent). Therefore, the researchers work has mainly consisted in removing inhomogeneous pollution in data.

According to the scientist, analysing the quality of the data which were published in November in the International Journal of Climatology- becomes, the best method to believe in the final results. Technical preparation is essential to take the second step and do research into the rise of temperature at an unquestionable statistical level, he added.

Data homogeneization

Changing a thermometer which has been calibrated in a different way is one of the factors why temperature data usually present incoherencies. In addition, the different reading interpretations of a human being or the frequent location changes of the observatories (changes from a urban environment to an airport, altitude changes, etc.) are problems with which the scientific team has had to deal with.

Moving a thermometer without recording this fact gives r
'/>"/>

Contact: Antonio Marn
amarin@ugr.es
34-958-242-935
Universidad de Granada
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Atmospheric scientists gear up for collaborative airborne campaigns
2. AMNH scientists grace Science & Nature covers
3. Scientists uncover the potential to control adult stem cells
4. Scientists ask whether microscaffolding can help stem cells rebuild brain after stroke damage
5. Scientists find a fingerprint of evolution across the human genome
6. Death protein research secures funding for UCF scientists
7. Yale scientists visualize the machinery of mRNA splicing
8. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory scientists devise potential approach to treat spinal muscular atrophy
9. Scientists discover 356 animal inclusions trapped in 100 million years old opaque amber
10. Great Ape Trust to gather internationally recognized scientists for Decade of the Mind III
11. CSHL scientists part of team that discovers role of rare gene mutations in schizophrenia
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/30/2014)... of America (ESA) has elected ten new Fellows of ... acknowledges outstanding contributions to entomology in one or more ... following Fellows will be recognized during Entomology 2014 -- ... November 16-19, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. , DR. ... Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences at the ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... Jackson Laboratory has received a pledge of $1 million ... name the Laboratory,s new Neurobehavioral Biometry Center. ... Center will enable the Laboratory to develop a greater ... the ultimate goal of accelerating the pace of research ... serve as a premier resource for the Laboratory and ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... changing climate threaten some of the world,s most ... establish seed collections to save the seeds in ... some genetic diversity., For decades, these seed collections ... a one-size-fits-all approach for how many seeds to ... regardless of species, pollination mode, growth habitat and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 2Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 3Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 4Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 5Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 6Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 7Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 8Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 9Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 10Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 11Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 12Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 13Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 14Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 15Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 16Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows 17Rossi Foundation pledges $1M for JAX neurobehavioral research center 2Saving seeds the right way can save the world's plants 2
... New Geology articles posted online ahead of ... the Austrian Miocene; a "natural wind tunnel" experiment on ... in water; glacial moraines in Colorado; new topographic data ... from Earth,s mantle; and experimentally generated volcanic lightning. ...
... , Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Source Medical ... and billing services to outpatient surgery centers and specialty ... to the position of Vice President-Clinical Informatics within ... provide product development insight that draws upon her 30-plus ...
... members George Whitesides, Ph.D., and David Edwards, Ph.D., have ... (NAI) joining 141 other innovators elected this year. ... distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a ... made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic ...
Cached Biology News:Volatile ecosystems, a natural wind tunnel, volcanic lightning, and stress & strain on Venus 2Volatile ecosystems, a natural wind tunnel, volcanic lightning, and stress & strain on Venus 3Volatile ecosystems, a natural wind tunnel, volcanic lightning, and stress & strain on Venus 4Volatile ecosystems, a natural wind tunnel, volcanic lightning, and stress & strain on Venus 5Volatile ecosystems, a natural wind tunnel, volcanic lightning, and stress & strain on Venus 6Volatile ecosystems, a natural wind tunnel, volcanic lightning, and stress & strain on Venus 7SourceMedical Announces Hiring of Clinical Expert for ASC Division 2SourceMedical Announces Hiring of Clinical Expert for ASC Division 3Wyss Institute at Harvard University announces election of 2 faculty to Natl Academy of Inventors 2Wyss Institute at Harvard University announces election of 2 faculty to Natl Academy of Inventors 3
(Date:7/30/2014)... Vala Sciences was recently awarded ... Agency (EPA). This new contract was awarded for ... tests designed to assess the effect of chemical ... connections between neurons (synapses), which are critical for ... by environmental pollutants likely contributes to a variety ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 LayerBio, Inc., ... completion of its first round of seed financing from ... enable preliminary efforts to develop a novel sustained-release product ... of our investors and their commitment to this important ... LayerBio. "Ophthalmology is one of many areas in which ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... number of significant technological challenges in their quest ... created for the James Webb Space Telescope. , ... a scientist at NASA,s Goddard Space Flight Center ... microshutter arrays that is, those activated by ... as the current technology,s magnetically activated arrays. This ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI), a genomics and ... the healthy, high performance human life span, today announced ... expert in machine learning and machine translation as the ... Google where he was Distinguished Research Scientist and the ... HLI Co-Founder and CEO, J. Craig Venter , ...
Breaking Biology Technology:U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Awards Vala Sciences a Second ToxCast Contract 2U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Awards Vala Sciences a Second ToxCast Contract 3Revolutionary microshutter technology hurdles significant challenges 2Revolutionary microshutter technology hurdles significant challenges 3Revolutionary microshutter technology hurdles significant challenges 4Franz Och, Ph.D., Expert in Machine Learning and Machine Translation, Joins Human Longevity, Inc. as Chief Data Scientist 2Franz Och, Ph.D., Expert in Machine Learning and Machine Translation, Joins Human Longevity, Inc. as Chief Data Scientist 3
... , , PALO ... biotechnology company developing antiviral therapies, announced today that it has ... (HCV) technology from Stanford University. This technology, discovered in the ... M.D., Ph.D., is focused on a variety of novel targets, ...
... , BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Aug. 4 With acne ... percent of people between the ages of 12 and 24, Dermik ... the BenzaClin(R) (clindamycin 1%-benzoyl peroxide 5% gel) carekit, a unique prescribing ... agent to their skin care regimen. , , ...
... , , SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., Aug. 4 ... or the "Company") BioMedical Systems Division has been contracted ... installation of one BARA-MED((R)) monoplace hyperbaric chamber. The chamber ... Ltd. , , Hospimedica International Pvt. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Acquires Exclusive License to Novel Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Technology From Stanford University 2Sanofi-aventis U.S. Introduces BenzaClin(R) Carekit 2Sanofi-aventis U.S. Introduces BenzaClin(R) Carekit 3ETC Biomedical Announces Chamber Sale in India 2ETC Biomedical Announces Chamber Sale in India 3ETC Biomedical Announces Chamber Sale in India 4