Are there any people on alt.global-warming who are interested in having a rational scientific discussion about the meaning of the ratio of warm records to cold records.
Jul 11, 2012 10:11 PM
Re: Are there any people on alt.global-warming who are interested in having a rational scientific discussion about the meaning of the ratio of warm records to cold records.
Jul 10, 2012 4:35 PM
> >> U.S. Daily Highest Max Temperature Records set in June 2012 Out of a > >> possible 171,442 records: 2,284 (Broken) + 998 (Tied) = 3,282 Total > > >> I can cherry-pick better than you... > > > Even cherry picking isn't as silly as comparing the extremes from a much > > smaller data set. > > > It's like the winner of the Tour of California bragging to the winner of > > the Tour de France. > > > You're nonsense is good for a chuckle but that's it. > > Not exactly, 38125 measure points is a large sample, even if 172422 is > larger.
4.5X more data points doesn't imply just 22% of the records of the smaller data set. Depending on the standard deviation it may imply an order of magnitude less records.
Instead the exact opposite is going on.
> The uncertainty on the bigger sample is half the uncertainty on > the smaller one.
Why don't you try to defend that nonsense on sci.math and sci.physics?