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Saturday, March 20, 2010
Hansen: Urban Heat Island Effect is 0.06°C
From a 3/19/10 draft of a NASA GISS paper, Hansen & Co. find the urban heat island effect in the US to be a mere 0.06°C temperature anomaly over the entire span of 1900-2009:
Citations not cited in the report include a paper showing urban heat island effects of up to 8°C, the work of Dr. Roy Spencer, surfacestations.org (Anthony Watts & Joe D'Aleo), and others. (H/T Tom Nelson)