Decadal-Length Composite West Antarctic Air Temperature Records (C. Shuman)

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plot: composite daily average temperature trends

The figure above, modified from Shuman and Stearns (2001), depicts composite daily average temperature trends for each AWS site, filling gaps in the AWS record with calibrated passive microwave brightness temperatures. Temperatures derived from brightness temperatures show reduced sensitivity; therefore they appear less "noisy."
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plot: annual-average trend data

The figure above, modified from Shuman and Stearns (2001), presents annual-average trend data, including linear regression lines. All records are presented at the same scale to aid in comparison.
Note: A full-size, full-resolution version of this figure is available via FTP.