Back in December 2012, the powers that be updated Jason-2’s models.
- new GDR-D orbit standards.
- New corrections: MSS_CNES_CLS11, tide model: Got4.8
Which, of course, increased Jason II’s sea level measurements. For those not familiar, all adjustments and improvements to climate data will always cause a decrease of distant past measurements while increasing present ones. Be it temps or sea level. The only exception to this rule is that all adjustments and improvements regarding ice will always increase distant past measurements while decreasing the ones nearer the present.
See here for HadCrut’s most recent iteration. No adjustments after 1981 decreased. What new information can we have that causes temps to increase in the 2000s?
Here we see after their last “improvements” they’re tired of sharing with us the sea level data. Early February is the last we’ve heard from Jason II.
Will they revive it? And if they do…
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