(a) After Fig. 4 from:
Kent, E.C., J.J. Kennedy, D.I. Berry, and R.O. Smith, 2010: Effects of instrumentation changes on sea surface temperature measured in situ. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 1, 718-728 (doi:10.1002/wcc.55).
Published figure caption: "SST corrections (°C). (a) Global average of bias adjustments from Ref 11 as implemented by Ref 5. (b) As (a) but averaged over the period 1910-1930. (c) Global average of bias adjustments from Ref 57. (d) As (c) but averaged over the period 1910-1930."
(b) Upper part of Fig. 9 from:
Thomas B.R., E.C. Kent, V.R. Swail, and D.I. Berry, 2008: Trends in ship wind speeds adjusted for observation method and height. Int. J. Climatol., 28, 747-763 (doi:10.1002/joc.1570).
Published figure caption: "Figure 9. Map of linear trend (ms-1 decade-1) in annual mean adjusted ship and reanalysis 10-m wind speeds over the period 1982-2002, for well-sampled 50° grid boxes: a) height-adjusted anemometer-measured; b) Lindau-adjusted visually estimated; c) NCEPR reanalysis; and d) ERA40 reanalysis. Only monthly means with co-located data for each of the four data sources are used in the calculation. Well-sampled grid boxes are those with co-located data for 75% of the months of each year, as well as 75 of the total number of months in the 21-yr period (as in Figures 7 and 8)."
(c) Fig. 7 from:
Kent, E.C., S.D. Woodruff and D.I. Berry, 2007: WMO Publication No. 47 metadata and an assessment of observation heights in ICOADS. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 24, 214-234 (doi:10.1175/JTECH1949.1).
Published figure caption: "The variation of measurement height (m) with ship length (m) in the period 1980-2002. Open squares show all ship length and platform height pairs identified in ICOADS from Pub. 47 and Lloyd's metadata. The histograms represent the normalized distribution of the same information. The inner ellipse has axes spanning two standard deviations (range between first and fifth sextiles), is centered on the median values, and has an orientation along the height vs ship length regression line. The outer ellipse has axes of length spanning the 10th and 90th percentiles in measurement height and ship length."