The Top Ten Reasons why I think Catlin Arctic Ice Survey data can't be trusted

First, I loathe having to write another story about Pen Hadow and his Catlin Arctic Ice expedition, which I consider the scientific joke of 2009. But these opportunistic explorers are once again getting some press over the “science” data, and of course it is being used to make the usual alarmist pronouncements such as this…

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Catlin Arctic Ice Survey Packing It Up – What Have They Accomplished?

Guest Post by Steven Goddard http://www.surfersvillage.com/gal/pictures/ArcticSunbathe-Francois_Len.jpg According to the Catlin website, the team plans to leave the Arctic later this week.  I believe that they have done a fantastic job educating the public about the Arctic.  Their mission has been followed breathlessly by BBC and Guardian reporters, who previously believed that the Arctic had melted…

What if the Catlin Arctic Ice Survey is for naught?

Guest post by Steven Goddard Hell Hath No Fury…. Catlin team member Ann Daniels had another very difficult day. Today has been a difficult day of highs and lows, particularly for Ann, whose morning got off to a particularly bad start. In order to power the different technical components of the kit, the team use…

Catlin Arctic Survey website recycles biotelemetry data?

UPDATES WE HAVE UPDATES: 8 updates to this story have been posted – see below the “read the rest of this entry” line. It appears most if not all of the technology in the expedition has failed early on and the Catlin website never made any mention of this fact until a BBC article appeared…