Breaking hockey sticks

Resolution and Hockey Sticks, Part Deux: Carbon Dioxide

Guest geological perspective by David Middleton In Part 1 of this series on resolution in signal processing, we discussed the integration of high resolution instrumental temperature records and lower resolution paleoclimate proxy data in climate reconstructions. In Part Deux, we will look at the integration of high resolution instrumental carbon dioxide records and lower resolution…

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Broken Hockey Stick

Resolution and Hockey Sticks, Part 1

Guest sciency schist by David Middleton Resolution vs. Detection Geoscientists in the oil & gas industry spend much of our time integrating data sets of vastly different resolutions.  Geological data, primarily well logs, are very high resolution (6 inches to 2 feet vertical resolution).  Geophysical data, primarily reflection seismic surveys, are of much lower and…

Fighting the Mann

From Mark Steyn’s web page Mann-made climate change turns up the heat on Steyn Michael Mann, the professor who created the climate-change “hockey stick”, announced over the weekend his intention to sue National Review over Mark’s Corner post “Football and Hockey“. You can see the letter from Professor Mann’s lawyer here. You can see various…

Mann's 'hockey stick' claims of the MWP and LIA being local were refuted years before it was published

Pierre Gosselin at NoTricksZone reports: Geologist Dr. Sebastian Lüning and Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt found a Japanese tree-ring temperature reconstruction from 1995, one that should have been heeded by the IPCC and Michael Mann before they took the world on a 10-year joyride in the stolen car of “climate science”. Here’s the Google translation of their article, with…

The Wonderful World of Wikipedia

UPDATE: The error has now been completely eliminated from the article. Details below. Guest post by James Padgett As many readers are aware, the culture surrounding the climate change topic area of Wikipedia has been a microcosm of climate science for nearly a full decade. This is not a compliment. When you read the Climategate…