Tag Archives: pollen

In eight-dimensional space, no one can hear your data scream

Mauri et al (2015) make a gridded climate reconstruction for Europe over the Holocene based on almost 900 pollen stratigraphies. The hope is that the reconstruction will be useful for evaluating climate models. This is a useful goal – if the climate models … Continue reading

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Was China 6-8 K warmer in winter 6000 years ago?

Monckton, Soon, Legates & Briggs have published a paper in the Science Bulletin (formerly Chinese Science Bulletin), which, despite having an impact factor of 1.365, is “one of the world’s top six learned journals of science”. Allegedly. In their paper, … Continue reading

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New Paper: Tundra and Taiga Transfer Function – Klemm et al 2013

One of the things I did while on sabbatical at AWI in Potsdam in 2012 was to collaborate with Ulrike Herzschuh’s research group, applying the methods I had developed for testing the impact of spatial autocorrelation on transfer functions (Telford and Birks, 2009) and the … Continue reading

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