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date: Mon, 23 Sep 1996 14:57:24 -0600 (MDT)
from: Tom Wigley <>
subject: Re: Agassiz Ice Cap O18-records
to: Keith Briffa <>

On Tue, 17 Sep 1996, Keith Briffa wrote:

> Dear Tom,
> I am just back from an interesting PEP3 meeting near Paris.
> I was fascinated by a number of people who demonstrated annual banding
> in speleothems and showed real potential for building multicentury annual
> records from different sites in Europe. It was also interesting to hear about
> cave pumping by pressure differences and the fact that you'd done work on
> this in one of your previous incarnations!

Keith, you should be skeptical about the speleothem work. What I have
seen is very suspect.

> I have arranged for the Fisher article to be faxed to you. Have you also
> seen the fascinating paper by him in the recent book edited by Phil,Ray and
> Jean Duplessy? We are supposed to be working on this stuff but in reality

No, I haven't seen it. Will you please send that paper as well?

> P.S. You should get your lot there to subscribe to The Holocene as it is fast
> becoming a good interdisciplinary forum. Come to think of it, you should
> publish something there also.

Good idea --- I'll ask, but they are cutting more subscriptions than they
are adding these days.


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