date: Fri Mar 20 08:32:51 2009
from: Phil Jones <p.jonesatXYZxyz.ac.uk>
subject: READ THIS ONE FIRST
to: "Chief Exec" <chief.execatXYZxyzts.org>
Hope you have read this one first. The issue I have with Bob Prichard
has been almost resolved - see below. So ignore that. Apologies for
the earlier email, but he just seems to wind me up at every step. I'll
have to try to be more restrained. I'll resubmit a revised
version trying to take all the points on board.
So the only issue for you to consider is the one about changes to any data
availability and access after papers have been published. Glenn raised the
issue following the response to the Santer et al paper in IJC, This paper
was in Vol 28 (1703-1722). The paper before this (Douglas et al 28, 1693-1701)
had been online for a while - the authors did a press release when Glenn
accepted the final version. There were no requests for the intermediate data from
that study. Ben Santer managed to reproduce all their results without contacting
the authors from original raw data. This is what the requesters from the Santer et al
paper should have done. It is possible that Douglas et al and Santer et al made
the same mistake going from the raw to the intermediate data. I know this is
unlikely, but the fact that they both got the same results, shows it can be done.
Anyway - happy to discuss at any time.
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 19:46:35 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Weather - WEA-09-0001
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Dear Professor Jones,
Following your recent emails and in order to bring this saga to an end, if you care to
submit a revised article that you are happy with, we will publish it.
Please follow Weather's style guidelines to the extent that you are aware of them as it
otherwise makes for a lot of extra work at the proofing stage.
Mr. BOB PRICHARD
Prof. Phil Jones
Climatic Research Unit Telephone +44 (0) 1603 592090
School of Environmental Sciences Fax +44 (0) 1603 507784
University of East Anglia
Norwich Email p.jonesatXYZxyz.ac.uk