date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 16:46:29 UT
subject: 2008JD009964 (Editor - Jose Fuentes): Review Instructions for
Dear Dr. Osborn:
Thank you for agreeing to review manuscript number 2008JD009964 entitled "Reply to: "Comment on 'Robustness of proxy-based climate field reconstruction methods', by Mann et al."" by Scott Rutherford, Michael Mann, Eugene Wahl, and Caspar Ammann for possible publication in the Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres. Your efforts are greatly appreciated.
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