Sunday, June 3, 2012


cc: Keith Briffa <>, Eystein Jansen <>
date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 21:46:48 -0700
from: Jonathan Overpeck <>
subject: Re: MWP paper / possible figure / data
to: Tim Osborn <>

Hi Time and Keith - we're talking tomorrow
hopefully, and also in touch w/ Susan and Martin.
Will get some feedback to you on this asap. Very
nice paper. Thanks for sending. Best, peck

>Dear Eystein and Peck,
>sorry for the overlong silence at this end. We
>*are* working on the revised figures, etc. and
>thanks for the CLIMBER and BERN EMIC data -
>Keith and I must look at this and see how best
>to show it.
>In the meantime, I just wanted to forward to you
>a paper that we have coming out in Science next
>Friday - see the *uncorrected* page proofs
>attached. Please treat this in confidence and
>for IPCC purposes only - I'm sure you're aware
>of their strict embargo policy.
>The reason we thought it worth forwarding was
>because it is useful for comparing implied MWP
>and 20th century NH temperatures and thus might
>be appropriate for use in the IPCC "MWP box".
>The approach is similar to that which Susan
>Solomon seemed to be keen on - looking at
>individual series, but simply counting how many
>simultaneously imply warmth or cold conditions.
>There's also the possibility that one of its
>figures (perhaps panel 3B) might be useful in
>the "MWP box". If you have time for a quick
>read, please tell us what you think.
>Eystein - you were also wanting some regional
>proxy series and I thought I'd send you the data
>shown in Fig 1 of this paper, because I'm
>preparing a file to accompany the paper anyway
>and this will kill two birds with one stone.
>Are these data what you were hoping for? I'll
>send them later today if they are.
>Attachment converted: Macintosh
>HD:osborn_uncorrectedproofs.pdf (PDF /�IC�)
>Dr Timothy J Osborn
>Climatic Research Unit
>School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia
>Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
>phone: +44 1603 592089
>fax: +44 1603 507784

Jonathan T. Overpeck
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Professor, Department of Geosciences
Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences

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