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Kevin Anchukaitis
1. Some thoughts about today's xkcd comic and Holocene temperature reconstruction. Tweet storm follows ...
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Kevin Anchukaitis 12 Sep 16
Replying to @thirstygecko
2. First, I think xkcd is awesome. I also think the Holocene temperature reconstructions from Marcott et al. are important and valuable
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Kevin Anchukaitis 12 Sep 16
Replying to @thirstygecko
3. That said, there are challenges to comparing the present (last 150 years) to the Holocene reconstruction
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Simon Lewis 13 Sep 16
Replying to @thirstygecko
thanks for your tweet storm ! Is the graph is your point 9 published anywhere?
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Kevin Anchukaitis 18 Sep 16
Replying to @SimonLLewis
Hi Simon: sorry I missed your question. No, not published, I did it for a wide-ranging email conversation about Holocene temps
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Dan White 14 Sep 16
Replying to @thirstygecko
Re your thoughts on XKCD doesn't Randall himself address this issue in the comic at 16,000-15,500 BCE? Did you read that text?
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Kevin Anchukaitis 14 Sep 16
Replying to @danwhite77
I did - but the issue of joining a record with ~1000 year resolution to a record with annual resolution is actually separate.
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Doug L. Hoffman 12 Sep 16
Replying to @thirstygecko @tan123
xkcd is wildly popular among liberals & millennials because it lets them think they understand science.
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Greg Farley 22 Sep 16
So, from a climate-literate-but-not-expert comm-coll faculty: is it safe to use the , with caveats, for teaching?
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