Daily Archives: Mar 22, 2007

Wilson, Pisaric and Gaspé

Two respected dendrochronologists wrote in criticizing my recent post averaging new white spruce chronology contributions to the ITRDB data bank. [Update: see post here with further thoughts on the location of this site. Next post in category] Rob Wilson wrote, using an uncharacteristic Gavin-esque sigh, as follows:

Phil Jones and Sitka, Alaska

I wa reading through Rob Wilson’s article on Gulf of Alaska ring widths and the following sentence caught my eye: Mean temperature data for Sitka (1832—1887), that are not included in the GHCN archive, were also obtained (Phil Jones personal communication). You may recall CRU’s refusal letter to Willis Eschenbach, one of a number of […]