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From: Jonathan Overpeck <jto@u.arizona.edu>
To: Caspar Ammann <ammann@ucar.edu>
Subject: Re: Wahl & Amman paper
Date: Mon, 22 May 2006 07:58:44 -0600
Cc: "Bette Otto-Bleisner" <ottobli@ncar.ucar.edu>, "Eystein Jansen" <eystein.jansen@geo.uib.no>, "Wahl, Eugene R" <wahle@alfred.edu>, Martin Manning <mmanning@al.noaa.gov>, t.osborn@uea.ac.uk, Keith Briffa <k.briffa@uea.ac.uk>

Thanks all who have commented. Below is the likely final word unless
Martin needs more clarification. Seem ok, Martin? Sorry for the
confusion. Guess some reviewers are running out of substantive
issues, so that might be a sign that we're getting close to the final

Best, Peck

From Caspar:

>Dear all, yes the UCAR version can be considered the "official" one.
>I changed the order of pages because I needed to separate the
>"primary content" of the paper from its "supplement"; thus I moved
>tables xS, figure 1S and its caption to the end. Everything else is

From Keith:

"the differences are as I understand , insubstantial and not
pertinent to the interpretation used in preparing the draft."

and Gene:

>Wahl, Eugene R wrote:
>>Hello Peck, Martin, Bette, Eystein, Caspar:
>> I just double checked the UCAR website version with the pdf
>>version I have, and they are identical with the exception that the
>>supplemental tables (Tables 1S and 2S), and supplemental figure
>>caption and figure (Figure 1S) are placed at the very end of the
>>document in the UCAR version. The content is identical in both
>> The text (including tables and figure captions) of the UCAR pdf is
>>also identical to the WORD text that I sent to Peck, Keith Briffa,
>>and Eyestein Jansen on February 24. There was a version sent on
>>February 21, which the February 24 version superceded. There were
>>3 words changed on p. 17, and some changes made to Appendix 1 in
>>the February 24 version. Perhaps this difference between the 2/21
>>and 2/24 versions is the cause of the differences that Martin has
>>seen. [Note: I would have sent the graphics separately with these
>>versions, and I did not keep copies of the sent files in my email
>>account -- to deal with memory limits in the system here. Thus, I
>>cannot confirm exactly which graphic files are associated with the
>>February 24 version. My apologies.]
>> In summary, the UCAR website pdf document should be considered the
>>official one that is "accepted/in press". Formal notification of
>>acceptance from Stephen Schneider at Climatic Change came on
>>February 28. The article is still in this status.
>> Let me know if I can help clarify things futher. Please note that
>>I will be in Boulder starting May 27, to be a visiting scholar at
>>NCAR for a month. I will be keeping up with email from there.
>> Peace, Gene Dr. Eugene R. Wahl
>>Asst. Professor of Environmental Studies
>>Alfred University
>> 607-871-2604
>>1 Saxon Drive
>>Alfred, NY 14802 ________________________________
>>From: Jonathan Overpeck [mailto:jto@u.arizona.edu]
>>Sent: Sat 5/20/2006 8:39 PM
>>To: Martin Manning
>>Cc: Bette Otto-Bleisner; Eystein Jansen; Caspar Ammann; Wahl, Eugene R
>>Subject: Re: Wahl & Amman paper
>>Hi Martin - We'll look into this asap. I'll cc to Caspar and Gene
>>to see if they can clarify the situation and make sure we have the
>>correct version. I'll also cc Bette since she may see Caspar around
>>NCAR and make sure he know's we are trying to clarify things with
>>his paper.
>>More soon, thx, Peck
>> Dear Eystein and Jonathan
>> It has been pointed out to us by a reviewer that the version
>>of the Wahl and Amman paper (accepted by Climatic Change) on our
>>review web site differs from the version that is available publicly
>>from the NCAR web site at:
>> [
>> http://www.cgd.ucar.edu/ccr/ammann/millennium/refs/WahlAmmann_ClimaticChange_inPress.pdf
>> ]
>> Although the differences are not (in my view) substantial,
>>the paper on the NCAR web site is apparently dated Feb 24th (i.e.
>>before the date of final submission of the SOD), it has additional
>>figures and data, and the running header says "Feb 24, .... in
>> Could you please clarify which of the two versions of this
>>paper would reflect most accurately the status of the paper as used
>>by the Chapter 6 team when preparing the SOD. That has been our
>>basis for deciding on which version to include on our reviewer web
>>pages up until now, but we are now reconsidering whether to also
>>include updated versions of unpublished papers as well. If you have
>>any thoughts on that please let me know.
>> Best regards
>> Martin
>> --
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>Caspar M. Ammann
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