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From: Michael Mann <mann@meteo.psu.edu>
To: Tim Osborn <t.osborn@uea.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: attacks against Keith
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 10:45:16 -0400
Cc: "gschmidt@giss.nasa.gov" <gschmidt@giss.nasa.gov>, Phil Jones <p.jones@uea.ac.uk>

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Thanks for the clarification Tim, doesn't change the fact the the
attack was inappropriate and unfair of course, but perhaps not as
despicable as at first might appear,
M

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On Sep 29, 2009, at 9:50 AM, Tim Osborn <t.osborn@uea.ac.uk> wrote:

> At 14:30 29/09/2009, Gavin Schmidt wrote:
>> The fact is that they launched an assault on Keith knowing full
>> well he isn't in a position to respond. This is despicable.
>
> Gavin,
>
> be careful here, I think it more likely that McIntye only learned of
> Keith's absence after he started posting about Yamal and the real
> reason for the timing of all this is that we made the Yamal tree-
> core measurements available about 2-3 weeks ago (in fact Keith had
> thought they had been made available before he fell ill, and only
> realised in early September that they weren't -- and asked for that
> to be rectified).
>
> Cheers
>
> Tim
>
>
>
>
>
> Dr Timothy J Osborn, Academic Fellow
> Climatic Research Unit
> School of Environmental Sciences
> University of East Anglia
> Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
>
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