Wednesday, November 25, 2009

More Analysis of the Leaked Docs from Hadley

ESR has been digging into the docs leaked from the Hadley CRU.  This in particular is damaging:

From the CRU code file osborn-tree6/ , used to prepare a graph purported to be of Northern Hemisphere temperatures and reconstructions.
; Apply a VERY ARTIFICAL correction for decline!!
valadj=[0.,0.,0.,0.,0.,-0.1,-0.25,-0.3,0.,- 0.1,0.3,0.8,1.2,1.7,2.5,2.6,2.6,$
2.6,2.6,2.6]*0.75 ; fudge factor
if n_elements(yrloc) ne n_elements(valadj) then message,’Oooops!’

As Eric notes, this is purely manipulation of data to get the desired result.  This isn't science.  This is propaganda.

Edit: The Geek has some additional thoughts.

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