from: Tim Osborn <t.osbornatXYZxyz.ac.uk>
subject: Re: Douglass Paper response from santer et al
to: "Glenn McGregor" <glenn.mcgregoratXYZxyz.ac.uk>
I wondered just that the other day, given his earlier indication that it would be ready
quickly. It turns out that there has been a complete draft for a little while, but because
there are many co-authors it is taking time to get everyone's agreement/comments and also
some authors, because of their affiliations, may be requiring internal institutional review
before submission. I'm not sure what this means in terms of submission time...
At 13:17 05/03/2008, you wrote:
Any update on whether santer et al are submitting their response to the
Douglass paper. I ask as I have not seen any evidence of it yet on the MC
PS- will be leaving the country on easter weekend
Professor Glenn McGregor
Professor of Physical Geography
Director Centre for Environmental Assessment Management and Policy
Editor International Journal of Climatology
Department of Geography
King's College London
Strand London WC2R 2LS, UK
From: Tim Osborn [mailto:t.osbornatXYZxyz.ac.uk]
Sent: 12 December 2007 10:42
To: Glenn McGregor
Subject: FW: Press Release from The Science & Environmental Policy
it seems that a recent paper in IJC may make some headlines... see
email below and attached press release!
Hope all's well with you,
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