Archive–science only

This is a list of links having a connection, however remote or fuzzy, to a science or other scholarly topic.

  • On clustering, part four
  • On clustering, part three
  • On clustering, part two
  • On clustering, part one
  • A massive mess of old tree data
  • “Cincinnati, March 22nd, 1814.”
  • Range o’ Light
  • Remembering David
  • “Fearfully wild, with a blaze of quick electric light in his dark eye”
  • Ask the experts, part n
  • Farmers studying their fields travel at a walk
  • Wounded Knee, 1890
  • Memories of Marshall
  • If we are to believe…
  • The Indian system
  • “A systematic record of great biological value”
  • Around Yosemite walls and through Yosemite forests
  • Douglas’ “Multnomah pine”
  • The Fire Next Time
  • The shake makers
  • How not to do it
  • Rate process estimation: Poisson vs gamma
  • Outcome probabilities
  • Count ’em
  • Karl et al., once again
  • Karl et al 2015, updated analysis
  • Did the rate of global warming decline around year 2000 or not?
  • Bayesian Bad Boys
  • Well, how ’bout that
  • Transient temperature change estimation under varying radiative forcing scenarios, part three
  • Transient temperature change estimation under varying radiative forcing change scenarios, part two
  • Transient temperature change estimation under varying radiative forcing change scenarios, part one
  • Ebola epidemic update
  • Golf course succession
  • Ninety seven consecutive seconds of dendroclimatology consensus
  • Who’s “best” and how do you know it?
  • What’s complex and what’s simple in an exponential model?
  • Estimating the spread rate in the current ebola epidemic
  • Liberian ebola rate jumps
  • Step one
  • “…a garden opposite the Half Dome”
  • Is Popper responsible for this mess?
  • Lake Erie HABs
  • Ebola rates, updated
  • On baseball (finally!)
  • Updated Ebola outbreak data
  • Help crowd source better science communication methods
  • Recent advancements on the “consensus” science front
  • June US historical precipitation, a quick analysis
  • Ebola epidemiology data scraper
  • Ebola references (updated)
  • Ebola update
  • Global temperature change computations using transient sensitivity, part two
  • Against the grain…
  • Accidental truth
  • To arrive at the simplest truth…
  • Well, isn’t that interesting…
  • The West Africa Ebola outbreak
  • If at first you don’t succeed…
  • OCO-2 set for launch
  • The force of prejudice
  • Global temperature change computations using transient sensitivity, in comparison to AR5
  • Yeah, who cares about climate change consensus anyway?
  • Traveling scientists, traveling birds, traveling trees
  • Our new consensus study
  • Stanley Cup Finals time and a look at some stats
  • Aristotle on natural selection
  • Dobzhansky to Mayr, 1935
  • Einstein to Habicht, 1905
  • How awful is it to have that many macroparasites?
  • Another bad paper in Nature
  • May 18, 1980
  • Be careful, look closely
  • The daily life of a scientist; part 1, the scientist-computer interaction
  • Analytical problems in science; an example
  • Science night in America
  • Say what?
  • Skellam, 1952
  • Interpreting graphs with logarithmic scales
  • Hardy-Weinberg genetic equilibrium and species composition of the American pre-settlement forest landscape
  • Tree growth analysis issues, again, part five
  • Tree growth analysis issues, again, part four
  • Tree growth analysis issues, again, part three
  • Phenotypic plasticity and climate adaptation; ecology vs natural history
  • Tree growth analysis issues, again, part two
  • Tree growth analysis issues, again
  • On inference and method
  • Fire: The California Rim Fire
  • First evidence of grass carp recruitment in the Great Lakes Basin
  • Warmest since….when?
  • Fair warning
  • Bad science
  • The projected timing of climate departure from recent variability, part two
  • The projected timing of climate departure from recent variability
  • Anti-doping research, politics, etc.
  • A good farmer
  • Relativity, Steinbeck style
  • Brilliant Blunders
  • Severe analytical problems in dendroclimatology, part fourteen
  • Severe analytical problems in dendroclimatology, part thirteen
  • ‘Round and about
  • Carbon dioxide effects on the African savanna
  • Briffa et al., 2013, part four
  • Briffa et al., 2013, part three
  • Briffa et al., 2013, part two
  • Briffa et al. 2013, part one
  • AmeriDendro 2013
  • Because fire burns…
  • We ecologists need something to get all worked up over!
  • “Families of climate scepticism”
  • Discussing reviews of scientific manuscripts: where?
  • T2S R24E MDM, 1883
  • Severe analytical problems in dendroclimatology, part twelve
  • Uzumati
  • Para-sites
  • Severe analytical problems in dendroclimatology, part eleven: tree rings, signal extraction and experiments
  • What say we argue about climate change on the internet?
  • Severe analytical problems in dendroclimatology, part ten
  • Severe analytical problems in dendroclimatology, part nine: The PNAS review
  • Are scientists “regular” people?
  • On trend estimates, part three
  • On trend estimates, part two
  • Reverend Bayes takes Sir Ronald to the mat! Wait, hold on..is that Father Mendel with the take-down?!
  • On trend estimates in auto-correlated data
  • Severe analytical problems in dendroclimatology, part eight
  • Stupidity based research?
  • Severe analytical problems in dendroclimatology, part seven
  • Severe analytical problems in dendroclimatology, part six
  • Severe analytical problems in dendroclimatology, part five
  • Fremont: February 1844
  • When and what to share publically
  • First round of paper reviews are in
  • Severe analytical problems in dendroclimatology, part four
  • ANOVA is evil and manuscript verdicts are 2/3 noise!
  • Severe analytical problems in dendroclimatology, part three
  • Severe analytical problems in dendroclimatology, part two
  • Early effects of fire reduction on California forests
  • The Ascent of Mt. Tyndall, 1864
  • My research’s impact on the community?
  • Severe analytical problems in dendroclimatology, part one
  • The spread of climate change confusion: an example
  • The generation of research project ideas
  • Manuscript rejection and talking dogs
  • Problems with the scientific publication review process