Archives for March 3, 2006

GRACE puzzle

The paper-for-today is Isabella Velicogna and John Wahr, Measurements of Time-Variable Gravity Show Mass Loss in Antarctica. Both Chris Mooney and Kevin Vrames have things to say about this washingtonpost write-up; I’ll try to talk about some different aspects. First of all, this is only 3 years of data; to make any sense of it,…