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BEST is fun

When I said BEST is boring I was primarily thinking of the science. I’m not too surprised to find that many other people aren’t. For such folk, there is much fun to be had, so I suppose I’ll join in too. I was going to take the piss out of Watts (h/t KK) for Nature…

This couldn’t be more damming: the paper by Spencer and Braswell [1] that was recently published in Remote Sensing… should therefore not have been published… I agree with the critics of the paper. Therefore, I would like to take the responsibility for this editorial decision and, as a result, step down as Editor-in-Chief of the…

Keep your eye on the ball

[This post got extensively re-written (you can tell that, cos it has a title that doesn't fit its URL :-) after I realised that I, too, had been fooled by the septic FUD. Oh dear. I've stopped now: you can read on without fear that the words will change under you.] The septics are trying…

Severn tidal reef

The idea of putting some kind of barrage across the Severn has been around for ages, but there are always problems; now another new scheme comes along: the Severn Tidal Reef Project. At the moment, it looks like a rather small-scale effort (details available via the downloads page), but who knows.

Need a hint? Its Bowie.

Science

I am a minor coauthor on a paper to appear in Science. Sadly thats all I can tell you, since the embargo on this paper has been set for 2:00 pm U.S. Eastern Time on Thursday, 30 March 2006. Well, until next week :-) OTOH, if you’re a reporter (hello John!) Reporters should contact AAAS…

Some of these links are to Nature, and they require subscriptions. Sorry. If its any consolation, I can’t read them fro home either – I have them stcked up in tabs and need to get rid of them… They’re from Nature 440, 2 March 2006, if you’re looking for the paper copy. This one: Alternative…