Alek Petty

Postdoctoral associate, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Expertise: Polar sea ice variability: modeling, remote sensing, prediction

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publication   http://www.the-cryosphere.net/10/1161/2016/tc-10-1

publication   http://www.the-cryosphere.net/8/761/2014/

ARTICLES REVIEWED

Forbes article accurately describes research on Atlantic ocean circulation weakening, but headline goes farther

in Forbes, by Trevor Nace

— 09 Aug 2017

"This is an accurate, concise summary of the slowdown of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) and its possible future states. There are a couple of minor issues: ..

The Daily Wire makes wild claims about climate change based on no evidence

in The Daily Wire, by Joseph Curl

— 09 May 2017

"The article contains little to no rational treatment of observational data, but relies on heavily biased secondhand interpretation... Even the title is based on a lie. There is no..

The Telegraph publishes false information about Arctic climate

in The Telegraph, by Christopher Booker

— 09 May 2017

"This article suffers from a common error in reasoning. The author focuses on individual “snapshots” of the state of the climate while ignoring the long-term trends. Those tren..

Analysis of “The big melt: Global sea ice at record low”

in USA Today, by Doyle Rice

— 10 Feb 2017

The five scientists who reviewed the article concluded that it is accurate. It properly conveys the core facts about global sea ice extent and the attribution of continuing sea ice...