Research Associate, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado Boulder
Expertise: Glaciology, Remote sensing
Hypothesis handle: allenpope
Qualifying publication(s): see criteria
New York Times effectively informs readers about large Larsen C iceberg calving event
in The New York Times, by Jugal K. Patel and Justin Gillis
— 17 Jan 2018
"The article handles a complex topic well. It would be easy to be alarmist with this subject matter, and while its lede edges that way, the main content of the article is very bala..
Grist article on an “Ice Apocalypse” mostly accurate, but doesn’t make the likelihood of that apocalypse clear enough to readers
in Grist, by Eric Holthaus
— 28 Nov 2017
"The article has a bias, emphasizing the high end scenarios of ice sheet behavior, avoiding scrutiny of model assumptions. The concept of marine ice cliff instability and how unusu..
Analysis of “Greenland’s huge annual ice loss is even worse than thought”
in The Guardian, by Damian Carrington
— 26 Sep 2016
"I find the headline accurate and supported by the article. The article explains the novelty and impact of the research accurately for the general readership and in particular the ..
Analysis of “Next year or the year after, the Arctic will be free of ice”
in The Guardian, by Robin McKie
— 25 Aug 2016
"before propagating a marginal view, one should ensure having a very strong argumentation; in this interview no argumentation is put forward to support Peter Wadhams’ central cla..