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FACTSHEET: Tim Patterson, PhD

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Professor of Geology, Carleton University
bio available at: www.carleton.ca/~tpatters/biography/biography.html

ORGANIZATIONS

Tech Central Science Foundation or Tech Central Station
Source: Tech Central Station Press release on ACIA

Heartland Institute
Source: Heartland Institute - HeartlandGlobalWarming.org

International Climate Science Coalition
Source: ICSC list of who's who

SOURCES

Tech Central Station Press release on ACIA
vWASHINGTON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Today 11 climate experts sent a letter (please see below) to Senator John McCain (R-AZ) who is the Chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation committee and is holding a full committee hearing this morning to hear testimony on the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA). In the letter, the climate experts respond to statements made in the ACIA that temperature changes in the Arctic provide an early indication of global warming. The signers of the letter point out that sediment and ice core samples show that the arctic has experienced past warming that can not be attributed to greenhouse gas concentrations. There is also a history of strong year-to-year variability of Arctic temperatures. The letter also calls for the need for advances in Arctic climate science in both models and measurements in order to assess a more complete picture of Arctic climate understanding. The following climate experts signed the letter: R. Tim Patterson, PhD, Professor of Geology at Carleton University; Tim Ball, PhD, Retired - Professor of Climatology at University of Winnipeg; Anthony Lupo, PhD, Professor of Atmospheric Science at University of Missouri - Columbia; David Legates, PhD, Associate Professor in Climatology at University of Delaware; Pat Michaels, PhD, Professor of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia; George Taylor, M.S. Meteorology; Gary D. Sharp, PhD Scientific Director, Center for Climate/Ocean Resources Study; Roy W. Spencer, PhD Principal Research Scientists, The University of Alabama in Huntsville; Jon Reisman, Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy; University of Maine at Machias/ Maine Public Policy Institute Scholar, Willie Soon, PhD, Science Director, Tech Central Station and Sallie Baliunas, PhD, Enviro- Science Editor, Tech Central Station.
http://www.prnewswire.com/news/index_mail.shtml?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/11-16-2004/0002459044&EDATE=

Heartland Institute - HeartlandGlobalWarming.org
http://www.globalwarmingheartland.org/

ICSC list of who's who
http://www.climatescienceinternational.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=15&Itemid=28