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Re: Danger in the Gulf, Cretaceous-style...

Actually, it is a review paper rather than a consensus one:


It is a clearing house of previous research rather than new studies as such.

Dann Pigdon wrote:
> On Tue, May 18th, 2010 at 9:37 PM, "Thomas R. Holtz, Jr." <tholtz@umd.edu>
> wrote:
>> http://www.freep.com/article/20100513/BLOG24/100513001/1214/Blog24/Gulf-oil-spill
> Am I the only one who finds the term "consensus paper" disturbing? Surely
> science is based first
> and foremost on evidence, rather than general agreement.

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