Posted by: New Class Traitor | December 12, 2009

Iowahawk get serious about hockey sticks

Yes, this is not a satire piece but a very detailed technical post explaining how to reconstruct Mann’s “hockey stick” from scratch — links to data files and (free) software are provided — and how to perform a crude error sensitivity analysis.

As it turns out, the hockey stick is a lot less “robust” than has been claimed. And that’s quite the understatement.

Kudos to Iowahawk!



  1. […] in case you missed it, Iowahawk gets very serious and technical about the Mann ‘hockey stick’ graph, and how flaky it really […]

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