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As editors of JGR Atmospheres, we do not discuss the details of the peer review process and we will also not do that in this case. We will say that despite all the hard efforts made by reviewers and editors, the peer review process is not perfect. Occasionally, papers that contain errors or controversial statements without adequate discussion do get accepted for publication. In these cases, JGR Atmospheres encourages the scientific community to submit comments and discuss these papers in the peer-reviewed literature.
Joost de Gouw
Editor, JGR Atmospheres
Friday, August 07, 2009
Editor's Comment on McLean, deFreitas, and Carter
I wrote to the editors at Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres about all the recent comments claiming errors in the the McLean, deFreitas, and Carter article, but didn't get far. But I did get this:
Posted by David Appell at 8/07/2009 01:33:00 PM