Mystery Uptick Added to Paper Published in Science

Mystery Uptick Added to Paper Published in Science

Steve McIntyre of Climate Audit blog pointed out an interesting anomaly in a recent Science paper published by researchers from OSU and Harvard.

The Science paper titled A Reconstruction of Regional and Global Temperature for the Past 11,300 Years has the following figure.

However, when readers check the corresponding figure from PhD thesis of first author, they find something completely different -

Another pair of figures show similar discrepancy between Science version and thesis version. What is going on? Is it worth investing $20 to purchase the Science paper and take a closer look? Supplementary materials, where all dead bodies get hidden, are freely available here.

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