10 Feb '13, 9pm

New interactive glossary at @skepticscience puts climate science @ your fingertips

New interactive glossary at @skepticscience puts climate science @ your fingertips

Announcing the Skeptical Science Glossary Posted on 10 February 2013 by Sphaerica Skeptical Science is proud to announce the implementation of an interactive glossary. We've long recognized the frustration that many readers might have, even those who are well educated in climate science, with the number of scientific terms and cryptic acronyms that come with virtually any Skeptical Science post. The fact is that climate science is influenced by a wide variety of scientific disciplines, from atmospheric and ocean physics and chemistry, to marine and plant biology, statistics, computer science, and more. Even an expert in one or several fields may be thrown off by an unfamiliar term from a less familiar field. To help make sense of the terminology soup Skeptical Science has implemented an automated glossary system. You will see some words, like "aerosols," and some acronyms,...

Full article: http://www.skepticalscience.com/the-sks-glossary.html

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