commentary and analysis 1 • Introduction a result or to consider contradictions with earlier stud- ies brought to the investigator's attention. There are three primary means by which scientific The presentation in many papers is careless. Units research is most commonly evaluated. One is by re- or constants may not be provided. Grid resolution may view and competition of proposals, another is by ques- not be given. Comparisons may be made between two tioning in public presentations, and the third is by schemes without one of the schemes being adequately review of publications, both before and after their dis- described. Definitions may be absent. Preprocessing, semination. The last includes the scientific process by postprocessing, or scaling factors may be applied but which new experiments are performed to support or not described. It is not just ancillary information that is reject proposed theories. Indeed, the peer review pro- lacking, but rather critical details necessary for properly cess is considered sacrosanct in science. interpreting the primary results. Without such infor- All researchers and their managers will admit that mation, in fact, composing scientific reviews is often the evaluation processes do not work perfectly. Of rendered extremely difficult or even impossible: How
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Jun 1, 2000
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.
Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.
It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera