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Thank you. BotMultichillT (talk) 22:14, 27 November 2008 (UTC)

File:Gilbert1988filledrainblk.gifEdit

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File:Hazel.gifEdit

Hi,

I've seen that you added a Paul Kocin as the author of the 1954 analysis File:Hazel.gif. I was wondering how you got this. The only Paul Kocin in Wikipedia is born during the 1950's, was only a toddler in 1954 and made is mark at the Weather Channel. In the web page where the image is from, I did not see any author and the style of the image seems clearly to me from US Weather Bureau vintage 1954 ?

I left a message in your English Wikipedia discussion page, too.

Pierre cb (talk) 04:01, 4 November 2010 (UTC)

Better source request for Image:Matthew2010filledrainblk.gifEdit

Thanks for uploading Image:Matthew2010filledrainblk.gif. You provided a source, but it is difficult for other users to examine the copyright status of the image because the source is incomplete. Please consider clarifying the exact source so that the copyright status may be checked more easily. It is best to specify the exact web page where you found the image, rather than only giving the source domain or the URL of the image file itself. Please update the image description with a URL that will be more helpful to other users in determining the copyright status.

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Huh? The image source is clearly stated on that page. Look lower. Thegreatdr (talk) 20:12, 19 December 2010 (UTC)
People don't read: as the tag states: This image has source information, but it either links directly to the image or is a generic base URL, or is not an Internet source for an image that was likely found on the Internet. Source information should be provided so that the copyright status can be verified by others. It is requested that a better source be provided to make determination of the copyright information easier. Please provide a URL to an HTML page that contains this image. This is a problem that can be easily fixed by you. Th curren source is insufficient. --High Contrast (talk) 20:14, 19 December 2010 (UTC)

Better source request for File:Polarvortexwinter.jpgEdit

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Map prevailing winds on earth.pngEdit

Update done KVDP (talk) 13:56, 5 March 2012 (UTC)

File:Ssmc campus.jpgEdit

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Category for HurricaneEdit

Hi,

I think you are over categorizing some hurricane images. For instance File:Alicia 17 aug 1983 2116Z.jpg was in category:Hurricane Alicia, a sub-category of 1983 Atlanctic Hurricane Season. There is no need to add Category:1983 Atlantic hurricane season.

I think Category:Satellite pictures of tropical cyclones should be remove too, and category:Hurricane Alicia should fitted with Category:Satellite pictures of hurricanes instead.

Pierre cb (talk) 02:39, 26 July 2012 (UTC)

I hope you did not think I wanted to criticized your work by my comment. As you mentionned, an image without category is not a good thing but I just wanted to attract your attention that some of the images were not lacking in this regard. Have a good day! Pierre cb (talk) 04:17, 27 July 2012 (UTC)
No need for a rectification : the categories you are refering to (hurricanes and MODIS) use "pictures" instead of "images" in their titles. They are in Category:Satellite pictures of tropical cyclones. Pierre cb (talk) 21:25, 31 July 2012 (UTC)

File:Arlene2005rain.gifEdit

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File:Bonnie1986rain.gifEdit

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