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Scientometric Assessment of Climate Change Data

Library Herald Year : 2015, Volume : 53, Issue : 4 First page : ( 379) Last page : ( 388) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2015.00034.2

Scientometric Assessment of Climate Change Data

Husain Shabahat*, Mushtaq DR. Muzamil1 1Department of Library and Information Science, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh India, Email: * Email: Abstract The present study analyses 17, 266 publications records on different aspects of climate change published during 2009–2013. The highest (4788) publications were produced in the year 2013 and the lowest (2238) was in the year 2009. The highest number of publications was produced by USA followed by England. Thuiller, W followed by Smith, P. were the most prolific authors in the field of climate change. The journal articles were the most widely used document forms followed by reviews. The prolific journals were ‘Climatic change’ and ‘Global change biology’. The study also assessed the citation patterns including the country's citations, citations of affiliated institutes, and average, self and unique citations received of select years.

Keywords Climate change; environment sciences; ecology; scientometric study; Citation analysis; research assessment,Husain Shabahat, Mushtaq DR. Muzamil.

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