Dust storms

Jin, Bihui and Rousseau, Ronald Dust storms., 2008 [Preprint]

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English abstract

Dust storms are remarkable natural phenomena. They affect many countries in the Northern Hemisphere and, as such, have become an interesting research topic. We show that nowadays China is the number one publishing country of articles related to their study. On a world scale the number of publications on this topic is increasing exponentially.

Item type: Preprint
Keywords: dust storms, publication and citation analysis, exponential increase, China, topical h-index
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information. > BB. Bibliometric methods.
Depositing user: Ronald Rousseau
Date deposited: 03 Sep 2008
Last modified: 14 Dec 2012 21:11
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/12259

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