Beibei Niu

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We evaluated earthquake research performance based on a bibliometric analysis of 84,051 documents published in journals and other outlets contained in the Scientific Citation Index (SCI) and Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) bibliographic databases for the period of 1900–2010. We summarized significant publication indicators in earthquake research,(More)
An effective bibliometric analysis based on the Science Citation Index-Expanded database was conducted to evaluate earth science sediment-related research from different perspectives from 1992 to 2011. The geographical influences of the authors were subsequently visualized. Sediment-related research experienced notable growth in the past two decades.(More)
Our analysis—as many other bibliometric studies—focused on aggregated and overall patterns in scientific development. It is our belief that, as long as the bibliometric samples are selected in a rational, representative, and consistent manner, the exact number of articles in a sample is not a significant concern. The 84,051 papers reported in the article(More)
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