A geographic analysis of the published aquatic biodiversity research in relation to the ecological footprint of the country where the work was done

  title={A geographic analysis of the published aquatic biodiversity research in relation to the ecological footprint of the country where the work was done},
  author={Aristides Moustakas and Ioannis Karakassis},
  journal={Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment},
The use of the term “biodiversity” in the aquatic literature has expanded rapidly during the last years. In this paper, we address the influence of the geographic, social and economic characteristics of a country in the published effort as it appears in the bibliography from the corresponding author of each publication. Social and geographic characteristics are expressed by coast length, population, the population living a maximum of 100 km from the coast, population density, total fish catches… 
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