A bibliometric analysis of global research on the arctic (with special interest in environmental issues)

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May 14, 2019 - 4:38pm
Type: Journal Article
Year of publication: In Press
Authors: Alexandra Bancheva
Journal title: Polar Science
ISSN: 18739652

The paper deals with the quantitative assessment of scientific publications regarding the Arctic indexed in SciVerse Scopus in the ten-year period (2007–2016 years). The research shows that the number of publications on the Arctic theme was consistently increasing over the previous years. The most frequently published topic concerns indigenous peoples, the most dynamic in its growth topic is renewable energy and the most active countries are The United States of America (USA), Canada, the United Kingdom, Norway, Germany. Basing on the results of this bibliometric study the original typology of the topics concerning the Arctic is created. The conducted bibliometric review shows the current situation of scientific research on this region and gives the data to predict its evolution in the next several years.

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