Altmetric top 100 with 5 Wageningen UR publications

Published on
December 17, 2015

Five publications of Wageningen UR researchers are listed in the Altmetric top 100. This top 100 lists academic research that has caught the attention of the general public. Altmetric calculates mentions of scientific publications in news outlets and social media, like blogs, tweets, and Facebook pages.

The company Altmetric has published a list of 100 publications that have been mentioned the most on social media. The entry for each publication lists the news outlets and blogs that mention the publication and a map of the publication’s twitter demographics. These demographics have been collected from the twitter profiles that have shared the research output.

The 5 listed publications with Wageningen UR researchers in the Altmetric top 100 for 2015:

#11. Crowther et al. 2015. Mapping tree density at a global scale. Nature 525, 201-205 (G.M. (Geerten) Hengeveld & Gert-Jan Nabuurs, Vegetation, forest and landscape ecology Group).

#28. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet 386 (9995), 743-800 (J.M. (Marianne) Geleijnse, Division of Human Nutrition).

#36. Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet 385 (9963), 117-171 (J.M. (Marianne) Geleijnse, Division of Human Nutrition).

#50. Steffen et al. 2015. Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet. Science 347 (6223), 1259855 (Wim de Vries, Environmental Systems Analysis Group).

#80. Homo erectus at Trinil on Java used shells for tool production and engraving. Nature 518 (7538), 228–231 (12 February 2015) (Jakob Wallinga, Christina Ankjaergaard, Tony Reimann, Soil Geography and Landscape Group).