A Scientometric Analysis of Global Warming Literature during 2012-2017

Abstract

Author(s): Ajitha A, Vasudevan T M

This paper analyses publication trend of global warming literature during 2012-17.The study focuses on year wise growth, document wise growth, language of publication, authorship pattern, most published journals, institution wise distribution and country wise distribution. The data for the study was retrieved from web of science database. The study revealed that the yearly output showed an increasing trend, English is the most preferredlanguage, majority of the publications are articles followed by review and book chapter, the Journal of Climate is the core journal and USA is the top among the countries. However, India stands at the eleventh position.

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