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How much groundwater did California's Central Valley lose during the 2012‐2016 drought?

Overview of attention for article published in Geophysical Research Letters, January 2017
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (86th percentile)

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8 news outlets
blogs
4 blogs
twitter
93 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page

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41 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
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Title
How much groundwater did California's Central Valley lose during the 2012‐2016 drought?
Published in
Geophysical Research Letters, January 2017
DOI 10.1002/2017gl073333
Authors

Xiao, Mu, Koppa, Akash, Mekonnen, Zelalem, Pagán, Brianna R., Zhan, Shengan, Cao, Qian, Aierken, Abureli, Lee, Hyongki, Lettenmaier, Dennis P., Mu Xiao, Akash Koppa, Zelalem Mekonnen, Brianna R. Pagán, Shengan Zhan, Qian Cao, Abureli Aierken, Hyongki Lee, Dennis P. Lettenmaier

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 2%
Unknown 40 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 13 32%
Researcher 10 24%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 12%
Professor 3 7%
Unspecified 3 7%
Other 7 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Earth and Planetary Sciences 19 46%
Unspecified 7 17%
Environmental Science 6 15%
Engineering 6 15%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 5%
Other 1 2%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 155. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 May 2018.
All research outputs
#64,842
of 10,753,740 outputs
Outputs from Geophysical Research Letters
#199
of 10,382 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#4,084
of 263,190 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Geophysical Research Letters
#5
of 37 outputs
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