Should we build more large dams? The actual costs of hydropower megaproject development

Overview of attention for article published in Energy Policy
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#11 of 1,669)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (94th percentile)

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4 news outlets
blogs
3 blogs
twitter
41 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page

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312 Mendeley
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1 CiteULike
Title
Should we build more large dams? The actual costs of hydropower megaproject development
Published in
Energy Policy
DOI 10.1016/j.enpol.2013.10.069

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 9 3%
United States 8 3%
Germany 3 1%
Brazil 3 1%
Netherlands 3 1%
Spain 3 1%
Sweden 1 0%
Russian Federation 1 0%
Croatia 1 0%
Other 16 5%
Unknown 264 85%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 98 31%
Student > Ph. D. Student 61 20%
Researcher 40 13%
Student > Bachelor 34 11%
Student > Postgraduate 18 6%
Other 61 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 69 22%
Engineering 57 18%
Business, Management and Accounting 51 16%
Social Sciences 51 16%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 35 11%
Other 49 16%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 90. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 September 2015.
All research outputs
#53,607
of 5,402,432 outputs
Outputs from Energy Policy
#11
of 1,669 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,145
of 128,170 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Energy Policy
#1
of 19 outputs
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