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Distribution and Modeled Transport of Plastic Pollution in the Great Lakes, the World's Largest Freshwater Resource

Overview of attention for article published in Frontiers in Environmental Science, July 2017
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#12 of 589)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (95th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (96th percentile)

Mentioned by

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6 news outlets
twitter
4 tweeters

Citations

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16 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
84 Mendeley
Title
Distribution and Modeled Transport of Plastic Pollution in the Great Lakes, the World's Largest Freshwater Resource
Published in
Frontiers in Environmental Science, July 2017
DOI 10.3389/fenvs.2017.00045
Authors

Rachel N. Cable, Dmitry Beletsky, Raisa Beletsky, Krista Wigginton, Brendan W. Locke, Melissa B. Duhaime

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 84 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 17 20%
Student > Master 16 19%
Researcher 14 17%
Student > Bachelor 11 13%
Unspecified 10 12%
Other 16 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 38 45%
Unspecified 17 20%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 10%
Engineering 7 8%
Chemistry 4 5%
Other 10 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 55. 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 26 July 2019.
All research outputs
#307,373
of 13,415,438 outputs
Outputs from Frontiers in Environmental Science
#12
of 589 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#12,741
of 263,776 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Frontiers in Environmental Science
#1
of 26 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,415,438 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 97th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 589 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 6.2. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 26 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 96% of its contemporaries.