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Spectral evidence for hydrated salts in recurring slope lineae on Mars

Overview of attention for article published in Nature Geoscience, September 2015
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#1 of 1,930)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
171 news outlets
blogs
37 blogs
policy
2 policy sources
twitter
1101 tweeters
facebook
30 Facebook pages
wikipedia
11 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
25 Google+ users
reddit
3 Redditors

Readers on

mendeley
316 Mendeley
citeulike
1 CiteULike
Title
Spectral evidence for hydrated salts in recurring slope lineae on Mars
Published in
Nature Geoscience, September 2015
DOI 10.1038/ngeo2546
Authors

Lujendra Ojha, Mary Beth Wilhelm, Scott L. Murchie, Alfred S. McEwen, James J. Wray, Jennifer Hanley, Marion Massé, Matt Chojnacki

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 316 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 18 6%
Germany 3 <1%
United Kingdom 3 <1%
Chile 2 <1%
France 2 <1%
Canada 2 <1%
Peru 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Poland 1 <1%
Other 6 2%
Unknown 277 88%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 96 30%
Researcher 54 17%
Student > Bachelor 51 16%
Student > Master 38 12%
Professor > Associate Professor 19 6%
Other 58 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Earth and Planetary Sciences 122 39%
Physics and Astronomy 55 17%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 46 15%
Chemistry 21 7%
Engineering 15 5%
Other 57 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2456. 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 31 March 2017.
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#147
of 7,933,770 outputs
Outputs from Nature Geoscience
#1
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Outputs of similar age
#6
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Outputs of similar age from Nature Geoscience
#1
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