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Timescales of transformational climate change adaptation in sub-Saharan African agriculture

Overview of attention for article published in Nature Climate Change, March 2016
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31 news outlets
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8 blogs
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97 tweeters
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2 Google+ users

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Title
Timescales of transformational climate change adaptation in sub-Saharan African agriculture
Published in
Nature Climate Change, March 2016
DOI 10.1038/nclimate2947
Authors

Rippke U, Ramirez-Villegas J, Jarvis A, Vermeulen SJ, Parker L, Mer F, Diekkrüger B, Challinor AJ, Howden M, Ulrike Rippke, Julian Ramirez-Villegas, Andy Jarvis, Sonja J. Vermeulen, Louis Parker, Flora Mer, Bernd Diekkrüger, Andrew J. Challinor, Mark Howden, Ramirez-Villegas, Julian, Jarvis, Andy, Vermeulen, Sonja J., Challinor, Andrew J, Howden, Mark

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 3%
Germany 2 1%
France 2 1%
Mexico 2 1%
United Kingdom 2 1%
Australia 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Italy 1 <1%
Belgium 1 <1%
Other 5 4%
Unknown 119 85%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 46 33%
Researcher 44 31%
Student > Master 17 12%
Other 9 6%
Professor 5 4%
Other 19 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 54 39%
Environmental Science 36 26%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 21 15%
Unspecified 11 8%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 6 4%
Other 12 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 372. 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 25 March 2017.
All research outputs
#14,130
of 8,158,056 outputs
Outputs from Nature Climate Change
#78
of 2,086 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,123
of 285,566 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature Climate Change
#11
of 81 outputs
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