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Mapping COVID-19: How web-based maps contribute to the infodemic

Overview of attention for article published in Dialogues in Human Geography, June 2020
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#16 of 211)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (91st percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (79th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
1 news outlet
twitter
22 tweeters
reddit
2 Redditors

Citations

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2 Dimensions

Readers on

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33 Mendeley
Title
Mapping COVID-19: How web-based maps contribute to the infodemic
Published in
Dialogues in Human Geography, June 2020
DOI 10.1177/2043820620934926
Authors

Peter Mooney, Levente Juhász

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 33 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 5 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 15%
Student > Master 4 12%
Researcher 4 12%
Student > Postgraduate 3 9%
Other 8 24%
Unknown 4 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 10 30%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 15%
Engineering 2 6%
Environmental Science 2 6%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2 6%
Other 7 21%
Unknown 5 15%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 27. 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 October 2020.
All research outputs
#810,102
of 16,276,215 outputs
Outputs from Dialogues in Human Geography
#16
of 211 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#26,216
of 292,648 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Dialogues in Human Geography
#9
of 43 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 16,276,215 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 95th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 211 research outputs from this source. They typically receive more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 8.7. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 92% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 292,648 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 91% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 43 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done well, scoring higher than 79% of its contemporaries.