Publication analysis of GIScience in the Netherlands  Marco van Veller Wageningen UR Library
This research project <ul><li>Effect of “Space for Geo-information” on GIScience in the Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Aims...
What is GIScience? <ul><li>Object of study: Geographic Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Relatively new scientific dis...
> 40.000 publications
> 40.000 publications
% GIS publications
GIScience journals <ul><li>Bibliometric analysis for GIScience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Representative sample of literature <...
Baselines mean citations for research areas
41 3 0.38 URISA Journal 80 0 0.50 GIScience and Remote Sensing 204 9 0.64 Cartography and Geographic Information Science 2...
Publication output of countries
Citation impact of countries
International co-operation in publications
Publication output of Dutch authors
Citation impact of Dutch authors
Concluding remarks Growth 57% Growth 65% Scientific output GIScience authors Growth 40% Growth 61% Scientific output the N...
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Publication Analysis Gi Science

  1. 1. Publication analysis of GIScience in the Netherlands Marco van Veller Wageningen UR Library
  2. 2. This research project <ul><li>Effect of “Space for Geo-information” on GIScience in the Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Aims of this research: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Measurement of scientific output and impact of GIScience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International ranking of GIScience in the Netherlands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Effect of “Space for Geo-information”? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bibliometric analyses by Wageningen UR Library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hans Fransen, Marja Duizendstraal, Wouter Gerritsma, Marco van Veller </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Period: 1999-2007 </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is GIScience? <ul><li>Object of study: Geographic Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Relatively new scientific discipline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>definition of this discipline started in the eighties </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Applied research field </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Broad application of GIS in various disciplines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Search for scientific literature in Scopus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ geographic information system” OR “geographic information systems” OR “geographical information system” OR “geographical information systems” OR “GIS” in 1999-2008 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. > 40.000 publications
  5. 5. > 40.000 publications
  6. 6. % GIS publications
  7. 7. GIScience journals <ul><li>Bibliometric analysis for GIScience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Representative sample of literature </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scientific journals on GIScience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inventories from review papers, project proposals, literature searches on GIS (etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selection based upon expert recommendations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Result: 12 peer reviewed scientific journals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to calculate baselines for citation impacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyses on contents of these journals in period 1999-2007 </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Baselines mean citations for research areas
  9. 9. 41 3 0.38 URISA Journal 80 0 0.50 GIScience and Remote Sensing 204 9 0.64 Cartography and Geographic Information Science 206 14 0.75 Journal of Geographical Systems 244 7 0.78 Transactions in GIS 1035 23 0.86 Computers and Geosciences 224 70 0.90 International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 294 24 0.97 Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 150 8 1.05 GeoInformatica 180 8 1.14 Geographical Analysis 909 15 1.19 Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 405 42 1.54 International Journal of Geographical Information Science Total Netherlands Number of publications RI GIScience journals
  10. 10. Publication output of countries
  11. 11. Citation impact of countries
  12. 12. International co-operation in publications
  13. 13. Publication output of Dutch authors
  14. 14. Citation impact of Dutch authors
  15. 15. Concluding remarks Growth 57% Growth 65% Scientific output GIScience authors Growth 40% Growth 61% Scientific output the Netherlands Growth 150% Growth 140% National Co-operation Citation Impact International Citation Impact 1.34 (third place) 1.12 (third place) 0.78 1.09 Growth 100% Growth 350% All sciences GIScience
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