Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)
Research performance on soil pollution: A bibliometric analysis
Author(s): K Sivasami
Abstract: This paper discuss research performance on soil pollution a bibliometric analysis during from 2002 to 2016, during the study period 1528 records were retrieved and downloaded to analysis the present study. The study reveals that, year wise research publications in Soil pollution indicates during the study period, in the year 2014 has occupies first position with 11.26 percent of papers, 2013 has second position with 10.01 percent of papers, in 2016 has third place with 9.82 percent of records, the Growth Rate of publications is raise from 31 to 150 publications in soil research during the study period. The soil pollution research papers were published in the form of article is more than 75 percent, the remaining document types are least percent, in source types journal has predominate place in soil pollution publications among other sources. The language wise soil pollution research reveals that, nearly 80 percent of papers were published in English language.Among the fifteen countries in Soil pollution research China has occupies first place with 640 publications, Spain has second position with 67 papers, Russian Federation and United States has third and fourth place with 65 papers respectively.