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recent analysis for in-cites showed that Dr.
Beverly Law entered the top 1% of
scientists in the field of Agricultural Sciences
in the ISI
Web product, with 15 papers cited a total of 161
times to date. Dr. Law discusses her highly cited
work in carbon-cycle science. Dr. Law is a
Research Associate Professor in Ecophysiology and
Ecosystem Processes at Oregon State University’s
College of Forestry...
Rob Morgan and Dr. Shelby Hunt talk about
their highly cited paper, "The
commitment-trust theory of relationship
marketing," (J. Marketing 58:
20-38, July 1994). According to the ISI
Essential Science Indicators
Web product, this paper, which has been cited a
total of 394 times to date, is currently ranked at
#1 among papers published in the past decade in
the field of Economics & Business. Overall,
Dr. Morgan’s record...
a recent analysis for in-cites, the journal New
Astronomy showed the highest percent increase in total
citations in the field of Space Science. According to the ISI
Science Indicators Web product,
Astronomy has 293 papers cited a total of 2,168 times to
date. Professor Gerry Gilmore, one of New
Astronomy’s 17 editors, talks about the journal’s success...
this interview, Dr. Jonathan Losos talks about Washington
University's citation successes. Dr. Losos
is a Professor in the Department of Biology as
well as the Chair of Washington University’s
Environmental Studies Program...
among the 150 top-performing countries in all
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