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Geographical distribution patterns of Carcharocles megalodon over time reveal clues about extinction mechanisms

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Biogeography, March 2016
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#2 of 2,118)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
36 news outlets
blogs
9 blogs
twitter
57 tweeters
facebook
7 Facebook pages
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user
video
4 video uploaders

Citations

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22 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
66 Mendeley
Title
Geographical distribution patterns of Carcharocles megalodon over time reveal clues about extinction mechanisms
Published in
Journal of Biogeography, March 2016
DOI 10.1111/jbi.12754
Authors

Catalina Pimiento, Bruce J. MacFadden, Christopher F. Clements, Sara Varela, Carlos Jaramillo, Jorge Velez-Juarbe, Brian R. Silliman

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 2 3%
Estonia 1 2%
Switzerland 1 2%
United States 1 2%
Unknown 61 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 12 18%
Researcher 12 18%
Student > Master 11 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 8 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 12%
Other 9 14%
Unknown 6 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 23 35%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 14 21%
Environmental Science 11 17%
Unspecified 2 3%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 3%
Other 6 9%
Unknown 8 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 370. 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 19 December 2018.
All research outputs
#31,530
of 14,053,241 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Biogeography
#2
of 2,118 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#1,187
of 263,242 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Biogeography
#1
of 40 outputs
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