Acta Geographica Sinica ›› 2004, Vol. 59 ›› Issue (7s): 198-204.doi: 10.11821/xb20047s027

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Analysis of the Articles on Human Geography Published in Acta Geographica Sinica in 1934-2004

HE Shujin, ZHAO Xin   

  1. Editorial Board of Acta Geographica Sinica and Journal of Geographical Sciences, Beijing 100101, China
  • Received:2004-05-15 Revised:2004-09-17 Online:2004-12-25 Published:2004-12-25


Based on the articles published in Acta Geographica Sinica and the 2003 citation report from the Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (ISTIC) and 2001 citation index from Chinese Science Citation Database (ISCI) and China Academic Journals (CAJ-CD), this paper tries to examine the features of researches in geographical sciences in China, especially in human geography, and characteristics of the authors for Acta Geographica Sinica. It hopes to provide some reference data on the development of human geography and reveal to a certain degree the research level in geography, especially in human geography. The main findings are that the development of human geography lags behind that of physical geography in terms of research scope, methodologies etc.

Key words: Acta Geographica Sinica, human geography, publication of articles, citation, authors, degree of cooperation, evaluation index, 70 years