The new Google Scholar metrics are out and show that three papers published by our faculty are among the top-10 most cited papers over the past 5 years in leading GIScience journals

*Computers, Environment and Urban Systems (http://bit.ly/1oILgTc), with a Mason GGS paper at the #1 spot: Yang, C., Raskin, R., Goodchild, M., & Gahegan, M. (2010). Geospatial cyberinfrastructure: past, present and future. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 34(4), 264-277.

* Transactions in GIS (http://bit.ly/1olDmj6), with a Mason GGS paper at the #5 spot: Crooks, A., Croitoru, A., Stefanidis, A., & Radzikowski, J. (2013). # Earthquake: Twitter as a distributed sensor system. Transactions in GIS, 17(1), 124-147.

* Geojournal (http://bit.ly/1ohlQ0a), with a Mason GGS paper at the #6 spot: Stefanidis, A., Crooks, A., & Radzikowski, J. (2013). Harvesting ambient geospatial information from social media feeds. GeoJournal, 78(2), 319-338.

* International Journal of Digital Earth (http://bit.ly/1wXWRUc) with a Mason GGS paper at the #2 spot: Yang, C., Goodchild, M., Huang, Q., Nebert, D., Raskin, R., Xu, Y., … & Fay, D. (2011). Spatial cloud computing: how can the geospatial sciences use and help shape cloud computing?. International Journal of Digital Earth, 4(4), 305-329.

We are very proud to be a leading force in shaping tomorrow’s geoinformation science!