Table 2. The top ten cited publications in the database over the period 1977–2007 (left) and the period 2005–2007 (right).

Citations between 1977–2007 Citations between 2005–2007

Rank  

Publication (Author, date)
No. of
citations

Publication (Author, date)
No. of
citations
1Holling (1973)458McCarthy et al. (2001)171
2Holling (1986)298Gunderson and Holling (2002)125
3McCarthy et al. (2001)290Scheffer et al. (2001)96
4Gunderson et al. (1995)256Holling (1973)96
5Berkes and Folke (1998)233Berkes and Folke (1998)82
6Gunderson and Holling (2002)189Berkes et al. (2003)81
7Burton et al. (1978)176Kates et al. (2001)68
8Scheffer et al. (2001)169Blaikie et al. (1994)58
9Blaikie et al. (1994)147Holling (1986)52
10Kates et al. (2001)112Carpenter et al. (2001)47