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Summer 6-2-2021

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Bibliometric analysis was used to assess the research productivity of the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geological (WIHG) during 1991-2020. Data was collected from the Scopus database, and VOSviewer software used for visualization. The study focused on various bibliometrics parameters like year-wise research growth, Authors productivity, Growth rates measures (AGR, RGR, Dt), Collaboration measures (DC and CC), subject-wise distributions, most prolific authors, highly collaborative institutions, most cited documents, top funding agency, types of documents, etc. The results showed that the maximum number of documents, 93 (7.21%), were published in 2017. India and the United States of America contributed the highest numbers of documents, 1289 & 97. The highest number, 995(60.78%) of scholarly publications, has come from the subject of Earth and Planetary Sciences. P Srivastava is the most prolific and highly cited author. WIHG collaborates with many IITs like IIT Roorkee, IIT Kharagpur, and central universities such as HNB Garhwal University, BHU, etc."The Randolph glacier inventory: A globally complete inventory of glaciers" is the most highly cited publication in the Journal of Glaciology by Pfeffer et al. in 2014 with 515 citations. "The Current Science," has the first rank of productive and cited source with 156 documents and 2380 citations.