Publication Impact Reports

mpact data for each CAST publication is tracked and reported on at 6, 12, 18, and 24 months after the paper releases. At 2 years, the impact report is considered “final” and we no longer continue tracking unless there is a special request. Categories that are currently being tracked are: 1. Release/Rollout (a summary of the rollout day, presentations, speakers, attendees, etc.), 2. Press Release (contact and media pickup results), 3. Comments Received (direct email comments sent to staff or authors), 4. Follow-On Activities (additional deliverables after release such as video, translations, CAST blogs, interviews, and invitations to speak), 5. Direct and Indirect Paper Distribution (stats on downloads, printed copies distributed, and sites that post the paper), 6. Articles and Web Mentions (original articles on the paper or topic with reference and/or links to the paper), 7. Paper Citations (reports or papers that cite the CAST paper), and 8. Social Media (pickups in social media related to the paper and references in Friday Notes).

Below are links to impact reports for recently released CAST publications. Final 2-year reports can be found on each publication webpage.

Zoonotic Diseases in Animal Agriculture and Beyond:  A One Health Perspective (6-month report)

Goals, Strengths and Limitations Governing the Use of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in Food and Agriculture (1-year report)

Gains Foregone by Going GMO Free: Potential Impacts on Consumers, the Environment, and Agricultural Producers (18-month report)

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