• Josilva M Muniandy Department of Water and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia




runoff, water quality, bibliometric analysis, trends, Malaysia


This study presents a comprehensive bibliometric analysis of runoff water quality research conducted in Malaysia from 2001 to 2023. Significant research has been done in the area of runoff water quality as a result of growing worries about water pollution and its effects on aquatic ecosystems and public health. Through the systematic review of academic literature, this study aims to identify the key trends, influential authors, institutions, and impactful research areas within the domain of Malaysian runoff water quality. Utilizing bibliometric techniques, including co-authorship, factorial analysis, and trend topic analysis, this research provides valuable insights into the evolution of runoff water quality research over the past two decades. This study explains the progression of research interests and contributions by examining publishing patterns, collaborations, and thematic emphasis. These insights provide a roadmap for future research directions and opportunities, aiding in the development of targeted strategies for addressing water pollution challenges in the country. Through the process of synthesizing and visualizing the collective knowledge produced in this subject, the present study facilitates the making of well-informed decisions and stimulates further progress in addressing the detrimental impacts of runoff water pollution on both the natural environment and human society


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How to Cite

EXPLORING RUNOFF WATER QUALITY RESEARCH TRENDS IN MALAYSIA (2001-2023): A BIBLIOMETRIC ANALYSIS. (2024). Malaysian Journal of Civil Engineering, 36(1), 9-15. https://doi.org/10.11113/mjce.v36.21381