The end of the year is a good time to make short-lists of everything. Let us have a look on papers published this year on salt lakes.
Topic = (salt lake or saline lake)
Timespan = Year 2011
The approach is not ideal. I guess that about 10-15% of papers will be out of salt lake research scope. Most probably some papers will be missed. But the majority of papers on salt lakes research should be covered.
The Top 5 of everything