Top 10 Institutions in Earth & Environmental Sciences

Saudi Arabia’s leading institutions for high-quality science, ordered by weighted fractional count (WFC) for 2016. Also shown are WFC from 2012, the change in WFC between 2012 and 2016 and the article count (AC) for 2016. Subject area tables draw from institutions of the wider Middle East region. Articles are from the 68 journals that comprise the Nature Index.

Rank
2016
Institution WFC
2012
WFC
2016
Change in WFC
2012-2016*
1 Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI), Israel 11.99 8.55
2 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia 1.08 4.33
3 Geological Survey of Israel 2.05 2.98
4 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel 1.82 2.53
5 Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (IIT), Israel 4.00 2.02
6 Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS), Israel 3.31 1.58
7 Bar-Ilan University (BIU), Israel 0.33 1.02
8 Sharif University of Technology (SUT), Iran 0.00 1.00
9 King Saud University (KSU), Saudi Arabia 0.31 0.99
10 University of Tehran (UT), Iran 0.00 0.97

* Percentage change is only shown for institutions with a 2016 WFC of more than 1.