Top 50 Chinese institutions* in Earth & Environmental Sciences

The table shows the top 50 Chinese institutions in Earth and environmental sciences in 2015-17 ranked by their fractional count (FC), a metric which accounts for the contribution of each author to articles in journals tracked by the Nature Index. Also listed are institutions' total number of Earth and environmental science articles in the Nature Index (AC 2015-17).

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RankInstitutionSectorFC 2015-2017AC 2015-2017
1Nanjing University (NJU)academic144.90426
2Peking University (PKU)academic137.36511
3Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES), CASgovernment114.81374
4China University of Geosciences (CUG)academic91.77213
5Tsinghua Universityacademic89.65313
6University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)academic81.71198
7Tongji Universityacademic81.34265
8Beijing Normal University (BNU)academic74.05314
9University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)academic70.69358
10Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP), CASgovernment65.41238
11Zhejiang University (ZJU)academic60.72118
12China Meteorological Administration (CMA)government56.54182
13Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT)academic47.98103
14Institute of Geology and Geophysics (IGG), CASgovernment46.87158
15Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST)academic46.12166
16China Earthquake Administration (CEA)government43.64125
17Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry (GIG), CASgovernment43.64102
18Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)academic42.3596
19Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU)academic38.83107
20Fudan Universityacademic37.6676
21Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research (ITP), CASgovernment36.06130
22Institute of Urban Environment (IUE), CASgovernment34.9992
23Wuhan University (WHU)academic34.3888
24The University of Hong Kong (HKU)academic33.07129
25Lanzhou University (LZU)academic28.6362
26Ocean University of China (OUC)academic28.58110
27Nankai University (NKU)academic28.5051
28Dalian University of Technology (DUT)academic28.1343
29Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)academic22.3433
30Xiamen University (XMU)academic20.3245
31Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)academic19.3141
32Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences (CAGS)government18.4955
33The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)academic17.6463
34Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR), CASgovernment17.1155
35China Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP)government16.6549
36East China Normal University (ECNU)academic16.2637
37Institute of Earth Environment (IEE), CASgovernment15.9752
38Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology (NIGLAS), CASgovernment15.9031
39Shandong University (SDU)academic15.7593
40State Oceanic Administration (SOA)government15.54109
41Institute of Geochemistry (IGCAS), CASgovernment15.0949
42Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU)academic15.0034
43Hohai University (HHU)academic14.9743
44The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)academic14.4653
45Hunan University (HNU)academic13.4820
46China University of Petroleum (CUP)academic12.9142
47South China Sea Institute of Oceanology (SCSIO), CASgovernment12.4945
48Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI), CASgovernment12.2891
49Beijing University of Technology (BJUT)academic11.3816
50Tianjin University (TJU)academic11.3183

* Output of the parent institutions, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), has been attributed to their first-level affiliated institutes.