Top 20 institutions in Earth & Environmental Sciences in Europe

The tables show leading institutions ranked by their fractional count (FC) in Earth and environmental sciences from 2015 to 2017. Also listed are institutions’ total number of Earth and environmental sciences articles in the Nature Index (AC 2015–2017) and the proportion of each institution’s FC in Earth and environmental sciences relative to total FC from 2015 to 2017 (% E&E 2015–2017).

RankInstitutionCountry/RegionFC
2015–2017
AC
2015–2017
% E&E
2015–2017
1Helmholtz Association of German Research CentresGermany401.261,13525.8%
2French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)France303.562,02613.5%
3Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich)Switzerland245.2665222.1%
4Utrecht University (UU)Netherlands102.0532127.4%
5University of OxfordUnited Kingdom (UK)101.643477.7%
6Max Planck SocietyGermany93.193694.2%
7National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV)Italy92.3820399.4%
8University of LeedsUnited Kingdom (UK)87.9733037.9%
9University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom (UK)84.172946.6%
10University of Bristol (UoB)United Kingdom (UK)83.1528520.2%
11Imperial College London (ICL)United Kingdom (UK)80.7533111.3%
12Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG)Switzerland75.9122886.6%
13Leibniz AssociationGermany75.6129812.4%
14Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)Spain73.6230211.6%
15Technical University of Denmark (DTU)Denmark67.7816829.0%
16Institute of Research for Development (IRD)France63.0283270.8%
17University of Copenhagen (UCPH)Denmark61.4723014.3%
18Stockholm UniversitySweden59.4722323.6%
19Paris Diderot University (Paris 7)France56.6833433.2%
20University of Oslo (UiO)Norway53.3121631.2%