Top 20 institutions in Earth & Environmental Sciences in South America

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
1University of São Paulo (USP)Brazil18.596611.9%
2University of ChileChile17.545834.3%
3Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication (MCTIC)Brazil10.594322.0%
4National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET)Argentina10.36778.8%
5Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)Brazil5.781018.5%
6University of Concepción (UdeC)Chile5.342328.2%
7National Polytechnic School (EPN)Ecuador5.301592.7%
8Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)Brazil5.15209.2%
9State University of Campinas (UNICAMP)Brazil4.731910.7%
10National Geology and Mining Service (SERNAGEOMIN)Chile3.991097.6%
11Federal University of Goiás (UFG)Brazil3.82837.9%
12National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA)Brazil3.771977.6%
13National University of Colombia (UNAL)Colombia3.591539.2%
14Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP)Peru3.3517100.0%
15Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (PUC)Chile3.09229.4%
16Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC)Brazil3.051119.1%
17University of Brasília (UnB)Brazil2.811337.0%
18Los Andes UniversityColombia2.37919.7%
19Fluminense Federal University (UFF)Brazil2.35719.3%
20São Paulo State University (UNESP)Brazil2.2984.1%