Top 10 institutions in Earth & Environmental Sciences

The table shows the top 10 rising institutions in Earth and environmental sciences, ranked by change in adjusted fractional count (Adjusted FC*) from 2015 to 2017. Also listed are an institution's FC and total number of articles (AC) in 2017, and percentage change in Adjusted FC from 2015 to 2017.

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RankInstitutionCountry / RegionFC 2017AC 2017Change in
Adjusted FC
Change in Adjusted
FC 2015–2017 (%)
1Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)China188.9355335.9923.5%
2University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)China35.5117123.31191.2%
3China University of Geosciences (CUG)China36.268719.34114.4%
4National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)United States of America (USA)44.2013316.3658.8%
5Nanjing University (NJU)China51.1215213.7236.7%
6Fudan UniversityChina18.403612.74224.8%
7Colorado State UniversityUnited States of America (USA)30.318612.2567.8%
8University of California, Irvine (UCI)United States of America (USA)31.569111.0453.8%
9National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)United States of America (USA)70.0726510.7118.0%
10Wuhan University (WHU)China16.653810.24159.6%

* FC figures are adjusted to 2017 levels.