Peer-reviewed publications outputs

Citation search of BGS outputs from Scopus1

Compiled from Scopus for the period 1 Jan 2013 to 31 December 2017.

Organisation name Peer-reviewed publications outputs
Total output Citations Citations per paper H-index2
Geological surveys
British Geological Survey (NERC-BGS) 1845 14807 8.02 44
German Geological Survey (BGR) 823 6141 7.46 29
French Geological Survey (BRGM) 1323 9505 7.18 32
Canadian Geological Survey (GSC) 1296 8231 6.35 36
Denmark and Greenland Geological Survey (DGU) 917 7631 8.32 36
Netherlands Geological Survey (TNO) 521 4138 7.94 30
US Geological Survey 3416 32350 9.47 58
GNS New Zealand 1175 8612 7.33 35
Geological Survey of Norway (NGU) 602 4926 8.18 29
German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) 3380 29555 8.74 54
Istituto Nazionale Di Geofisica E Vulcanologia (INGV) 2484 18810 7.57 41
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP) 1385 12463 9.00 40
Utrecht University (UU) 2173 26388 12.14 59
ETH Zurich 4634 62939 13.58 80
Institute of Earth Sciences Jaume Almera (ICTJA/CSIC) 429 3209 7.48 22
UK research centres/laboratories
British Geological Survey (NERC-BGS) 1845 14807 8.02 44
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (NERC-CEH) 2198 30734 13.98 68
British Antarctic Survey (NERC-BAS) 1623 18758 11.56 50
National Oceanographic Centre (NERC-NOC) 2424 26130 10.78 57
National Physical Laboratory 2212 14163 6.40 44
Rothamsted Research 1617 21575 13.34 59
Laboratory of the Government Chemist 236 2072 8.78 20
UK universities
Cambridge University 4174 61859 14.82 83
Edinburgh University 2386 37792 15.84 76
Leicester University 1618 20902 12.92 53
Lancaster University 640 6100 9.53 32
Exeter University 1568 20843 13.29 56
Footnotes

1 A bibliographic database containing abstracts and citations for academic journals.

2 Hirsch Index — an index to measure productivity and impact of the published work.

Top 10 downloads from NORA all articles

NERC Open Research Archive (NORA) downloads of publications during the period 1 Jan 2013 to 31 December 2017.

Rank Publication Full-text downloads
1 Hobbs, P, Hallam, J R, Forster, A, Entwisle, D, Jones, L D, Cripps, A C, Northmore, K J, Self, S, and Meakin, J L. 2002. Engineering geology of British rocks and soils: mudstones of the Mercia Mudstone Group. Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey, 106pp. (RR/01/002). 38560
2 Lewis, M A, Cheney, C S, and O Dochartaigh, B E. 2006. Guide to Permeability Indices. British Geological Survey, 29pp. (CR/06/160N) (Unpublished). 32275
3 Mawer, C H. 2002 Cartographic standard geological symbol index, Version 3. Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey, 49pp. (RR/01/001). 20163
4 Hobbs, P R N, Entwisle, D C, Northmore, K J, Sumbler, M G, Jones, L D, Kemp, S, Self, S, Barron, M, and Meakin, J L. 2012. Engineering geology of British rocks and soils: Lias Group. British Geological Survey, 323pp. (OR/12/032) (Unpublished). 16175
5 Jones, L D, and Jefferson, I. 2012. Expansive soils. In: Burland, J, (ed.) ICE manual of geotechnical engineering. Volume 1, geotechnical engineering principles, problematic soils and site investigation. London, UK, ICE Publishing, 413–441. 15329
6 Leveridge, B, and Hartley, A J. 2006. The Variscan Orogeny: the development and deformation of Devonian/Carboniferous basins in SW England and South Wales. In: Brenchley, P J, and Rawson, P F, (eds.) The geology of England and Wales. London, Geological Society of London, 225–255. 13814
7 Johnson, H, Leslie, A B, Wilson, C K, Andrews, I, Cooper, and R M. 2005. Middle Jurassic, Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous of the UK Central and Northern North Sea. Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey, 27pp. (RR/03/001). 13197
8 Allen, D J, Brewerton, L J, Coleby, L M, Gibbs, B R, Lewis, M A, MacDonald, A M, Wagstaff, S J, and Williams, A T. 1997. The physical properties of major aquifers in England and Wales. British Geological Survey, 333pp. (WD/97/034) (Unpublished) 12622
9 British Geological Survey, Thames Water, Southern Water, Veolia Water, Great Britain. Environment Agency. Southern Region, University College London. 2008. The Chalk aquifer of the North Downs. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 59pp. (RR/08/002). 12006
10 Entwisle, D C, Hobbs, P R N, Northmore, K J, Skipper, J, Raines, M R, Self, S J, Ellison, R A, and Jones, L D. 2013. Engineering geology of British rocks and soils: Lambeth Group. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 316pp. (OR/13/006) (Unpublished) 10408