Peer-reviewed publications outputs

Citation search of BGS outputs from Scopus1

Compiled from Scopus for the period 1 Jan 2007 to 31 December 2015.

Organisation name Peer-reviewed publications outputs
Total output Citations Citations per paper H-index2
Geological surveys
British Geological Survey (NERC-BGS) 2639 28126 10.66 60
German Geological Survey (BGR) 913 9459 10.36 40
French Geological Survey (BRGM) 1771 16368 9.24 47
Canadian Geological Survey (GSC) 2204 25855 11.73 58
Denmark and Greenland Geological Survey (DGU) 1439 18570 12.90 54
Netherlands Geological Survey (TNO) 8471 87591 10.34 94
US Geological Survey 11643 166256 14.28 124
GNS New Zealand 1660 21466 12.92 58
UK research centres/laboratories
British Antarctic Survey (NERC-BAS) 2784 59413 21.34 91
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (NERC-CEH) 4015 86568 21.56 106
National Oceanography Centre (NERC-NOC) 2035 29006 14.25 67
Rothamsted Research 2285 65263 28.56 106
National Physical Laboratory 3157 23811 7.54 58
Laboratory of the Government Chemist (LGC Ltd) 322 3989 12.39 32
UK universities
Cambridge University 3947 63712 16.14 91
Edinburgh University 3601 80392 22.32 107
Leicester University 2815 55512 19.72 88
Lancaster University 999 14494 14.50 53
Exeter University 1950 35356 18.13 74
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 2007 to 31 December 2015.

Rank Publication Full-text downloads
1 Hobbs, Peter; Hallam, J.R.; Forster, A.; Entwisle, David; Jones, L.D.; Cripps, A.C.; Northmore, K.J.; Self, Suzanne; 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). 26835
2 Lewis, M.A.; Cheney, C.S.; O Dochartaigh, B.E.. 2006 Guide to Permeability Indices. British Geological Survey, 29pp. (CR/06/160N) (Unpublished). 16542
3 Mawer, C H. 2002 Cartographic standard geological symbol index, Version 3. Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey, 49pp. (RR/01/001). 14318
4 Jones, Lee D.; Jefferson, Ian. 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. 13961
5 Hobbs, P.R.N.; Entwisle, D.C.; Northmore, K.J.; Sumbler, M.G.; Jones, L.D.; Kemp, S.; Self, S.; Barron, M.; Meakin, J.L.. 2012 Engineering geology of British rocks and soils : Lias Group. British Geological Survey, 323pp. (OR/12/032) (Unpublished). 10480
6 Leveridge, Brian; 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.; Rawson, P.F., (eds.) The geology of England and Wales. London, Geological Society of London, 225-255. 9764
7 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). 9182
8 Mitchell, C.J.; Evans, E.J.; Styles, M.T.. 1997 A review of gold particle-size and recovery methods. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 34pp. (WC/97/014) (Unpublished). 8601
9 Smith, N.; Turner, P.; Williams, G.. 2010 UK data and analysis for shale gas prospectivity. In: Vining, B.A.; Pickering, S.C., (eds.) Petroleum Geology : From Mature Basins to New Frontiers : Proceedings of the 7th Petroleum Geology Conference. Geological Society of London, 1087-1098. 8508
10 Johnson, Howard; Leslie, Alick Bruce; Wilson, Christian Kverneland; Andrews, Ian; Cooper, Rhys Mark. 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). 8450