Peer-reviewed publications outputs

Citation search of BGS outputs from Scopus1

Compiled from Scopus for the period 1 Jan 2007 to 31 December 2012.

Organisation name Peer-reviewed publications outputs
Total output Citations Citations per paper H-index2
Geological surveys
British Geological Survey (NERC-BGS) 1433 7801 5.44 31
German Geological Survey (BGR) 521 2598 4.99 22
French Geological Survey (BRGM) 524 2238 4.27 20
Canadian Geological Survey (GSC) 1366 7888 5.77 32
Denmark and Greenland Geological Survey (DGU) 861 5730 6.66 31
Netherlands Geological Survey (TNO) 463 3072 6.63 25
US Geological Survey 5584 38085 6.82 58
GNS New Zealand 1047 7067 6.75 34
UK research centres/laboratories
British Antarctic Survey (NERC-BAS) 1723 20179 11.71 54
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (NERC-CEH 2523 27445 10.88 59
National Oceanography Centre (NERC-NOC) 1046 8327 7.96 37
Rothamsted Research 1832 20140 10.99 57
National Physical Laboratory 1683 6869 4.08 31
Laboratory of the Government Chemist (LGC Ltd) 194 1258 6.48 19
UK universities
Cambridge University 2429 21609 8.90 54
Edinburgh University 2104 28069 13.34 65
Leicester University 1780 19660 11.04 56
Lancaster University 630 4640 7.37 29
Exeter University 1042 10284 9.87 41
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 2013.

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) 16627
2 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. 9427
3 Mawer, C H. 2002 Cartographic standard geological symbol index, Version 3. Keyworth, Nottingham, British Geological Survey, 49pp. (RR/01/001) 8778
4 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. 5990
5 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) 5684
6 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) 5671
7 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. 5182
8 Ford, Jonathan; Burke, Helen; Royse, Katherine; Mathers, Stephen. 2008 The 3D geology of London and the Thames Gateway : a modern approach to geological surveying and its relevance in the urban environment. In: Cities and their underground environment : 2nd European conference of International Association of engineering geology : Euroengeo 2008, Madrid, Spain, 15-20 Sept 2008. (Unpublished) 5070
9 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) 4888
10 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) 2910