12 Jul 2018   |   News byte

In green science, Chinese output soars, US falls, Germany treads water


In Nature magazine’s index of earth and environmental science publications, annual production from China has been climbing fast since 2012. In fact, other Nature data show the Chinese Academy of Sciences is now the world’s top producer of green science. 

The leading institutions in high-quality Earth and environmental sciences research are: The Chinese Academy of Sciences (1), Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres (2), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, US (3), French National Centre for Scientific Research (4), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (5), California Institute of Technology, US (6), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, US (7), U.S. Geological Survey (8), University of Colorado Boulder, US (9) and Stanford University, US (10).

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