Geoforschungszentrum PotsdamGovernment

Germany

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Foundation: 1992

Mission: Our mission is to deepen the knowledge of the dynamics of the solid Earth, and to develop solutions for grand challenges facing society.

Vision: The future can only be secured by those who understand the System Earth and its interactions with Man: We develop a profound understanding of systems and processes of the solid Earth together with strategies and options for action to address global change and its regional impacts, to understand natural hazards and to minimize associated risks, as well as to assess the human impact on System Earth.

History: www.gfz-potsdam.de

40th

Overall percentile

19th

Research percentile

76th

Innovation percentile

20th

Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Government sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

 
AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDGermany
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 636th382nd385th569th98th
Arts and Humanities 428th233rd227th390th35th
Chemistry 588th325th319th509th116th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 106th35th34th72nd8th
Energy 464th231st231st352nd58th
Engineering 404th185th181st308th50th
Environmental Science 432nd244th238th345th63rd
Physics and Astronomy 495th269th265th424th82nd
Social Sciences 641st350th351st562nd79th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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