Instituto Espanol de OceanografiaGovernment


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Foundation: 1914

Mission: Research and technological development, including knowledge transfer, on the sea and its resources.

Vision: Information not localized


Subordinate organizations:

  • Centre Oceanografic de les Balears
  • Centro Oceanografico de A Coruna
  • Centro Oceanografico de Cadiz
  • Centro Oceanografico de Canarias
  • Centro Oceanografico de Gijon
  • Centro Oceanografico de Malaga
  • Centro Oceanografico de Murcia
  • Centro Oceanografico de Santander
  • Centro Oceanografico de Vigo
  • Unidad de Tecnologia para Estudios Marinos
Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
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 areas/categories

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-27IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1958th737th650th234th1318th155th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4717th1404th1363rd594th2975th325th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1335th475th401st91st842nd55th
Engineering +1768th605th510th118th1144th78th
Environmental Science 1829th578th487th151st1074th103rd

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.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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