Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana MadridGovernment


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Foundation: 1849

Mission: The IGME's Documentation Center has as its mission the documentary and computerized treatment, as well as its custody and management, of the unpublished reports that gather the IGME's research work in the different fields of activity.

Vision: Information not localized


Subordinate organizations:

  • Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana Granada
  • Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana Leon
  • Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana Murcia
  • Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana Oviedo
  • Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana Palma de Mallorca
  • Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana Salamanca
  • Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana Santiago de Compostela
  • Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana Sevilla
  • Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana Valencia
  • Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana Zaragoza
  • Museo Geominero
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 +3036th956th908th403rd1887th213th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1515th537th458th113th953rd68th
Engineering +      
Environmental Science 3166th893rd837th325th1767th166th
Social Sciences +2203rd719th634th223rd1468th104th

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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