Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral ResourcesGovernment

South Korea

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Foundation: 1918

Mission: KIGAM's Geo-research on Land & Ocean, Geo-exploration on Deep Subsurface Resources and Utilization, New Geo-technology on Geo-hazards & Global Climate Change "Leading Innovative Geo-Science and Technology solutions to create a Sustainable Earth"

Vision: Leading innovative solution of geo-technology to sustainable Earth As the only research institute for geological resources in Korea, our mission is to create a brighter future for the Korean peninsula and for the entire world.

History: english.kigam.re.kr


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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.

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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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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