Top Environmental Sciences Scientists in United States

This 1st edition of top scientists ranking for Environmental Sciences was published by Research.com, one of the major websites for Environmental Sciences research offering credible data on scientific contributions since 2014.

The ranking contains h-index, publications and citations values collected on December 6th, 2021. Show more

Our top scientists ranking is a reliable list of leading scientists from the area of Environmental Sciences, based on a meticulous examination of 166,880 scientists on Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Environmental Sciences, over 9,206 profiles were examined.

The h-index threshold for approving a scholar to be considered is set to 30 if most of their publications are in the field of Environmental Sciences. The inclusion criteria for scholars to be considered into the ranking of top scientists are based on the discipline h-index, proportion of the contributions made within the given discipline in addition to the awards and achievements of the scientists. The discipline h-index threshold for listing top scientists is set as an increment of 10 depending on the total number of researchers estimated for each discipline whilst ensuring that the top 1% of leading scientists are considered into the ranking.

Because the main goal is to ensure that only genuine researchers are included in the ranking whilst without doubt we believe that numbers are never meant to be an obsolete measure to quantify the precious contributions of scientists. This is why we manually verify each profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a wide range of credible sources. Even though it’s not a metric defining a scientist’s position in the ranking, the amount of documents published in major journals and conference proceedings should constitute a reliable secondary indication of their contribution to research in a given discipline. Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled Microsoft Graph, which is the most prominent and well-established bibliometric database of this type available to the scientific community. A detailed definition of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Our aim is to inspire scholars, entrepreneurs, and decision-makers worldwide to explore where leading experts are heading and to provide an opportunity for the entire scientific community to discover who the leading experts in specific fields of research, in different countries, or even within research institutions are.

World
National
Scholar
H-index
Citations
Publications
1 World 1 National Daniel J. Jacob

Daniel J. Jacob

Harvard University, United States
H-index 174 Citations 85,302 530
2 World 2 National John H. Seinfeld

John H. Seinfeld

California Institute of Technology, United States
H-index 167 Citations 121,964 646
7 World 3 National Kurunthachalam Kannan

Kurunthachalam Kannan

New York University, United States
H-index 140 Citations 64,576 566
9 World 4 National Jose L. Jimenez

Jose L. Jimenez

University of Colorado Boulder, United States
H-index 138 Citations 73,698 563
11 World 5 National Dennis D. Baldocchi

Dennis D. Baldocchi

University of California, Berkeley, United States
H-index 135 Citations 75,052 353
12 World 6 National Steven W. Running

Steven W. Running

University of Montana, United States
H-index 133 Citations 88,303 328
13 World 7 National Bin Wang

Bin Wang

University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States
H-index 132 Citations 63,079 887
14 World 8 National Brent N. Holben

Brent N. Holben

Goddard Space Flight Center, United States
H-index 131 Citations 81,487 499
17 World 9 National Eric F. Wood

Eric F. Wood

Princeton University, United States
H-index 129 Citations 60,728 442
19 World 10 National Paul G. Falkowski

Paul G. Falkowski

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, United States
H-index 127 Citations 69,217 259
20 World 11 National Donald R. Blake

Donald R. Blake

University of California, Irvine, United States
H-index 126 Citations 51,905 634
23 World 12 National Randall V. Martin

Randall V. Martin

Washington University in St. Louis, United States
H-index 123 Citations 49,147 444
26 World 13 National David M. Karl

David M. Karl

University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States
H-index 121 Citations 53,119 373
27 World 14 National Judith C. Chow

Judith C. Chow

Desert Research Institute, United States
H-index 121 Citations 44,486 465
30 World 16 National Steven C. Wofsy

Steven C. Wofsy

Harvard University, United States
H-index 120 Citations 59,145 299
31 World 15 National Peter M. Groffman

Peter M. Groffman

City University of New York, United States
H-index 120 Citations 49,561 462
32 World 17 National Shang-Ping Xie

Shang-Ping Xie

University of California, San Diego, United States
H-index 119 Citations 48,047 468
33 World 18 National James Hansen

James Hansen

Columbia University, United States
H-index 118 Citations 92,855 323
34 World 19 National Andrew N. Sharpley

Andrew N. Sharpley

University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, United States
H-index 118 Citations 51,792 365
35 World 20 National Ranga B. Myneni

Ranga B. Myneni

Boston University, United States
H-index 118 Citations 63,148 328
36 World 21 National Bruce E. Logan

Bruce E. Logan

Pennsylvania State University, United States
H-index 117 Citations 58,799 287
38 World 22 National Gerald A. Meehl

Gerald A. Meehl

National Center for Atmospheric Research, United States
H-index 117 Citations 93,819 296
40 World 24 National Drew T. Shindell

Drew T. Shindell

Duke University, United States
H-index 116 Citations 60,701 328
41 World 23 National Yoram J. Kaufman

Yoram J. Kaufman

Goddard Space Flight Center, United States
H-index 116 Citations 72,559 245
42 World 25 National Compton J. Tucker

Compton J. Tucker

Goddard Space Flight Center, United States
H-index 115 Citations 72,519 241
49 World 26 National Bernd R.T. Simoneit

Bernd R.T. Simoneit

Oregon State University, United States
H-index 113 Citations 49,630 388
50 World 27 National David G. Streets

David G. Streets

Argonne National Laboratory, United States
H-index 113 Citations 45,813 316
53 World 29 National Eric F. Lambin

Eric F. Lambin

Stanford University, United States
H-index 112 Citations 81,808 287
54 World 28 National John G. Watson

John G. Watson

Desert Research Institute, United States
H-index 112 Citations 41,285 455
55 World 30 National Charles T. Driscoll

Charles T. Driscoll

Syracuse University, United States
H-index 112 Citations 45,518 512
56 World 31 National Robert E. Dickinson

Robert E. Dickinson

The University of Texas at Austin, United States
H-index 112 Citations 53,689 337
58 World 32 National Kevin E. Trenberth

Kevin E. Trenberth

National Center for Atmospheric Research, United States
H-index 112 Citations 82,470 340
61 World 33 National Hans W. Paerl

Hans W. Paerl

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
H-index 110 Citations 53,321 393
64 World 34 National Eric A. Davidson

Eric A. Davidson

University of Maryland Center For Environmental Sciences, United States
H-index 109 Citations 57,536 252
65 World 35 National Fred C. Fehsenfeld

Fred C. Fehsenfeld

Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, United States
H-index 108 Citations 31,035 256
66 World 36 National Alex Guenther

Alex Guenther

University of California, Irvine, United States
H-index 108 Citations 50,627 423
67 World 37 National Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Veerabhadran Ramanathan

University of California, San Diego, United States
H-index 108 Citations 66,868 263
68 World 38 National Allen H. Goldstein

Allen H. Goldstein

University of California, Berkeley, United States
H-index 108 Citations 45,620 360
73 World 39 National Owen B. Toon

Owen B. Toon

University of Colorado Boulder, United States
H-index 106 Citations 36,637 365
75 World 40 National Beverly E. Law

Beverly E. Law

Oregon State University, United States
H-index 106 Citations 48,256 236
80 World 41 National Kerry Emanuel

Kerry Emanuel

MIT, United States
H-index 105 Citations 49,515 302
83 World 42 National J. A. de Gouw

J. A. de Gouw

University of Colorado Boulder, United States
H-index 103 Citations 27,153 263
84 World 43 National Cynthia Rosenzweig

Cynthia Rosenzweig

Goddard Institute for Space Studies, United States
H-index 103 Citations 55,039 308
85 World 44 National James N. Galloway

James N. Galloway

University of Virginia, United States
H-index 103 Citations 65,346 259
87 World 45 National Jean-Francois Lamarque

Jean-Francois Lamarque

National Center for Atmospheric Research, United States
H-index 103 Citations 61,904 346
88 World 46 National Rodney J. Weber

Rodney J. Weber

Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
H-index 103 Citations 28,772 252
92 World 47 National Daniel R. Cayan

Daniel R. Cayan

University of California, San Diego, United States
H-index 102 Citations 55,684 294
94 World 48 National Peter V. Hobbs

Peter V. Hobbs

University of Washington, United States
H-index 102 Citations 34,891 375
95 World 49 National Richard C. Flagan

Richard C. Flagan

California Institute of Technology, United States
H-index 101 Citations 38,150 321
96 World 50 National Christopher P. McKay

Christopher P. McKay

Ames Research Center, United States
H-index 101 Citations 32,406 443
97 World 51 National Carsten Warneke

Carsten Warneke

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States
H-index 101 Citations 32,465 381
98 World 52 National Zhanqing Li

Zhanqing Li

University of Maryland, College Park, United States
H-index 101 Citations 32,710 470
99 World 53 National Roger A. Pielke

Roger A. Pielke

University of Colorado Boulder, United States
H-index 100 Citations 42,051 439
101 World 54 National Johannes Lehmann

Johannes Lehmann

Cornell University, United States
H-index 100 Citations 73,601 329
109 World 55 National Mark A. Cane

Mark A. Cane

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, United States
H-index 98 Citations 37,440 231
111 World 56 National James M. Russell

James M. Russell

Brown University, United States
H-index 98 Citations 32,602 606
112 World 57 National Patricia K. Quinn

Patricia K. Quinn

Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory, United States
H-index 98 Citations 30,309 237
114 World 58 National Philip K. Hopke

Philip K. Hopke

Clarkson University, United States
H-index 97 Citations 41,700 714
115 World 59 National Andrew J. Heymsfield

Andrew J. Heymsfield

National Center for Atmospheric Research, United States
H-index 97 Citations 28,249 341
116 World 60 National James C. McWilliams

James C. McWilliams

University of California, Los Angeles, United States
H-index 96 Citations 36,440 326
117 World 61 National Gary L. Amy

Gary L. Amy

Clemson University, United States
H-index 96 Citations 35,059 354
119 World 62 National Gabriel G. Katul

Gabriel G. Katul

Duke University, United States
H-index 96 Citations 36,554 369
120 World 65 National John S. Holloway

John S. Holloway

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States
H-index 96 Citations 25,611 254
122 World 64 National Alan Robock

Alan Robock

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, United States
H-index 96 Citations 30,514 289
123 World 63 National James J. Schauer

James J. Schauer

University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States
H-index 96 Citations 34,508 394
124 World 66 National Charles P. Gerba

Charles P. Gerba

University of Arizona, United States
H-index 95 Citations 27,231 414
125 World 67 National Edward R. Cook

Edward R. Cook

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, United States
H-index 95 Citations 42,096 273
126 World 68 National Paul O. Wennberg

Paul O. Wennberg

California Institute of Technology, United States
H-index 95 Citations 29,879 302
130 World 69 National Richard A. Houghton

Richard A. Houghton

Woods Hole Research Center, United States
H-index 95 Citations 82,495 194
131 World 70 National Thomas F. Eck

Thomas F. Eck

Goddard Space Flight Center, United States
H-index 95 Citations 53,984 204
132 World 71 National Natalie M. Mahowald

Natalie M. Mahowald

Cornell University, United States
H-index 95 Citations 39,534 223
138 World 72 National Michael Trainer

Michael Trainer

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States
H-index 94 Citations 24,162 204
145 World 73 National Shunlin Liang

Shunlin Liang

University of Maryland, College Park, United States
H-index 93 Citations 31,723 535
147 World 74 National Elliot L Atlas

Elliot L Atlas

University of Miami, United States
H-index 93 Citations 24,954 303
148 World 75 National Ronald A. Hites

Ronald A. Hites

Indiana University, United States
H-index 92 Citations 30,761 259
152 World 76 National Ronald G. Prinn

Ronald G. Prinn

MIT, United States
H-index 92 Citations 41,446 308
154 World 78 National Ken Caldeira

Ken Caldeira

Carnegie Institution for Science, United States
H-index 92 Citations 41,825 289
155 World 77 National John M. Wallace

John M. Wallace

University of Washington, United States
H-index 92 Citations 66,340 205
157 World 79 National Thomas J. Jackson

Thomas J. Jackson

Agricultural Research Service, United States
H-index 92 Citations 33,290 380
158 World 81 National Colm Sweeney

Colm Sweeney

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States
H-index 92 Citations 30,360 290
159 World 80 National Robert A. Houze

Robert A. Houze

University of Washington, United States
H-index 92 Citations 30,147 231
160 World 82 National Baoshan Xing

Baoshan Xing

University of Massachusetts Amherst, United States
H-index 91 Citations 31,330 428
164 World 83 National Constantinos Sioutas

Constantinos Sioutas

University of Southern California, United States
H-index 91 Citations 27,633 312
168 World 85 National Patrick J. Bartlein

Patrick J. Bartlein

University of Oregon, United States
H-index 91 Citations 29,438 181
169 World 86 National Christopher O. Justice

Christopher O. Justice

University of Maryland, College Park, United States
H-index 91 Citations 47,653 221
170 World 84 National Larry W. Horowitz

Larry W. Horowitz

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, United States
H-index 91 Citations 31,111 235
172 World 87 National John D. Spengler

John D. Spengler

Harvard University, United States
H-index 90 Citations 39,509 316
173 World 88 National James B. Pollack

James B. Pollack

Ames Research Center, United States
H-index 90 Citations 24,207 213
174 World 89 National Kirk R. Smith

Kirk R. Smith

University of California, Berkeley, United States
H-index 90 Citations 33,809 242
176 World 90 National David W. Fahey

David W. Fahey

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, United States
H-index 90 Citations 44,964 283
177 World 91 National Hanwant B. Singh

Hanwant B. Singh

Ames Research Center, United States
H-index 90 Citations 23,221 225
179 World 93 National Owen R. Cooper

Owen R. Cooper

Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, United States
H-index 90 Citations 22,114 188
180 World 94 National John Walsh

John Walsh

University of Alaska Fairbanks, United States
H-index 90 Citations 28,930 306
181 World 92 National William P. Kustas

William P. Kustas

Agricultural Research Service, United States
H-index 90 Citations 29,899 343
184 World 95 National Jonathan I. Lunine

Jonathan I. Lunine

Cornell University, United States
H-index 89 Citations 27,236 377
185 World 96 National John I. Hedges

John I. Hedges

University of Washington, United States
H-index 89 Citations 37,951 128
186 World 97 National Petros Koutrakis

Petros Koutrakis

Harvard University, United States
H-index 89 Citations 26,930 353
187 World 98 National Thomas E. Graedel

Thomas E. Graedel

Yale University, United States
H-index 89 Citations 31,539 239
190 World 99 National Christopher S. Bretherton

Christopher S. Bretherton

University of Washington, United States
H-index 89 Citations 33,725 229
192 World 100 National Gabriel A. Vecchi

Gabriel A. Vecchi

Princeton University, United States
H-index 89 Citations 34,212 263

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