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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Environmental Sciences H-index 118 Citations 92,855 323 World Ranking 32 National Ranking 18

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Awards & Achievements

2016 - BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award

1999 - Member of Academia Europaea

1996 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1993 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Climate change
  • Statistics
  • Global warming

His main research concerns Climatology, Global warming, Climate change, Atmospheric sciences and Climate model. His Climatology research incorporates themes from Sea level change, Sea level rise and Instrumental temperature record. His Global warming research focuses on Mean radiant temperature and how it relates to Northern Hemisphere.

His Climate change research integrates issues from Carbon sequestration and Greenhouse gas. His studies deal with areas such as Atmospheric models, Attribution of recent climate change, Earth's energy budget and Climate oscillation as well as Atmospheric sciences. James Hansen has included themes like Ocean heat content, Meteorology, Radiative forcing, Aerosol and Forcing in his Climate model study.

His most cited work include:

  • A safe operating space for humanity (5983 citations)
  • Climate Forcing by Anthropogenic Aerosols (2835 citations)
  • Planetary boundaries: Exploring the safe operating space for humanity (2805 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary scientific interests are in Climate change, Climatology, Agriculture, Atmospheric sciences and Global warming. His Climate change study incorporates themes from Fossil fuel, Natural resource economics, Northern Hemisphere and Greenhouse gas. His Climatology research incorporates themes from Climate model, Climate sensitivity and Radiative forcing.

His Agriculture research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Environmental resource management and Environmental planning. The Atmospheric sciences study combines topics in areas such as Atmosphere, Atmospheric models, Earth's energy budget and Aerosol. Global warming is frequently linked to Meteorology in his study.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Climate change (43.05%)
  • Climatology (37.09%)
  • Agriculture (24.94%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2020)?

  • Climate change (43.05%)
  • Agriculture (24.94%)
  • Food security (18.98%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

James Hansen mostly deals with Climate change, Agriculture, Food security, Environmental planning and Climate services. The various areas that he examines in his Climate change study include Climatology, Natural resource economics and Greenhouse gas. His Climatology research incorporates elements of Sea level, Climate model, Radiative forcing and Atmospheric sciences.

His research in Atmospheric sciences tackles topics such as Climate sensitivity which are related to areas like Climate state. James Hansen has researched Greenhouse gas in several fields, including Fossil fuel and Greenhouse effect. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Agricultural economics, Perspective, Environmental resource management, El Niño Southern Oscillation and Sustainability.

Between 2012 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Climate Sensitivity: Analysis of Feedback Mechanisms (945 citations)
  • Configuration and Assessment of the GISS ModelE2 Contributions to the CMIP5 Archive (434 citations)
  • Assessing "dangerous climate change": required reduction of carbon emissions to protect young people, future generations and nature. (347 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Climate change
  • Agriculture
  • Statistics

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Climate change, Climatology, Global warming, Agriculture and Food security. He works on Climate change which deals in particular with Abrupt climate change. His Climatology research includes themes of Climate model, Radiative forcing, Methane and Ice sheet.

Within one scientific family, James Hansen focuses on topics pertaining to Atmospheric sciences under Climate model, and may sometimes address concerns connected to Climate sensitivity, Runaway climate change, Climate commitment, Atmospheric models and Aerosol. His Global warming research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Fossil fuel, Sea level and Greenhouse gas. His work deals with themes such as El Niño Southern Oscillation, Agricultural economics and Environmental protection, which intersect with Agriculture.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Top Publications

A safe operating space for humanity

Johan Rockström;Johan Rockström;Will Steffen;Will Steffen;Kevin Noone;Åsa Persson;Åsa Persson.
Nature (2009)

9573 Citations

Planetary boundaries: Exploring the safe operating space for humanity

Johan Rockström;Johan Rockström;Will Steffen;Will Steffen;Kevin Noone;Åsa Persson;Åsa Persson.
Ecology and Society (2009)

4461 Citations

Global temperature change

James Hansen;Makiko Sato;Reto Ruedy;Ken Lo.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2006)

2298 Citations

A parameterization for the absorption of solar radiation in the earth's atmosphere

Andrew A. Lacis;James Hansen.
Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences (1974)

2072 Citations

Target atmospheric CO2: Where should humanity aim?

James Hansen;Makiko Sato;Pushker Kharecha;David Beerling.
The Open Atmospheric Science Journal (2008)

1855 Citations

Climate Sensitivity: Analysis of Feedback Mechanisms

J. Hansen;A. Lacis;D. Rind;G. Russell.
Washington DC American Geophysical Union Geophysical Monograph Series (2013)

1443 Citations

Efficient Three-Dimensional Global Models for Climate Studies: Models I and II

J. Hansen;G. Russell;D. Rind;P. Stone.
Monthly Weather Review (1983)

1399 Citations

Global climate changes as forecast by Goddard Institute for Space Studies three‐dimensional model

J. Hansen;I. Fung;A. Lacis;D. Rind.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1988)

1324 Citations

Climate impact of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide.

J. Hansen;D. Johnson;A. Lacis;S. Lebedeff.
Science (1981)

1308 Citations

Efficacy of climate forcings

J. Hansen;J. Hansen;M. Sato;R. Ruedy;L. Nazarenko.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2005)

1273 Citations

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