Best Environmental Sciences Universities in Denmark 2023

The 2nd edition of ranking of the best universities in the field of Environmental Sciences is based on data consolidated from multiple data sources including OpenAlex and CrossRef. The bibliometric data for estimating the citation-based metrics were acquired on 21-12-2022. Position in the ranking is based on a sum of D-indexes (Discipline H-index) of all ranking scientist's affiliated with a given institution. D-index includes exclusively papers and citation values for an examined discipline.
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The scope of our Environmental Sciences research
Our best universities ranking is a trustworthy lineup of leading researchers from the discipline of Environmental Sciences , created using a detailed examination of 166,880 scientists discovered from multiple bibliometric data sources. For the field of Environmental Sciences, more than 11258 scholars were investigated.

What is D-index approval threshold for Environmental Sciences
The D-index threshold for including a scholar to be examined is established at 30 if most of their publications are in the area of Environmental Sciences. The inclusion criteria for scholars to be considered into the ranking of top scholars are based on the D-index, proportion of the publications made within the given discipline in addition to the awards and achievements of the scientists. The D-index threshold for listing best scientists is set as an increment of 10 depending on the overall number of scholars assessed for each scientific field whilst making sure that the top 1% of leading scientists are incorporated into the ranking. We estimate a proximity of 30% or less between a researcher’s general H-index and their D-index.

Additional verification practices
Because our primary mission is to ensure that only genuine researchers are mentioned in ranking we are aware that metrics are never meant to be a complete tool to evaluate the output of researchers. Because of that we manually inspect each profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a broad range of credible sources. While it’s not a factor defining a scientist’s position in ranking, the amount of documents published in well-known journals and conference proceedings should constitute a reliable secondary signal of their contribution to research in a given area of science. Position in the ranking is based on every scholar’s D-index using data collected from OpenAlex and CrossRef, which are the most trustworthy and well-known bibliometric databases of this type accessible to the research community. A detailed overview of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Our agenda
Our mission is to motivate scientists, companies and politicians worldwide to explore where top experts are heading and to provide an opportunity for the entire scientific community to get to know who the leading experts in specific fields of research, in different countries, or even within research institutions are.
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Key findings for Environmental Sciences
With 6 scientific affiliations Denmark ranks in spot 30 globally.

As far as institutions are concerned, the affiliation with the highest number of leading scholars in Denmark is Aarhus University with 38 scientists affiliated with it being present in our Environmental Sciences ranking. It is followed by Technical University of Denmark with 33 researchers and University of Copenhagen with 23 scholars.

The most prominent scholars in the discipline of Environmental Sciences in Denmark are affiliated with University of Copenhagen, Technical University of Denmark, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Aarhus University, Aalborg University, Roskilde University, National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Danish Meteorological Institute, University of Southern Denmark, Novo Nordisk (Denmark). Aarhus University is highlighted as the best university in the Denmark in our ranking with a total D-index of its ranking researchers at 1768. Ranking second is Technical University of Denmark with a total D-index of 1521. The third place is taken by University of Copenhagen with a total D-index of 954.

The average total D-index for the top 1% universities is 805 against an average of 805 for all 6 institutions featured in ranking.

The average number of published papers within the discipline of Environmental Sciences by scholars affiliated with the top 5% of scholars in the ranking is 3148 against an average of 3148 for all 6 universities.

The average number of citations of scientists affiliated with the top 5% universities is 173134 against an average of 173134 for all 6 universities.

University Details
Σ Publications
Σ D-Index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
17 World 1 National Scholars 38 6,095 Σ D-index 1,768
22 World 2 National Scholars 33 7,356 Σ D-index 1,521
58 World 3 National Scholars 23 3,421 Σ D-index 954
150 World 4 National Scholars 7 1,370 Σ D-index 435
492 World 5 National Scholars 2 481 Σ D-index 85
554 World 6 National Scholars 2 166 Σ D-index 70

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