Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from
OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.
This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Environmental Sciences discipline and
affiliated with University of Maryland Center For Environmental Sciences.
There are a total of 10 researchers included with 2 of them also being included in the global ranking.
The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists
in University of Maryland Center For Environmental Sciences is 515 with a mean value for
the h-index of 51.50. The total sum of
publications for the best scientists in University of Maryland Center For Environmental Sciences is 1,347 with the
mean value for publications per scientist of 134.70.
University of Maryland Center For Environmental Science
University of Maryland Center For Environmental Science (UMCES) is a public university and research institution in Cambridge, Maryland. It was founded in 1925 as Chesapeake Laboratory, the oldest public marine laboratory that continues to operate on the East Coast. It received its current structure and name in 1997. As the only scientific research center in the University System of Maryland, UMCES is recognized for its unique research, academic, and restoration programs of the Chesapeake Bay and Maryland’s ecosystem.
University of Maryland Center For Environmental Science Key Statistics
The university offers opportunities for undergraduate internships as well as conducts postgraduate research-based programs. It has a unified focus on environmental research. However, the university also has programs covering other fields of study, such as Engineering, Natural Sciences, and Agriculture.
University of Maryland Center For Environmental Science's student population is approximately 95 postgraduates. They are mentored by 70 faculty members in its various sites in College Park, Cambridge, Solomons, Frostburg, and Baltimore.
Other University of Maryland Center For Environmental Science key statistics include its three partner graduate course offerings. These are Frostburg State University Masters in Biology, University of Maryland, Baltimore Graduate Program in Life Sciences, and Marine Estuarine and Environmental Sciences.
University of Maryland Center For Environmental Science Research
UMCES research operates in multidisciplinary environments and has four areas of concentration: accelerating the science of changing oceans and climate, creating healthy urban waterfronts, building coastal resilience, and maintaining sustainable landscapes and seascapes. Its research projects are funded by public agencies and private organizations, such as the National Science Foundation, University System of Maryland’s Momentum Fund, John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, and Wilson H. Elkins Endowment Fund.
The top fields of University of Maryland Center For Environmental Science research are environmental science, ecology, and biology. Its research outputs have been published in prestigious journals like Science, Nature, and Harmful Algae.
Its researchers have attended major scholarly conferences, such as INTERSPEECH: Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, CSR: Computer Science Symposium in Russia, and OCEANS: OCEANS Conference.
The most cited output from the school is Tilman et al.'s (2002) “Agricultural sustainability and intensive production practices.” This article was published in Nature and has received 7,894 citations to date. It is followed by Root et al.'s (2003) “Fingerprints of global warming on wild animals and plants,” which was featured in Nature and has been cited 5,578 times, thus far. Moreover, the university’s third most cited publication is Le Quere et al.'s (2011) “The value of estuarine and coastal ecosystem services,” which appeared in the Ecological Monographs and has so far received 3,663 citations.
In addition, the university operates various land-based and sea-focused research facilities which also serve as the campuses where UMCES programs are conducted. These include the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology in Baltimore, the Horn Point Laboratory on the Eastern Shore, the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory at the mouth of the Patuxent River, and the Appalachian Laboratory in the mountains of western Maryland.
Meanwhile, some of its notable research projects are sustainable rockfish, blue crab, and oyster management and cultivation, the state-of-the-art research vessel Rachel Carson for monitoring the Chesapeake Bay and its adjacent rivers, and the reductions in regional air pollution to enhance water quality in the Chesapeake Bay.
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.
University of Maryland Center For Environmental Sciences,
Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record
of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic
community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.
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