Earth-Science Reviews

(The TQCC of Earth-Science Reviews is 57. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-03-01 to 2023-03-01.)
Global continental and ocean basin reconstructions since 200Ma1272
Atmospheric methane and global change523
An outline of the palaeogeographic evolution of the Australasian region since the beginning of the Neoproterozoic417
Atmospheric microplastics: A review on current status and perspectives391
History of Indo-Pacific coral reef systems since the last glaciation: Development patterns and controlling factors334
Reconstructing chemical weathering, physical erosion and monsoon intensity since 25Ma in the northern South China Sea: A review of competing proxies318
Northern Hemisphere permafrost map based on TTOP modelling for 2000–2016 at 1 km2 scale304
Organic-matter-rich shales of China244
Westerlies Asia and monsoonal Asia: Spatiotemporal differences in climate change and possible mechanisms on decadal to sub-orbital timescales244
Continuous hydrocarbon accumulation over a large area as a distinguishing characteristic of unconventional petroleum: The Ordos Basin, North-Central China215
Mesozoic tectono-magmatic response in the East Asian ocean-continent connection zone to subduction of the Paleo-Pacific Plate211
Triassic southeastward subduction of North China Block to South China Block: Insights from new geological, geophysical and geochemical data185
Sedimentary system response to the global sea level change in the East China Seas since the last glacial maximum179
Kinematic reconstruction of the Caribbean region since the Early Jurassic172
Effects of surface coal mining and land reclamation on soil properties: A review163
Environmental consequences of damming the mainstream Lancang-Mekong River: A review158
The analysis of Last Interglacial (MIS 5e) relative sea-level indicators: Reconstructing sea-level in a warmer world151
Mercury as a proxy for volcanic emissions in the geologic record150
Rip current types, circulation and hazard146
Reconstruction of northeast Asian deformation integrated with western Pacific plate subduction since 200 Ma144
Deep learning and its application in geochemical mapping144
Petrographic classification of sand and sandstone142
Droughts in East Africa: Causes, impacts and resilience141
Model-independent sequence stratigraphy137
Fringing reef growth and morphology: a review136
The tectonic evolution of the Arctic since Pangea breakup: Integrating constraints from surface geology and geophysics with mantle structure132
Quantitative analysis of detrital modes: statistically rigorous confidence regions in ternary diagrams and their use in sedimentary petrology131
Relative sea-level fall since the last interglacial stage: Are coasts uplifting worldwide?130
Jiangnan Orogen, South China: A ~970–820 Ma Rodinia margin accretionary belt122
Forecasting the time of failure of landslides at slope-scale: A literature review121
Tectonic evolution and deep mantle structure of the eastern Tethys since the latest Jurassic119
Trend analysis of climate time series: A review of methods115
A review of feldspar alteration and its geological significance in sedimentary basins: From shallow aquifers to deep hydrocarbon reservoirs114
The Tibetan Plateau cryosphere: Observations and model simulations for current status and recent changes113
Quaternary time scales for the Pontocaspian domain: Interbasinal connectivity and faunal evolution111
Applications of geochemistry in tsunami research: A review107
Rock glaciers and mountain hydrology: A review106
Carbon and hydrogen isotopes of methane, ethane, and propane: A review of genetic identification of natural gas105
Nitrous oxide from streams and rivers: A review of primary biogeochemical pathways and environmental variables100
The Carolina Zone: overview of Neoproterozoic to Early Paleozoic peri-Gondwanan terranes along the eastern Flank of the southern Appalachians99
Raman spectroscopy as a tool to determine the thermal maturity of organic matter: Application to sedimentary, metamorphic and structural geology99
Defining the morphological quality of fossil footprints. Problems and principles of preservation in tetrapod ichnology with examples from the Palaeozoic to the present97
Oxygen isotopes in bioarchaeology: Principles and applications, challenges and opportunities96
A review of black carbon in snow and ice and its impact on the cryosphere96
Weathering mantles and their significance for geomorphological evolution of central and northern Europe since the Mesozoic95
Thinning and destruction of the lithospheric mantle root beneath the North China Craton: A review95
Multistage anatexis during tectonic evolution from oceanic subduction to continental collision: A review of the North Qaidam UHP Belt, NW China94
Multi-decadal variations in delta shorelines and their relationship to river sediment supply: An assessment and review92
Slaty cleavage — a review of research since 181590
Mechano-chemical interactions in sedimentary rocks in the context of CO 2 storage: Weak acid, weak effects?85
The Paleoproterozoic fossil record: Implications for the evolution of the biosphere during Earth's middle-age83
On the evaluation of soil erosion models: Are we doing enough?82
Approaches to evaluate the recent impacts of sea-level rise on shoreline changes81
Tectonic evolution of early Mesozoic sedimentary basins in the North China block79
The origin and crustal evolution of microcontinents in the Beishan orogen of the southern Central Asian Orogenic Belt78
A review of quantification methodologies for multi-hazard interrelationships76
Cenozoic magnetostratigraphy of the Xining Basin, NE Tibetan Plateau, and its constraints on paleontological, sedimentological and tectonomorphological evolution76
Evolution of the Singhbhum Craton and supracrustal provinces from age, isotopic and chemical constraints75
Advances and perspectives on soil water research in China’s Loess Plateau75
Permafrost conditions in the Mediterranean region since the Last Glaciation74
Biosedimentological features of major microbe-metazoan transitions (MMTs) from Precambrian to Cenozoic71
Mercury stable isotopes for monitoring the effectiveness of the Minamata Convention on Mercury70
Geochronological and geochemical insights into the tectonic evolution of the Paleoproterozoic Jiao-Liao-Ji Belt, Sino-Korean Craton70
Structural architecture and stratigraphic record of Late Mesozoic sedimentary basins in NE China: Tectonic archives of the Late Cretaceous continental margin evolution in East Asia69
Eastward tectonic migration and transition of the Jurassic-Cretaceous Andean-type continental margin along Southeast China68
Birth and demise of the Bangong-Nujiang Tethyan Ocean: A review from the Gerze area of central Tibet68
Insights and issues with estimating northern peatland carbon stocks and fluxes since the Last Glacial Maximum67
Sedimentogenesis and hydrobiogeochemistry of high arsenic Late Pleistocene-Holocene aquifer systems66
Effects of changing permafrost conditions on hydrological processes and fluvial fluxes66
Late Quaternary glacial phases in the Iberian Peninsula65
Emissions from dry inland waters are a blind spot in the global carbon cycle65
Spatially explicit simulation of land use/land cover changes: Current coverage and future prospects64
Digital mapping of peatlands – A critical review63
Present-day uplift of the European Alps: Evaluating mechanisms and models of their relative contributions63
Continental margin response to multiple arc-continent collisions: The northern Andes-Caribbean margin63
Paleoclimate proxies for cyclostratigraphy: Comparative analysis using a Lower Triassic marine section in South China61
Wave-ravinement surfaces: Classification and key characteristics60
Sustainable development of enhanced geothermal systems based on geotechnical research – A review60
From a bipartite Gondwanan shelf to an arcuate Variscan belt: The early Paleozoic evolution of northern Peri-Gondwana60
Debris-flow monitoring and warning: Review and examples60
The magnitude and cause of short-term eustatic Cretaceous sea-level change: A synthesis58
Late Palaeozoic palaeomagnetic and tectonic constraints for amalgamation of Pangea supercontinent in the European Variscan belt58
Mediterranean Neogene planktonic foraminifer biozonation and biochronology58
A review of machine learning applications to coastal sediment transport and morphodynamics57
Triassic to Middle Jurassic geodynamic evolution of southwestern Gondwana: From a large flat-slab to mantle plume suction in a rollback subduction setting57
A critical reevaluation of palaeoclimate proxy records from loess in the Carpathian Basin57