Nature Geoscience

(The H4-Index of Nature Geoscience is 60. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Risk of pesticide pollution at the global scale459
Half of global methane emissions come from highly variable aquatic ecosystem sources394
Persistence of soil organic carbon caused by functional complexity356
Biochar in climate change mitigation266
Homogenization of the terrestrial water cycle242
Drivers of PM2.5 air pollution deaths in China 2002–2017202
Current Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation weakest in last millennium194
Amplified transboundary transport of haze by aerosol–boundary layer interaction in China179
Recent European drought extremes beyond Common Era background variability175
Interannual variations in meltwater input to the Southern Ocean from Antarctic ice shelves165
Different climate sensitivity of particulate and mineral-associated soil organic matter165
Global mapping reveals increase in lacustrine algal blooms over the past decade163
Control of particulate nitrate air pollution in China140
Observed changes in dry-season water availability attributed to human-induced climate change128
The age distribution of global soil carbon inferred from radiocarbon measurements120
Managing nitrogen legacies to accelerate water quality improvement116
The state of rock debris covering Earth’s glaciers115
Global distribution of sediment-hosted metals controlled by craton edge stability115
Increased carbon footprint of materials production driven by rise in investments113
Rivers as the largest source of mercury to coastal oceans worldwide107
Ice velocity and thickness of the world’s glaciers107
The river–groundwater interface as a hotspot for arsenic release107
Critical role of water in the formation of continental crust105
Moist heat stress extremes in India enhanced by irrigation102
Eleven-year solar cycles over the last millennium revealed by radiocarbon in tree rings96
Rapid decline in Antarctic sea ice in recent years hints at future change96
Enhanced aerosol particle growth sustained by high continental chlorine emission in India93
Corona structures driven by plume–lithosphere interactions and evidence for ongoing plume activity on Venus91
Shifts in regional water availability due to global tree restoration90
Artificial intelligence reconstructs missing climate information90
Tropical forest loss enhanced by large-scale land acquisitions87
Phosphorus as an integral component of global marine biogeochemistry85
Significant methane ebullition from alpine permafrost rivers on the East Qinghai–Tibet Plateau85
Permian–Triassic mass extinction pulses driven by major marine carbon cycle perturbations78
Arctic fires re-emerging77
High Mountain Asia hydropower systems threatened by climate-driven landscape instability74
Widespread subsidence and carbon emissions across Southeast Asian peatlands74
Coupled anaerobic methane oxidation and reductive arsenic mobilization in wetland soils74
Carbon loss from northern circumpolar permafrost soils amplified by rhizosphere priming73
Deforestation-induced warming over tropical mountain regions regulated by elevation73
Global carbon dioxide efflux from rivers enhanced by high nocturnal emissions73
Attribution of global lake systems change to anthropogenic forcing71
Potential CO2 removal from enhanced weathering by ecosystem responses to powdered rock70
Global carbon budget of reservoirs is overturned by the quantification of drawdown areas69
Atlantic and Pacific tropics connected by mutually interactive decadal-timescale processes69
Co-variation of silicate, carbonate and sulfide weathering drives CO2 release with erosion69
A biogeochemical–hydrological framework for the role of redox-active compounds in aquatic systems68
Widespread biomass burning smoke throughout the remote troposphere68
Recent recovery of Antarctic Bottom Water formation in the Ross Sea driven by climate anomalies66
Opportunities and challenges in using remaining carbon budgets to guide climate policy66
A coupled model of episodic warming, oxidation and geochemical transitions on early Mars65
Secondary organic aerosol formed by condensing anthropogenic vapours over China’s megacities65
Drought self-propagation in drylands due to land–atmosphere feedbacks65
Past abrupt changes, tipping points and cascading impacts in the Earth system64
Scientists from historically excluded groups face a hostile obstacle course64
Molecular trade-offs in soil organic carbon composition at continental scale64
Eurasian Ice Sheet collapse was a major source of Meltwater Pulse 1A 14,600 years ago62
Poleward expansion of tropical cyclone latitudes in warming climates62
A shift in sulfur-cycle manipulation from atmospheric emissions to agricultural additions60
Birth of a large volcanic edifice offshore Mayotte via lithosphere-scale dyke intrusion60