Nature Geoscience

(The TQCC of Nature Geoscience is 68. 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.)
Atmospheric transport and deposition of microplastics in a remote mountain catchment805
The contribution of manure and fertilizer nitrogen to atmospheric nitrous oxide since 1860740
Anthropogenic stresses on the world’s big rivers462
Stabilization of atmospheric nitrogen deposition in China over the past decade341
A two-pollutant strategy for improving ozone and particulate air quality in China335
Soil carbon storage informed by particulate and mineral-associated organic matter314
A consensus estimate for the ice thickness distribution of all glaciers on Earth288
Deep glacial troughs and stabilizing ridges unveiled beneath the margins of the Antarctic ice sheet285
Human amplification of drought-induced biomass burning in Indonesia since 1960282
Microbial formation of stable soil carbon is more efficient from belowground than aboveground input255
Worldwide alteration of lake mixing regimes in response to climate change241
Intensification of landfalling typhoons over the northwest Pacific since the late 1970s218
Mangrove canopy height globally related to precipitation, temperature and cyclone frequency208
Twenty-first century glacier slowdown driven by mass loss in High Mountain Asia200
Drought impacts on terrestrial primary production underestimated by satellite monitoring188
Trends and seasonal cycles in the isotopic composition of nitrous oxide since 1940185
Human domination of the global water cycle absent from depictions and perceptions169
Decline in Chinese lake phosphorus concentration accompanied by shift in sources since 2006165
Consistent multidecadal variability in global temperature reconstructions and simulations over the Common Era165
Late-twentieth-century warming in Lake Tanganyika unprecedented since AD 500154
Evidence of supershear during the 2018 magnitude 7.5 Palu earthquake from space geodesy150
Persistence of dissolved organic matter explained by molecular changes during its passage through soil150
Contribution of light-absorbing impurities in snow to Greenland’s darkening since 2009145
Two decades of glacier mass loss along the Andes144
California forest die-off linked to multi-year deep soil drying in 2012–2015 drought143
Craters, boulders and regolith of (101955) Bennu indicative of an old and dynamic surface143
Shape of (101955) Bennu indicative of a rubble pile with internal stiffness142
Early and persistent supershear rupture of the 2018 magnitude 7.5 Palu earthquake140
Higher frequency of Central Pacific El Niño events in recent decades relative to past centuries135
A reversal of climatic trends in the North Atlantic since 2005130
Methane emissions proportional to permafrost carbon thawed in Arctic lakes since the 1950s126
Burma Terrane part of the Trans-Tethyan arc during collision with India according to palaeomagnetic data125
Amazon forest response to CO2 fertilization dependent on plant phosphorus acquisition121
Rapid expansion of northern peatlands and doubled estimate of carbon storage119
Meridional shifts of the Atlantic intertropical convergence zone since the Last Glacial Maximum117
Global fire emissions buffered by the production of pyrogenic carbon113
Direct observation of permafrost degradation and rapid soil carbon loss in tundra111
Global sea-level contribution from the Patagonian Icefields since the Little Ice Age maximum109
Global-change controls on soil-carbon accumulation and loss in coastal vegetated ecosystems109
Possible climate transitions from breakup of stratocumulus decks under greenhouse warming108
Surface-temperature trends and variability in the low-latitude North Atlantic since 1552106
Amplification of mega-heatwaves through heat torrents fuelled by upwind drought106
West Antarctic ice loss influenced by internal climate variability and anthropogenic forcing100
Aerosol forcing of the position of the intertropical convergence zone since ad 155097
Widespread drying of European peatlands in recent centuries97
Mid-latitude freshwater availability reduced by projected vegetation responses to climate change96
Episodic reductions in bottom-water currents since the last ice age95
Important contribution of macroalgae to oceanic carbon sequestration95
Young inner core inferred from Ediacaran ultra-low geomagnetic field intensity93
Arctic sea-ice variability is primarily driven by atmospheric temperature fluctuations85
Biodegradation as an important sink of aromatic hydrocarbons in the oceans84
Episodic stress and fluid pressure cycling in subducting oceanic crust during slow slip82
An interval of high salinity in ancient Gale crater lake on Mars80
Long-term impacts of wildfire and logging on forest soils77
Distinct air–water gas exchange regimes in low- and high-energy streams77
Fingerprints of internal drivers of Arctic sea ice loss in observations and model simulations77
Continuous chatter of the Cascadia subduction zone revealed by machine learning75
Earthquake-triggered 2018 Palu Valley landslides enabled by wet rice cultivation73
Similarity of fast and slow earthquakes illuminated by machine learning73
Fully oxygenated water columns over continental shelves before the Great Oxidation Event72
Common cause for severe droughts in South America and marine heatwaves in the South Atlantic71
Glacially sourced dust as a potentially significant source of ice nucleating particles71
Important role of forest disturbances in the global biomass turnover and carbon sinks70
West Antarctic surface melt triggered by atmospheric rivers70
Australian hot and dry extremes induced by weakenings of the stratospheric polar vortex69
Mobilization of aged and biolabile soil carbon by tropical deforestation69
Ammonium nitrate particles formed in upper troposphere from ground ammonia sources during Asian monsoons69
Pluto’s ocean is capped and insulated by gas hydrates68
Continental-scale soil carbon composition and vulnerability modulated by regional environmental controls68
Interruption of two decades of Jakobshavn Isbrae acceleration and thinning as regional ocean cools68
Ross Ice Shelf response to climate driven by the tectonic imprint on seafloor bathymetry68