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United States Geological Survey

Reston, United States

The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government. The scientists of the USGS study the landscape of the United States, its natural resources, and the natural hazards that threaten it. The organization's work spans the disciplines of biology, geography, geology, and hydrology. The USGS is a fact-finding research organization with no regulatory responsibility.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
63,960
Prior Five Years
13,088
Total Citations
Lifetime
2,353,676
Prior Five Years
159,154
Total Scholars
Lifetime
10,268
Prior Five Years
3,914

Non-academic Institutional Ranking

Global Overall (All Fields)

Worldwide

Lifetime
269
Prior Five Years
550
National Overall (All Fields)

United States

Lifetime
19
Prior Five Years
30
Institutional Rankings

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