For the second consecutive year, Charlie Koven, a staff scientist in the Climate and Ecosystem Sciences Division, has been named among the world’s most cited research scientists.
Since 2002, the Highly Cited Researchers list has identified global research scientists and social scientists who have demonstrated exceptional influence – reflected through their publication of multiple papers frequently cited by their peers during the last decade.
In both 2018 and 2019, Koven was named a Highly Cited author in the new Cross-Field category which identifies researchers who have contributed to highly cited papers across several different fields. One hundred eleven papers to which Koven contributed were cited in 2019, for a total of 6,554 mentions for Koven’s work. The papers cited date back to 2006.
Koven investigates feedbacks between climate and the carbon cycle. The most cited of his papers was one he co-authored with lead author E. A. G. Schuur. Climate change and the permafrost carbon feedback, published in Nature in 2015, was cited 765 times in 2019. View a complete list of citations here.