30 November 2017

IIASA researchers among most highly cited scientists

IIASA energy and air quality researchers have been recognized again for their outstanding contribution to scientific literature in the field of geosciences.

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IIASA researchers Keywan Riahi and Zbigniew Klimont were included for a second consecutive year on a list of the most highly cited researchers worldwide in the field of geosciences.

The list, published by the firm Clarivate Analytics (formerly a division of Thomson Reuters), recognizes leading researchers in science and social science from around the world. It ranks scientists based on their work and citations published between 2005 and 2015.

Methodology for the ranking is described here.

About the researchers

Keywan Riahi is the director of the IIASA Energy Program. In addition, he holds a part-time position as visiting professor in the field of energy systems analysis at the Graz University of Technology.

Zbigniew Klimont is a research scholar with the IIASA Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases (AIR) Program, where he works on the assessment of regional (Europe, Asia) and global emissions of various air pollutants.


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CONTACT DETAILS

Keywan Riahi

Program Director

Energy

T +43(0) 2236 807 491

Zbigniew Klimont

Research Scholar

Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases

T +43(0) 2236 807 547

PUBLICATIONS

Hunt J, Byers E, Riahi K, & Langan S (2018). Comparison between seasonal pumped-storage and conventional reservoir dams from the water, energy and land nexus perspective. Energy Conversion and Management 166: 385-401. DOI:10.1016/j.enconman.2018.04.044.

Seneviratne I, Wartenburger R, Guillod BP, Hirsch AL, Vogel Martha M, Brovkin V, van Vuuren DP, Schaller N, et al. (2018). Climate extremes, land–climate feedbacks and land-use forcing at 1.5°C. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 376 (2119): e20160450. DOI:10.1098/rsta.2016.0450.

Parkinson S, Krey V, Huppmann D, Kahil T, McCollum D, Fricko O, Byers E, Gidden M, et al. (2018). Balancing clean water-climate change mitigation tradeoffs. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-18-005

Byers E, Gidden M, Leclere D, Burek P, Ebi KL, Greve P, Grey D, Havlik P, et al. (2018). Global exposure and vulnerability to multi-sector development and climate change hotspots. Environmental Research Letters 13: e055012. DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aabf45.

Gidden M, Fujimori S, van den Berg M, Klein D, Smith SJ, van Vuuren D, & Riahi K (2018). A Methodology and Implementation of Automated Emissions Harmonization for Use in Integrated Assessment Models. Environmental Modelling & Software (In Press)

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