Top 50 articles in Earth & planetary sciences

The Nature Communications team is pleased to announce the most read* articles from 2018 in the fields of Earth and planetary sciences. Featuring authors from around the world, these papers highlight valuable research from an international community.
Top 50 articles in Earth & planetary sciences

In 2018, Nature Communications published over 5,000 articles. We have put together a collection of our Top 50 articles across the Earth and planetary sciences from last year, covering the fields of ecology, climate change, astronomy and much more.

Congratulations to all authors who contributed to these highly valuable research papers!

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*Based on data from, covering January-December 2018.

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