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The Institute of Earth Sciences Jaume Almera (original name in Spanish Instituto de Ciencias de la Tierra Jaume Almera, ICTJA) is an earth science public research institute of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC). It was created in Barcelona (Spain) in 1965 (41.3847°N 2.1191°ECoordinates: 41.3847°N 2.1191°E) and it is considered among the top research institutes in Earth Sciences in Spain. It is also known in Catalan as Institut de Ciències de la Terra Jaume Almera and was created as the Instituto de Geología de Barcelona. Its name refers to the Spanish geologist Jaume Almera.