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Colombia Forestalopen access



Universities and research institutions in Colombia

Subject Area and Category


Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas

Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



01200739, 2256201X





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Colombia Forestal Journal publishes original manuscripts on themes of the forest field and various aspects of natural resources and the environment, which are discriminated in the categories of research article, review, reflection and technical notes of agreement with the stipulations of COLCIENCIAS for scientific publications. According to the classification of scientific areas of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Colombia Forestal Journal belongs to the large area of Agricultural Sciences (4), Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (4A) and to the discipline Forestry (4A02). Since its creation in 1978, the journal has been edited and published by the Francisco José de Caldas District University with headquarters in Bogotá. The quality of the content of the journal has been strengthened with the collaboration of national and international external evaluators in a double blind arbitration system and the dissemination has been extended by publishing manuscripts in a language different from Spanish and with inclusion in bibliographical databases such as Scopus. , DOAJ, Scielo, Redalyc, Ebsco, CAB Abstracts of CAB International, Forestry Abstracts, Ulrich's, Latindex, Publindex. Likewise, it has academic profiles at Mendeley, Academia and Researchgate. The articles that are submitted to Colombia Forestal Journal must be original and unpublished and have not been postulated in other journals. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

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Nature and Landscape Conservation2018Q4
Nature and Landscape Conservation2019Q3
Soil Science2017Q3
Soil Science2018Q4
Soil Science2019Q4

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.533
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.133
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.522
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.533
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.133
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.522
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.533
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.133
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.452
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20160
Self Cites20174
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20191
Total Cites20160
Total Cites20178
Total Cites20184
Total Cites201924
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20160
External Cites per document20170.267
External Cites per document20180.133
External Cites per document20190.500
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.533
Cites per document20180.133
Cites per document20190.522
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20160
Citable documents201715
Citable documents201830
Citable documents201946
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20160
Uncited documents20178
Uncited documents201826
Uncited documents201931
Cited documents20160
Cited documents20177
Cited documents20184
Cited documents201915
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