Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Folia Amazonica



Universities and research institutions in Peru
Media Ranking in Peru

Subject Area and Category


Institute of Investigations of The Peruvian Amazon - IIAP



Publication type



10185674, 24101184





How to publish in this journal


Folia Amazónica is a specialized open access scientific journal published by the Research Institute of the Peruvian Amazon (IIAP) that began 1988. Its objective is to disseminate articles and scientific notes resulting from original research on the knowledge, conservation and sustainable use of Amazonian forests to a target audience of professionals, academics and students. The journal covers a wide breadth of the biological sciences such as botany, ecology, biochemistry, zoology, forestry, aquaculture, and agronomy, with a distinctly Amazonian focus. It is a peer reviewed journal that publishes scientific articles in Spanish, Portuguese and English biannually (June and December) and have a policy of forthcoming articles. It has a chief editor and a scientific editorial board made up of renowned Peruvian and foreign researchers and academics. It is indexed in the academic databases: Scopus ; Latindex (Regional Online Information System for Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal); BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine), CrossRef (DOI International Registration Agency); Zoological Record (The world's oldest continuing database of animal biology) and Qualis (Brazilian System for the Evaluation of Scientific Journals). Articles and scientific notes must contain original information that has not been presented in other publications or at the time of their presentation or be under evaluation by 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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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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.100
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.184
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.175
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20230.256
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.184
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.175
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20230.241
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.184
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.189
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20230.225
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 Cites20190
Self Cites20200
Self Cites20211
Self Cites20223
Self Cites20233
Total Cites20190
Total Cites20202
Total Cites20217
Total Cites202210
Total Cites202314
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 document20190
External Cites per document20200.100
External Cites per document20210.158
External Cites per document20220.123
External Cites per document20230.190
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20200.100
Cites per document20210.184
Cites per document20220.175
Cites per document20230.241
% 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 documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Non-citable documents20230
Citable documents20190
Citable documents202020
Citable documents202138
Citable documents202257
Citable documents202358
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 documents20190
Uncited documents202018
Uncited documents202132
Uncited documents202248
Uncited documents202349
Cited documents20190
Cited documents20202
Cited documents20216
Cited documents20229
Cited documents20239
% Female Authors

Evolution of the percentage of female authors.

YearFemale Percent
Documents cited by public policy (Overton)

Evolution of the number of documents cited by public policy documents according to Overton database.

Documents related to SDGs (UN)

Evoution of the number of documents related to Sustainable Development Goals defined by United Nations. Available from 2018 onwards.

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