The Brazilian Journal of Environmental Sciences (RBCIAMB) is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal of the da Associação Brasileira de Engenharia Sanitária e Ambiental (ABES). RBCIAMB publishes full articles of original scientific papers or review papers with relevance to the area of Environmental Sciences and prioritizes articles with an interdisciplinary perspective and themes. Its scope concerns contextualized issues in the relationship between society and nature in a broad sense. involving environmental aspects in social and economic development processes, technologies and conservation.

RBCIAMB does not publish simple diagnoses, which are applications of known techniques and technical works that do not contribute to the advancement of science. Likewise, bibliometric analyses will not be published in the journal, without clear evidence that such analyzes contribute to scientific development. Nor will strictly disciplinary works, circumscribed predominantly in a field of knowledge, be accepted, without interface with other areas and without convergence of diverse knowledge and guidelines.

If the article has already been presented in congress, the version for the journal should have a significant progress in relation to the version published, effectively configuring a new article.


Contribute to the development, quality and dissemination of environmental sciences. Disseminate quality research that promotes and contributes to sustainability in its various dimensions. Be a reference as a publication in the context of environmental sciences.

Open Access Policy

This journal offers immediate open access to its content, following the principle that making scientific knowledge freely available to the public provides greater worldwide democratization of  RBCIAMB uses the Creative Commons Attribution CC BY License that allows the sharing of work with acknowledgment of authorship.

PDFs of articles published as of issue no. 48 (2018) now display the license under which they are licensed.


The content of the articles is the sole responsibility of the author (s), who declare to be responsible for any third party complaint regarding conflicts involving copyright, assuming and exempting RBCIAMB from any pending issues involving its publications. Authors who submit their articles give RBCIAMB the rights of first publication.


The submission of articles is continuous flow. The publication of the editions is quarterly, with four annual editions. Since approved articles may be published in advance in the Ahead of Print (AOP).


Articles published as of edition no. 36 (2015) use the DOI identifier.

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