National Institute of Amazonian Research
|Field of research||Ecology, Zoology, Botany|
|Director||Adalberto Luis Val|
|Address||Av. André Araújo, 2936, Aleixo,|
|Location||Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
|Zip code||CEP 69060-001|
The National Institute of Amazonian Research (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia or INPA) is a public educational and research institution in Manaus, Brazil. It was founded in 1952, with the purpose of providing a further knowledge about the Brazilian Amazon Region. Most of INPA's research focuses on ecology, molecular ecology, zoology, botany, tropical agriculture and tropical pisciculture. A collection of Amazonian vertebrate and invertebrate taxa, and vascular plants are also found in the institute.
It also publishes a scientific journal, named Acta Amazônica.