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Forest Science is a peer-reviewed journal publishing fundamental and applied research that explores all aspects of natural and social sciences as they apply to the function and management of the forested ecosystems of the world. Topics include silviculture, forest management, biometrics, economics, entomology & pathology, fire & fuels management, forest ecology, genetics & tree improvement, geospatial technologies, harvesting & utilization, landscape ecology, operations research, forest policy, physiology, recreation, social sciences, soils & hydrology, and wildlife management.
Forest Science is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

2016 Impact Factor: 1.782 (Rank 17/64 in forestry)

Average time from submission to first decision: 62.5 days*
June 1, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2017

Also published by SAF:
Journal of Forestry
Other SAF Publications

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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Monograph 31 (Supplement to Number 2, 1 August 1995)



Journal article

A Brief History of the "Straddler Plot" Debates
pp. 7-11(5)
Author: Birdsey, Richard A.


Procedures to Handle Inventory Cluster Plots that Straddle Two or More Conditions
pp. 12-25(14)
Authors: Hahn, Jerold T.; MacLean, Colin D.; Arner, Stanford L.; Bechtold, William A.


Techniques and Computations for Mapping Plot Clusters that Straddle Stand Boundaries
pp. 46-61(16)
Authors: Scott, Charles T.; Bechtold, William A.


Point Sampling with Disjunct Support Near Population Boundaries
pp. 62-z0001
Authors: Moisen, Gretchen G.; Stage, Albert R.; Born, J. David


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