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The Importance of Place: Advances in Science and Application

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The concept of place is introduced and an orientation to place literature is provided. Following the introduction, an overview is given of the papers in this special issue of Forest Science. The papers included in this issue were presented at the 2000 International Symposium on Society and Resource Management in Bellingham, Washington. FOR. SCI. 49(6):819-821.

Keywords: Place; attachment to place; environmental management; forest; forest management; forest resources; forestry; forestry research; forestry science; natural resource management; natural resources; place-based planning; resource management; sense of place

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: 1: Team Leader Alaska Communities and Forest Environments Team, Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2770 Sherwood Lane, Suite 2A, Juneau, Alaska, 99801-8545, Phone: 907-586-8811, ext. 222; Fax: 907-586-7848 2: Project Leader Social and Economic Dimensions of Ecosystem Management, North Central Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 1992 Folwell Avenue, St. Paul, MN, 55108, Phone: 651-649-5163

Publication date: 2003-12-01

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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.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.702
    Ranking: 16 of 66 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
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