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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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Volume 50, Number 5, October 2004

Regular Article

Public Values for Biodiversity Conservation Policies in the Oregon Coast Range
pp. 589-602(14)
Authors: Garber-Yonts, Brian; Kerkvliet, Joe; Johnson, Rebecca

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Simulating the Effect of Landscape Size and Age Structure on Cavity Tree Density Using a Resampling Technique
pp. 603-609(7)
Authors: Fan, Zhaofei; Lee, Stephen S.; Shifley, Stephen R.; Thompson III, Frank R.; Larsen, David R.

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Surrogate Pheromone Plumes in Three Forest Trunk Spaces: Composite Statistics and Case Studies
pp. 610-625(16)
Authors: Thistle, Harold W.; Peterson, Holly; Allwine, Gene; Lamb, Brian; Strand, Tara; Holsten, Edward H.; Shea, Patrick J.

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Sustainability of Timber Supply Considering the Risk of Wildfire
pp. 626-639(14)
Author: Armstrong, Glen W.

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Modeling the Likelihood of Crown Fire Occurrence in Conifer Forest Stands
pp. 640-658(19)
Authors: Cruz, Miguel G.; Alexander, Martin E.; Wakimoto, Ronald H.

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Climate and Productivity of Major Conifer Species in the Interior of British Columbia, Canada
pp. 659-671(13)
Authors: Nigh, Gordon D.; Ying, Cheng C.; Qian, Hong

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Some Theory for the Application of the Moving Average Estimator in Forest Surveys
pp. 672-681(10)
Authors: Johnson, Devin S.; Williams, Michael S.

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A Generalized Methodology for Developing Whole-Stand Survival Models
pp. 686-695(10)
Authors: Rose Jr., Charles E.; Clutter, Michael L.; Shiver, Barry D.; Hall, Daniel B.; Borders, Bruce

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A Genetic Algorithm Approach to Tree Bucking Optimization
pp. 696-710(15)
Author: Kivinen, Veli-Pekka

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Aesthetic Impacts of Disturbances on Selected Boreal Forested Shorelines
pp. 729-738(10)
Authors: Hunt, Len M.; Haider, Wolfgang

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BOOK REVIEWS

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BOOK REVIEWS: Forests in a Market Economy
pp. 740-741(2)
Author: Zhang, Daowei

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Corrections

Corrections
pp. 742-742(1)

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