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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 51, Number 4, August 2005

Regular Article

Aquatic Invertebrate Responses to Timber Harvest in a Bottomland Hardwood Wetland of South Carolina
pp. 284-291(8)
Authors: Batzer, Darold P.; George, Bagie M.; Braccia, Amy


A Re-Evaluation of Reineke's Rule and Stand Density Index
pp. 304-320(17)
Authors: Pretzsch, Hans; Biber, Peter


Assessment of Sustainability in Intensively Managed Forested Landscapes: A Case Study in Eastern Texas
pp. 321-333(13)
Authors: Azevedo, João C.; Wu, X. Ben; Messina, Michael G.; Fisher, Richard F.


Spatial Assessment of Model Errors from Four Regression Techniques
pp. 334-346(13)
Authors: Zhang, Lianjun; Gove, Jeffrey H.


A Variance and Covariance Equation for Area Estimates with a Geographic Information System
pp. 347-356(10)
Authors: van Oort, P. A. J.; Stein, A.; Bregt, A. K.; de Bruin, S.; Kuipers, J.


Multilevel Nonlinear Mixed-Effects Models for the Modeling of Earlywood and Latewood Microfibril Angle
pp. 357-371(15)
Authors: Jordan, Lewis; Daniels, Richard F.; Clark III, Alexander; He, Rechun


Forest and Pasture Carbon Pools and Soil Respiration in the Southern Appalachian Mountains
pp. 372-383(12)
Authors: Bolstad, Paul V.; Vose, James M.




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