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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 52, Number 3, June 2006

Research article

Market Orientation, Strategy, and Performance in the Primary Forest Industry
pp. 209-220(12)
Authors: Hansen, Eric; Dibrell, Clay; Down, Jon

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The Effectiveness of Different Buffer Widths for Protecting Headwater Stream Temperature in Maine
pp. 221-231(11)
Authors: Wilkerson, Ethel; Hagan, John M.; Siegel, Darlene; Whitman, Andrew A.

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Fuzzy Multicriteria Approval Method and its Application to Two Forest Planning Problems
pp. 232-242(11)
Authors: Kangas, Annika; Kangas, Jyrki; Laukkanen, Sanna

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Variance Reduction for Sector Sampling
pp. 251-261(11)
Author: Lynch, Thomas B.

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Dynamic Site Model for Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda L.) Plantations in the United States
pp. 262-272(11)
Authors: Diéguez-Aranda, Ulises; Burkhart, Harold E.; Amateis, Ralph L.

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Alternatives to Incorporate Uncertainty and Risk Attitude in Multicriteria Evaluation of Forest Plans
pp. 304-312(9)
Authors: Leskinen, Pekka; Viitanen, Jari; Kangas, Annika; Kangas, Jyrki

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Plant Species Diversity in a Managed Forest Landscape Composed of Larix kaempferi Plantations and Abandoned Coppice Forests in Central Japan
pp. 324-332(9)
Authors: Nagaike, Takuo; Hayashi, Atsuko; Kubo, Masako; Abe, Midori; Arai, Nobumasa

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