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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
Other SAF Publications

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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Volume 52, Number 5, October 2006

Research article

Factors that Influence Administrative Appeals of Proposed USDA Forest Service Fuels Reduction Actions
pp. 477-488(12)
Authors: Laband, David N.; González-Cabán, Armando; Hussain, Anwar

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Bird–Habitat Relationships in Grand Fir Forests of the Blue Mountains, Oregon
pp. 489-502(14)
Authors: Sallabanks, Rex; Riggs, Robert A.; Cobb, Lynda E.; Dodson, Steven W.

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Simulating Fire Spread with Landscape Management Scenarios
pp. 522-529(8)
Authors: LaCroix, Jacob J.; Ryu, Soung-Ryoul; Zheng, Daolan; Chen, Jiquan

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Modeling Postfire Mortality of Ponderosa Pine following a Mixed-Severity Wildfire in the Black Hills: The Role of Tree Morphology and Direct Fire Effects
pp. 530-539(10)
Authors: Keyser, Tara L.; Smith, Frederick W.; Lentile, Leigh B.; Shepperd, Wayne D.

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Capital Structure in the United States Forest Products Industry: The Influence of Debt and Taxes
pp. 540-548(9)
Authors: Mendell, Brooks C.; Sydor, Tymur; Mishra, Neena

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Innovativeness in the North American Softwood Sawmilling Industry
pp. 568-578(11)
Authors: Crespell, Pablo; Knowles, Christopher; Hansen, Eric

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Bootstrap Simulation and Response Surface Optimization of Management Regimes for Douglas-Fir/Western Hemlock Stands
pp. 579-594(16)
Authors: Liang, Jingjing; Buongiorno, Joseph; Monserud, Robert A.

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An Econometric Analysis of the Effect of Forest Dependence on the Economic Well-Being of Canadian Communities
pp. 595-604(10)
Authors: Leake, Nancy; Adamowicz, Wiktor L.; Boxall, Peter C.

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