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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 53, Number 1, February 2007

Research article

Spatial Patterns of Modern Period Human-Caused Fire Occurrence in the Missouri Ozark Highlands
pp. 1-15(15)
Authors: Yang, Jian; He, Hong S.; Shifley, Stephen R.; Gustafson, Eric J.


Bivariate Distribution Modeling with Tree Diameter and Height Data
pp. 16-24(9)
Authors: Wang, Mingliang; Rennolls, Keith


Determinants of Forest Land Prices in Northern Minnesota: A Hedonic Pricing Approach
pp. 25-36(12)
Authors: Snyder, Stephanie A.; Kilgore, Michael A.; Hudson, Rachel; Donnay, Jacob


Comparison of Fuzzy and Statistical Approaches in Multicriteria Decisionmaking
pp. 37-44(8)
Authors: Kangas, Annika; Leskinen, Pekka; Kangas, Jyrki


Partitioning Error Components for Accuracy-Assessment of Near-Neighbor Methods of Imputation
pp. 62-72(11)
Authors: Stage, Albert R.; Crookston, Nicholas L.


Evaluation of Fumigants, EPTC Herbicide, and Paenibacillus macerans in the Production of Loblolly Pine Seedlings
pp. 73-83(11)
Authors: Cram, Michelle M.; Enebak, Scott A.; Fraedrich, Stephen W.; Dwinell, Lew D.; Zarnoch, Stanley J.


Insect-Fungal Complex Associated with Loblolly Pine Decline in Central Alabama
pp. 84-92(9)
Authors: Eckhardt, Lori G.; Weber, Ann M.; Menard, Roger D.; Jones, John P.; Hess, Nolan J.


Estimating Air Temperature Profiles in Forest Canopy Using Empirical Models and Landsat Data
pp. 93-99(7)
Authors: Yang, Jiansheng; Wang, Yeqiao; Miller, David R.



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