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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
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Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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Volume 53, Number 6, December 2007

Research article

Effects on Estimation Accuracy of Forest Variables Using Different Pulse Density of Laser Data
pp. 619-626(8)
Authors: Magnusson, Mattias; Fransson, Johan E.S.; Holmgren, Johan

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Leaf Nutrient Concentrations and Timber Productivity in the Dry Sclerophyll Forests of South-East Queensland, Australia: Implications for Arboreal Marsupials
pp. 627-634(8)
Authors: Wormington, Kevin Ray; Lamb, David; McCallum, Hamish Ian; Moloney, Damien John

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Recruitment Patterns in a Mediterranean Oak Forest: A Case Study Showing the Importance of the Spatial Component
pp. 645-652(8)
Authors: Maltez-Mouro, Sara; García, Luis V.; Marañón, Teodoro; Freitas, Helena

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Preharvest Measurement of Marked Stands Using Airborne Laser Scanning
pp. 653-661(9)
Authors: Peuhkurinen, Jussi; Maltamo, Matti; Malinen, Jukka; Pitkänen, Juho; Packalén, Petteri

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Predicted Fire Behavior in Selected Mountain Pine Beetle–Infested Lodgepole Pine
pp. 662-674(13)
Authors: Page, Wesley; Jenkins, Michael J.

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Tree Mortality in Mixed Pine–Hardwood Stands Defoliated by the European Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar L.)
pp. 683-691(9)
Authors: Eisenbies, Mark H.; Davidson, Christopher; Johnson, James; Amateis, Ralph; Gottschalk, Kurt

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Calcium Uptake, Partitioning, and Sinuous Growth in Douglas-Fir Seedlings
pp. 692-700(9)
Authors: Littke, Kim; Zabowski, Darlene

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The Interaction between Soil Nutrients and Leaf Loss during Early Establishment in Plant Invasion
pp. 701-709(9)
Authors: Leger, Elizabeth A.; Howe, Katherine M.; Gurevitch, Jessica; Woo, Eliza; Hickman, Jonathan; Ashton, Isabel W.; Lerdau, Manuel

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