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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 54, Number 3, June 2008

Research article

Variation in Mechanical Properties of Selected Young Poplar Hybrid Crosses
pp. 255-259(5)
Authors: Yu, Qibin; Zhang, S.Y.; Pliura, Alfas; MacKay, John; Bousquet, Jean; Périnet, Pierre


An Integrated Approach to Evaluating the Economic Costs of Wildfire Hazard Reduction through Wood Utilization Opportunities in the Southwestern United States
pp. 273-283(11)
Authors: Lowell, Eini C.; Becker, Dennis R.; Rummer, Robert; Larson, Debra; Wadleigh, Linda


Bivariate Distribution Modeling of Tree Diameters and Heights: Dependency Modeling Using Copulas
pp. 284-293(10)
Authors: Wang, Mingliang; Rennolls, Keith; Tang, Shouzheng


Changes in Forest Structure After a Large, Mixed-Severity Wildfire in Ponderosa Pine Forests of the Black Hills, South Dakota, USA
pp. 328-338(11)
Authors: Keyser, Tara L.; Lentile, Leigh B.; Smith, Frederick W.; Shepperd, Wayne D.


Ecological and Economic Determinants of Invasive Tree Species on Alabama Forestland
pp. 339-348(10)
Authors: Hussain, Anwar; Sun, Changyou; Zhou, Xiaoping; Munn, Ian A.


Problems of Scaling Plantation Plot Diameter Distributions to Stand Level
pp. 349-355(7)
Authors: Borders, Bruce E.; Wang, Mingliang; Zhao, Dehai


A Geographically Weighted Regression Analysis of Douglas-Fir Site Index in North Central Idaho
pp. 356-366(11)
Authors: Kimsey, Mark J.; Moore, James; McDaniel, Paul


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