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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 55, Number 6, 1 December 2009


Fertilization and Seeding Effects on Vegetative Cover After Wildfire in North-Central Washington State
pp. 494-502(9)
Authors: Peterson, David W.; Dodson, Erich K.; Harrod, Richy J.


Effect of the Inclusion of Mushroom Values on the Optimal Management of Even-Aged Pine Stands of Catalonia
pp. 503-511(9)
Authors: Palahí, Marc; Pukkala, Timo; Bonet, José Antonio; Colinas, Carlos; Fischer, Christine R.; Martínez de Aragón, Juan R.


Effects of Timber Prices, Ownership Objectives, and Owner Characteristics on Timber Supply
pp. 512-523(12)
Authors: Favada, Ibrahim M.; Karppinen, Heimo; Kuuluvainen, Jari; Mikkola, Jarmo; Stavness, Corinne


Profit Efficiency in Timber Supply: Marginalization and Other Relevant Influences
pp. 524-532(9)
Authors: Baardsen, Sjur; Lien, Gudbrand; Størdal, Ståle


Long-Term Changes in Forest Productivity: A Consistent Assessment in Even-Aged Stands
pp. 549-564(16)
Authors: Bontemps, Jean-Daniel; Hervé, Jean-Christophe; Dhôte, Jean-François


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