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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 56, Number 2, 1 April 2010


Challenges to Estimating Tree Height via LiDAR in Closed-Canopy Forests: A Parable from Western Oregon
pp. 139-155(17)
Authors: Gatziolis, Demetrios; Fried, Jeremy S.; Monleon, Vicente S.


Effectiveness of Litter Removal to Prevent Cambial Kill-Caused Mortality in Northern Arizona Ponderosa Pine
pp. 166-171(6)
Authors: Fowler, James F.; Sieg, Carolyn Hull; Wadleigh, Linda L.


Response of the Photosynthesis and Antioxidant Systems to High-Temperature Stress in Euonymus japonicus Seedlings
pp. 172-180(9)
Authors: Jin, Song-Heng; Li, Xue-Qin; Zheng, Bing-Song; Wang, Jun-Gang


Net Benefits of Wildfire Prevention Education Efforts
pp. 181-192(12)
Authors: Prestemon, Jeffrey P.; Butry, David T.; Abt, Karen L.; Sutphen, Ronda


Forestry Practices and Veneer Log Value—Manufacturer's Assessments of Veneer Log Attributes
pp. 193-200(8)
Authors: Alderman, Delton R.; Brinberg, David; Wiedenbeck, Jan


Conservation Contracts for Forest Biodiversity: Theory and Experience from Finland
pp. 201-211(11)
Authors: Juutinen, Artti; Ollikainen, Markku


Age‐Age Correlations and Early Selection for Height in a Clonal Genetic Test of Norway Spruce
pp. 212-221(10)
Authors: Isik, Kani; Kleinschmit, Jochen; Steiner, Wilfried


Genetic Contributions to Phenotypic Variation in Physiology, Growth, and Vigor of Western Aspen (Populus tremuloides) Clones
pp. 222-230(9)
Authors: St. Clair, Samuel B.; Mock, Karen E.; LaMalfa, Eric M.; Campbell, Robert B.; Ryel, Ronald J.


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