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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 4, 1 August 2010


Stand Density Relationships in Baldcypress
pp. 336-343(8)
Authors: Keim, Richard F.; Dean, Thomas J.; Chambers, Jim L.; Conner, William H.


Harvest Choice and Timber Supply Models for Forest Forecasting
pp. 344-355(12)
Authors: Polyakov, Maksym; Wear, David N.; Huggett, Robert N.


Using Linear Mixed Effects in Helicopter Logging Data
pp. 356-365(10)
Authors: Lyons, Kevin; Xing, Li; Nelson, John D.


Synthesis of Regional Wildlife and Vegetation Field Studies to Guide Management of Standing and Down Dead Trees
pp. 391-404(14)
Authors: Marcot, Bruce G.; Ohmann, Janet L.; Mellen-McLean, Kim; Waddell, Karen L.


Implications of Alternative Field-Sampling Designs on Landsat-Based Mapping of Stand Age and Carbon Stocks in Oregon Forests
pp. 405-416(12)
Authors: Duane, Maureen V.; Cohen, Warren B.; Campbell, John L.; Hudiburg, Tara; Turner, David P.; Weyermann, Dale L.


Population Estimation Using Partial Double Sampling
pp. 417-420(4)
Author: Loehle, Craig


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