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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
Other SAF Publications

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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Volume 57, Number 6, 1 December 2011


Carbon in Northern Forests
pp. 449-450(2)
Authors: Swanston, Chris; Burton, Andrew


Near-Surface Soil Carbon, Carbon/Nitrogen Ratio, and Tree Species Are Tightly Linked across Northeastern United States Watersheds
pp. 460-469(10)
Authors: Ross, Donald S.; Bailey, Scott W.; Lawrence, Gregory B.; Shanley, James B.; Fredriksen, Guinevere; Jamison, Austin E.; Brousseau, Patricia A.


Carbon Credit Eligibility under Area Regulation of Harvest Levels in Northern Minnesota
pp. 470-478(9)
Authors: Gunn, John S.; Saah, David S.; Fernholz, Kathryn; Ganz, David J.


Late-Successional Biomass Development in Northern Hardwood-Conifer Forests of the Northeastern United States
pp. 489-505(17)
Authors: Keeton, William S.; Whitman, Andrew A.; McGee, Gregory C.; Goodale, Christine L.


Positive Relationship between Aboveground Carbon Stocks and Structural Diversity in Spruce-Dominated Forest Stands in New Brunswick, Canada
pp. 506-515(10)
Authors: Wang, Weifeng; Lei, Xiangdong; Ma, Zhihai; Kneeshaw, Daniel D.; Peng, Changhui


Plantations for Bioenergy: Principles for Maintaining Biodiversity in Intensively Managed Forests
pp. 516-524(9)
Authors: Flaspohler, David J.; Webster, Christopher R.


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