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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 58, Number 2, 2 April 2012


Modeling the Effects of Initial Spacing on Stand Basal Area Development of Loblolly Pine
pp. 95-105(11)
Authors: Antón-Fernández, Clara; Burkhart, Harold E.; Amateis, Ralph L.


An Optimization Modeling Approach to Awarding Large Fire Support Wildfire Helicopter Contracts from the US Forest Service
pp. 130-138(9)
Authors: Snyder, Stephanie A.; Stockmann, Keith D.; Morris, Gaylord E.


Partial Least Squares for Discriminating Variance Components in Global Navigation Satellite Systems Accuracy Obtained Under Scots Pine Canopies
pp. 139-153(15)
Authors: Valbuena, Ruben; Mauro, Francisco; Rodríguez-Solano, Roberto; Manzanera, Jose Antonio


Estimating Canopy Cover from Standard Forest Inventory Measurements in Western Oregon
pp. 154-167(14)
Authors: McIntosh, Anne C.S.; Gray, Andrew N.; Garman, Steven L.


Genetic Improvement of Sawtimber Potential in Loblolly Pine
pp. 168-177(10)
Authors: Cumbie, W. Patrick; Isik, Fikret; McKeand, Steven E.


Numerical Simulation of Crown Fire Hazard Immediately after Bark Beetle-Caused Mortality in Lodgepole Pine Forests
pp. 178-188(11)
Authors: Hoffman, Chad; Morgan, Penelope; Mell, William; Parsons, Russell; Strand, Eva K.; Cook, Stephen


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