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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 6, 2 December 2012

Article

Effect of Undercut Style and Post Hinge Behavior in Tree Felling
pp. 547-558(12)
Authors: Lyons, Kevin; Sessions, John; Wimer, Jeffrey

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Statistical Properties of Alternative National Forest Inventory Area Estimators
pp. 559-566(8)
Authors: Roesch, Francis A.; Coulston, John W.; Hill, Andrew D.

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Tree Location Measurement Accuracy with a Mapping-Grade GPS Receiver under Forest Canopy
pp. 567-576(10)
Authors: Edson, Curtis; Wing, Michael G.

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Testing a Novel Method to Approximate Wood Specific Gravity of Trees
pp. 577-591(15)
Authors: Wiemann, Michael C.; Williamson, G. Bruce

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The Drivers of Effectiveness of Prescribed Fire Treatment
pp. 606-617(12)
Author: Price, Owen Francis

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Greenhouse and Field Response of Southern Pine Seedlings to Pulp Mill Residues Applied as Soil Amendments
pp. 618-632(15)
Authors: Morris, Lawrence A.; Sanders, Joseph; Ogden, Eulalie A.; Goldemund, Herwig; Merz White, Catherine

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Spatial Variability of Leaf Area Index in Homogeneous Forests Relates to Local Variation in Tree Characteristics
pp. 633-640(8)
Authors: Bequet, Raphael; Campioli, Matteo; Kint, Vincent; Muys, Bart; Bogaert, Jan; Ceulemans, Reinhart

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Assessing the Potential for Log Sort Yards to Improve Financial Viability of Forest Restoration Treatments
pp. 641-651(11)
Authors: Chung, Woodam; Venn, Tyron J.; Loeffler, Dan; Jones, Greg; Han, Han-Sup; Calkin, Dave E.

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Probability Distributions in High-Density Dendroenergy Plantations
pp. 663-672(10)
Authors: Sandoval, Simón; Cancino, Jorge; Rubilar, Rafael; Esquivel, Edwin; Acuña, Eduardo; Muñoz, Fernando; Espinosa, Miguel

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