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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 59, Number 3, 24 June 2013


Considering Spatial Correlations Between Binary Response Variables in Forestry: An Example Applied to Tree Harvest Modeling
pp. 253-260(8)
Authors: Fortin, Mathieu; Delisle-Boulianne, Simon; Pothier, David


A Meta-Analysis of the Fire-Oak Hypothesis: Does Prescribed Burning Promote Oak Reproduction in Eastern North America?
pp. 322-334(13)
Authors: Brose, Patrick H.; Dey, Daniel C.; Phillips, Ross J.; Waldrop, Thomas A.


A Simple Stand Growth Model Based on Canopy Dynamics and Biomechanics
pp. 335-344(10)
Authors: Dean, Thomas J.; Jerez, Mauricio; Cao, Quang V.


Matrix Model of Forest Dynamics: An Overview and Outlook
pp. 359-378(20)
Authors: Liang, Jingjing; Picard, Nicolas


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