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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 59, Number 6, 6 December 2013


Combining Ring Counting and Ring Width for Estimating Height in Stem Analysis
pp. 599-609(11)
Authors: Cancino, Jorge; Acuña, Eduardo; Espinosa, Miguel


Time as a Dimension of the Sample Design in National-Scale Forest Inventories
pp. 610-622(13)
Authors: Roesch, Francis A.; Van Deusen, Paul C.


Status and Opportunities Associated with Product Costing Strategies in Wood Component Manufacturing
pp. 623-636(14)
Authors: Andersch, Adrienn; Buehlmann, Urs; Wiedenbeck, Jan; Lawser, Steve


An Optimization Model to Integrate Forest Plantations and Connecting Corridors
pp. 661-669(9)
Authors: Moreira, José Mauro M.A.P.; Rodriguez, Luiz C.E.; Caixeta-Filho, José V.


Overstory and Understory Dynamics in a Ponderosa Pine Plantation Vary with Stand Density in the Sierra Nevada: 40-Year Results
pp. 670-680(11)
Authors: Zhang, Jianwei; Oliver, William W.; Ritchie, Martin W.; Neal, Donald L.


Modeling Forest Canopy Structure and Density by Combining Point Quadrat Sampling and Survival Analysis
pp. 681-692(12)
Authors: Maynard, Daniel S.; Ducey, Mark J.; Congalton, Russell G.; Hartter, Joel


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