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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
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Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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Volume 60, Number 6, 13 December 2014

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Attack by Platypus quercivorus Enhances Diameter Growth of Surviving Quercus serrata
pp. 1024-1028(5)
Authors: Hata, Kenji; Iwai, Noriko; Sawada, Haruo

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Toward Robust Estimation of the Components of Forest Population Change
pp. 1029-1049(21)
Author: Roesch, Francis A.

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Prediction Bias Induced by Plot Size in Forest Growth Models
pp. 1050-1059(10)
Authors: Sambakhe, Diarietou; Fortin, Mathieu; Renaud, Jean-Pierre; Deleuze, Christine; Dreyfus, Philippe; Picard, Nicolas

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Effects of Topographic Features on Postfire Exposed Mineral Soil in Small Watersheds
pp. 1060-1067(8)
Authors: Dobre, Mariana; Wu, Joan Q.; Elliot, William J.; Miller, Ina S.; Jain, Theresa B.

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Genetics and Silvicultural Treatments Influence the Growth and Shoot Winter Injury of American Chestnut in Vermont
pp. 1068-1076(9)
Authors: Saielli, Thomas M.; Schaberg, Paul G.; Hawley, Gary J.; Halman, Joshua M.; Gurney, Kendra M.

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Effects of Energy Wood Harvesting on Timber Production Potential and Biological Diversity in North Karelia, Finland
pp. 1077-1088(12)
Authors: Kärkkäinen, Leena; Kurttila, Mikko; Salminen, Olli; Viiri, Heli

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Temporal Connectivity of Mature Patches in Forest Planning Models
pp. 1089-1099(11)
Authors: Könnyű, Nóra; Tóth, Sándor F.; McDill, Marc E.; Rajasekaran, Babu

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Salvage Logging by Indigenous People in a Chilean Conifer Forest
pp. 1100-1106(7)
Authors: Smith-Ramírez, Cecilia; Maturana, Viviana; Gaxiola, Aurora; Carmona, Martín

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Modeling and Mapping Oak Advance Reproduction Density Using Soil and Site Variables
pp. 1107-1117(11)
Authors: Kabrick, John M.; Villwock, Jason L.; Dey, Daniel C.; Keyser, Tara L.; Larsen, David R.

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Effects of Geoclimatic Factors on Soil Water, Nitrogen, and Foliar Properties of Douglas-Fir Plantations in the Pacific Northwest
pp. 1118-1130(13)
Authors: Littke, Kim M.; Harrison, Robert B.; Zabowski, Darlene; Briggs, David G.; Maguire, Douglas A.

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Ecosystem Nutrient Retention after Fertilization of Pinus taeda
pp. 1131-1139(9)
Authors: Albaugh, Timothy J.; Kiser, L. Chris; Fox, Thomas R.; Allen, H. Lee; Rubilar, Rafael A.; Stape, Jose L.

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Ten-Year Periodic Diameter Model for Uneven-Aged Ponderosa Pine Stands in the Southwest Reduces Long-Term Error Propagation
pp. 1148-1155(8)
Authors: Petrova, Maria; Bakker, Jonathan D.; Turnblom, Eric C.

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Comprehensive Methods for Earlier Detection and Monitoring of Forest Decline
pp. 1156-1163(8)
Authors: Pontius, Jennifer; Hallett, Richard

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Stand and Tree Response to Commercial Thinning of Red Pine in Michigan
pp. 1180-1193(14)
Authors: Wyckoff, Gary W.; Lauer, Dwight K.

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Resistance and Resilience: A Conceptual Framework for Silviculture
pp. 1205-1212(8)
Authors: DeRose, Robert J.; Long, James N.

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Application of a Distributed Process-Based Hydrologic Model to Estimate the Effects of Forest Road Density on Stormflows in the Southern Appalachians
pp. 1213-1223(11)
Authors: Dymond, Salli F.; Aust, W. Michael; Prisley, Stephen P.; Eisenbies, Mark H.; Vose, James M.

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