Forest Engineering Education--Where the Action Is
A forest engineer is one who applies engineering principles to the solution of forestry problems. Professionals with such abilities are currently in short supply. Educating forest engineers requires a faculty with both theoretical and practical training, together with a curriculum emphasizing the interaction between engineering science, forestry, and business. The program should include graduate and post-graduate work.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Head, Forest Engineering Department, Oregon State University, Corvallis
Publication date: 1977-02-01
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- The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
2016 Impact Factor: 1.675 (Rank 20/64 in forestry)
Average time from submission to first decision: 39.6 days*
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