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Forests — Open Access Forestry Journal

Forests (ISSN 1999-4907) is an open access journal of forestry and forest ecology published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with publishing fees paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Compendex (EI), GeoBase, Scopus and other databases.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 29 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2015).

Impact Factor: 1.583 (2015) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.690 (2015)

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19 September 2016
Peer Review Week 2016

Special Issues

Special Issue in Forests
Forest Growth Response to Environmental Stress Guest Editors: Jesus Camarero, Raúl Sánchez-Salguero, Juan Linares
Deadline: 30 September 2016
Special Issue in Forests
Tree Defense Physiology to Bark Beetles Guest Editor: Christopher Fettig
Deadline: 20 October 2016
Special Issue in Forests
REDD+: Politics, Interplays and Impacts Guest Editors: Esteve Corbera, Heike Schroeder
Deadline: 31 October 2016
Special Issue in Forests
Climate Effects on Forest Tree/Stand Predisposition to Biotic Disturbance Guest Editor: Sigrid Netherer
Deadline: 15 November 2016

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Forests
Forests Carbon Fluxes and Sequestration Collection Editor: Mark Harmon
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