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Prof. Dr. Eric J. Jokela (Website)

School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, 353 Newins-Ziegler Hall, PO Box 110410, Gainesville, FL 32611-0410, USA
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Interests: tree nutrition; production ecology; nutrient cycling; forest soil carbon management; silvicultural management systems
Special Issues and Collections
Prof. Dr. Timothy A. Martin (Website)

Associate Editor-in-Chief
School of Forest Resources and Conservation, PO Box 110410, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 32611-0410, USA
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Interests: tree ecophysiology; forest biology; silviculture; stand dynamics; carbon sequestration; water relations

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Arild Angelsen (Website)

School of Economics and Business, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), P.O. Box 5003, 1432 Ås, Norway
Interests: climate and forest (REDD); environmental income; international climate policy; poverty analysis; tropical deforestation
Dr. M. Altaf Arain (Website)

School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
Interests: hydrometeorology; forest hydrology; evaporation; forest carbon cycle; managed forests; afforestation; eddy covariance technique; ecosystem models; land surface atmosphere interaction models
Prof. Dr. Mark S. Ashton (Website)

School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 360 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Interests: tropical forestry, regeneration ecology, natural forest management, forest restoration, agroforestry, oak ecology, mixed-dipterocarp forests, second growth forests
Dr. Michael Battaglia (Website)

CSIRO Ecosystem Science, Private Bag 12 Hobart Tasmania 7001, Australia
Interests: tree ecophysiology; process-based modelling; stress physiology; forest production
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Forest and Wood Vegetation Carbon Stores and Sequestration
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Bauhus (Website)

Chair of Silviculture, Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Freiburg, Tennenbacherstr. 4, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
Interests: silviculture; forest ecology; nutrient cycling; climate change adaptation
Dr. Peter N. Beets

New Zealand Forest Research Institute Ltd (trading as Scion), Private Bag 3020, 49 Sala Street, Rotorua, New Zealand
Interests: forest carbon stocks and changes; carbon modelling and validation; forest inventory; remote sensing and lidar; impact of disease on growth; forest production and nutrient cycling; impacts of climate change; land use change and forestry
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: The Role of Forests for Carbon Capture and Storage
Prof. Dr. Robert A. Blanchette (Website)

Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, 495 Borlaug Hall, St. Paul, MN 55108-6030, USA
Interests: forest pathology; tree diseases; forest microbes; microbial diversity; biological processing; forest health; wood microbiology; wood decomposition
Dr. Bronson P. Bullock

Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, 180 E Green Street Forestry Building, Office # 4-529 Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: forest biometrics; mensuration; measurements; forest inventory; sampling; taper equations; volume and weight equations; stand dynamics; growth and yield models; diameter distributions; timber management
Dr. Damian C. Adams (Website)

Natural Resource Economics & Policy, School of Forest Resources & Conservation, 355 Newins-Ziegler Hall, P.O. Box 110410, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: Nonmarket valuation; economic analysis; ecosystem services; invasive species; policy analysis; choice modeling; survey methods; bioeconomic modeling
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Ecosystem Services from Forests
Dr. Isabel Cañellas (Website)

National Institute of Agricultural Research - Centre for Forest Research, La Coruña km 7,5 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: sylviculture; stand dynamics; stand management; natural regeneration; short rotation forestry; national forest inventory
Prof. Dr. Phillip G. Comeau (Website)

Professor - Silviculture and Stand Dynamics, University of Alberta, Dept. of Renewable Resources, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, 751 General Services Bldg., Edmonton, AB T6G 2H1, Canada
Interests: silviculture; quantitative silviculture; mixedwood silviculture; vegetation management; silvicultural systems
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: The 24th IUFRO World Congress: Session 79 Sustainable Management of Spruce Dominated Ecosystems in Response to Climate Change
Dr. Robert Evans

SilviScan Pty Ltd, 8 Dobell Place, Doncaster, East Victoria 3109, Australia
Interests: wood structure; non-destructive testing; climate adaptation; forest products
Dr. Kamal J.K. Gandhi (Website)

D.B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, 180 E Green Street, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: forest ecology, forest entomology, forest pathology, community ecology, disturbance ecology
Prof. Dr. Robert Harrison (Website)

College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Box 352100, Seattle, WA 98195-2100, USA
Interests: long-term forest productivity; deep soil processes; carbon sequestration; fertilization and nutrient cycling; organic waste recycling; bioenergy and biofuels feedstock
Dr. Paul F. Hessburg

USDA-FS, Pacific Northwest Research Station, 1133 N. Western Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801, USA; School of Forest Resources, College of the Environment, University of Washington, USA
Interests: landscape ecology; disturbance ecology; landscape assessment; decision support modeling; fire ecology; forest pathology
Prof. Dr. Jarmo K. Holopainen (Website)

Department of Environmental Science, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, Kuopio, Finland
Interests: forest entomology; pest management; air pollution; climate change; chemical ecology; plant volatiles; tree physiology
Prof. Juha Hyyppä (Website)

Finish Geospatial Research Institute, Masala, Finland
Interests: laser scanning (airborne, mobile and terrestrial); 3D remote sensing; individual tree detection; virtual forests
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Forest Ground Observations through Terrestrial Point Clouds
In other journals:
Special Issue: Laser Scanning in Forests
Special Issue: Advances in Mobile Laser Scanning and Mobile Mapping
Special Issue: Lidar/Laser Scanning in Urban Environments
Special Issue: Airborne Laser Scanning
Prof. Dr. John Innes (Website)

Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, 2045-2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
Interests: forest management; forest-dependent communities; geomorphology; air pollution; climate change; criteria and indicators; certification; Chinese forestry; international forest policy
Prof. Dr. Shibu Jose (Website)

The Center for Agroforestry, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Interests: forest ecology, ecological restoration, carbon sequestration, invasive plant ecology and management, agroforestry, and biomass and biofuels
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Exotic and Invasive Plant Species Impacting Forests
Prof. Dr. Rodney J. Keenan (Website)

The University of Melbourne 221 Bouverie St Carlton, VIC, 3053, Australia
Interests: forests and climate change (mitigation and adaptation); forest assessment and planning; ecology and nutrient cycling; computer modelling of ecosystem functioning; forest and international development policy
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Adaptation of Forests and Forest Management to Climate Change
Prof. Dr. Sune Linder

Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre, Faculty of Forest Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), P.O. Box 49, SE-230 53, Alnarp, Sweden
Interests: ecophysiology; long-term manipulation experiments; carbon and nutrient dynamics; forest production; impacts of climate change
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Future Forests
Prof. Dr. John MacKay (Website)

Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Interests: forest genomics; genetics and molecular biology; wood formation and genetics; insect resistance research; molecular markers, marker assisted selection
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Genomics for Sustainable Forestry - Selected Papers from IUFRO Genomics and Forest Tree Genetics Conference
Dr. Chris A. Maier

Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service Research Triangle Park, NC 27541, USA
Interests: Forest ecophysiology, gas exchange, water relations, carbon cycling, nutrient cycling, silviculture, climate change
Prof. Dr. P. K. Ramachandran Nair (Website)

School of Forest Resources and Conservation, IFAS, University of Florida, 118 N-Z Hall, PO Box 110410, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: agroforestry; carbon sequestration; degraded lands; environmental amelioration; integrated land-use systems; international development; multipurpose trees; nitrogen-fixing trees
Dr. E.K. Sadanandan Nambiar

CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, GPO Box 1700, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
Black Mountain Laboratories, Clunies Ross Street, Black Mountain, ACT, Canberra, Australia
Interests: sustainable plantation forestry; ecosystem services; nutrient cycling; plantations in developing-tropical counties; forests and poverty
Dr. C. Dana Nelson (Website)

Southern Institute of Forest Genetics, Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 23332 Success Road, Saucier, MS 39574-9344, USA
Interests: forest genetics; tree breeding; biotechnology
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Fusiform Rust Disease—Biology and Management of Resistance
Prof. Dr. Ir. Maarten Nieuwenhuis (Website)

UCD Forestry, School of Agriculture & Food Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Interests: forest management; forest planning; forest harvesting; forest modeling; decision support systems
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Greenhouse Gas Fluxes from Below and Aboveground Forest Deadwood
Prof. Dr. Kevin L. O'Hara (Website)

Professor of Silviculture, 137 Mulford Hall, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California - Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720-3114 USA
Interests: silviculture; stand dynamics; applied ecology; stand management
Dr. Brian J. Palik (Website)

Team Leader & Research Ecologist, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, 1831 Hwy. 169 E. Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA
Interests: disturbance ecology; ecological forestry; stand dynamics and development; plant community composition and diversity; regeneration
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Stand Dynamics of Forests Managed Using Variable Retention Harvesting Systems
Dr. Elena Petkova

CIFOR, Jalan CIFOR, Situ Gede, Bogor Barat 16115, Indonesia
Interests: governance; accountability; transparency; decision making; development; civil society; corruption; climate change; environment/forests decision-making; government; governance
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Forest Governance and REDD: Challenges for Policies and Markets in Latin America
Dr. Philip J. Polglase (Website)

Program Leader, Forest Systems, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Clunies Ross Drive, Black Mountain, Canberra, Austrilia
Interests: nutrient cycling and soil fertility; forest carbon; soil carbon; carbon accounting; carbon modeling; hydrology; waste application
Prof. Dr. Francis E. "Jack" Putz (Website)

Department of Biology and Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), 209 Carr Hall, University of Florida, P.O. 118526, Gainesville, FL 32641-8526, USA
Interests: tropical silviculture; tropical forest ecology; savanna conservation and management; forest certification
Prof. Dr. Om P. Rajora (Website)

Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management, University of New Brunswick, P.O. Box 44000, 28 Dineen Drive, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3, Canada
Interests: forest genetics, genomics and biotechnology; forest tree molecular, population, conservation and evolutionary genetics; structural, functional, population, conservation and ecological genomics; conservation and sustainable management of forest genetics resources
Dr. Jesse C. Ribot (Website)

Professor of Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Beckman Insitute, 321 Davenport Hall, 607 South Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Interests: environmental policy; local government; rural representation; distributional equity; social vulnerability; emancipation; democracy
Prof. Dr. Jean-Claude Ruel (Website)

Département des Sciences du Bois et de la Forêt, Faculté de Foresterie, de Géographie et de Géomatique, Université Laval, Pavillon Abitibi-Price, Local 2148, 2405, rue de la Terrasse, Québec G1V 0A6, Canada
Interests: windthrow; silviculture; applied ecology; forest management; ecosystem management; forest regeneration
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Forest Restoration and Regeneration
Prof. Dr. Lisa J. Samuelson (Website)

Center for Longleaf Pine Ecosystems, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
Interests: tree physiology; ecophysiology; water relations; tree response to environmental stress; climate change; carbon sequestration
Prof. Dr. Reynaldo Campos Santana

Federal University of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Valleys-UFVJM, Forest Engineering Department, College of Agrarian Science, Rodovia MGT 367, Km 583, nº 5000, Alto da Jacuba CEP 39100-000, Diamantina, MG, Brazil
Interests: forest nutrition and nutrient cycling; nutrient use efficiency; fertilizer best management practices; forest production; Silvicultural management systems
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Eucalyptus Nutritional Diagnosis and Fertilizer Prescriptions
Special Issue: Eucalyptus and Pine Nutritional Diagnosis and Fertilizer Prescriptions
Prof. Dr. Jacek P. Siry

Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, 180 East Green Street Athens, GA 30602, USA
Interests: forest investments, forest management, international forestry, payments for ecosystem
Prof. Dr. Michael C. Stambaugh (Website)

Department of Forestry, University of Missouri, 203C ABNR Building, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Interests: dendrochronology, fire ecology, forest ecology and management, stand dynamics
Dr. Brian D. Strahm (Website)

Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Interests: soils; biogeochemistry; global change; carbon; nutrients; stable isotopes; gas flux; leaching
Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Straka (Website)

Division of Forestry and Natural Resources, Clemson University, Box 340317, Clemson, SC 29634-0317, USA
Interests: forest resource valuation; forest resource economics; forest resource management; forest resource management planning; forestry appraisal; quantitative forest management; forest history
Prof. Dr. Em. Andrew P. Vayda

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8520, USA
Interests: causes of tropical forest fires and tropical deforestation; methodology of research on people/forest interactions
Prof. Dr. Dave Verbyla (Website)

Department of Forest Sciences, School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7200, USA
Interests: remote sensing; geographic information systems; spatial analysis; multi-temporal trends in boreal forests; boreal wildfire severity; bias in change detection estimates; GIS analysis techniques
Special Issues and Collections: In other journals:
Special Issue: Multi-Temporal Remote Sensing
Special Issue: GIS-based Decision Making in Natural Resource Management
Prof. Dr. Robert G. Wagner (Website)

School of Forest Resources and Cooperative Forestry Research Unit, University of Maine, 5755 Nutting Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5755, USA
Interests: forest sustainability; forest regeneration following harvesting; silvicultural practices; ecological effects of forest management practices in the Acadian forest
Prof. Dr. Bradley B. Walters (Website)

Department of Geography and Environment, Mount Allison University, 144 Main Street, Sackville, N.B. E4L1A7, Canada
Interests: people-forest interactions; non-timber forest products; tree planting; agroforestry; deforestation; afforestation; mangroves; Caribbean forests
Ms. Joanne C. White (Website)

Research Scientist, Canadian Forest Service (Pacific Forestry Centre), Natural Resources Canada, Victoria, British Columbia V8Z 1M5, Canada
Interests: remote sensing; forest inventory; multi-temporal; forest dynamics; disturbance; Landsat; lidar; image-based DSM; large-area
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Image-Based Point Clouds for Forest Inventory Applications
Prof. Dr. Fei-Hai Yu (Website)

School of Nature Conservation, Beijing Forestry University, P.O. Box 159, Qinghua East Road 35, Haidian District, Beijing 100083, China
Interests: clonal growth, Integral Projection Model (IPM), invasion, population demography, vegetative spouting, vegetative regeneration

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