Fire — Open Access Journal

Fire (ISSN 2571-6255) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal about the science, policy, and technology of vegetation fires and how they interact with communities and the environment, broadly defined, published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: To be covered in Scopus.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2019).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
  • Paper Types: in addition to regular articles we accept Perspectives, Case Studies, Data Descriptors, Technical Notes, and Monographs.
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Special Issue in Fire
Paleo-Perspectives on Fire in the Earth System Guest Editors: Grant Harley, Allison Karp, Jarunetr Sae-Lim, Troy Ferland, Richard Vachula
Deadline: 31 May 2020
Special Issue in Fire
Unmanned Aircraft in Fire Research and Management Guest Editors: Adam C. Watts, Jason Karl
Deadline: 30 June 2020
Special Issue in Fire
Experimentation and Physics-Based Modeling to Support Prescribed Burning Guest Editors: Michael Gallagher, Nicholas Skowronski, Alexander I. Filkov
Deadline: 16 September 2020
Special Issue in Fire
Unravelling the Diverse Effects of Fire on Soil Processes Guest Editor: Adam Pellegrini
Deadline: 1 October 2020
Topical Collection in Fire
Diversity Leaders in Fire Science Collection Editors: Susan Prichard, Alistair M. S. Smith
Topical Collection in Fire
Heritage and Fire Collection Editor: Tiago Miguel Ferreira
Topical Collection in Fire
Rethinking Wildland Fire Governance: A Series of Perspectives Collection Editors: Alistair M. S. Smith, Stephen D. Fillmore
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