Forests

Forests (ISSN 1999-4907) is a peer-reviewed open access journal of forestry and forest ecology published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Ei Compendex, GeoBase, Scopus and other databases.
  • CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 2.7, which equals rank 41/140 in the 'Forestry' category.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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.
  • Testimonials: See what our authors say about Forests.
Impact Factor: 2.221 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.484 (2019)
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Topic in Forests, Geomatics, Remote Sensing, Fire
The Future of Wildfires: Latest Geo-Technologies Applied to Fires and a New Perspective of Forest ResilienceDeadline: 31 March 2022
Topic in Remote Sensing, Forests, Sensors, Geomatics
Estimating Carbon Stocks in Forest Ecosystems: From Allometric Equations to Remote Sensing-Based Methods Editor-in-Chief: L. Monika Moskal
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Special Issue in Forests
Restoring Forest Landscapes: Impact on Soil Properties and Functions Guest Editor: Jose Antonio Navarro Cano
Deadline: 5 March 2021
Special Issue in Forests
Responses of Forest Ecosystems to Nitrogen Deposition Guest Editor: Frank S. Gilliam
Deadline: 20 March 2021
Special Issue in Forests
Biological and Bio-Based Management of Forest Pests and Pathogens Guest Editors: Julio Diez, Johanna Witzell
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Forests
Modeling Forest Stand Dynamics, Growth and Yield Guest Editor: Harold E. Burkhart
Deadline: 20 April 2021
Topical Collection in Forests
Sustainable Forestry Collection Editor: Heli Peltola
Topical Collection in Forests
Forest Sustainable Management in Europe Collection Editor: Ignacio Diaz-Maroto
Topical Collection in Forests
Forests Carbon Fluxes and Sequestration Collection Editor: Mark Harmon
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