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MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18

Editorial Office

Prof. Dr. Eric J. Jokela
School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, 353 Newins-Ziegler Hall, PO Box 110410, Gainesville, FL 32611-0410, USA
Tel. +1 352 846 0890; Fax: +1 352 846 1277
Interests: tree nutrition; production ecology; nutrient cycling; forest soil carbon management; silvicultural management systems

Managing Editor
Dr. Echo Zhang
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Arild Angelsen
School of Economics and Business, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), P.O. Box 5003, 1432 Ås, Norway
Tel. +47 6496 5698
Interests: climate and forest (REDD); environmental income; international climate policy; poverty analysis; tropical deforestation

Dr. M. Altaf Arain
School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
Tel. 905 525 9140, Ext. 27941; Fax: 905 546 0463
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
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
CSIRO Ecosystem Science, Private Bag 12 Hobart Tasmania 7001, Australia
Tel. +61 3 62375612; Fax: +61 3 62375601
Interests: tree ecophysiology; process-based modelling; stress physiology; forest production
Contribution: Special Issue: Forest and Wood Vegetation Carbon Stores and Sequestration

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Bauhus
Chair of Silviculture, Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Freiburg, Tennenbacherstr. 4, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
Tel. +49 761 203 3678
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
Tel. +64 7 343 5577; Fax: +64 7 348 0952
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
Contribution: Special Issue: The Role of Forests for Carbon Capture and Storage

Prof. Dr. Robert A. Blanchette
Department of Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, 495 Borlaug Hall, St. Paul, MN 55108-6030, USA
Tel. +1 612 625 0202; Fax: +1 612 625 9728
Interests: forest pathology; tree diseases; forest microbes; microbial diversity; biological processing; forest health; wood microbiology; wood decomposition

Dr. Isabel Cañellas
National Institute of Agricultural Research - Centre for Forest Research, La Coruña km 7,5 28040 Madrid, Spain
Tel. +34 913 476 867
Interests: sylviculture; stand dynamics; stand management; natural regeneration; short rotation forestry; national forest inventory

Prof. Dr. Phillip G. Comeau
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
Tel. +1 780 492 1879; Fax: +1 780 492 4323
Interests: silviculture; quantitative silviculture; mixedwood silviculture; vegetation management; silvicultural systems
Contribution: 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

Prof. Dr. Robert Harrison
College of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Box 352100, Seattle, WA 98195-2100, USA
Tel. +1 206 685 7463; Fax: +1 206 685 3091
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
Tel. +1 509 664 1722
Interests: landscape ecology; disturbance ecology; landscape assessment; decision support modeling; fire ecology; forest pathology

Prof. Dr. Jarmo K. Holopainen
Department of Environmental Science, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, Kuopio, Finland
Tel. +358 40 355 3203; Fax: +358 17 163 191
Interests: forest entomology; pest management; air pollution; climate change; chemical ecology; plant volatiles; tree physiology

Prof. Dr. Juha Hyyppä
Department of Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry, Finnish Geodetic Institute, Geodeetinrinne 2, P.O.Box 15, FI-02431 Masala, Finland
Interests: laser scanning (airborne, mobile and terrestrial); 3D remote sensing; individual tree detection; virtual forests
Contribution: 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

Prof. Dr. John Innes
Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, 2045-2424 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel. +1 604 822 6761; Fax: +1 604 822 9106
Interests: forest management; forest-dependent communities; geomorphology; air pollution; climate change; criteria and indicators; certification; Chinese forestry; international forest policy

Prof. Dr. Dale W. Johnson
Natural Resources and Environmental Science, University of Nevada, Reno, Fleischmann Agriculture Bldg., Ms 370, Reno, NV 89557, USA
Tel. +1 775 784 4511; Fax: +1 775 784 4789
Interests: biogeochemical cycling in natural systems; effects of regional and global phenomena (atmospheric pollution, increased carbon dioxide and climate change) and localized influences (such as harvesting, fire, fertilization) on biochemical cycling, primarily in forest ecosystems; soil-soil solution chemical interactions; factors affecting organic carbon accumulation and loss in soils; nitrogen, sulfur, phosphorus transformations in soils
Contribution: Special Issue: Long-Term Effects of Fire on Forest Soils

Prof. Dr. Shibu Jose
The Center for Agroforestry, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Tel. +1 573 882 0240; Fax: +1 573 882 1977
Interests: forest ecology, ecological restoration, carbon sequestration, invasive plant ecology and management, agroforestry, and biomass and biofuels
Contribution: Special Issue: Exotic and Invasive Plant Species Impacting Forests

Prof. Dr. Rodney J. Keenan
The University of Melbourne 221 Bouverie St Carlton, VIC, 3053, Australia
Tel. +61 (0) 3 9035 8227; Fax: +61 (0) 3 9349 4218
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
Contribution: 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
Tel. +46 40 415162; Fax: +46 40 462325
Interests: ecophysiology; long-term manipulation experiments; carbon and nutrient dynamics; forest production; impacts of climate change
Contribution: Special Issue: Future Forests

Dr. Timothy A. Martin
School of Forest Resources and Conservation, PO Box 110410, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 32611-0410, USA
Interests: tree ecophysiology; forest biology; silviculture; stand dynamics; carbon sequestration; water relations

Prof. Dr. P. K. Ramachandran Nair
School of Forest Resources and Conservation, IFAS, University of Florida, 118 N-Z Hall, PO Box 110410, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Tel. +1 352 846 0880; Fax: +1 352 846 1277
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
Tel. +61 2 62464233; Fax: +61 2 62464094
Interests: sustainable plantation forestry; ecosystem services; nutrient cycling; plantations in developing-tropical counties; forests and poverty

Dr. C. Dana Nelson
Southern Institute of Forest Genetics, Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 23332 Success Road, Saucier, MS 39574-9344, USA
Tel. +1 228 832 2747; Fax: +1 228 832 0130
Interests: forest genetics; tree breeding; biotechnology
Contribution: Special Issue: Fusiform Rust Disease—Biology and Management of Resistance

Prof. Dr. Ir. Maarten Nieuwenhuis
UCD Forestry, School of Agriculture & Food Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Tel. +353 1 7167004
Interests: forest management; forest planning; forest harvesting; forest modeling; decision support systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Greenhouse Gas Fluxes from Below and Aboveground Forest Deadwood

Prof. Dr. Kevin L. O'Hara
Professor of Silviculture, 137 Mulford Hall, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California - Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720-3114 USA
Tel. +1 510 642 2127
Interests: silviculture; stand dynamics; applied ecology; stand management

Dr. Brian J. Palik
Team Leader & Research Ecologist, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, 1831 Hwy. 169 E. Grand Rapids, MN 55744, USA
Tel. +1 218 326 7116; Fax: +1 218 326 7123
Interests: disturbance ecology; ecological forestry; stand dynamics and development; plant community composition and diversity; regeneration

Dr. George L. W. Perry
School of Environment & School of Biological Sciences, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
Tel. +64 9 373 7599; Fax: +64 9 373 7434
Interests: forest ecology; spatial ecology; fire; disturbance; ecological modelling; spatial statistics

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
Contribution: Special Issue: Forest Governance and REDD: Challenges for Policies and Markets in Latin America

Dr. Philip J. Polglase
Program Leader, Forest Systems, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Clunies Ross Drive, Black Mountain, Canberra, Austrilia
Tel. +61 2 6246 4250; Fax: +61 2 6246 4250
Interests: nutrient cycling and soil fertility; forest carbon; soil carbon; carbon accounting; carbon modeling; hydrology; waste application

Prof. Dr. Francis E. "Jack" Putz
Department of Biology and Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), 209 Carr Hall, University of Florida, P.O. 118526, Gainesville, FL 32641-8526, USA
Tel. +1 352 392 1486
Interests: tropical silviculture; tropical forest ecology; savanna conservation and management; forest certification

Prof. Dr. Om P. Rajora
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
Professor of Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Beckman Insitute, 321 Davenport Hall, 607 South Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Tel. +1 217 333 7248
Interests: environmental policy; local government; rural representation; distributional equity; social vulnerability; emancipation; democracy

Prof. Dr. Jean-Claude Ruel
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
Tel. 418 656 2131, poste 7665; Fax: 418 656 5262
Interests: windthrow; silviculture; applied ecology; forest management; ecosystem management; forest regeneration
Contribution: Special Issue: Forest Restoration and Regeneration

Prof. Dr. Lisa J. Samuelson
Center for Longleaf Pine Ecosystems, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
Tel. +1 334 844 1040; Fax: +1 334 844 1084
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
Tel. +55 38 3532 1200 and 3532 6000
Interests: forest nutrition and nutrient cycling; nutrient use efficiency; fertilizer best management practices; forest production; Silvicultural management systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Eucalyptus Nutritional Diagnosis and Fertilizer Prescriptions

Prof. Dr. Michael C. Stambaugh
Department of Forestry, University of Missouri, 203C ABNR Building, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Tel. +1 218 326 7116; Fax: +1 218 326 7123
Interests: dendrochronology, fire ecology, forest ecology and management, stand dynamics

Prof. Dr. Thomas J. Straka
Division of Forestry and Natural Resources, Clemson University, Box 340317, Clemson, SC 29634-0317, USA
Tel. +1 864 656 4827; Fax: +1 864 656 3304
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
Department of Forest Sciences, School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7200, USA
Tel. +1 907 474 5553; Fax: +1 907 474 6184
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
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Multi-Temporal Remote Sensing
Special Issue: GIS-based Decision Making in Natural Resource Management

Prof. Dr. Timo Vesala
Department of Physics, University of Helsinki, P.O.Box 48, FI-00014, Helsinki, Finland
Tel. +358 405779008; Fax: +358 9 19150717
Interests: forest meteorology; carbon cycling; water cycling; nitrogen cycling; aerosol deposition; sap flow; boreal ecosystems; urban ecosystems

Prof. Dr. Robert G. Wagner
School of Forest Resources and Cooperative Forestry Research Unit, University of Maine, 5755 Nutting Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5755, USA
Tel. +1 207 581 2903; Fax: +1 207 581 2875
Interests: forest sustainability; forest regeneration following harvesting; silvicultural practices; ecological effects of forest management practices in the Acadian forest

Prof. Dr. Bradley B. Walters
Department of Geography and Environment, Mount Allison University, 144 Main Street, Sackville, N.B. E4L1A7, Canada
Tel. +1 506 364 2323; Fax: +1 506 364 2625
Interests: people-forest interactions; non-timber forest products; tree planting; agroforestry; deforestation; afforestation; mangroves; Caribbean forests

Ms. Joanne C. White
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

Prof. Dr. Fei-Hai Yu
School of Nature Conservation, Beijing Forestry University, P.O. Box 159, Qinghua East Road 35, Haidian District, Beijing 100083, China
Tel. +86 10 62336173
Interests: clonal growth, Integral Projection Model (IPM), invasion, population demography, vegetative spouting, vegetative regeneration

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