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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
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
Editorial Manager
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

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Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Arild Angelsen
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. 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
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
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
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
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
Interests: ecophysiology; long-term manipulation experiments; carbon and nutrient dynamics; forest production; impacts of climate change
Contribution: Special Issue: Future Forests
Prof. Dr. John MacKay
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Interests: disturbance ecology; ecological forestry; stand dynamics and development; plant community composition and diversity; regeneration
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
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
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
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
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
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
Contribution: Special Issue: Eucalyptus Nutritional Diagnosis and Fertilizer Prescriptions
Special Issue: Eucalyptus and Pine Nutritional Diagnosis and Fertilizer Prescriptions
Prof. Dr. Michael C. Stambaugh
Department of Forestry, University of Missouri, 203C ABNR Building, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
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
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
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. Robert G. Wagner
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
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
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
Interests: clonal growth, Integral Projection Model (IPM), invasion, population demography, vegetative spouting, vegetative regeneration
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