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. The Global Wildland Fire Network is affiliated with Fire and their members receive a discount on the article processing charge.
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  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 13.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
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  • Paper Types: in addition to regular articles we accept Perspectives, Case Studies, Data Descriptors, Technical Notes, and Monographs.
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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 ResilienceEditors-in-Chief: Alfonso Fernández-Manso, Carmen Quintano
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Special Issue in Fire
Unravelling the Diverse Effects of Fire on Soil Processes Guest Editor: Adam Pellegrini
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Fire
Experimentation and Physics-Based Modeling to Support Prescribed Burning Guest Editors: Michael Gallagher, Nicholas Skowronski, Alexander I. Filkov
Deadline: 31 May 2021
Special Issue in Fire
Effects of Wildfire on Biodiversity Guest Editor: Eva Strand
Deadline: 30 June 2021
Special Issue in Fire
Fire in Human Landscapes Guest Editor: Grant Williamson
Deadline: 31 August 2021
Topical Collection in Fire
Diversity Leaders in Fire Science Collection Editors: Alistair M. S. Smith, Susan Prichard
Topical Collection in Fire
Heritage and Fire Collection Editor: Tiago Miguel Ferreira
Topical Collection in Fire
Technical Forum for Fire Science Laboratory and Field Methods Collection Editors: Claire Belcher, David M.J.S. Bowman, Evan Ellicott, Peter Hamlington, Chad Hoffman, William M. Jolly, Rodman Linn, Sara McAllister, Joseph O'Brien, Albert Simeoni, Alistair M. S. Smith, Wojciech Węgrzyński
Topical Collection in Fire
Rethinking Wildland Fire Governance: A Series of Perspectives Collection Editors: Stephen D. Fillmore, Alistair M. S. Smith
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