Forests

Forests 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 within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), Ei Compendex, GEOBASE, AGRICOLA, AGRIS, PaperChem, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Forestry) / CiteScore - Q1 (Forestry)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • 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.
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Impact Factor: 2.633 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.804 (2020)
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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
Topic in Remote Sensing, Forests, Sensors, Geomatics
Estimating Carbon Stocks in Forest Ecosystems: From Allometric Equations to Remote Sensing-Based Methods Editors-in-Chief: Francesco Pirotti, L. Monika Moskal
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Special Issue in Forests
Conservation and Restoration of Mediterranean Oak Forests: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Guest Editors: Vanda Acácio, Filipe X. Catry, Miguel N. Bugalho
Deadline: 31 July 2021
Special Issue in Forests
Patterns of Plant Species Diversity under Different Disturbance Regimes Guest Editor: Antonio Gazol
Deadline: 5 August 2021
Special Issue in Forests
Urban Forestry and Ecological Restoration Guest Editor: Bruce D. Clarkson
Deadline: 20 August 2021
Special Issue in Forests
Analysis and Management of Disturbance Effects on Forest Ecosystems Guest Editors: Brice Hanberry, Daniel C. Dey, Jacob S. Fraser
Deadline: 1 September 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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