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iForest - Biogeosciences and Forestry

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Editors-in-chief: Marco Borghetti, Gabriele Bucci

Editorial Board: Francesco Loreto, Paolo Menozzi, Elena Paoletti, Francesco Ripullone, Roberto Tognetti, Davide Ascoli, Paolo Cherubini, Chris Eastaugh, Massimo Faccoli, Silvano Fares, Agostino Ferrara, Giacomo Goli, Antoine Harfouche, Raffaele Lafortezza, Emanuele Lingua, Paola Mairota, Enrico Marchi, Giorgio Matteucci, Gianfranco Minotta, Renzo Motta, Andrea Piotti, Luca Salvati, Alberto Santini, Giustino Tonon

Published by: SISEF - Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology

ISSN: 1971-7458

Aims & Scopes

iForest is an Open Access, peer-reviewed online journal published by the Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology (SISEF).

The journal encompasses a broad range of research aspects concerning forest science: forest ecology, biodiversity/genetics and ecophysiology, silviculture, forest inventory and planning, forest protection and monitoring, forest harvesting, landscape ecology, forest history, wood technology.

iForest is freely and universally accessible online. It has been selected for coverage in the following ISI Thomson Reuters products:

iForest is indexed by Elsevier Products (Scopus™, Embase™, etc), in the directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ™), and is a member of the Crossref consortium™.

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Publication Policy

iForest aims to a rapid publication of submitted material in the following sections:

  • Research articles:
    original research works that present experimental results, conceptual advances, innovations in research techniques and methods.
  • Review articles:
    papers that present the state of the art in a particular field, including metanalysis of published data set.
  • Short communications:
    original research articles intended as brief reports of findings.
  • Technical advances:
    papers that present new research tools, techniques and methods, including new modeling approaches.
  • Technical reports:
    technical and methodological short notes aimed to convey technical information on a specific topic.
  • Commentaries:
    persuasive comments on recently published research results.

No articles processing charge is applied.

iForest will consider only original manuscripts that have not been published elsewhere and are not under consideration by another journal.

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Early Edition

iForest Collections and Special Issues

IMPACT FACTOR (2012): 1.057
Five-years impact factor: 1.105

Mean publication time
2.4 ± 0.2 months
Next Issue
June 2014
Ecology Forestry Nature and Landscape Conservation