Journal of Forest Science (JFS)

ISSN 1212-4834 (Print)
ISSN 1805-935X (On-line)

Aims & Scope

Original results of basic and applied research from all fields of forestry related to European forest ecosystems and their functions including those in the landscape and wood production chain are published in original scientific papers, short communications and review articles. Papers are published in English.

New Editor-in-Chief welcome on the board!

We are pleased to announce that Prof. Ing. Vilém Podrázský, CSc. has accepted our invitation to serve as an Editor-in-chief of the journal starting January 2020. 
Prof. Podrázský specialises in silviculture, introduced species, forest soil science, humus forms and forest ecology. Prof. Podrázský is currently the currently  the Deputy Chairman of the CAAS Board, the Chairman of the Department of Forestry of the CAAS.  Prof. Podrázský is head of the Department of Silviculture, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Management, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic.
The journal would like to thank doc. Slodičák, for outstanding work for the journal. Doc. Slodičák has skillfully edited the journal from 2011 through 2019.


We are pleased to announce, that the Journal of Forest Science joined the Emerging Sources Citation Index of the Web of Science (August 2019)!

The recent issues articles are now available in the Core Collection of the Web of Science.


Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences changes to double-blind reviewing

The Publishing Board of the CAAS is pleased to announce its movement to a double-blind review proces.


Current issue

Original Paper

Stem production of Scots pine and black locust stands in Ukraine’s Northern Steppe

Viktoriia Lovynskaorcid , Petro Lakyda, Svitlana Sytnyk, Ivan Lakyda, Yuriy Gritzan, Anatoliy Hetmanchuk
J. For. Sci., 65 (2019): 461-471abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Estimating the recreational values of forest park using the contingent valuation method (case study: Kabudval Forest Park, Golestan Province of Iran)

Saeid Satari Yuzbashkandi, Amir Mehrjo
J. For. Sci., 65 (2019): 472-480abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Application of time-cost trade-off model in forest management projects: The case of Oak decline project

Mehdi Zandebasiri, Hrald Vacik, Daniel Etongo, Yasmin Dorfstetter, Javad Soosani, Mehdi Pourhashemi
J. For. Sci., 65 (2019): 481-492abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Calculation of the aboveground carbon stocks with satellite data and statistical models integrated into the climatic parameters in the Alborz Mountain forests (northern Iran)

Mohadeseh Ghanbari Motlagh, Sasan Babaie Kafaky, Asadollah Mataji, Reza Akhavan
J. For. Sci., 65 (2019): 493-503abstractdownload PDF

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