Open Journal of Forestry

Open Journal of Forestry

ISSN Print: 2163-0429
ISSN Online: 2163-0437

Call For Papers


Special Issue on Future Forests


Forests may provide a diversity of ecosystem services including recycling carbon dioxide into oxygen, acting as a carbon sink, aiding in regulating climate, purify water, mitigating natural hazards such as floods, and serving as a genetic reserve. Forests also serve as a source of lumber and as recreational areas. The challenge for the future is to make forests meet all our varied needs. The goal of this special issue is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in the area of future forests.


In this special issue, we invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original research and review articles that explore future forests. In this special issue, potential topics include, but are not limited to:


  • Forest loss and management
  • Forestry industry
  • Ecosystem services
  • Sustainable forest management
  • Exotic and invasive plant species impacting forests
  • Adaptation of forests to climate change


Authors should read over the journal’s Authors’ Guidelines carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.


Please kindly notice that the Special Issue’’ under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue - Future Forests” should be chosen during your submission.


According to the following timetable:


Submission Deadline

June 18th, 2015

Publication Date

August 2015


Guest Editor:

Prof. Valeriy Perminov 

Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia  


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