Editorial Archive

15 Apr 2022

Managing forest risks in uncertain times of climate change

Key message Managing forest risks in uncertain times of climate change necessitates novel and adaptive forest decision approaches. Multiple risks (biotic and abiotic) and sources of uncertainty should be identified, and their quantities over decision horizon should
21 Mar 2022

Rapid publication vs. scientific quality of papers published in Annals of Forest Science: how do we handle this apparent contradiction?

by Erwin Dreyer, Chief Editor of Annals of Forest Science Nancy, March 19, 2022. 1.      Introduction Speed of publication has become a major expectation for authors and therefore a challenge for many journals. Indeed, authors expect timely
27 Jan 2021

AFS is launching a new topical collection “Sustainable Policies for Wild Fire Management in Forests”

This special issue aims to focus on effective wildfire management in the future by managing long-term resilience and restoration approaches to balance the ecological instability due to wildfires in the forests. Researchers and scholars are welcomed to
30 Dec 2019

Happy new year 2020 to our editors, reviewers, authors and readers!

2020 will be a year of important transitions for Annals of Forest Science in the direction of Open Science. We will flip to full Open Access by beginning 2021, and will prepare this transition actively during the
11 Oct 2016

Editorial: “Forest Inventories at the European level”

Jean Michel Leban and Jean Daniel Bontemps, Inra and IGN. In 1949, Egon Glesinger, the deputy director of the FAO Forestry and Forest Products Division, published his famous book entitled “The coming age of wood,” translated in
20 Feb 2016

Editorial: 50 years Annals of Forest Science

Annals of Forest Science is publishing a series of review papers to celebrate 50 years of activities as a journal in forest and wood science. The reviews emphasize the extent to which forest and wood sciences changed and
20 Nov 2015

Publishing data papers in Annals of Forest Science: detailed guidelines for a smooth preparation and submission

Annals of Forest Science is proud to announce that a detailed procedure is now available for submitting data papers. The procedure we propose is easy and flexible. It is described in details in the flyer above. Basically,
21 Jul 2015

MeMoWood 2013. Wood properties: future needs, measurement and modelling.

By Francis COLIN, Marie Pierre LABORIE & Mathieu FORTIN 1 Challenges regarding wood Wood products differ from other manufactured products by the fact that they originate from raw material developed in forest trees, according to complex biological
31 Jul 2014

Annals of Forest Science changes its scope and complies with green open access rules

Erwin DREYER, Marianne PEIFFER, Jean-Daniel BONTEMPS, Jean-Michel LEBAN Editorial board of Annals of Forest Science, Inra, F4280 Champenoux, and AgroParisTech, rue Girardet, F 54000 Nancy. The landscape for science editing in general, and particularly in the field
28 Jul 2014

The open data debate: a need for accessible and shared data in forest science

Bruno Fady and al. write about the need for accessible and shared data in forest science. Free view to the editorial below or download the pdf from the publisher website The Open Data debate: A need for