Editorial news Archive

30 Jun 2021

Annals of Forest Science moves to full open access from January 1st, 2022

As of January 2022, Annals of Forest Science will become a fully open access (OA) journal. All accepted papers will be published under a CC-BY 4 license, which means that all content published in the journal will
7 Dec 2020

Annals of Forest Science becomes “PCI-friendly”. An important move towards the recognition of the role of preprints.

Annals of Forest Science already accepts the submission of manuscripts that were first made available as a preprint (i.e., manuscripts deposited on an open server before submission to a journal) on a public repository for dissemination, scientific
24 Mar 2020

Véronique Lesage is the new Managing Editor for Annals of Forest Science

Véronique Lesage is the new Managing Editor for Annals of Forest Science since February 1, 2020. She is Research Engineer at INRAE at Clermont Ferrand (France) and will join the INRAE-Université de Clermont-Auvergne joint unit “PIAF”. She
16 Feb 2020

Highlighted paper of 2019 : C. Ziegler et al., “Large hydraulic safety margins protect Neotropical canopy rainforest tree species against hydraulic failure during drought”

C. Ziegler et al., “Large hydraulic safety margins protect Neotropical canopy rainforest tree species against hydraulic failure during drought” Tropical rainforests are under the thread of more frequent drought episodes, that may in places induce tree dieback.
15 Feb 2020

Why does Annals of Forest Science no longer accept e-only material?

The editorial procedures of Annals of Forest Science change continuously for the better (we hope!). After having put an emphasis on access to data associated to publications, we made another albeit smaller chage: we no longer accept
16 Oct 2019

New special issue: Impacts of natural disturbances on forest ecosystems under climate change: large-scale analysis and modelling

We are launching the special issue “Impacts of natural disturbances on forest ecosystems under climate change: large-scale analysis and modelling” Forest ecosystems play a key role in ensuring Earth’s climate stability by storing large amounts of carbon
23 Aug 2019

Guidelines for reviewers: How to review a data paper?

Data papers aim at describing a dataset made available to a larger community. Data papers are a scientific valuable production and should provide all required information for a large use of the data. The data paper should
18 Jul 2019

Annals of Forest Science promotes Open Science by publishing data papers

Open Science is a combination of practices enhancing  collaborative work and dissemination of all productions related to research processes. These practices result in a free availability of  research data, analytical pipelines, lab notes and other research products,
11 Jun 2019

New special issue: Establishment of second-growth forests in human landscapes: ecological mechanisms and genetic consequences

We are launching the special issue “Establishment of second-growth forests in human landscapes: ecological mechanisms and genetic consequences”. This special issue will gather articles arising from the ERA-NET BiodivERsA3 research project “Unraveling the Potential of Spontaneous Forest
29 May 2019

NEW SPECIAL ISSUE: Assisted Migration and Forest Seed Transfer

We are launching the topical collection “Assisted Migration and Forest Seed Transfer”. This special issue will gather articles investigating potential chances and risks of assisted gene flow and assisted migration of forest tree populations in climate change.