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Forests Journal· Special Issue

ISSN 1999-4907



Prof. Dr. Timothy A. Martin, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

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– Special Issue
Managing Forests and Water for People
under a Changing Environment


Guest Editors

Dr. Ge Sun

Professor Kevin Bishop

Professor Silvio Ferraz

Professor Julia Jones

Deadline for manuscript submissions:
31 March 2019


Message from the Guest Editors


Global environment al change poses increasing challenges for managing forests and water for sustainable development. The joint International Forests and Water Conference 2018 (Valdivia, Chile) represents the first of its kind, and offers a unique forum to understand forest and water issues in Latin America under a global context.


Message from the Editor-in-Chief


Prof. Dr. Timothy A. Martin,

School of Forest Resources and
Conservation, PO Box 110410,
University of Florida, Gainesville
Florida, 32611-0410, USA

Forests (ISSN 1999-4907) is an international and cross-disciplinary, scholarly forestry journal. The distinguished editorial board and refereeing process ensures the highest degree of scientific rigor and review of all published articles. Original research articles and timely reviews are released online, with unlimited free access. Our goal is to have Forests be recognized as one of the foremost publication outlets for high quality, leading edge research in this broad and diverse field. We therefore invite you to be one of our authors, and in doing so share your import ant research findings with the global forestry community.


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