The journal

Silva Fennica is a scientific online journal, which publishes articles reporting significant new knowledge and understanding on all aspects of forest research, both basic and applied subjects.

The journal carries original research articles, review articles, research notes, discussion papers and commentaries.

The journal is published by the Finnish Society of Forest Science.

ISSN-L 0037-5330
ISSN 2242-4075 (Online)

Publication schedule

Articles published in Silva Fennica are assigned to volumes and issues. That notwithstanding, new articles are posted on the website as soon as they are in their final form. These latest articles can be accessed via the link at Under compilation in the left column.

Open access

From the very beginning of its online presence, Silva Fennica has adhered to the principle of open access. All content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Effective 1 January 2018, Silva Fennica will start to collect an article processing charge of 800 € for each published article. Some fee waivers exist. Read more at "About Silva Fennica" or "Announcements". All manuscript submitted before midnight 31 December 2017 Finnish time (GMT + 2) will be published free if accepted.

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