Current issue: 53(3)

Under compilation: 53(4)

Impact factor 1.683
5-year impact factor 1.950
Silva Fennica 1926-1997
Acta Forestalia Fennica

Silva Fennica

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.

The site

On the Silva Fennica website, you have access to tables of contents, abstracts, and full-text articles in PDF or html format. Full-text PDF files are available from 1913 on, and full-text articles in html from 2013 on.

Digitised archives contain articles published in Silva Fennica 1926 – 1997, and all articles published in Acta Forestalia Fennica from 1913 to 1999, when it was merged to Silva Fennica. Archives are multilingual with English, German, and Finnish being the most common languages. Metadata for archives is not yet complete, e.g. English keywords and abstracts are not available for all articles. We work on completing metadata during 2018. service is used for tracking user statistics on this website. Unique visitors are identified using a Unique ID tracking cookie that does not contain any personal information on users. Read the full privacy policy of the Clicky service at

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.

Creative Commons License

Article processing charge (APC)

Effective 1 January 2018, Silva Fennica will collect an APC of 800 € on each published article. The APC is to be paid after acceptance of the final manuscript version but before publication. An APC waiver programme will be available for some authors. All manuscript submitted before 31 December 2017 mid-night Finnish time (GMT + 2) will be published free of charge if accepted. Read more.

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