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Lesnoy Zhurnal

Dear readers, authors, reviewers, members of the Editorial Board!

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Lesnoy Zhurnal (Russian Forestry Journal) is the oldest naturalistic and forestry scientific periodical since 1833. Since 1958 it has been published in a series of the “Bulletin of Higher Educational Institutions”.

Lesnoy Zhurnal (Russian Forestry Journal) maintains good traditions and the main idea of ​​the unity of forestry, science and practice, constantly expanding the themes and the range of issues. It publishes the research papers in all fields of forestry, reports on the manufacturing application of the results of completed studies, on the best practices in forestry and forest industries, information on the scientific life of the higher educational institutions, promotional contents and announcements.

The founder and publisher is the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov.

Lesnoy Zhurnal (Russian Forestry Journal) is registered in the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor), certificate ПИ № ФС 77 - 68 484 от 27.01.2017 .

The publication is registered in the International Center ISSN –  ISSN 0536-1036.

Lesnoy Zhurnal (Russian Forestry Journal) is included in the List of peer-reviewed scientific publications of the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles.

The journal is reviewed by the Russian Institute for Scientific and Technical Information of the Russian Academy of Sciences (VINITI RAS), is indexed in the system of the Russian Science Citation Index.

Lesnoy Zhurnal (Russian Forestry Journal) meets the international standards and is included in the international databases International Web of Science Core Collection database, Russian Science Citation Index (RSCI) database on the Web of Science platform, Ulrich’s Periodical’s Directory, AGRIS, EBSCO, J-Gate, Chemical Abstracts Service, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), Norwegian Centre for Research Data (NSD), EuroPub, Index Copernicus

Full-text articles are placed in the electronic library systems: eLIBRARY.RU, KiberLeninka, Lan.

The journal archive is presented in the NArFU electronic library since 1958.

Annually more than 100 original articles are published in 6 issues of the journal. Every article provides metadata (an abstract, keywords, references, an information about the authors) in Russian and English.

Subscriptional index: 70368

The International DOI indexes are assigned to all articles.

The members of the Editorial Board are the scholars from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Bryansk, Krasnoyarsk, Petrozavodsk, Yoshkar-Ola, Perm, Nizhny Novgorod, Arkhangelsk, Lviv (Ukraine), Minsk (Belarus), Suonenjoki (Finland), Steinkjer (Norway), Emden (Germany), Brno (Czech Republic), Zurich (Switzerland), Hvanneyri (Iceland), Orono (United States). Their names are in the journal. The Editorial Board provides a high scientific level of the published articles, determines the formation of the writing staff and editorial portfolio.

Authoring team of the journal is represented by the scientists, young researchers, postgraduate students, university professors from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Finland, Germany, Italy, Vietnam, Israel and other countries. For 58 years the editorial portfolio has been composed of more than 15 thousand articles.

Our reviewers are the leading scientists in all fields of the forest science. Every article passes two review levels: the initial internal review, which is carried out by the editor-in-chief, his deputies and members of the Board, and the external and independent review (two-way and blind), when a reviewer does not know the name of the author, and the author does not know the name of the reviewer.

The editors often get the letters from the authors letters of acknowledgements to their anonymous opponents for the competent evaluation evaluation of the articles.

The journal does not have article submission / processing charges nor author’s remuneration.

Lesnoy Zhurnal (Russian Forestry Journal) is open to cooperate with the Russian and foreign scientists, doctoral students, postgraduate students.

We strive to expand the audience and strengthen positions of the journal in the scientific community at the international level.

We are grateful to our authors, reviewers and members of the Editorial Board for their cooperation, and to our readers – for their interest in the journal!

Currently, the journal publishes the materials in the following specialties groups:

06.03.00 Forestry:
06.03.01 Forest plantations, breeding, seed growing
06.03.02 Silviculture, forest science, forest management and forest inventory
06.03.03 Agricultural afforestation, protective afforestation and landscaping of the settlements, forest fires and fire-fighting

05.21.00 Technology, machinery and equipment of logging, forestry, timber processing and chemical treatment of the wood biomass:
05.21.01 Technology and machinery of logging and forestry
05.21.03 Technology and machinery of chemical treatment of the wood biomass, wood substance chemistry
05.21.05 Wood science, technology and equipment of timber processing

03.02.00 General Biology:
03.02.01 Forest botany 

The requirements and terms for the content publication in the “Lesnoy Zhurnal” (Russian Forestry Journal) can be obtained from our website:


Electronic submission of articles