Land — Open Access Journal

Land (ISSN 2073-445X) is an international and crossdisciplinary open access journal of land use/land change, land management, land system science and landscape, etc, published quarterly online by MDPI. Land is affiliated to International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE) and their members receive 10% discounts of the article processing charge.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science) and Scopus (starting Vol. 5 2016).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 20.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6.3 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Land
New Trends for Financing Land Administration Guest Editor: Daniel Paez
Deadline: 31 May 2018
Special Issue in Land
Central Places and Un-Central Landscapes: Political Economies and Natural Resources in the Longue DuréeGuest Editors: Giorgos Papantoniou, Athanasios Vionis
Deadline: 1 July 2018
Special Issue in Land
Towards the Sustainable Management of Ecosystem Services in Social-Ecological Systems Guest Editors: Martin Schultze, Christine Fürst, Ulfia A. Lenfers, Martin Volk
Deadline: 31 July 2018
Special Issue in Land
Anthropogenic Biomes Guest Editors: Erle Ellis, Kees Goldewijk, Navin Ramankutty, Laura Martin
Deadline: 31 August 2018

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