Remote Sensing — Open Access Journal

Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292) is a peer-reviewed open access journal about the science and application of remote sensing technology, and is published semi-monthly online by MDPI. Remote Sensing is affiliated to The Remote Sensing Society of Japan (RSSJ) and members receive a discount on the article processing charge.
  • Open Access free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Scopus (2018 CiteScore: 4.89), Ei Compendex, and other databases.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2019).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 4.118 (2018) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.740 (2018)
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Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Remote Sensing based Urban Development and Climate Change Research Guest Editors: Cristina Milesi, Galina Churkina
Deadline: 15 December 2019
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Remote Sensing of Low-Level Liquid Water Clouds and Fog Guest Editor: Jan Cermak
Deadline: 31 December 2019
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
The Use of Earth Observations for Exposure Assessment in Epidemiological Studies Guest Editor: Itai Kloog
Deadline: 1 January 2020
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Value and Potential of Remote Sensing Data for Food, Energy, and Water Nexus Guest Editors: Mekonnen Gebremichael, Ruopu Li
Deadline: 15 January 2020
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Google Earth Engine Applications Collection Editors: Lalit Kumar, Onisimo Mutanga
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Feature Papers for Section Atmosphere Remote Sensing Collection Editor: Richard Müller
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Feature Papers for Section Environmental Remote Sensing Collection Editor: Magaly Koch
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Feature Papers for Section Biogeosciences Remote Sensing Collection Editor: Alfredo Huete
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