Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing is a peer-reviewed, open access journal about the science and application of remote sensing technology, and is published semimonthly online by MDPI. The Remote Sensing Society of Japan (RSSJ) and the Japan Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (JSPRS) are affiliated with Remote Sensing, and their 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 within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), Ei Compendex, PubAg, GeoRef, Astrophysics Data System, Inspec, dblp, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Geosciences, Multidisciplinary) / CiteScore - Q1 (General Earth and Planetary Sciences)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 19.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).
  • 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.
  • Companion journal: Geomatics
Impact Factor: 5.349 (2021) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.786 (2021)
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Topic in Atmosphere, Remote Sensing, Environments, Pollutants
Recent Progress in Aerosol Remote Sensing and Products Topic Editors: Patricia K. Quinn, Maria João Costa, Oleg Dubovik, Jean-Christophe Raut
Deadline: 28 October 2022
Topic in Entropy, Land, Environments, Remote Sensing, Dynamics
Ecosystem Monitoring: Collective Species and Environmental Information Topic Editors: Matteo Convertino, Jie Li
Deadline: 30 November 2022
Topic in Remote Sensing, Sensors, Geomatics, Smart Cities, Vehicles
Information Sensing Technology for Intelligent/Driverless Vehicle Topic Editors: Shiyang Tang, Zhanye Chen, Yan Huang, Ping Guo
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Topic in Drones, Remote Sensing, Agriculture, Land
Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics in Agriculture and Environment Topic Editors: Dionissios Kalivas, Christos Chalkias, Thomas Alexandridis, Konstantinos X. Soulis, Emmanouil Psomiadis
Deadline: 31 January 2023
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Radio Occultations for Numerical Weather Prediction, Ionosphere, and Space Weather Guest Editors: Michael E. Gorbunov, Vladimir Gubenko, Congliang Liu, Vinicius Ludwig Barbosa, Xu Xu, Xiaolei Zou
Deadline: 8 October 2022
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Remote Sensing of Land–Atmosphere Interactions Guest Editor: Trent W. Biggs
Deadline: 20 October 2022
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Satellite Soil Moisture Validation and Applications Guest Editors: John J. Qu, Luca Brocca, Michael H. Cosh, Andreas Colliander, Xianjun Hao
Deadline: 31 October 2022
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
3D Urban Modeling by Fusion of Lidar Point Clouds and Optical Imagery Guest Editor: Csaba Benedek
Deadline: 15 November 2022
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Feature Paper Special Issue on Forest Remote Sensing Collection Editors: Zengyuan Li, Erxue Chen, Lin Cao
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Feature Papers for Section Environmental Remote Sensing Collection Editor: Magaly Koch
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Discovering A More Diverse Remote Sensing Discipline Collection Editors: Karen Joyce, Meghan Halabisky, Cristina Gómez, Michelle Kalamandeen, Gopika Suresh, Kate C. Fickas
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Feature Papers for Section Biogeosciences Remote Sensing Collection Editor: Alfredo Huete
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