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 19 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second 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 of Opencast Mining Land Use and Land Cover for Planning, Rehabilitation and Closure Guest Editors: Alex Lechner, Peter Erskine, Phillip McKenna
Deadline: 4 April 2020
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Fiducial Reference Measurements for Satellite Ocean Colour Guest Editors: Andrew Clive Banks, Christophe Lerebourg, Kevin Ruddick, Gavin Tilstone, Riho Vendt
Deadline: 15 April 2020
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Data Science in Remote Sensing Guest Editors: Angela Lausch, Heiko Paulheim, Hendrik Paasche , Sebastian Scheuer
Deadline: 1 May 2020
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Remote Sensing, Spatial Analysis, and GIS for Natural and Cultural Heritage Documentation, Monitoring, and Preservation Guest Editors: Rosa Lasaponara, Xinyuan Wang, Eufemia Tarantino, Douglas C. Comer
Deadline: 31 May 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 Environmental Remote Sensing Collection Editor: Magaly Koch
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Feature Papers for Section Biogeosciences Remote Sensing Collection Editor: Alfredo Huete
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Feature Papers of Engineering Remote Sensing Collection Editor: Mattia Crespi
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