Land

Land is an international and cross-disciplinary, peer-reviewed, open access journal of land system science, landscape, soil–sediment–water systems, urban study, land–climate interactions, water–energy–land–food (WELF) nexus, biodiversity research and health nexus, land modelling and data processing, ecosystem services, and multifunctionality and sustainability etc., published monthly online by MDPI. The International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE), European Land-use Institute (ELI), Landscape Institute (LI) and Urban Land Institute (ULI) are affiliated with Land, 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, SSCI (Web of Science), PubAg, AGRIS, GeoRefRePEc, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Environmental Studies) / CiteScore - Q2 (Nature and Landscape Conservation)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 13.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 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.
Impact Factor: 3.905 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.048 (2021)
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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 Sustainability, Heritage, Urban Science, Buildings, Land, Information, Applied Sciences
Sustainability in Heritage and Urban Planning Topic Editors: Lucia Della Spina, Paola Pellegrini, Antonia Russo, Maria Rosa Valluzzi, Angela Viglianisi
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
Topic in Atmosphere, Remote Sensing, Sustainability, IJGI, Land
Advanced Research in Precipitation Measurements Topic Editors: Qiang Dai, Jun Zhang
Deadline: 1 March 2023
Special Issue in Land
Socio-Ecological Considerations for River Restoration and Conservation through the Lens of Wild Rivers Guest Editors: Alberto Gomes, J. Horacio García
Deadline: 30 November 2022
Special Issue in Land
Constructed Green Areas as a Challenge for Spatial Planning at the Local and Regional Levels Guest Editors: Andrzej Greinert, Anna Bazan-Krzywoszańska, Katarzyna Tokarczyk-Dorociak, Sinan Tankut Gülhan, Eduarda Marques da Costa
Deadline: 15 December 2022
Special Issue in Land
Geochemical Mapping in Land Managing Guest Editors: Marina Cabral Pinto, Eduardo Ferreira da Silva, Amit Kumar, Munesh Kumar
Deadline: 20 December 2022
Special Issue in Land
Global Change in Mediterranean Regions: Potential Impact of Climate Drift and Land Use on Soil Erosion and Land Degradation Guest Editors: Rossano Ciampalini, Feliciana Licciardello, Damien Raclot, Armand Crabit
Deadline: 9 January 2023
Topical Collection in Land
Land Use Transitions and Land System Science Collection Editor: Hualou Long
Topical Collection in Land
Land Systems in Transition: Challenges, Approaches, and Pathways for a Sustainable Development Collection Editors: Ileana Pătru-Stupariu, Christine Fürst
Topical Collection in Land
Collection for the International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE) Collection Editor: Weiqi Zhou
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