Land (ISSN 2073-445X) is an international and crossdisciplinary peer-reviewed open access journal of land use/land change, land management, land system science, landscape, soil-sediment-water systems, urban contexts and urban-rural interactions, and land–climate interactions, etc, published monthly online by MDPI. International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE) and European Land-use Institute (ELI) 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 in the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI - Web of Science), Scopus (2019 CiteScore: 2.8) and other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 12.5 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 2020).
  • 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: 2.429 (2019)
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Special Issue in Land
Permafrost Landscape Guest Editor: Alexander N. Fedorov
Deadline: 30 November 2020
Special Issue in Land
Dynamic Landscape Connectivity Guest Editors: Rebecca Lewison, Megan Jennings, Katherine Zeller
Deadline: 15 December 2020
Special Issue in Land
Monitoring Land Cover Change: Towards Sustainability Guest Editors: Ioannis Manakos, Garik Gutman, Chariton Kalaitzidis
Deadline: 31 December 2020
Special Issue in Land
Soil Erosion Processes and Rates in Arid and Semiarid Ecosystems Guest Editors: Artemi Cerdà, Hamid Reza Pourghasemi, Jesús Rodrigo-Comino, Erick R. Bandala, Yang Yu
Deadline: 15 January 2021
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