Land — Open Access Journal

Land (ISSN 2073-445X) is an international and crossdisciplinary peer-reviewed open access journal of land use/land change, land management, land system science and landscape, etc, published monthly online by MDPI. Land is affiliated to International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE) 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 in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science) and Scopus.
  • CiteScore 2017 (Scopus): 1.45, which equals rank 50/124 (Q2) in the category 'Nature and Landscape Conservation' and 127/306 (Q2) in 'Ecology' and 36/65 (Q3) in 'Global and Planetary Change'.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6.3 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2018).
  • 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.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Land
Land Use Planning for Natural Hazards Guest Editors: Hariklia D. Skilodimou, George D. Bathrellos
Deadline: 30 April 2019
Special Issue in Land
European Landscapes and Quality of Life Guest Editors: Pierre-Mathieu Le Bel, Yves Michelin, Marie Houdart
Deadline: 15 May 2019
Special Issue in Land
Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing for Land Use, Land Cover and Change Detection Guest Editors: Linda See, Cidalia C Fonte
Deadline: 31 May 2019
Special Issue in Land
Global Vegetation and Land Surface Dynamics in a Changing Climate Guest Editors: Sonali Shukla McDermid, Pinki Mondal
Deadline: 30 June 2019

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