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 Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI - Web of Science) and Scopus.
  • CiteScore (2018 Scopus data): 2.15, which equals rank 37/140 (Q2) in the category 'Nature and Landscape Conservation' and 90/336 (Q2) in 'Ecology'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 13.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.7 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.
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Special Issue in Land
Agricultural Land Abandonment: Patterns, Drivers and Consequences Guest Editors: Alexander Prishchepov, Fabian Löw, Florian Schierhorn
Deadline: 1 June 2020
Special Issue in Land
Dynamic Landscape Connectivity Guest Editors: Rebecca Lewison, Megan Jennings, Katherine Zeller
Deadline: 20 June 2020
Special Issue in Land
Land, Women, Youths, and Land Tools or Methods Guest Editor: Uchendu Eugene Chigbu
Deadline: 30 June 2020
Special Issue in Land
Sustainable Rural Development: Strategies, Good Practices and Opportunities Guest Editors: Ana Nieto Masot, José Luis Gurría Gascón
Deadline: 15 July 2020
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