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 12.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second 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
Dynamic Amazonia: Lessons for a Changing World Guest Editors: Cynthia Simmons, Eugenio Arima, Ritaumaria Pereira, Robert T. Walker
Deadline: 15 March 2021
Special Issue in Land
Land Restitution: Processes and Outcomes in Different Political and Socio-Cultural Contexts Guest Editors: Andreas Neef, Chanrith Ngin
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Land
Science-Policy Gaps and Their Impact on Landscape-Scale Management of Natural Disasters Guest Editor: Audrey Mayer
Deadline: 21 April 2021
Special Issue in Land
Exploring the Relationships between Land Use and Ecosystem Services Guest Editors: James Bullock, Simon Willcock, Javier Martínez-López, Norman Dandy
Deadline: 30 April 2021
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