Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing is a peer-reviewed, open access journal about the science and application of remote sensing technology, and is published semimonthly online by MDPI. The Remote Sensing Society of Japan (RSSJ) and the Japan Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (JSPRS) are affiliated with Remote Sensing, 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, SCIE (Web of Science), Ei Compendex, AGRICOLA, GeoRef, Astrophysics Data System, Inspec, dblp, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Geosciences, Multidisciplinary) / CiteScore - Q1 (General Earth and Planetary Sciences)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • 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.
  • Companion journal: Geomatics
Impact Factor: 4.848 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.353 (2020)
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Topic in Forests, Geomatics, Remote Sensing, Fire
The Future of Wildfires: Latest Geo-Technologies Applied to Fires and a New Perspective of Forest ResilienceEditors-in-Chief: Alfonso Fernández-Manso, Carmen Quintano
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Topic in Sustainability, Remote Sensing, Smart Cities, Urban Science, Buildings
Sustainable Smart Cities and Smart Villages Editor-in-Chief: Anna Visvizi
Deadline: 30 April 2022
Topic in Remote Sensing, Forests, Sensors, Geomatics
Estimating Carbon Stocks in Forest Ecosystems: From Allometric Equations to Remote Sensing-Based Methods Editors-in-Chief: Francesco Pirotti, L. Monika Moskal
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Topic in Sensors, Remote Sensing
High-Resolution Earth Observation Systems, Technologies, and Applications Editors-in-Chief: Mi Wang, Hanwen Yu
Deadline: 20 June 2022
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Fusion of Multi-Satellite and Multi-Sensor SARs Data for Investigating Long-Term Surface Ground Movements and Processes Guest Editor: Gregorio Farolfi
Deadline: 22 October 2021
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Proximal and Remote Sensing in the MWIR and LWIR Spectral Range Guest Editors: Stefano Pignatti, Fabrizia Buongiorno, Eyal Ben-Dor, Martin Schlerf, Angelo Palombo, Simon J. Hook
Deadline: 31 October 2021
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Sea-Atmosphere Interactions as Monitored by Remote Sensing Guest Editors: Costas Varotsos, Yong Xue, John Christodoulakis
Deadline: 10 November 2021
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Monitoring of Status and Disturbances of Bio- and Geodiversity, Their Traits and Interactions Using Remote Sensing Guest Editors: Angela Lausch, Andrew Skidmore, Michael Vohland, Natascha Oppelt, Jan Bumberger
Deadline: 1 December 2021
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Feature Papers for Section Environmental Remote Sensing Collection Editor: Magaly Koch
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Discovering A More Diverse Remote Sensing Discipline Collection Editors: Karen Joyce, Meghan Halabisky, Cristina Gómez, Michelle Kalamandeen, Gopika Suresh, Kate C. Fickas
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Feature Papers of Section Atmosphere Remote Sensing Collection Editor: Gerrit de Leeuw
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Feature Papers for Section Biogeosciences Remote Sensing Collection Editor: Alfredo Huete
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