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 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
Mediterranean Atmospheric Composition, Aerosols, and Clouds under a Changing Climate Guest Editors: Nikos Hatzianastassiou, Alcide Giorgio di Sarra, Christos Matsoukas, Giandomenico Pace
Deadline: 31 July 2021
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Remote Sensing, Metric Survey and Spatial Information Technologies for Heritage Management Guest Editors: Fulvio Rinaudo, José Luis Lerma
Deadline: 10 August 2021
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Remote Sensing of Past Human Land Use Guest Editors: Jesse Casana, Elise Jakoby Laugier
Deadline: 15 August 2021
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Earth Observation and Sustainable Development in Marine and Freshwater Systems Guest Editors: Trevor Platt, Shubha Sathyendranath, Christine Gommenginger, Marie-Fanny Racault, Craig Baker-Austin, Gina Tsarouchi
Deadline: 1 September 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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