Special Issue "Remote Sensing Applications in Agricultural Ecosystems"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2021.
Interests: remote sensing and GIS applications in land ecosystems; land cover and land use change; terrestrial ecosystem modeling; fire ecology
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Interests: land use/cover change; climate Change; process-based ecosystem modeling; remote sensing application
The world’s population is projected to increase continuously throughout the 21st century. To mitigate the global food security problem, it is of utmost importance to improve crop health and enhance grain yield through better agricultural management, crop cultivars, etc. Remote sensing has many advantages in monitoring crop growth at the regional and global scales and detecting crop responses to various stresses (such as droughts, pests, and limited nutrient availability) that are invisible to humans. This Special Issue aims to present a collection of papers on topics regarding remote sensing applications in agricultural ecosystems from local to regional and global scales. Acceptable topics include, but are not restricted to, crop yield prediction, nutrient limitation, cropland area change, crop phenology, agricultural drought and water stress, the carbon balance in and greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural lands, crop health assessment, agricultural fires, and crop type classification. Papers are required to include a novelty, such as a new satellite sensor or data archive, a new approach to analysis, or a novel application to improve crop monitoring and evaluation.
Dr. Jia Yang
Dr. Bo Tao
Dr. Padmanava Dash
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Remote Sensing is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- crop growth and health condition
- crop yield
- crop phenology
- drought stress and irrigation
- agricultural management
- crop type classification
- carbon dynamics
- hyperspectral remote sensing