Remote Sensing — Open Access Journal

Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292) is a peer-reviewed open access journal about the science and application of remote sensing technology, and is published semi-monthly 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 by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Scopus (2019 CiteScore: 6.1), Ei Compendex, and other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first 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: 4.509 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.001 (2019)
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Special Issue in Remote Sensing
3D Forest Structure Observation Guest Editors: Dominik Seidel, Martin Ehbrecht
Deadline: 15 August 2020
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Forest Degradation Monitoring Guest Editors: Alexander Hernandez, Rene Zamora-Cristales, Abner Jimenez
Deadline: 21 August 2020
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Widespread Applications Based on Hyperspectral Technologies from Space Guest Editors: Stefano Pignatti, Fabrizia Buongiorno, Bing Zhang
Deadline: 31 August 2020
Special Issue in Remote Sensing
Application of Remote Sensing to the Weather Prediction Guest Editors: Myoung Hwan Ahn, Chian-Yi Liu
Deadline: 25 September 2020
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Google Earth Engine Applications Collection Editors: Lalit Kumar, Onisimo Mutanga
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Feature Papers for Section Environmental Remote Sensing Collection Editor: Magaly Koch
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Feature Papers for Section Biogeosciences Remote Sensing Collection Editor: Alfredo Huete
Topical Collection in Remote Sensing
Feature Papers of Engineering Remote Sensing Collection Editor: Mattia Crespi
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