Remote Sensing (journal)

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Remote Sensing  
DisciplineRemote sensing, geography
Edited byPrasad S. Thenkabail
Publication details
Publication history
Standard abbreviations
Remote Sens.
OCLC no.456228659

Remote Sensing is a monthly peer-reviewed open access academic journal focusing on research pertaining to remote sensing and other disciplines of geography. It was established in 2009 and is published by MDPI. The founding editor-in-chief was Wolfgang Wagner (Vienna University of Technology) until September 2, 2011, when he resigned over the journal's publication of a paper co-authored by Roy Spencer,[1] which had received significant criticism from other scientists soon after its publication.[2] Since then, the editor-in-chief has been Prasad S. Thenkabail (United States Geological Survey).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed by:

According to the Journal Citation Reports 2017, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 3.244, ranking it 7th out of 29 journals in the category "Remote Sensing".[3]

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  1. ^ Spencer, Roy W.; Braswell, William D. (2011). "On the Misdiagnosis of Surface Temperature Feedbacks from Variations in Earth's Radiant Energy Balance". Remote Sensing. 3 (12): 1603. doi:10.3390/rs3081603.
  2. ^ Black, Richard (2 September 2011). "Journal editor resigns over 'problematic' climate paper". BBC. Retrieved 29 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Remote Sensing". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017.

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