Remote Sensing (journal)

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Remote Sensing  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Rem. Sens.
Discipline Remote sensing, geography
Language English
Edited by Prasad S. Thenkabail
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
2009-present
Frequency Monthly
Yes
3.036
Indexing
ISSN 2072-4292
OCLC no. 456228659
Links

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).

Scope[edit]

  • Multi-spectral and hyperspectral remote sensing
  • Active and passive microwave remote sensing
  • Lidar and laser scanning
  • Geometric reconstruction
  • Physical modeling and signatures
  • Change detection
  • Image processing and pattern recognition
  • Data fusion and data assimilation
  • Dedicated satellite missions
  • Operational processing facilities
  • Spaceborne, airborne and terrestrial platforms
  • Remote sensing applications


Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed by:

According to the Journal Citation Reports 2015, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 3.180, ranking it 5th out of 27 journals in the category "Remote Sensing".[3]

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References[edit]

  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". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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