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Remote Sensing combines the key points and needs of the international remote sensing industry in different periods and publishes the latest international scientific research achievements and the results of key research projects. It hopes to play an important role in the development of international remote sensing science and technology and personnel training, and will become an international remote sensing and geographic information science field. Influential academic journals. "Remote Sensing" is devoted to reporting research reports and periodical research briefings and high-level evaluations in the field of remote sensing and related subjects with international advanced level. Emphasis on reflecting new concepts, new achievements, and new developments in the field. The content covers the basic theory of remote sensing, the development of remote sensing technology and the application of remote sensing in resource and environmental fields such as agriculture, forestry, hydrology, mining, oceanography, surveying and mapping, disaster monitoring, geographic information system research, remote sensing and GIS, and space positioning system (GPS). The combination of its application and other aspects.

The Purpose of Publication

Represents the development and application of high-tech in the field of remote sensing and related disciplines in a timely manner, discusses new theories, new methods and new application areas in the field of remote sensing and geo-information science, and focuses on innovative, cutting-edge and exploratory aspects in the field of remote sensing at home and abroad. Academic achievements, promote academic exchanges, promote disciplinary development, technological advancement, and personnel training.


ISSN:2315-4675(P)
ISSN:2315-4632
(O)

Editorial Board

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Focus and Scope

Remote Sensing combines the key points and needs of the international remote sensing industry in different periods and publishes the latest international scientific research achievements and the results of key research projects. It hopes to play an important role in the development of international remote sensing science and technology and personnel training, and will become an international remote sensing and geographic information science field. Influential academic journals. "Remote Sensing" is devoted to reporting research reports and periodical research briefings and high-level evaluations in the field of remote sensing and related subjects with international advanced level. Emphasis on reflecting new concepts, new achievements, and new developments in the field. The content covers the basic theory of remote sensing, the development of remote sensing technology and the application of remote sensing in resource and environmental fields such as agriculture, forestry, hydrology, mining, oceanography, surveying and mapping, disaster monitoring, geographic information system research, remote sensing and GIS, and space positioning system (GPS). The combination of its application and other aspects.

The Purpose of Publication

Represents the development and application of high-tech in the field of remote sensing and related disciplines in a timely manner, discusses new theories, new methods and new application areas in the field of remote sensing and geo-information science, and focuses on innovative, cutting-edge and exploratory aspects in the field of remote sensing at home and abroad. Academic achievements, promote academic exchanges, promote disciplinary development, technological advancement, and personnel training.

For Authors

  • The journal will not accept manuscript that has been published or is under consideration for publication in any other journal. The author needs to notify the journal if the data presented in the manuscript has been ever presented in conferences.
  • The author has to provide the authorization of no conflict of interest with any financial body or funding agency that might influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All authors, members, reviewers and editors must disclose any association that poses a conflict of interest in connection with the manuscript. The corresponding author must download and complete the ICMJE Conflict of Interest Form on behalf of all the authors regarding to potential conflicts of interest, and submit the form in Step 4 during the article submission process.
  • All articles should be written in English—either British or American as long as consistency is observed. SI units should be used. If you are not a native speaker of English you may want to utilize the professional language editing service provided by us before submitting the final version.
  • If you decide to withdrawal your manuscript after it has been accepted (but not yet published), a processing fee of USD 200 is chargeable upon withdrawal.
  • The journal will not accept manuscripts that are plagiarized in any circumstances. The journal will verify the originality of the submitted manuscripts with iThenticate, the plagiarism detection software.

    If a manuscript uses a text copied directly from another source, this text must be written in quotation marks and original source must be cited. If any kind of plagiarism is detected during the review process, the manuscript will be rejected.

    Authors and researchers can also use iThenticate to screen their work before submission by visiting http://www.ithenticate.com.

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  • Units of measurement should be presented simply and concisely using System International (SI) units.
  • Cover Letter
    The cover letter is necessary for each submission. The cover letter should be uploaded as a separate file in Step 4 during the submission. The contents of the cover letter should include brief explanation of what was previously known, the conceptual advancement with the findings and its significance to broad readership. The cover letter will only be visible to the editor. Reviewers will not have access to the cover letter.

    Title
    The title should capture the conceptual significance for a broad audience. The title should not be more than 50 words and should be able to give readers an overall view of the paper’s significance. Titles should avoid using uncommon jargons, abbreviations and punctuations.

    Abstract
    The abstract should provide a brief summary of the paper. It should not contain any non-standard abbreviations, acknowledgements of support, references, footnotes or equations. The abstract should not exceed 200 words.

    Keywords
    Three to six keywords should be provided.

    Introduction
    The introduction section should provide a context or background that gives a broad readership an overall outlook of the field and the research performed. It tackles a problem and states its important regarding with the significance of the study. Introduction can conclude with a brief statement of the aim of the work and a comment about whether that aim was achieved.

    Materials and Methods
    The materials and methods section provides the general experimental design and methodologies used. The aim is to provide enough detail to for other investigators to fully replicate your results. It is also required to facilitate better understanding of the results obtained. Protocols and procedures for new methods must be included in detail to reproduce the experiments.

    Ethics
    Ethics information, including IACUC permit numbers and/or IRB name, if applicable. This information should be included in a subheading labeled "Ethics Statement" in the "Methods" section of your manuscript file, in as much detail as possible.

    Results
    The result section focuses on the results of the experiments performed. This section can be divided into subsections.

    Discussion and Conclusion
    The discussion and conclusion section should provide the significance of the results and identify the impact of the research in a broader context. It should not be redundant or similar to the content of the results section. Use the conclusion section for interpretation only, and not to summarize information already presented in the text or abstract.

    Author Contributions
    The author contributions section describes the contribution of each author, designated by initials. For the case of co-first authors, description of each author’s contribution is required.

    Acknowledgements
    The acknowledgements section should acknowledge contribution(s) from non-authors and funding sources. It should also include a declaration of any conflict of interest.

    Supplementary Information
    The supplementary information section is optional and contains all materials and figures that have been excluded from the entire manuscript. The information is relevant to the manuscript but remains non-essential to readers’ understanding of the manuscript’s main content. All supplementary information should be submitted as a separate file in Step 4 during manuscript submission. Please ensure the file names of such files start with ‘Suppl_info_’.

    Text
    The text of the manuscript should be in Microsoft Word. The length of the manuscript cannot be more than 8000 words.

    In-text citations
    Reference citations in the text should be numbered consecutively in square brackets. Some examples:

    1. Negotiation research spans many disciplines [3,4].
    2. This result was later contradicted by Becker and Seligman [5].
    3. This effect has been widely studied [1–3,7].

    Personal communications and unpublished works can only be used in the main text of the submission and are not to be placed in the Reference section. Authors are advised to limit such usage to the minimum. They should also be easily identifiable by stating the authors and year of such unpublished works or personal communications and the word ‘Unpublished’ in parenthesis. E.g. (Smith J, 2000, Unpublished)

    References
    The references section is compulsory and should be placed at the end of all manuscripts. The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for publication. Personal communications and unpublished works should be excluded from this section.

    The journal follows the Vancouver style of references. You can refer to the ICMJE Recommendation for preparing your references in the manuscript for submission. For references in the reference list, if the referred article has more than five authors, list only the first five authors and abbreviate the remaining authors to italicized ‘et al.’ (meaning: "and others"). Authors referenced are listed with their surname followed by their initials (e.g. Smith J). All references should be numbered (e.g. 1. 2. 3. etc.) and sequenced according to the order it appears as an in-text citation. References should follow the following pattern:

    • Journal article
      Terauchi Y, Takamoto I, Kubota N, Matsui J, Suzuki R, et al. Glucokinase and IRS-2 are required for compensatory beta cell hyperplasia in response to high-fat diet-induced insulin resistance. J Clin Invest 2007; 117(1): 246–57. doi: 10.1172/JCI17645.
    • Non-English journal article
      Massone L, Borghi S, Pestarino A, Piccini R, Gambini C. Localisations palmaires purpuriques de la dermatite herpetiforme (French) [Purpuric palmar sites of dermatitis herpetiformis]. Ann Dermatol Venerol 1987; 114(12): 1545–1547.
    • Book
      Rojko JL, Hardy WD Jr. Feline leukemia virus and other retroviruses. In: Sherding RG (editors). The cat: diseases and clinical management. New York: Churchill Livingstone; 1989. p. 229–332.
    • Proceedings
      Sasaki Y, Nomura Y (editors). Symposium on Nasal Polyp; 1984 Oct 5–6; Tokyo. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell; 1986. p. 48.
    • Dissertations
      Jones DL. The role of physical activity on the need for revision total knee arthroplasty in individuals with osteoarthritis of the knee [PhD thesis]. Pittsburgh (PA): University of Pittsburgh; 2001. p. 436.
    • Patents
      Blanco EE, Meade JC, Richards WD (inventors). Ophthalmic V (assignee). Surgical Stapling system. US patent. 4,969,591. 1990 Nov 13.
    • Websites
      Hypertension, Dialysis & Clinical Nephrology [Internet]. Hinsdale (IL): Medtext, Inc.; 1995–2001 [cited 2001 Mar 8]. Available from: http://www.medtext.com/hdcn.htm.

    Tables, Lists and Equations
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    Figures
    Figures include photographs, scanned images, graphs, charts and schematic diagrams. Figures submitted should avoid unnecessary decorative effects (e.g. 3D graphs) as well as be minimally processed (e.g. changes in brightness and contrast applied uniformly for the entire figure). It should also be set against a white background. Please remember to label all figures (e.g. axis etc.) and add in captions (outside the figure) as required. All figures must have a brief title (also known as caption) that describes the entire figure without citing specific panels, followed by a legend defined as description of each panel.

    The preferred file formats are TIFF and JPEG. All figures should be legible in print form and of optimal resolution. Optimal resolutions preferred are 300 dots per inch for RBG colored, 600 dots per inch for greyscale and 1200 dots per inch for line art. Although there are no file size limitation imposed, authors are highly encouraged to compress their figures to an ideal size without unduly affecting legibility and resolution of figures. This will also speed up the process of uploading in the submission system.

    The Editor-in-Chief and Publisher reserve the right to request from author(s) the high-resolution files and unprocessed data and metadata files should the need arise at any point after manuscript submission for reasons such as production, evaluation or other purposes. The file name should allow for ease in identifying the associated manuscript submitted.

  • Authors contributing to the journal agree to publish their articles under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 International License, allowing third parties to share their work (copy, distribute, transmit) and to adapt it, under the condition that the authors are given credit, that the work is not used for commercial purposes, and that in the event of reuse or distribution, the terms of this license are made clear.

  • The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

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The APC for Remote Sensing is as follows:

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Remote SensingUS $800

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News: ANNOTATED VOLCANO: A VOLCANO'S SHAPE CAN TELL YOU HOW IT WILL ERUPT

YOU GET A double feature for the latest Annotated Volcano. Why two volcanoes? I wanted to explain the difference between two different shapes of volcanoes: the archetype stratovolcano and the massive shield volcano. Why would two volcanoes take such different forms? It boils down to the flavor and form of the stuff that comes out the top.

Stratovolcano

Mexico's Popocatépetl is an example of what volcanologists call a stratovolcano*, with a well-formed conical shape and a crater/vent at the top of the volcano. You can see that shape in the profile shot of the volcano (taken from the Earth's surface; below) with steep slopes. The average slope heading up the sides of the volcano are ~25 percent with a maximum of 63 percent in the steepest bits. From the "base" level of ~3500 meters (11,400 feet) to the summit you gain 1635 meters (~5,300 feet). All in all, hiking this volcano would definitely be a slog, especially as you approach the summit and the slopes get even steeper. You can also notice a nearly circular shape to the volcano (above), with paths of debris heading in all directions from the summit crater.

 
Posted: 2018-09-12
 

News: NOBODY KNOWS WHERE THIS BIG RAFT OF PUMICE CAME FROM

Last week, a Royal New Zealand Air Force flight spotted a new pumice raft in the middle of the Pacific ocean to the west of Tonga. Pumice rafts are floating islands of pumice created during a submarine volcanic eruption and they can persist for months or longer. This raft was seen by aircraft and satellite in an area with no known volcanoes. However, from the looks of the raft, it might be a long way from home. The pumice is strung out in long streamers, suggesting it has been smeared and distorted by ocean currents and weather as the pumice floats along the ocean surface.

UPDATE: A number of people have asked a good question: how big is this raft? Based on the satellite images, it could be tens of kilometers long, but very narrow (hundreds to tens of meters?). It is a little tricky to get a confident size because of the resolution of the images.

 
Posted: 2018-09-12
 

News: Smokey superlatives: widespread wildfire impacts seen from as far away as a million miles from Earth

I was going to take a break from covering the wildfires blazing across large swaths of western North America — until I checked on remote sensing data this morning and saw the satellite imagery above and lower down in this post.

In the the image above, captured by the Suomi-NPP satellite on Aug. 15, check out the thick, sandy-colored smudge of smoke blanketing a huge portion of western North America. At its greatest extents, I measure it at more than 1,000 miles west to east and 500 miles north to south.

In British Columbia, 559 fires burning as of Wednesday prompted the Canadian provincial government to declare a province-wide state of emergency for the second year in a row.

 
Posted: 2018-09-12
 
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