Topical Collection "Editors’ Collection Series: Remote Sensing of Land Change Science"

A topical collection in Land (ISSN 2073-445X). This collection belongs to the section "Land Systems and Global Change".


Department of Geography, Land Use & Environmental Change Institute (LUECI), Florida Climate Institute (FCI), University of Florida, TUR 3141, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: land change science; remote sensing of land cover; climate variability; human-environmental interaction; people and parks: social-ecological system resilience
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The Department of Geomatics Engineering & Land Management, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine BB11000, Trinidad and Tobago
Interests: remote sensing; land cover mapping; photogrammetry; spatial analysis
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Department of Computer Science, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
Interests: GIScience; spatial analysis and modeling; spatial statistics; remote sensing; land change science
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Topical Collection Information

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce a new collection titled “Editors’ Collection Series: Remote Sensing of Land Change Science”, which will collect papers invited by the Editorial Board Members and the Topical Advisory Panel Members.

The aim of this collection is to provide a venue for networking and communication between Land and scholars in the field of land change science using remote sensing. All papers will be published in an open access format following peer review.

Dr. Jane Southworth
Dr. Raid Al-Tahir
Dr. Chao Fan
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at 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 submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the collection 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. Land is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly 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 2600 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.


  • land change
  • land use/cover change modelling
  • remote sensing
  • geographic information science
  • earth observation.

Published Papers

This collection is now open for submission.
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