European Journal of Remote Sensing: an Open Access journal Special Issue - Call for Papers

Smart Future with Remote Sensing

European Journal of Remote Sensing

This special issue invites papers based on the works presented during the 37th EARSeL Symposium held in Prague on 27-30 June 2017. All submissions shall be substantively expanded, refined or otherwise revised relative to the proceedings paper to fully satisfy the standards of significance, originality and presentation quality that may result in acceptance through the journal peer review process.

The European Journal of Remote Sensing (EuJRS) invites a broad range of high quality original research articles, or review articles focused on Geoinformation and Earth Observation. Potential topics include, but not limited to:

  • Climate and Climate Change
  • Coastal Zones
  • Cultural and Natural Heritage
  • Developing Countries
  • Education and Training
  • Forest Fires
  • Forestry
  • Geological Applications
  • Hydrological Applications
  • Imaging Spectroscopy
  • Land Ice and Snow
  • Land Use & Land Cover
  • Natural and Man-made Disasters
  • Radar Remote Sensing
  • Thermal Remote Sensing
  • Urban Remote Sensing
  • 3D Remote Sensing

How to Submit your Manuscript

All submissions will be peer reviewed according to the European Journal of Remote Sensing (EuJRS) guidelines. Submitted manuscripts should not have been published or be under review elsewhere.

Prospective authors should consult the Instructions for Authors page on the journal website for guidelines and information on paper formatting and submission.

Authors should submit manuscripts using the EuJRS manuscript central system at Please choose 'EuJRS Special Issue Paper' from the 'Manuscript Type' picklist on the submission form, irrespective of the paper type (i.e. even if your paper would normally be classified as a Research Paper, or Review Article). Also, please enter “Smart Future with Remote Sensing” in the space provided on the submission form for the name of the special issue.

Payment of the article publication charges for this special issue will be coordinated through EARSeL. Please ensure that you have confirmed your submission with EARSeL and then, on submitting your paper, select “I understand that an APC applies, and I, or my institutional representatives, will coordinate payment.”

Should you have any submission questions, please contact Patrizia Rossi, Administrator of EuJRS at:

Important Dates

Full paper submission deadline: 31 December 2017

Initial decisions on revisions or rejection: 20 March 2018

Final manuscripts submitted to EuJRS: 20 June 2018

Expected publication date: 16 September 2018.

Articles will be available online approximately one month after acceptance, final technical review and the completion of revisions for compliance with journal format.

If you have any specific questions about the special issue, please contact the guest editor listed below.

Editorial information

  • Guest Editor: Lena Halounová, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic, (