Call for Special Issue Proposals

JSTARS now is accepting Special Issue Proposals for special issues to be published in 2021. Please use this template for preparation. For any question, please contact Prof. Jun Li, Editor-in-Chief-Elect, at lijun48@mail.sysu.edu.cn or jstars_editor_in_chief@grss-ieee.org.

Open special issues

    • Special issue on “Advances in Pattern Recognition in Remote Sensing”
      Guest editors: Jie Shan, Eckart Michaelsen, Uwe Stilla, Fenzhen Su
      Submission deadline: November 30, 2019
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on “Recent Advances in Reflectometry using GNSS and other Signals of Opportunity”
      Guest editors: Maurizio di Bisceglie, Carmela Galdi, Nazzareno Pierdicca, Maria Paola Clarizia, Rashmi Shah
      Submission deadline: December 31, 2019
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on “2019 International Symposium on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (IGARSS2019)”
      Guest editors: Akira Hirose, Irena Hajnsek, Akira Iwasaki, Hiroyoshi Yamad
      Submission window: September 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on Digital Innovations in Agriculture Research and Applications
      Guest editors: Liping Di, Berk Üstündağ, Liying Guo, Jiali Shang, Ruixin Yang
      Submission window: September 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on Computer Vision-based Approaches for Earth Observation
      Guest Editors: Devis Tuia, Ronny Hänsch, Naoto Yokoya, Myron Brown, Bertrand Le Saux, Yannis Kalantidis
      Submission window: September 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on “Analysis-Ready Data Interoperability”
      Guest editors: Ignacio Zuleta, Hamed Alemohammad, Mike Jeffe, Scott Arko, Fabio Pacifici
      Submission window: October 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on Paving the Way for the Future of Urban Remote Sensing
      Guest Editors: Sébastien Lefèvre, Thomas Corpetti, Monika Kuffer, Hannes Taubenböck, Clément Mallet
      Submission window: November 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on Advances in Remote Sensing of Nighttime Lights: Progresses, Challenges, and Perspectives
      Guest Editors: Bailang Yu, Yuyu Zhou, Christopher Small, Christopher Elvidge, Zuoqi Chen
      Submission window: November 1, 2019 – April 30, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on Reproducible Research in Remote Sensing
      Guest Editors: Alejandro C. Frery, Luis Gomez, Qi Wang
      Submission window: November 1, 2019 – April 30, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on Transfer Learning
      Guest editors: Li Ma, Edoardo Pasolli, Bo Du, Mingsheng Long, Zhou Zhang
      Submission window: November 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on Deep Learning for Remote Sensing Image Scene Classification
      Guest Editors: Gong Cheng, Jun Li, Guisong Xia
      Submission window: December 1, 2019 – May 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on Super-resolution of Remotely Sensed Images
      Guest Editors: Shaohui Mei, Antonio Plaza, Junhui Hou, Zhiyong Wang
      Submission window: December 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on Target Detection and Recognition from Remote Sensing Data
      Guest Editors: Ran Tao, Xian Sun, Javier Plaza, Lan Du, Wei Li
      Submission window: December 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on Efficient Algorithms for Machine Learning-Based Remote Sensing Big Data Processing
      Guest Editors: Zebin Wu, Jianjun Liu, Wei Zhu, Alp Ertürk
      Submission window: December 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on Graph-based Methods for Remote Sensing
      Guest Editors: Jun Zhou, Yuntao Qian, Jocelyn Chanussot, Xiao Bai, Andrea L. Bertozzi
      Submission window: December 1, 2019 – July 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Advances in Remote Sensing for Damage Assessment, Monitoring, and Preservation of Cultural Heritage”
      Guest Editors: Silvia Liberata Ullo, Loderay I. M. Bracero Marrero, Michal Shimoni, Nicola Masini, Issaak Parcharidis
      Submission window: December 1, 2019 – August 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on “Recent Advances in Multitemporal Remote Sensing Data Processing”
      Guest editors: Sicong Liu, Francesca Bovolo, Lorenzo Bruzzone, Xiaohua Tong, Qian Du
      Submission window: January 1, 2020 – August 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on UAV-Based Remote Sensing Data Processing and Applications
      Guest Editors: Wei Li, Wenzhi Liao, Lianru Gao, Zhou Zhang
      Submission window: January 1, 2020 – August 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on Hyperspectral Dimensionality Reduction Theory and Methods
      Guest Editors: Weiwei Sun, Jiangtao Peng, Naoto Yokoya, Xiaoxiang Zhu
      Submission window: January 1, 2020 – August 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Deep Neural Networks for Handling Multisource Remote Sensing Data
      Guest Editors: José Marcato, Wesley Nunes Gonçalves, Hongchao Fan, Julian Smit, Jonathan Li
      Submission window: January 1, 2020 – July 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “TanDEM-X: Mission and Science Achievements after 10 Years of Operations”
      Guest Editors: Irena Hajnsek, Alberto Moreira, Michael Eineder, Thomas Fritz, Birgit Wessel
      Submission window: January 1, 2020 – September 30, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Cloud Computing in Google Earth Engine for Remote Sensing”
      Guest Editors: Meisam Amani, Qiusheng Wu, Xiangming Xiao, Le Yu, Murali Krishna Gumma
      Submission window: January 1, 2020 – October 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Sparse and Collaborative Representation for Remote Sensing Data Processing”
      Guest Editors: Hongjun Su, Sen Jia, Hongyan Zhang, Junshi Xia
      Submission window: March 1, 2020 – August 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Recent Advances in LiDAR Remote Sensing for Forest Inventory”
      Guest Editors: Yiping Chen, Samsung Lim, Qi Chen, Veraldo Liesenberg, José Marcato Junior, Jonathan Li
      Submission window: March 1, 2020 – August 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “APSAR 2019 – Novel Methods, Techniques, Missions, and Applications of SAR Technologies”
      Guest Editors: Jianyu Yang, Jianqi Wu, Wen Hong, Akira Hirose, Junjie Wu, Yalamanchili Subrahmanyeswara Rao
      Submission window: April 1, 2020 – September 30, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on LAGIRS 2020
      Guest editors: Raul Queiroz Feitosa, Alejandro C. Frery, Héctor Jaime Hernández, Carlos Alberto Cárdenas
      Submission window: May 1, 2020 – October 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on “Enabling Earth Observation Systems for Natural Hazards and Disasters: Accelerating SDGs 2030 Implementation”
      Guest editors: Saeid Pirasteh, Michael J. Starek, Maria Antonia Brovelli, Serena Coetzee, Jonathan Li, Abbas Rajabifard
      Submission window: May 1, 2020 – October 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on “Met-Ocean Applications of Remote Sensing”
      Guest editors: Meisam Amani, Sahel Mahdavi, Mahdi Hasanlou, Weimin Huang, Shuanggen Jin
      Submission window: July 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on “Improving Quantity and Quality of Labeled Samples for Remote Sensing Data Analysis”
      Guest editors: Wei Li, Paul Scheunders, Heng-chao Li, Hairong Qi
      Submission window: July 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on “Advances in surface soil moisture mapping with remote sensing approaches”
      Guest editors: Wei Zhao, Hui Lu, Maria Piles, Bin Fang, Rajat Bindlish, Haoming Xia
      Submission window: July 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on “Benchmarking in Remote Sensing Data Science”
      Guest editors: Naoto Yokoya, Pedram Ghamisi, Ronny Hänsch
      Submission window: August 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special issue on “Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Environment”
      Guest editors: Turgay Celik, Alejandro C. Frery, Heng-Chao Li
      Submission window: October 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Mathematical Morphology in Remote Sensing and Geoscience”
      Guest Editors: B. S. Daya Sagar, Jón Atli Benediktsson, Lorenzo Bruzzone, Jocelyn Chanussot
      Submission window: October 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Optical Remote Sensing of Crop Growth and Health for Smart Farming”
      Guest Editors: Tao Cheng, Jean-Baptiste Feret, Yan Zhu, Roshanak Dravishzadeh, Weixing Cao
      Submission window: November 1, 2020 – April 30, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Semantic Extraction and Fusion of Multimodal Remote Sensing Data: Algorithms and Applications”
      Guest Editors: Danfeng Hong, Lianru Gao, Naoto Yokoya, Jocelyn Chanussot, Chen Chen
      Submission window: January 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Recent Advances in Microwave Remote Sensing of Chinese Ocean Satellites”
      Guest Editors: Mingsen Lin, Xiaobin Yin, Xiaofeng Li, Ad Stoffelen, Saibun Tjuatja
      Submission window: January 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “2020 Gaofen Challenge on Automated High-Resolution Earth Observation Image Interpretation”
      Guest Editors: Xian Sun, Feng Xu, Ronny Hänsch, Cheng Wang, Naoto Yokoya
      Submission window: January 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Remote sensing across scales for watershed science”
      Guest Editors: Tianjie Zhao, Tao Che, Carsten Montzka, Youhua Ran, Xihan Mu
      Submission window: January 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Integrating Physics and Artificial Intelligence for Remote Sensing Applications”
      Guest Editors: Katarina Doctor, Lucas Drumetz, Jocelyn Chanussot, Ronan Fablet, Naoto Yokoya
      Submission window: January 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Ecosystem carbon cycle remote sensing: observation, forward modeling and inversion, and applications”
      Guest Editors: Liangyun Liu, Rui Sun, Yan Bai, Conghe Song, Ghassem R. Asrar
      Submission window: January 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Remote Sensing of wetlands and inland waters”
      Guest Editors: Kaishan Song, Weiguo Jiang, Tiit Kutser, Nicholas Murray, Zhidan Wen
      Submission window: January 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Hyperspectral imaging and data exploitation: A special issue honoring Prof. Chein-I Chang”
      Guest Editors: Antonio Plaza, Qian Du, Shutao Li
      Submission window: January 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Learning Algorithms and Frameworks for SAR/InSAR Signal Processing and Applications”
      Guest Editors: Hanwen Yu, Vito Pascazio, Alejandro C. Frery, Feng Xu, Mengdao Xing
      Submission window: January 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Time series remote sensing for land surface dynamics monitoring”
      Guest Editors: Xiaolin Zhu, Chunyuan Diao, Desheng Liu, Eileen H. Helmer, Li Zhuo, David Gwenzi
      Submission window: January 1, 2021 – May 31, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Multi-resolution and Multi-platform Remote Sensing Image Fusion”
      Guest Editors: Yang Xu, Gemine Vivone, Danfeng Hong, Wenzhi Liao
      Submission window: January 1, 2021 – July 30, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Recent Advances in land cover and land use classification”
      Guest Editors: Qian Shi, Andrea Marinoni, Bo Du, Chang Xu, Lizhe Wang
      Submission window: January 1, 2021 – September 30, 2021
      [Call for papers]
    • Special Issue on “Advances in change detection and analysis using multi-source remote sensing data”
      Guest Editors: Meisam Amani, Mahdi Hasanlou, Ali Mohammadzadeh, Turgay Celik, Huseyin Kusetogullari
      Submission window: January 1, 2021 – September 30, 2021
      [Call for papers]