Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters (GRSL)

The IEEE GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING LETTERS is a monthly publication for short papers (maximum length 5 pages) addressing new ideas and formative concepts in remote sensing as well as important new and timely results and concepts.
Papers should relate to the theory, concepts, and techniques of science and engineering as applied to sensing the earth, oceans, atmosphere, and space, and the processing, interpretation, and dissemination of this information.
The technical content of papers must be both new and significant. Experimental data must be complete and include sufficient description of experimental apparatus, methods, and relevant experimental conditions. GRSL encourages the incorporation of “extended objects” or “multimedia” such as animations to enhance the shorter papers. As soon as papers are accepted and materials are available at IEEE, they will appear online through the IEEE digital library Xplore.

Editor Information

Alejandro FreryEditor: Prof. Alejandro C. Frery
Institution: Universidade Federal de Alagoas
Country: Brazil
Contact: [email][/email]
Bio: Alejandro Frery is currently with the Instituto de Computação, Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Maceió, Brazil. His research interests are statistical computing and stochastic modeling.

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GRSL has a 2013 Impact Factor of 2.095, an Eigenfactor Score of 0.01252, an Article Influence Score of 0.689, and an average turnaround time close to 30 days. Moreover, as soon as papers are accepted and materials are available at IEEE, they will appear online through the IEEE digital library Xplore.

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On the Reconstruction Capabilities of Beamforming and a Microwave Tomographic Approach

This letter aims at comparing the reconstruction capabilities of standard beamforming and a linear inverse scattering approach. The analysis is carried out in terms of resolution limits, which are evaluated by using the Rayleigh criterion based on the …

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A Doppler Ambiguity Tolerated Algorithm for Airborne SAR Ground Moving Target Imaging and Motion Parameters Estimation

This letter proposes an algorithm for airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) ground moving target imaging (GMTIm) and motion parameters estimation (MPE), which is applicable in situations whether the Doppler ambiguity occurs or not. To derive the algo…

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Acquiring Three-Dimensional Deformation of Kilauea’s South Flank From GPS and DInSAR Integration Based on the Ant Colony Optimization

To acquire a 3-D deformation of Kilauea’s south flank, measurements from GPS and differential interferometric synthetic aperture radar (DInSAR) were integrated based on ant colony optimization. Constraints from GPS and DInSAR measurements were used to …

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Remote-Sensing Image Compression Using Embedded Multicore Platforms With Energy Consumption Measurement

This letter was motivated by a practical problem in the optical image compression scope captured by remote-sensing satellites with energy restriction. A large number of embedded CPU architectures have a multicore capability. On the other hand, the most…

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Fine Land Cover Classification Using Daily Synthetic Landsat-Like Images at 15-m Resolution

There is currently no unified remote sensing system available that can simultaneously produce images with fine spatial, temporal, and spectral resolutions. This letter proposes a unified spatiotemporal spectral blending model using Landsat Enhanced The…

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Unsupervised Spectral–Spatial Feature Learning With Stacked Sparse Autoencoder for Hyperspectral Imagery Classification

In this letter, different from traditional methods using original spectral features or handcraft spectral-spatial features, we propose to adaptively learn a suitable feature representation from unlabeled data. This is achieved by learning a feature map…

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GNSS-R Wind-Dependent Polarimetric Signature Over the Ocean

Global Navigation Satellite System-Reflectometry (GNSS-R) is a promising and innovative remote sensing technique. In this letter, an investigation on the polarimetric characteristics of GNSS-R signals is performed. The study is conducted by means of an…

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Land-Use Scene Classification in High-Resolution Remote Sensing Images Using Improved Correlatons

Existing methods that incorporate spatial information into a traditional Bag-of-Visual-Words (BoVW) model consider the spatial arrangement of an image but ignore pixel homogeneity in land-use remote sensing images. In this letter, we present an improve…

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