JSTARS Special Issues

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.

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  • 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 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 – Sep 30, 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 “IEEE 2020 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2020)”
    Guest Editors: Bill Emery, Adriano Camps, Jasmeet Judge, Paolo Gamba, Jiancheng Shi
    Submission window: December 1, 2020 – May 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special Issue on “Integrating User Generated Contents for Remote Sensing Applications”
    Guest Editors: Zelang Miao, Paolo Gamba, Anshu Zhang, Nathan Jacob
    Submission window: December 1, 2020 – May 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special Issue on “Advanced Flood Monitoring and Prediction for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilient Infrastructure”
    Guest Editors: Young-Joo Kwak, Ramona Pelich, Marco Chini, Franz Meyer, Wataru Takeuchi
    Submission window: December 1, 2020 – May 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special Issue on “Quantum resources for Earth Observation”
    Guest Editors: Mihai Datcu, Jacqueline Le Moigne, Bertrand Le Saux
    Submission window: December 1, 2020 – May 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special Issue on “Advanced remote sensing data analysis for sustainable development”
    Guest Editors: Andrea Marinoni, Claudia Paris, Stefania Matteoli, Fabio Pacifici, Sivasakthy Selvakumaran
    Submission window: December 1, 2020 – Sep 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special Issue on “Radiation Modeling and Remote Sensing”
    Guest Editors: Jean-Philippe Gastellu-Etchegorry, Sharmila Padmanabhan, Robert Sundberg, Biao Cao
    Submission window: December 1, 2020 – May 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special Issue on “Advancements in the Next Generation of LEO and GEO Microwave and Infrared Sounders”
    Guest Editors: Flavio Iturbide-Sanchez, David G. Johnson, Edward J. Kim, Bertrand Theodore, Thomas August
    Submission window: December 1, 2020 – August 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special Issue on “NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive Mission Observations and Results”
    Guest Editors: Dara Entekhabi,Simon Yueh, Jared K. Entin, Peggy O’Neill, Mark Garcia
    Submission window: December 1, 2020 – May 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special Issue on “GeoAI Trust, Safety and Security in Earth Observation Sciences”
    Guest Editors: Dalton Lunga, Claudio Persello, Fabio Pacifici, Jonathan Howe
    Submission window: March 1, 2021 – November 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special Issue on “16th Specialist Meeting on Microwave Radiometry and Remote Sensing of the Environment (MicroRad 2020)”
    Guest Editors: Marco Brogioni, David LeVine, Steven Reising, Emanuele Santi
    Submission window: December 1, 2020 – May 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 “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 “Remote Sensing Technologies for Bathymetric Mapping”
    Guest Editors: Guoqing Zhou, Clive Fraser, Yi Lin, Dianjun Zhang,Robert Župan
    Submission window: January 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special Issue on “Multisource remote sensing applications in sustainable urbanization: advances and challenges”
    Guest Editors: Hongsheng Zhang, Changshan Wu, Cuizhen (Susan) Wang, Andrea Marinoni
    Submission window: January 1, 2021 – June 30, 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]
  • Special Issue on “Recent Advances in Atmospheric Remote Sensing and Hydrometeorological Data Sciences”
    Guest Editors: Haonan Chen, Renzo Bechini, V. Chandrasekar, Tomoo Ushio
    Submission window: February 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special Issue on “CAACR2020-Novel Methods, Techniques, Missions, and Applications of Radar Remote Sensing Technologies”
    Guest Editors: Mengdao Xing, Tian Jin, Huaping Xu, Xiaoqing Wang, Feng Xu, Vito Pascazio
    Submission window: February 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special Issue on “Towards Deep Learning-based Reconstruction and Interpretation of Real-World Scenes from LiDAR Point Clouds”
    Guest Editors: Liqiang Zhang, Jiju Peethambaran, Florent Lafarge, Hao Deng, Zhenxin Zhang, Dong Chen
    Submission window: March 1, 2021 – Aug 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special issue on “Collaborative Learning and Optimization for Remote Sensing Image Analysis and Applications”
    Guest editors: Maoguo Gong, Kai Qin, Mingliang Xu, Gwanggil Jeon, Shaohui Mei, Jiao Shi
    Submission window: June 1, 2021 – November 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special issue on “AI-Driven Remote Sensing Big Data Mining”
    Guest editors: Yansheng Li, Begüm Demir, Peng Ren, Alejandro Frery, Yuntao Qian, Jinchang Ren
    Submission window: May 1, 2021 – November 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special issue on “Intelligent perception of geohazards from earth observations and remote sensing”
    Guest editors: Tao Chen, Tao Lei, Ping Lu, Asoke K. Nandi, Antonio J. Plaza
    Submission window: June 1, 2021 – December 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special issue on “Advances in Pattern Recognition in Remote Sensing”
    Guest editors: Ribana Roscher, Gabriele Cavallaro, Jie Shan, Eckart Michaelsen, Uwe Stilla
    Submission window: May 1, 2021 – November 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special issue on “Application of remote sensing big data on urban climate and human settlement environment”
    Guest editors: Jun Yang, Xiangming Xiao, Jamal Jokar Arsanjani, Marco Helbich, Raffaele Pelorosso
    Submission window: May 1, 2021 – December 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special issue on “Intelligent Scheduling for Multiple Earth Observation Resources”
    Guest editors: Guohua Wu, Xinwei Wang, Xin Huang, Witold Pedrycz
    Submission window: June 1, 2021 – December 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]
  • Special issue on “NISAR Global SAR Observations for Ecosystem Science and Applications ”
    Guest editors: Sassan Saatchi, Paul Siqueira, Anup Das,Cartheleenn Jones
    Submission window: July 1, 2021 – November 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]

  • Special issue on “Deep Learning-based Methods for Modeling Semantic Relations among Remote Sensing Data”
    Guest editors: Ruben Fernandez-Beltran, Jian Kang, Xian Sun, Yusheng Xu, Jingen Ni, Antonio Plaza
    Submission window: June 1, 2021 – November 30, 2021
    [Call for papers]

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