Journal of Applied Remote Sensing

Editor-in-Chief: Ni-Bin Chang, University of Central Florida, USA

The Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (JARS) is an online journal that optimizes the communication of concepts, information, and progress within the remote sensing community to improve the societal benefit for monitoring and management of natural disasters, weather forecasting, agricultural and urban land-use planning, environmental quality monitoring, ecological restoration, and numerous other commercial and scientific applications. 

On the cover: The figure is from the paper " Acquisitions and applications of forest canopy hyperspectral imageries at hotspot and multiview angle using unmanned aerial vehicle platform" by Xiaokang Zhang et al., from Vol. 14, Issue 2.

Featured Content

Special Section on Instrument Calibration and Product Validation of GOES-R

Guest Editors: Xiangqian Wu, Changyong Cao, Satya Kalluri, and Jaime Daniels

Special Section on Advances in Remote Sensing for Forest Structure and Functions

Guest Editors: Lin (Tony) Cao, Yunsheng Wang, and Hao Tang

Special Section on Representation Learning and Big Data Analytics for Remote Sensing

Guest Editors: Weifeng Liu, Yicong Zhou, Karen Panetta, Sos Agaian

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Machine learning approach to locate desert locust breeding areas based on ESA CCI soil moisture

Diego Gómez, Pablo Salvador, Julia Sanz, Carlos Casanova, Daniel Taratiel, Jose Luis Casanova (2018) Open Access


Ship detection and tracking method for satellite video based on multiscale saliency and surrounding contrast analysis

Haichao Li, Liang Chen, Feng Li, Meiyu Huang (2019) Open Access


Above-ground biomass prediction by Sentinel-1 multitemporal data in central Italy with integration of ALOS2 and Sentinel-2 data

Gaia Vaglio Laurin, Johannes Balling, Piermaria Corona, Walter Mattioli, Dario Papale, Nicola Puletti, Maria Rizzo, John Truckenbrodt, Marcel Urban (2018) Open Access


Underwater and airborne monitoring of marine ecosystems and debris

Jun-Ichiro Watanabe, Yang Shao, Naoto Miura (2019) Open Access


Manned aircraft versus small unmanned aerial system—forestry remote sensing comparison utilizing lidar and structure-from-motion for forest carbon modeling and disturbance detection

Michael P. McClelland, Jan van Aardt, Darin Hale (2019) Open Access


Estimating biomass in temperate grassland with high resolution canopy surface models from UAV-based RGB images and vegetation indices

Ulrike Lussem, Andreas Bolten, Jannis Menne, Martin Leon Gnyp, Jürgen Schellberg, Georg Bareth (2019) Open Access


Semantic segmentation of multisensor remote sensing imagery with deep ConvNets and higher-order conditional random fields

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Residential roof condition assessment system using deep learning

Fan Wang, John P. Kerekes, Zhuoyi Xu, Yandong Wang (2018) Open Access


Detection of Pb–Zn mineralization zones in west Kunlun using Landsat 8 and ASTER remote sensing data

Min Yang, Guangli Ren, Ling Han, Huan Yi, Ting Gao (2018) Open Access


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