Journal of Applied Remote Sensing

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

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. 

Journal of Applied Remote Sensing

Special Section on Recent Advances in Earth Observation Technologies for Agrometeorology and Agroclimatology

Guest Editors: Shibo Fang, George Petropoulos and Davide Cammarano

Special Section on Improved Intercalibration of Earth Observation Data

Guest Editors: Craig Coburn and Aaron Gerace

High accuracy mapping with cartographic assessment for a fixed-wing remotely piloted aircraft system

Leomar Rufino Alves Júnior et al.

March 2018


from the Journal of Applied Remote Sensing

Comprehensive survey of deep learning in remote sensing: theories, tools, and challenges for the community

John E. Ball, Derek T. Anderson, Chee Seng Chan (2017) Open Access

Rapid broad area search and detection of Chinese surface-to-air missile sites using deep convolutional neural networks

Richard A. Marcum, Curt H. Davis, Grant J. Scott, Tyler W. Nivin (2017) 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 et al. (2018) Open Access

Comparison of mosaicking techniques for airborne images from consumer-grade cameras

Huaibo Song, Chenghai Yang, Jian Zhang, Wesley C. Hoffmann, Dongjian He, J. Alex Thomasson (2016) Open Access

Extracting distribution and expansion of rubber plantations from Landsat imagery using the C5.0 decision tree method

Zhongchang Sun, Patrick Leinenkugel, Huadong Guo, Chong Huang, Claudia Kuenzer (2017) Open Access

Low-cost multispectral imaging for remote sensing of lettuce health

David D. Ren, Siddhant Tripathi, Larry K. Li (2017) Open Access

Unmanned aircraft system-derived crop height and normalized difference vegetation index metrics for sorghum yield and aphid stress assessment

Carly Stanton, Michael J. Starek, Norman Elliott, Michael Brewer, Murilo M. Maeda, Tianxing Chu (2017) Open Access

Developing an algorithm for enhancement of a digital terrain model for a densely vegetated floodplain wetland

Dorota Mirosław-Świątek, Sylwia Szporak-Wasilewska, Robert Michałowski, Ignacy Kardel, Mateusz Grygoruk (2016) Open Access

Mapping asphalt pavement aging and condition using multiple endmember spectral mixture analysis in Beijing, China

Yifan Pan, Xianfeng Zhang, Jie Tian, Xu Jin, Lun Luo, Ke Yang (2017) Open Access

Demonstration of 25-Hz-inspection-speed laser remote sensing for internal concrete defects

Shinri Kurahashi et al. (2018) Open Access

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