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 Improved Intercalibration of Earth Observation Data

Guest Editors: Craig Coburn and Aaron Gerace

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.

Special Section on Feature and Deep Learning in Remote Sensing Applications

Guest editors: John Ball, Derek Anderson, Chee Seng Chan

January 2018


from the Journal of Applied Remote Sensing

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

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

Low-cost multispectral imaging for remote sensing of lettuce health

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

Attribution of local climate zones using a multitemporal land use/land cover classification scheme

Andreas Wicki, Eberhard Parlow (2017) 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

Detection of potato beetle damage using remote sensing from small unmanned aircraft systems

E. Raymond Hunt, Silvia I. Rondon (2017) Open Access

Terrain classification of polarimetric synthetic aperture radar imagery based on polarimetric features and ensemble learning

Chuanbo Huang (2017)

Diurnal changes in ocean color sensed in satellite imagery

Robert A. Arnone, Ryan A. Vandermeulen, Inia M. Soto, Sherwin D. Ladner, Michael E. Ondrusek, Haoping Yang (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)

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