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Submit a Manuscript to the Journal
International Journal of Remote Sensing

For a Special Issue on
Pan-Ocean Remote Sensing: The role of space ocean science and technology towards sustainable development goal

Manuscript deadline
14 February 2023

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Special Issue Editor(s)

Dr Stefano Vignudelli, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
[email protected]

Dr Gad Levy, Northwest Research Associates, USA
[email protected]

Dr Nimit Kumar, Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, India
[email protected]

Dr Nurul Hazrina Idris, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
[email protected]

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Pan-Ocean Remote Sensing: The role of space ocean science and technology towards sustainable development goal

The special issue follows special IJRS issues of previous PORSEC meetings, which have been held at two year intervals: Busan, Korea, 2006, Guangzhou, China, 2008, Keelung, Taiwan, China, 2010, Kochi, India, 2012, Bali, Indonesia, 2014, Fortaleza, Brazil, 2016. Jeju Island, South Korea. Selected papers resulting from and related to the PORSEC 2022 meeting on the role of space ocean science and technology towards sustainable development goal held in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, Dec 7 to 8 2022 will appear in a special IJRS issue.

Overall on average PORSEC event have more than one hundred abstracts submitted, with more than one hundred attendees representing a wide range of countries.  In general, there are between 20 to 30 who intend to participate in the special issue.

The 2022 conference marks the 30th anniversary since the first PORSEC was held in 1992 and will review and discuss the state-of-the-art ocean remote sensing and showcase the research work carried out using remote sensing techniques from various satellite missions and the applications of ocean remote sensing for societal benefits with an emphasis on Climate Resilience.

Relevant References

PORSEC Association webpage; PORSEC-2018 Conference webpage;  PORSEC 2022 conference webpage. Seven previous IJRS PORSEC special issues (2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018), and other PORSEC publications list

Submission Instructions

A notice of intent to submit a paper including tentative title and a short abstract is requested by e-mail to one of the guest editors. All submissions will be peer reviewed according to the International Journal of Remote Sensing (IJRS) guidelines. Submitted manuscripts should not have been published or be under review elsewhere. Prospective authors should consult the Instructions for Authors page on the journal homepage for guidelines and information on paper formatting and submission.

Authors should submit manuscripts using the IJRS manuscript central system at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tres. Please choose 'IJRS Special Issue Paper' from the 'Manuscript Type' picklist on the submission form, irrespective of the paper type (i.e. even if your paper would normally be classified as a Research Letter, Tech Note, Research Paper, or Review Article). Also, please enter “PORSEC2022” in the space provided on the submission form for the name of the special issue. Should you have any submission questions, please contact Catherine Murray, Administrator of IJRS at: [email protected] .

Publication fees - IJRS has no page charges, and also does not charge for printing in color, if scientifically necessary. Open access publication is also possible, though a fee is charged for this. Click here for more information about open access options.

Important Dates

Deadline for the submission of notice of intent/short abstract: February 14, 2023

Deadline for the submission of contributions: February, 28, 2023

Expected print publication date: December, 2023

Articles will be available online approximately one month after acceptance, final technical review and the completion of revisions for compliance with journal format. However, the paper copy of the special issue will be published only when all papers are accepted.

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