Land — Open Access Journal

Land (ISSN 2073-445X) is an international, scholarly, open access journal of land use and land management published quarterly online by MDPI. 
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science) and Scopus (starting Vol. 5 2016).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 24 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in first half of 2017).

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Land Editorial Office
St. Alban-Anlage 66, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34
Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
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Special Issues

Special Issue in Land
Land System Science Guest Editor: Richard Aspinall
Deadline: 31 August 2017
Special Issue in Land
Arid Land Systems: Sciences and Societies Guest Editors: Troy Sternberg, Ariell Ahearn
Deadline: 30 October 2017
Special Issue in Land
Livelihood and Landscape Change in Africa: Future Trajectories for Improved Well-Being under a Changing Climate Guest Editors: Sheona Shackleton, Paul Hebinck, Chinwe Ifejika Speranza, Vanessa Masterson, Dian Spear, Maria Tengö
Deadline: 31 December 2017
Special Issue in Land
Understanding Our Planetary Home: New Directions in Land Use/Land Cover (LULC) Analysis Guest Editor: Alexis Comber
Deadline: 28 February 2018
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