Land journal now indexed and tracked for impact factor
Land — Open Access Journal
(ISSN 2073-445X) is an international and crossdisciplinary peer-reviewed
open access journal of land use/land change, land management, land system science and landscape, etc, published monthly online by MDPI. Land
is affiliated to International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE)
and members receive a discount on the article processing charge.
- Open Access free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
- High visibility: Indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI - Web of Science) and Scopus.
- CiteScore (2018 Scopus data): 2.15, which equals rank 37/140 (Q2) in the category 'Nature and Landscape Conservation' and 90/336 (Q2) in 'Ecology'.
- Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2019).
- Recognition of reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.