Rankings

Top 20 Remote Sensing Journal Impact Factor & Average Ranking (2012-2019)

Abbreviated Journal Title AVG Rank (2012-2019) 2012 IF 2013 IF 2014 IF 2015 IF 2016 IF 2017 IF 2018 IF 2019 IF
RS Environ 1.3 5.1 4.77 6.39 5.88 6.27 6.46 8.22 9.09
ISPRS J Photogramm 2.8 3.31 2.9 3.13 4.19 6.39 5.99 6.94 7.32
IEEE T Geosci RS 3.2 3.47 2.93 3.51 3.36 4.94 4.66 5.63 5.86
IEEE Geosci RS Magazine 3.5 2.68 4.93 9.66 13
Int J Appl Earth Obs 4.7 2.18 2.54 3.47 3.8 3.93 4 4.85 4.65
RS 5.7 2.1 2.62 3.18 3.04 3.24 3.41 4.12 4.51
RS Ecology and Conservation 6 5
IEEE J-STARS 7.5 2.87 2.83 3.03 2.15 2.91 2.77 3.39 3.83
GIScience & RS 8.2 1.43 1.48 1.77 2.48 3.05 2.85 3.59 5.97
IEEE Geosci RS Lett 8.7 1.82 1.81 2.1 2.23 2.76 2.89 3.53 3.83
Int J Digital Earth 9.1 1.22 2.06 3.29 2.76 2.29 2.75 3.99 3.1
Sensors 9.8 1.95 2.05 2.25 2.03 2.68 2.48 3.03 3.28
Photogramm Eng RS 12.3 1.8 2.07 1.61 1.29 2.49 3.15 1.37 1.27
Int J RS 13.1 1.14 1.36 1.65 1.64 1.72 1.78 2.49 2.98
Can J RS 13.1 0.99 1.1 1.73 1.98 1.84 2 2.55 2.13
RS Lett 14 1.62 1.43 1.57 1.49 1.53 1.52 2.02 2.3
Geocarto Int 14.6 0.58 0.9 1.37 1.38 1.65 1.76 2.37 3.79
European J RS 16.3 0.33 0.93 1.36 1.17 1.53 1.12 1.9 2.81
J Appl RS 17.5 0.88 0.89 1.18 0.94 1.11 0.98 1.34 1.36
J Photogramm RS Geoinformation Sci 18.3 0.74 0.43 0.73 0.55 0.85 1.09 1.26 1.4

 

Top 20 Prolific Authors in Remote Sens Environ (2012-2020)*

AUTHOR NAME # of RSE Papers
Coops, N.C. 47
Roberts, D.A. 37
Wulder, M.A. 37
Hu, C. 33
Næsset, E. 33
Woodcock, C.E. 33
Gobakken, T. 31
McRoberts, R.E. 30
Verhoef, W. 30
Hostert, P. 29
Liang, S. 28
Roy, D.P. 28
Zhu, Z. 28
Stehman, S.V. 27
Walker, J.P. 26
van der Tol, C. 24
Kerr, Y. 23
Schaaf, C.B. 23
Schaepman, M.E. 23
Wang, Z. 23

*Statistics based on the Scopus database accessed in June 2020.

 

Top 20 Prolific Affiliation in Remote Sens Environ (2012-2020)*

AFFILIATION # of RSE Papers
Chinese Academy of Sciences 313
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 265
University of Maryland 214
Jet Propulsion Laboratory 181
CNRS Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 170
California Institute of Technology 162
Beijing Normal University 115
State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science 114
Centre d’Etudes Spatiales de la Biosphère 94
USDA Forest Service 93
University of Chinese Academy of Sciences 88
Boston University 84
United States Geological Survey 81
University of Twente 81
Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation – ITC 79
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche 79
Universite Paul Sabatier Toulouse III 77
CNES Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales 76
Ministry of Education China 75
USDA ARS Beltsville Agricultural Research Center 74
*Statistics based on the Scopus database accessed in June 2020.

 

Top 100 US News National Universities Average Ranking (2014-2021)

US NEWS 2014–2021 AVG RANK 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Princeton 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Harvard 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Yale 3.1 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4
Columbia 3.8 4 4 4 5 5 3 3 3
Chicago 4.2 5 4 4 3 3 3 6 6
Stanford 5.2 5 4 4 5 5 7 6 6
MIT 5.3 7 7 7 7 5 3 3 4
Penn 7.8 7 8 9 8 8 8 6 9
Duke 8.7 7 8 8 8 9 8 10 12
Johns Hopkins 10.5 12 12 10 10 11 10 10 9
Caltech 10.6 10 10 10 12 10 12 12 9
Northwestern 11 12 13 12 12 11 10 9 9
Dartmouth 11.5 10 11 12 11 11 12 12 13
Brown 14.2 14 16 14 14 14 14 14 14
Vanderbilt 15.2 17 16 15 15 14 14 17 14
Cornell 15.7 16 15 15 15 14 16 17 18
Rice 16.6 18 19 18 15 14 16 17 16
Washington Univ 16.7 14 14 15 19 18 19 19 16
Notre Dame 17.1 18 16 18 15 18 18 15 19
Emory 20.8 20 21 21 20 21 22 21 21
UC Berkeley 20.8 20 20 20 20 21 22 22 22
Georgetown 21.3 20 21 21 20 20 22 24 23
UCLA 21.6 23 23 23 24 21 19 20 20
USC 22.8 23 25 23 23 21 22 22 24
Carnegie Mellon 24.5 23 25 23 24 25 25 25 26
Virginia 25 23 23 26 24 25 25 28 26
Wake Forest 26.6 23 27 27 27 27 27 27 28
Michigan 27.1 28 29 29 27 28 27 25 24
Tufts 28 28 27 27 27 29 27 29 30
North Carolina 29.6 30 30 30 30 30 30 29 28
NYU 31.3 32 32 32 36 30 30 29 30
Rochester 32.5 32 33 33 32 34 33 29 34
Boston College 33.1 31 31 30 31 32 38 37 35
Georgia Tech 34.3 36 36 36 34 34 35 29 35
William & Mary 35 32 33 34 32 32 38 40 39
Brandeis 35.7 32 35 34 34 34 35 40 42
UC Santa Barbara 35.7 41 40 37 37 37 30 34 30
Case Western 38.7 37 38 37 37 37 42 40 42
UC San Diego 39.2 39 37 39 44 42 41 37 35
UC Irvine 39.3 49 42 39 39 42 33 36 35
UC Davis 40.5 39 38 41 44 46 38 39 39
Boston Univ 40.5 41 42 41 39 37 42 40 42
Florida 41.8 49 48 47 50 42 35 34 30
Northeastern 43.7 49 42 47 39 40 44 40 49
Tulane 43.8 52 54 41 39 40 44 40 41
UW Madison 44.5 41 47 41 44 46 49 46 42
RPI 44.6 41 42 41 39 42 49 50 53
Illinois 45.1 41 42 41 44 52 46 48 47
Lehigh 46.2 41 40 47 44 46 53 50 49
U of Miami 49.3 47 48 51 44 46 53 57 49
Pepperdine 50.5 57 54 52 50 46 46 50 49
UT Austin 51 52 53 52 56 56 49 48 42
Penn State 51.6 37 48 47 50 52 59 57 63
Ohio St 53.6 52 54 52 54 54 56 54 53
Georgia 54.5 60 62 61 56 54 46 50 47
Washington 55.1 52 48 52 54 56 59 62 58
Syracuse 58.3 62 58 61 60 61 53 54 58
Purdue 59.1 68 62 61 60 56 56 57 53
George Washington 59.2 52 54 57 56 56 63 70 66
Connecticut 59.7 57 58 57 60 56 63 64 63
Maryland 60.8 62 62 57 60 61 63 64 58
SMU 61.1 60 58 61 56 61 63 64 66
WPI 62.1 62 68 57 60 61 59 64 66
Pitt 63.8 62 62 66 68 68 70 57 58
Fordham 64 57 58 66 60 61 70 74 66
Clemson 66 62 62 61 66 67 66 70 74
Rutgers 66.3 69 70 72 70 69 56 62 63
Brigham Young 67.3 62 62 66 68 61 63 77 80
Texas A&M 69 69 68 70 74 69 66 70 66
Yeshiva 70 47 48 52 66 94 80 97 76
Minnesota 70.1 69 71 69 71 69 76 70 66
Virginia Tech 72.1 69 71 70 74 69 76 74 74
American 73.6 75 71 72 71 69 78 77 76
UMass Amherst 73.8 91 76 75 74 75 70 64 66
Stevens Inst Tech 74.6 82 76 75 71 69 70 74 80
Baylor 74.6 75 71 72 71 75 78 79 76
Florida St 80 91 95 96 92 81 70 57 58
Clark 80.1 75 76 75 74 81 66 91 103
Michigan St 80.6 73 85 75 82 81 85 84 80
Indiana 80.7 75 76 75 86 90 89 79 76
Iowa 80.8 73 71 82 82 78 89 84 88
TCU 82.1 82 76 82 82 78 80 97 80
Delaware 82.8 75 76 75 79 81 89 91 97
Col School of Mines 82.8 91 88 75 82 75 80 84 88
UC Santa Cruz 83 86 85 82 79 81 70 84 97
Miami Oh 84.1 75 76 82 79 78 89 91 103
Marquette 84.2 75 76 86 86 90 89 84 88
Binghamton 86.7 97 88 89 86 87 80 79 88
NC State 87.7 101 95 89 92 81 80 84 80
Denver 88.8 91 88 86 86 87 96 97 80
Stony Brook 88.8 82 88 89 96 97 80 91 88
San Diego 89.3 91 95 89 86 90 85 91 88
Colorado 93.5 86 88 89 92 90 96 104 103
Univ at Buffalo 95.3 109 103 99 99 97 89 79 88
Vermont 97.5 82 85 89 92 97 96 121 118
St. Louis 99 101 99 96 96 94 106 97 103
Tulsa 100.3 86 88 86 86 87 106 121 143