Current Issue

Volume: 5 Issue: 2, 12/30/23

Year: 2023

        Aim of the Turkish Journal of Remote Sensing Journal,
  • To present to the knowledge of National and international developments in the field of Remote Sensing to scientists related with Geomatics, Geology, Environment, Electric and Electronic, Computer etc. engineering fields.
  • To provide an easily accessible, broadly attended discussion environment that will strengthen and accelerate the sharing of knowledge and experience between scientists, researchers, engineers and other practitioners who engage in direct or indirect activities with the subject, and create an opportunity to disseminate them,
  • Turkey's technological and economic development in the problems related to remote sensing technology that can more effectively play a role of great importance in terms of inter-agency cooperation to be initiated and resolved to contribute to the development,
  • It has the aim of encouraging the development of Turkish as a scientific language in the field of Remote Sensing and to be free from foreign words.

            Scope of the Turkish Journal of Remote Sensing Journal,
  • Basic remote sensing applications
  • Hyperspectral remote sensing
  • Image classification and analysis methods
  • Improvement of atmospheric modelling for radiometric correction
  • Modelling of parameters obtained from satellite data
  • Global modelling, monitoring and global database for sustainable development
  • Checking validity of data by using laboratory and in-situ test methods
  • Integration of remote sensing and GIS methods
  • Applications of geographic information systems
  • Observation applications with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and Terrestrial Laser Scanning
  • Applications of Airborne and Spaceborne Remote Sensing
  • Information utility for reducing disaster and risk effects: Early warning system, Impact assessment, monitoring, flexibility and risk reduction studies
  • Environmental pollution: Assessment and impact studies
  • Integration of remote sensing inputs and Earth surface applications
  • Monitoring growth of agricultural products for sustainable agriculture
  • Climate change studies
  • Global and regional dynamic of land use/ biodiversity
  • Desertification and aridity studies
  • Soil, vegetation and carbon arc in shore and ocean water
  • Water quality studies

For Authors;

Articles submitted to the journal should be studies with the following characteristics.
Research studies containing original scientific findings,
Studies that convey application examples with a scientific approach,
It should be in the form of review studies that comprehensively evaluate significant developments on a particular subject.

Uploading the Article to the System;
Articles should be uploaded electronically to the system at

These articles cannot be published anywhere else and cannot be presented as a paper without the permission of the editorial board. All or part of the article cannot be used anywhere without reference. Authors in the article have to express a consensus on the order of names.

Writing rules;
You can use the sample file written in accordance with the spelling rules while writing your article.

-For authors whose native language is not Turkish, journal technical office will be supportive for the Turkish Abstract.

Sample Article (.docx)

Files Waiting to be Sent with the Article

1-Plagiarism Report (Articles are evaluated together with the plagiarism report as of 2017 as per the decision taken). If the plagiarism report is not attached, the editorial board has the right to directly reject the article by checking whether there is plagiarism in the IThenticate software. If any manuscript is 25% plagiarized the article will be rejected and the author will be notified.

2-Copyright Transfer Form (doc)
The copyright transfer of the articles is taken by filling and signing the form presented on the journal website. Signed Copyright Transfer Form must be downloaded from here, signed, passed through the browser and uploaded to the system as PDF. Publications of authors who do not submit this form cannot be published.

3-Ethics Committee Permission (If required)

An Ethics Committee Permission document must be submitted for the publication application of articles that require ethics committee approval.


Assoc. Prof. Dr.  Osman ORHAN
Telephone: +90-5059875275 (Editor)

Address: Mersin Üniversitesi Mühendislik Fakültesi (F-Blok) Harita Müh. Bölümü.
33343, Yenişehir/Mersin, Turkey
e-mail: / / 


Ethical Principles and Publication Policy

Ethical Principles
The ethical principles and responsibilities listed below have been prepared pay attention to the guidelines and policies published as open access by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). 

Ethical Responsibilities for Editorial Board

• The editor(s) is responsible for ensuring that the studies submitted to the journal are evaluated in transparently and deciding which of these works will be published.
• The editor(s) should evaluate the papers of the authors regardless of language, religion, gender, ethnicity or political views.
• Editors' decisions to accept, review, or reject an article for publication should be based solely on the importance, originality, and clarity of the article, as well as the relevance of the studies in the article to the scope of the journal.
• The editor(s) is responsible for keeping the information about the submitted papers confidential.
• The editor(s) should ensure that any paper submitted to the journal is evaluated according to the blind peer-review process.
• Editor(s) should take precautions against the problems they may encounter regarding the ethical rules.
• Editor(s) is responsible for publishing every article published in the journal in accordance with journal publication policies and international standards.

Ethical Responsibilities for Authors

The author(s) who submit their articles to the Turkish Journal of Remote Sensing should consider the following ethical issues;

• The articles submitted to the journal must be original and in accordance with scientific research methods,
• There should not be any not contributed author or authors called ghost authorship in the study,
• The studies should be within the scope of the article,
• All necessary references related to the subject should be stated in the article.
• Information about the article can be requested from the authors. For this reason, it is beneficial for the authors to keep the raw files of the articles.
• Authors should not include the same study in more than one journal's application process. Authors in which this situation is detected will be blacklisted and resubmission will not be allowed.
• The proposals for adding or removing authors of the articles that are in the evaluation process can be accepted if think fit appropriate as a result of the evaluation by the editor or the editorial board.
• Authors are responsible for informing the editor or editorial board if they detect errors or incorrect information in their articles in the process.

Ethical Responsibilities for Reviewers

• Reviewers should ensure that you can accept the manuscripts sent to you for assessment if you have the subject expertise required.
• Reviewer invitations must be answered within the required time limits. The editor or editorial board has the right to suspend the late responses' review process.
• The reviewers are obliged to share any conflict of interest, if any, with the editor or assistant editors,
• You should make sure that you have enough time for the article so that the review process can proceed more transparently,
• If you reject the invitation to review, the editorial board will consider your suggestions for alternative reviewers.
• The reviewers are obliged to keep the materials related to the manuscript confidential if they accept the invitation. Manuscript information and/or assessment data should not be shared with anyone.
• The reviewers must state their assessment clearly and understandably.
• Reviewer's assessment forms (documents to be seen by the author) should not contain personal information.

Ethics Committee Permission
An Ethics Committee Permission document must be submitted for the publication application of articles that require ethics committee approval.

Publication Policy
Publication Period of Journal

• Turkish Journal of Remote Sensing is a peer-reviewed journal published annually in June and December.

Publication Fee

• Turkish Journal of Remote Sensing does not charge any fees for the assessment/publishing processes of the submitted manuscripts.

Turkish Journal of Remote Sensing does not charge any fee from the authors during the evaluation, preparation and publication of the articles.