DGI 2014 | 21-23 January 2014, London | Strategies for data, geoint, and cyber security in defence & intelligence | Find out more

Focus on the Vine: producing focused web solutins that bear real fruit

Ray A. Williamson, Editor, Imaging Notes; Sr. Advisor, Secure World Foundation 

Mark E. Brender, Executive Director, GeoEye Foundation

Anita Burke, Founder, The Catalyst Institute

Nancy Colleton, President, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

William B. Gail, CTO, Global Weather Corporation

Anne Hale Miglarese, President/CEO, PLANETiQ

Kevin Pomfret, Esq., Centre for Spatial Law and Policy

Editorial Philosophy, Commitment and Approach

Imaging Notes was the world's first publication dedicated to helping readers understand the myriad of applications for remotely sensed data.  We are committed to providing the highest quality, unbiased, in-depth analysis of remote sensing projects from around the globe, demonstrating the importance of remote sensing to the world, from local municipalities to entire nations, and international alliances.

Along with new departments like “Earth Scope” by Dr. Tim Foresman, “Enjoy the View” and the compelling column “Policy Watch,” we bring timely previously unpublished in-depth stories from the news. With a distinguished editorial board headed by our new editor, Dr. Ray Williamson of The Space Policy Institute at The George Washington University, we will monitor and contribute to the growth of the remote sensing industry into the future. Working together, we are building a much-needed strong voice for the industry, publishing relevant, timely information that cannot be found elsewhere. Imaging Notes also celebrates the beauty and significance of the imagery by providing a sophisticated, clean high-tech environment and design throughout the publication.

Editorial Calendar

The cover stories will be determined by what’s newsworthy at that time. In addition, each issue will include feature stories from these primary focus areas:

  • Emergency Response/Disaster Relief
  • Security/Defense
  • Natural Resources/Renewable Energy
  • Infrastructure/Transportation/Civil Government

Writing Guidelines

Please include all figure references within the text in appropriate places, with captions at the end of the document. Label all files that are figures with appropriate number, referenced within, and author's name, as such: "Figure3.LastName.jpg".

Define all acronyms on first reference followed by the acronym in parentheses. From then on, you may use the acronym alone.

• Attribute all quotes. Include a person's name, title and company.

• Never mention a product, no matter how popular, without citing (on first reference only) the company that developed it.

• Never mention a company, no matter how well-known, without citing (on first reference only and within parentheses) the city and state in which its corporate headquarters is located.

• Keep your article objective and noncommercial! Concentrate on the imagery and its applications, not brand names. Our readers are intelligent and will be quick to distinguish "advertorial" from editorial. A well-written story will focus on the benefits of remote-sensing products and will provide the most credibility for those products.

• Please submit in a simple Word file with no formatting.  Please provide flush-left with very little formatting. Also, we need the story with one space between sentences.

• The Imaging Notes editorial staff will edit your story for grammar, organization, consistency and style. We use Associated Press (AP) style.

• Word count should be from 800 to 2,000 words. Confirm word count with editors.


Image Guidelines

Send images as jpegs. If you cannot use jpeg, and must use tif or eps, it must be stuffed or zipped. All images should be CMYK,300 dpi, and no less than4 inches and 2,000 pixels wide. File size should be 3-12 MB. 72 dpi RGB is acceptable ONLY if they are originally at least 2,000 pixels wide. To be published in the magazine, we must have the original images. There should be no text embedded into the images. All text, including captions for images, must be submitted with the text of the article, or submitted on a low-res version to serve as a guide for re-creation of that figure.

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions.


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