Instructions to authors

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1. Articles and News

The Journal of the German Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photogrammetrie, Fernerkundung und Geoinformation e.V. - DGPF)
Photogrammetrie • Fernerkundung • Geoinformation (PFG) publishes "Research Articles" as well as "Articles of Science and Technology".

Manuscripts and correspondence are to be sent to the editor:

Research Articles:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Kresse
Hochschule Neubrandenburg
Brodaer Straße 2, 17033 Neubrandenburg, Germany

Articles of Science and Technology:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Hinz
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Institut für Photogrammetrie und Fernerkundung
Englerstr. 7, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

2. Manuscripts

Manuscripts should not exceed a limit of 10 printed pages and should comply with international standards of photogrammetry und remote sensing DIN 18716. They can be submitted in English or German. Before scientific articles are accepted and printed, they are subject to a blind review, usually by three reviewers. The manuscripts should be prepared as Microsoft Word documents according to the template which can be found at
For typographic details please see instructions to authors on

3. Figures

Figures (diagrams, images, maps, sketches) and tables should be suitable for the final format (62 mm one-column or 130 mm two-columns).

4. Rights

With the acceptance of the manuscript the rights for reproduction and distribution are transferred to the German Society for Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Geoinformation (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photogrammetrie, Fernerkundung und Geoinformation e.V., DGPF).
The authors are responsible for the contents of the submitted work The editors reserve their right to carry out editorial changes prior to publication.

5. Address

The address of the author(s) including the full postal address, the telephone and the fax numbers, as well as the e-mail address shall be given at the end of the paper.

6. Shipment of Proofs

The first author will receive proofs from the publisher. Proofs are to be returned to the publisher within 7 days:

Schweizerbart Science Publishers
Johannesstraße 3a
D-70176 Stuttgart

7. Author copies and pdfs

The first author receives a pdf-file of his or her article for personal use. Printed copies can be ordered at cost price before the print of the journal has started.

8. Title page of the Journal

The title page of the journal is made available to be designed by our partners. For details please contact the editors.