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Lessons learned about peer review from the Remote Sensing affair

This is the second entry here in The Uncertaintist concerning the resignation by Wolfgang Wagner from the editorship of Remote Sensing. Wagner explains his decision here,

http://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/3/9/2002/pdf

The earlier entry,

https://uncertaintist.wordpress.com/2011/09/30/an-%e2%80%9coff-topic%e2%80%9d-exploit-against-a-peer-reviewed-journal/

showed that one concern about a controversial paper which Wagner published was misplaced. There appear to have been other problems, however, both with the paper and with the journal’s standard operating procedures for review..

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