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Author Guidelines

The Journal of Oceanography, Research and Data, publishes in English and exceptionally in French or other languages. Article submission implies original and unpublished work, and moreover, not being considered for publication elsewhere.

All submissions should be sent to the Journal editorial board through the JORD site. If you already have a Username/Password for Journal, you just have to log in. If you need a Username/Password, go to registration.

Guidelines for research papers, basic information about cruises and innovative or controversial ideas

Manuscript (max. 10 pages in length, font Times 12, line spacing 1.5) should be organized in the following way:

Title

Name of authors (no more than 5) and affiliation

Abstract (not more than 300 words)

Keywords: Four to 6 keywords.

Introduction : It should summarize briefly the background and aims

Methods : This section should contain all necessary details to reproduce field and laboratory procedures (in conjunction with cited references). An brief presentation should be sufficent.

Results : field, experimental or theoretical data supporting arguments should come in this section. Statisical tests are expected in comparison of data with a high standard of rigor. Inference, arguments or speculation should not come in this section.

Discussions : introduce interpretation of results in the frame of previous results. It should end with a clear statement of the progress and value of the work.

Conclusions : this section can be merged with Discussion, but should provide a clear and brief statement of the major results of the work. A few sentences.

Acknowledgments : a short list of participants, not in the author list, some words about the funding agencies.

References : all references should be articles in scientific journals accessible to all scientists

Figures and tables : they will appear with captions. They should be simple and clear.

Annexes (for instance, methodological details can be given as an annex if necessary).

All figures, tables and literature must be referenced in the manuscript. This point should be carefully checked.

Lines should be numbered.

Species names should be in italic. The first mention should include the name of the describer e.g. (Chaetoceros affinis Lauder).

Articles are cited in the text by author as : (Wilson, 1985), (Wilson & Hartman, 1995), (Wilson et al., 1995), (Wilson, 1985; Andersen, 2000).

References to figures and tables should be written such as: (fig. 2), (table II).

Special format required for data description : see guidelines.

Figures and tables.

Each figure should be provided with a self sustaining legend (caption), so the purpose of the figure will be understood without referring to the text. Figure number should be inserted at the suggested point in the manuscript, for instance: Fig.4. A legend should be provided with each table giving variables, units and all necessary information to read the table without referring to the text. The authors should check the legibility of the figures when reduced to a column size in reference to the aspect of the final document. The manuscript will be edited on two columns, 8.5 cm in width. An example of figures and tables is given below.

References :

The authors should use the following examples: JORD references

References to unpublished material, laboratory notes or restricted diffusion reports, are not allowed, except thesis manuscript if a copy is available at the university or in a reference centre.

Language editing: Authors whose native language is not English are strongly advised to have their manuscript checked by an English-speaking colleague prior to submission. Authors may ask the Editor for a journal-provided linguistic service (details available on request). Manuscripts in which the English is difficult to understand will be returned to authors for revision before scientific review.

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Users who have opened an account have the right to rectify, complete, clarify, update and delete data which concern them (art.34 of the "Computers and Liberties " French law dated 6th January 1978). To exercise this right, please contact "cil-at-upmc.fr"

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, PDF or OpenDocument file format.
  3. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in ABOUT (under journal title on this page)
  4. Submission implies that all authors have approved the paper for release.
 

Copyright Notice

Use of part of the published articles (text, figures, tables) in Journal of Oceanography, Research and Data shoud be submitted to a permission from the Publishing editor: the UOF's president (Ivan.Dekeyser@univmed.fr).

 

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The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Users who have opened an account have the right to rectify, complete, clarify, update and delete data which concern them (art.34 of the "Computers and Liberties " French law dated 6th January 1978). To exercise this right, you can edit your profile or contact "Ivan.Dekeyser-at-univmed.fr"