9ICRS Formatting

Terry Done tdone at aims.gov.au
Tue Apr 10 08:37:32 EDT 2001

Dear Coral Listers,

Detailed information regarding the formatting of the manuscripts submitted
for the Proc. of the 9ICRS is now available at www.coremap.or.id by
clicking on the ICRS button.

I have copied the information at the end of this message and attached it
to this email.

Best wishes,
Terry Done

Time Scheduling

·       The final version of the reviewed papers should be received by
the editorial board via the conveners before 31 July 2001.

·       The deadline of submission of papers from the authors to the
convenor was 31 January 2001. However, the convenors are free to modify
the date as long as he/she can guarantee that the final version will
reach the board no later than 31 July 2001.

Sending the Manuscripts

·       Manuscripts may be sent to the editor via e-mail, but diskette
version and three hard-copies should also be sent by mail.  Microsoft
files are recommended.

·       Figures may be sent via powerpoint files

·       Organization of Manuscript for ICRS Proceedings
·       (Adapted from " Coral Reefs, Journal of the ISRS")

·       The title page should include a concise, informative title, names
of all authors; keywords and contact information.

·       Not exceeding 150 words; covering the main point of the article
and containing statement of problem, methods, result and conclusion.

·       Should be divided into :Introduction; Methods; Results and

·       Finding or statement should be outlined in the Introduction;

·       Sufficient details of methods and equipment should be provided
but omitting minute details that are generally known;

·       Figures, tables, and figure captions should be submitted on
separate sheets;

·       Methods, Acknowledgments, References, figure captions and tables
will  be set in small print.

Printing style : 2 columns on each page (one side only) 
·       Size of paper: A4; margin 3 cm

·       Size of font : 10

·       Length: maximum 6 pages, including illustrations, tables and

·       Should be avoided whenever possible;

·       Essential footnotes should be indicated by consecutive
superscript numbers in the text and placed at the foot of the page to
which they apply;

Genus and species names
·       Genus and species names and other words to be emphasised should
be italicised

Units and abbreviations.
·       Standard International Units should be used wherever possible; 
·       Other units should be defined at first mention.

·       Should be numbered consecutively and typed on separate pages;
each bearing the author's name

·       Should be self-explanatory and should supplement, not
duplicate,the  text.

·       Each table must have an accompanying caption on the same page.


·       Must be restricted to the minimum needed to clarify the text

·       All figures (photographs, micrographs, diagrams) should be
numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals and must be referred to in the

·       They are to be submitted on separate sheets, each bearing the
author's name and the figure number;

·       Where possible, figures should be grouped to form multi-panel
presentations bearing in mind that the maximum display area for figures
and  captions is 17.6 x 23.6 cm

·       Prints should have high contrast and be trimmed at right angles.
Lettering should be about 3mm high and rub-on lettering should be used to
mark photographs and micrographs.

·       Computer drawings are acceptable provided they are of comparable
quality to line drawings.

·       Colour illustration will be accepted; however, the authors will
be expected to make contribution towards the extra costs (approx. DM
1200,- for the first and DM 600,- for each additional page)


·       Listed alphabetically at the end of the paper and styled as in
the following examples:

Journal papers:
·       Name and initials of all authors, year, full title; Journal
abbreviated in accordance with international practices, volume number,
first and last page numbers.

·       Example: Marsh LM,Bradbury RH, Reichelt RE (1984). Determination
of ^Åetc.
Coral Reefs 2: 175 - 180.


·       Names and initials of authors; year; article title;editor(s);
(title of book); edition; volume number; publisher; place; page numbers.

·       Example: Michelsen A (1974). Hearing in invertebrates. In.:
Keidel WD,  Neff WD (eds) Auditory system. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg
New York (Handbook of sensory physiology,vol V/1,pp 389 - 422 ).

Symposium volumes

·       Names and initials of all authors; year; full title;symposium
abbreviated,volume number; first and last page numbers.
·       Example: Hatcher Al (1985). The relationship between coral reef
structure and nitrogen dynamics. Proc 5th Int Coral Reef Symp 3: 407 -


·       In the text should read: (Leonard 1968) or Griffiths (1975).

·       More than two authors use the style: Smith et al. (1980)

·       More than one paper by one author in the same year use : Brown
(1990a; 1990b);

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