INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS
All authors are required to submit the COPYRIGHT TRANSFER FORM
with their papers for publishing.
here to download the form.
Submission of Papers :
requested to submit their original manuscript and figures
electronically, or in print, to the Editor,(firstname.lastname@example.org)
Journal of Indian Geophysical Union, NGRI Campus, Uppal Road,
Hyderabad - 500 007.
of a paper implies that it has not been published previously, that
it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, and that if
accepted it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in
English or in any other language, without the written consent of the
publisher. Also, as we are bound by publication ethics we strongly
object plagiarism. At any time it is found authors have breached
ethical norms, Editor has full authority to delete the publication
and display the information in print in the IGU website and journal.
should submit an electronic copy of their paper with the final
version of the manuscript to email@example.com. The electronic copy (preferably in word document) should match
the hardcopy, if sent earlier, exactly.
Electronically submitted manuscripts should be in a zipped file
containing the text, along with references, figure captions and
acknowledgements, in MSWORD, figures and tables separately
labelled/numbered according to the text. Figures
and tables may also be inserted in the text itself to facilitate
review process. Figures should be in high resolution, in standard
formats with clear labels.
The corresponding author should be identified (include E-mail
address, Phone/Mobile number). Full affiliation and postal address
must be given for all co-authors. Authors should consult a recent
issue of the journal for style. An electronic copy of the paper
should accompany the final version. The Editor or acting Editor
reserves the right to adjust style to certain standards of
uniformity. Authors should retain a copy of their manuscript since
we cannot accept responsibility for damage or loss of papers.
Original manuscripts are discarded one month after publication
unless the Publisher is asked to return original material after
submitted manuscripts would be thoroughly reviewed by experts.
Final decision to publish or reject a research communication lies
with the Editor.
An abstract of not more than 500 words must be included.
order when typing manuscripts : All papers should be accompanied by
title (including a short title, Author(s), Affiliations, Abstract,
Introduction, Methods/Techniques/ Area Description, Results,
Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgements, References. Tables and
Figures with captions should be inserted in the main frame of the
manuscript, at appropriate places. The corresponding author should
be identified with an asterisk and foot note.
All figures should be provided in camera-ready form, suitable for
reproduction (which may include reduction) without retouching. All
standard formats of figures (.gif, .tiff, .jpg, .bmp are accepted.
Figures could be re-sized for publication). If submitting on paper,
one set should be in the form of high quality glossy black and white
photographic prints, ready for reproduction. The other two copies of
figures should be provided for the use of reviewers. Figures should
be numbered according to their sequence in the text on the reverse
of the reproduction. References should be made in the text to each
figure. Each figure should have a suitable caption in the main
Authors should take note of the limitations set by the size and
layout of the journal. A table should not exceed the printed area of
the page. They should be typed on separate sheets and details about
the tables should be given in the text. Heading should be brief. If
typed in a clear and compact manner, tables may be reproduced by a
block. Large tables should be avoided. To avoid reproduction errors
it is advised to insert tables, at appropriate places, in the main
frame of the manuscript.
Equations should be numbered sequentially with Arabic numerals and
cited in the text. Subscripts and Superscripts should be set off
clearly. Equation writing software that presents each equation as an
object in msword will be accepted. Style and convention adopted for
the equations should be uniform throughout the paper.
All references to publications made in the text should be presented
in a list of references following the text and all references in the
list must be cited in the text.References should be arranged
chronologically, in the text. The list of references should be
arranged alphabetically at the end of the paper.
should be given in the following form :
Kaila, K.L., Reddy P.R., Mall D.M., Venkateswarlu, N., Krishna V.G.
and Prasad, A.S.S.S.R.S., 1992. Crustal structure of the west Bengal
Basin from deep seismic sounding investigations, Geophys. J. Int.,
to authors :
There are no
page charges for publication.
is open access and copies of the paper can be downloaded from IGU
(pdf) of the article will be sent to authors.
costs for colour printing are rising, authors may be charged for
printing of pages containing colour figures. Authors may convert the
figures to b/w in order to reduce costs, if desired. Authors will be
intimated colour figures reproduction costs, when galley proofs are
sent. However, it is advisable to elicit specific information from
jigu office, cost of colour figures much in advance to avoid last
minute conversion in to b/w.
for colour figure reproduction and reprints:
Reprints of each paper are provided at prices quoted on the order
form, which accompanies galley proofs. Order for reprints must be
sent along with corrected galley proofs. Charges for colour figures
reproduction and reprints should be sent through D.D in the name of
Treasurer, Indian Geophysical Union, payable at Hyderabad.
manuscripts are peer-reviewed, by experts. It is advisable, to avoid
delay in selecting reviewers, to send details of 4 potential
reviewers along with the manuscript. Editor has the option to select
from the list or choose from outside. The review process is usually
about 3 months. All enquiries regarding the manuscript may be
addressed to the Editor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
editing of manuscripts is performed by the editorial board. The
author is asked to check the proofs for typographical errors and to
answer queries from the editor.
requested to return the proofs without delay to ensure uninterrupted
will not accept new material in proofs unless permission from the
editorial board has been obtained for the addition of a “note added
in proof”. Authors are liable for the cost of excessive alterations
March 03, 2015
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