Call For Chapters
Papers submitted to an GJMS Publication must not
have been published or simultaneously submitted elsewhere.
Papers submitted to an GJMS Publication should
not, for the most part, contain previously reported material. The overlap of
contents between related papers should be kept to a minimum and normally should
be confined to introductory/review sections.
Authors should provide information and preprints
on closely related papers that are in press elsewhere. If deemed necessary to
the review process, these related papers will be sent to reviewers.
All authors of multi authored papers will be
assumed to have been involved in the work, approved the paper, and agreed to
its submission. One author will act as the corresponding author.
Papers are peer reviewed for technical merit,
quality of scientific content, utility of the results for practicing
geologists, and adherence to the Memoir’s overall scientific theme.
Author(s) and full address (es) including e-mail
Acknowledgments, if any
Appendix(es), if any
Figures (as individual files not included in
text, and at no less than 300dpi resolution; preferably as .eps or .tif)
Tables (as individual files not included in
text, preferably as .doc or .xls)
Use metric units of measure with the English
unit equivalent in parantheses or, conversely, English units with metric
equivalents in parantheses. Laboratory measurements do not require conversions.
Do not use abbreviations except for units of
Limit the use of acronyms. Please define all
acronyms and nonstandard abbreviations used within figures and tables in each
figure caption and table footnote.
Figures must be cited in numerical order.
Cite all references and include complete
information for each citation in “References Cited” section.
Follow the North American Stratigraphic Code and
use Geochronologic and Chronostratigraphic Nomenclature.
All figures must include scales.
Axes must be labeled on graphs.
Scale bars must be included on photomicrographs.
All maps must adhere to United Nations published
country names and boundary lines (see www.un.org/Overview/unmember.html).
Each map must contain a scale bar, north arrow,
and sufficient number (at least two) of coordinate (latitude, longitude) points
to position, orient, and scale it.
Each cross section and seismic line, as
proprietary considerations allow, should be located on a map that includes the
map information outlined in the previous requirement. If known, projection and
geodetic datum information should be included.
Satellite imagery, orthophotos, and similar
metric photography should be treated as maps.
All references cited in the manuscript must be
listed in the References Cited.
Names, spellings, and dates between the text and
the References Cited must be consistent.
Unpublished references must be cited as personal
communications (i.e., J. Smith, 2012, personal communication) and should not be
listed in the References Cited.
Initials should be used within the text when
referencing two or more authors who have the same last name (i.e., W. Brooks,
1995; P. Brooks, 1995).
Articles or books that have three or more
authors or editors should be cited with the senior author’s name plus “et al.”
(i.e., Smith et al., 1999).
Works should be cited chronologically first,
then alphabetically (i.e., Harvey et al., 1989, 1992; Smithers, 1990; Zink et
al., 1990, 2000; Jordan et al., 1993; Abercrombie, 1994; Fernandez, 2002).
A page number should be given when a direct
quote is used (i.e., Smith, 1991, p. 1492).
All references must be complete and accurate.
Referencing works accepted for publication but
not yet published is discouraged. However, when vital to the manuscript, cite
as “in press;” with no year given (i.e., Jones, R. B., in press, Fluvial and
For works that list one author, two authors, or
a group of authors that have more than one publication in one year,
differentiate the publications by adding a, b, c, etc., after the year (i.e.,
Order of Cited Information
Journal Article: author name(s), year of
publication, title of article, name of journal, volume number, issue number
(optional), page numbers, doi number (i.e., Carstens, H., 1978, Origin of
abnormal formation pressures in central North Sea Lower Tertiary clastics: The
Log Analyst, v. 129, no. 1, p. 24–28, doi 10.1306/256A937.).
Book Article: author name(s), year of
publication, title of article, editor(s) of book, title of book, city of
publication, publisher, series and any number, volume number, page range, doi
number (i.e., Posamentier, H. W., 1988, Eustatic controls on clastic
deposition, in C. Wilgus, ed., Sea-level changes: SEPM Special Publication 42,
Book: author or editor name(s), year of
publication, title of book, city of publication, publisher, number of pages,
doi number (i.e., Riley, J., and R. Chester, 1971, Introduction to marine
chemistry: New York, Academic Press, 465 p.).
Map: author name(s), year of publication, title
of work, city of publication, publisher, series and any number, scale, number
of sheets, doi number (i.e., Harris, A., J. Epstein, and L. B. Harris, 1978,
Oil and gas data from Paleozoic rocks in the Appalachian basin: U. S.
Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Map I-917-E, scale 1:2,500,000,
Thesis: author name, year of publication, title
of work, name of the degree, university, city of location, number of pages
(i.e., Smith, J., 1997, Giant carbonate reservoirs, Master’s thesis, Rice
University, Houston, Texas, 200 p.).
Internet: author name(s), year of publication or
last revision, title of document, title of complete work (if applicable), URL,
date of access (i.e., Rocky, I., 1998, Oil patch,
http://email@example.com/article.html (accessed January 31, 2011).).
Order of References Cited
One author: order works alphabetically. If the
author has more than one work, order by date, oldest to youngest.
Two authors: list works alphabetically. If two
authors have more than one work, order by date, oldest to youngest.
Three or more authors: order by date, oldest