Manuscript Format

Manuscripts must be in English in the following format. The total length should normally be limited to 15 pages and 2 MB in digital size (after conversion to pdf format).

Software:
Use MS Word (2003-2013) for text.

Page Layout
: Letter size 8.5" x 11.0" (21.59 cm × 27.94 cm), leaving 1.0" (2.54 cm) margin on all sides of the text. All text should have single line spacing and in one column. Pages should be consecutively numbered. The first page should contain title section, abstract and keywords, followed by the main text body. Include “Corresponding author: name, email and phone number” in the footer on Page 1. All lines are numbered consecutively before submission.

The title section should be aligned to the centre and include:

Line 1 - Title (bold, 14 point size)

Line 3 - Name(s) (First name and Family name in bold, 12 point size) of author(s)

Lines 4~7 - Affiliation(s) and addresses of all author(s) identified by superscripts,

one line per affiliation in sequence

Last line - Date of submission. Leave one blank line below this line.


Abstract (in bold) should have up to 300 words flush to both sides.

Keywords
: 5 ~ 10 keywords

Main Text
:
The paper should be divided into sections starting with 1. Introduction or Background. Each section should have a numerical number and a heading (bold). If necessary, the last two sections should be Acknowledgement and References (no numerical number). For sections, leave 1.0 space line before and 6 pts after, for subsections, leave 6 pts before and after.

Figures
: Figures may be MS Word drawings and Excel charts, photos in TIFF or JPEG format. They must be high quality, to be inserted immediately following the paragraph where it is first referred to and numbered in sequence as they appear in the text. Labels must be legible and easy to read. Figure caption should appear right below the figure.
    All Figures should be configured to 3 3/8" (86mm) width to fit in one column or max width 7" (178mm) to fit in two columns.

Tables
:
All tables should be inserted immediately following the paragraph where it is first referred to and numbered in sequence. Table caption should appear right above the table.
    All Tables should be configured to 3 3/8" (86mm) width to fit in one column or max width 7" (178mm) to fit in two columns.

Font, Size
and Alignment: All text should be Times New Roman in 12 point size and flushed to both sides, except for the title section.

References
: All references should be cited in the text by the Family names and the year of publication, in brackets, such as (Smith 2009) for a single author, (Smith and Jackson 2009) for two authors and (Smith et al 2009) for more than two authors. All references are to be listed in the last section in alphabetical order by the first author's last name, one per item. Each list should have names of authors, year of publication, article title, source of reference (e.g., for journals - journal name, volume number and page numbers; for conference proceedings - conference name, location and month/year held, publisher's name, volume number and page numbers; for books - publisher's name and city, and number of pages).
Include DOI if available. See examples below for more detail:

 

Smith, D., 2015. The theory of landslide. Int'l J of Geohazards, 11(2): 64 - 70.
Smith, D. and J.R. Jackson, 2016. The sinkhole case in Florida. 1st Int'l conf. of Geohazards, Halifax, Candaa, July/2016, Canamaple Academia Services,      145 - 250.

Smith, D., K.T. Samson and J.R. Jackson, 2015. Circular solutions, 2nd Ed. Canamaple Academia Services, Halifax, 250p.
DOI: 10.15273/ijge.2015.01.002.