Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to complete a 'Journal Publishing Agreement'. An e-mail will be sent to the corresponding author confirming receipt of the manuscript together with a 'Journal Publishing Agreement' form.
Text Formatting, Figures and Tables
Manuscripts should be submitted in Word.
Ensure that the following items are present:
Prepare Title page and Cover letter separately. In Title papge, one author has been designated as the corresponding author with contact details:
• E-mail address
• Full postal address
All necessary files have been uploaded:
• Include keywords
• All figures (include relevant captions)
• All tables (including titles, description, footnotes)
• Ensure all figure and table citations in the text match the files provided.
References and Citation
Using citation plug-ins from popular reference management software products such as Mendeley, authors only need to select the APA reference style when preparing their article, after which citations and bibliographies will be automatically formatted in the journal's style. A list of references contains details only of those works cited in the text. For example:
Brunner, G.W. (2010). HEC-RAS River Analysis System User’s Manual Version 4.1. US Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC), California, USA.
Coveney, S., & Roberts, K. (2017). Lightweight UAV digital elevation models and orthoimagery for environmental applications: data accuracy evaluation and potential for river flood risk modelling. International journal of remote sensing. 38, 3159-3180
Zuo, R., Agterberg, F. P., Cheng, Q., & Yao, L. (2009). Fractal characterization of the spatial distribution of geological point processes. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 11(6), 394–402. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jag.2009.07.001
Cite references in the text by name and year in parentheses. Some examples:
Declaration of competing interest
All authors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence (bias) their work in declaration of competing interest document. Examples of potential conflicts of interest include employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony, patent applications/registrations, and grants or other funding.