Instruction For Authors


1. Current membership is required for those submitting a manuscript.

2. In principle, all manuscripts must be submitted online. Manuscripts should be submitted to the responsible Editorial Committee at paper@kess64.net along with figures and diagrams, and footnotes for the figures and diagrams. In case you encounter any difficulties when submitting online (owing to the size of your manuscript file), please contact the Editorial Committee and Staff (043-231-7414). During the review process, the original version of figures and photographs must be submitted at the request of reviewers and/or the Editorial Committee. When submitting your manuscript, you must submit an original manuscript with submission form to the Editorial Committee of the Korean Earth Science Society.

3. In case you submit your manuscript via postal mail, please submit the documents including one submission card, one copy of original manuscript, and three copies of the manuscript to the Editorial Committee at the following address Korea National University of Education, 250, Taeseongtabyeon-ro, Gangnae-myeon, Heungdeok-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungbuk 363-971, Korea. After the review process has been completed, you must submit an original version of your revised manuscript and its electronic file to the Editorial Committee.

4. Persons may submit a variety of materials for publication in the Journal of Korean Earth Science Society. Manuscripts can assume the following forms: articles, reviews, comments, criticisms, responses, news, and so forth.

5. Submission type should be explicitly noted at the time of submission. The editorial board may review and decide the type of submission if necessary.

6. All manuscripts should be written in English. Articles and reviews should accompany abstracts written in English, German or French. Key words should be listed by the author at the end of the abstract.

7. The title of the article, the name of the author, and his or her affiliation should be written in English. In addition, the address of the author including affiliation and zip code should follow the authors' name.

8. The corresponding author is identified by placing an asterisk (*) at the end of his/her name, and the corresponding author' s e-mail address should be placed on the bottom of the first page for correspondence.

9. The official language of the journal is English. Languages other than English may be used if the original academic terms are needed for a better understanding, and they should be placed in parenthesis.

10. If some parts of the text require italics, use italics.

11. SI units are preferred.

12. References should be listed at the end of the paper in alphabetical order.

13. References should be made as follows Aalto, K.R., 1989, Francisican complex olistostrome at Crescent city, northern California. Sedimentology, 36, 471-495.

Brown, L.F.Jr. and Fisher, W.L., 1977, Seismic stratigraphic interpretation of depositional system: Examples from Brazilian rift and pull-apart basins.
In Payton, C.E., (ed.), Seismic stratigraphy to application hydrocarbon exploration, American Association of Petroleum Geologists Memoir, 26, 213-248.
Press, F. and Siever, R., 1986, Earth, 4th ed., Freeman, New York, 656 p.


14. The full name of the journal must be provided, and abbreviation should be avoided.

15. In the reference, all author names should be given on all occasions. When reference is made in the text to a work by two authors, all names should be given. When reference is made to a work by more than three authors only the first name and et al. should be given. [Park and Lee (1984), Epstein et al. (1997)]

16. Figures and tables must be simple and clear and of a high quality to be used directly for printing. The size of the figures or tables should not exceed the size of the journal.

17. All tables and figures should be written in English.

18. First and second page proofs will be sent to authors, and third and later page proofs will be reviewed by the members of the editorial board.

19. Authors are requested to pay publication fee if the article does not exceed 10 pages for the earth science area, and 15 pages for earth science education area. Authors have to pay all charges for publication fee for articles of more than 10 or 15 pages. Authors of articles supported by research grants will be asked to subsidize the publication of their articles. Authors are requested to pay the cost of reproducing color figures in print. (Authors who are not members of the Society will be assessed the entire publication fee.)

20. Fifty reprints of each paper are supplied, and additional copies may be purchased.

21. Additional reprints should be ordered when a manuscript is submitted.