BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND HYDROGELOLOGY
Sofia, 2017. Sofia
INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS
1. In the thematic series "Engineering geology and hydrogeology", original scientific papers are printed in Bulgarian and English. Recommended volume of articles is up to 20 typographic pages, including the literature and illustrations.
2. In the Editorial Board, the article is submitted on CD/DVD together with a printed copy of A4 format, written in MS Word, Times New Roman font 12 pt, fields 2.5 cm left and 2 cm to the other sides, with a line spacing of 1.5 lines.
3. The articles in Bulgarian are coupled with extended summary in English - up to 1 standard page and short in Bulgarian - up to ½ page, revealing the research methodology, results and conclusions. The articles in English are presented with extended summary in Bulgarian - up to 1 standard page and short in English - up to ½ page. Abstracts should not contain references or quotations, nor an assessment of the author's achievements.
4. The article is arranged in the following way: Title. Author (s) - Surname and forename, business address of the author (s) and address for contact (including e-mail). Before the abstracts, a bibliographic description of the second language (in English - if the article is in Bulgarian and vice versa) is given in the following order: author (s), year, title, source, volume, pages (filled in by the editors). After the summary, the keywords are listed.
5. The statement shall be clear and consistent with the terminology adopted. Word or title underscores are not allowed.
6. The units of measurement shall be compulsorily assigned to SI system. Formulas and chemical symbols must clearly distinguish between lower and uppercase letters, indices, and degrees. When the text is in Bulgarian, the decimal point in the numbers is written with a comma and in English with a point.
7. When the text of the article is in English, the bibliographic data of references printed in Cyrillic are written in the same way as in the respective foreign language in the publication itself and not translated by the authors of the manuscript. Indicate the original language of the article in parentheses and the language of the abstract - eg. (in English with an English abstract). If there is no published translation, then the bibliographic data is translated into English by the author.
8. References. After the exhibition is given the list of references as the authors are arranged in alphabetical order and chronologically. If an author has several cited publications, the authors are first placed (in the year of publication, if there are several of his published publications in one year, the letters "a", "b" are inserted after the year etc.), followed by one co-author (sorted by the second author's family) and finally by 3 or more co-authors (arranged in the year of publication). Both the text and this list are not allowed underlining and bolding of titles and sources, as well as other fonts. Exceptions such as fossil names (eg Mactra bulgarica) and others are allowed. The bibliographic data for each quoted work is presented in the following order: Author name (inverse). Year. Title. Edition data. Collective works are written by all authors, but only the name of the first is inversed.
DeGraff, J.V., P. Canuti. 1988. Using isopleth mapping to evaluate landslide activity in relation to agricultural practices. Bull. IAEG, 38, 61-70.
Wright, R.H., R.H. Campbell, T.H. Nilsen. 1974. Preparation and use of isopleth maps of landslide deposits. Geology, 2, 483-485.
It is desirable that the archive materials should not be included in the literary lists but should be quoted on the relevant page.
For books, monographs, and maps:
Bryant, E. 2001. Tsunami. The Underrated Hazard. Cambridge University Press. 320 pp.
Маринова, Р., Ив. Загорчев. 1990. Геоложка карта на България. М 1:100 000. Лист Разлог. ВТС, Троян.
9. The transliteration of the Bulgarian geographical names into Latin should be in accordance with Regulation No. 3/26.10.2006, promulgated in State Gazette, No. 94 / 21.11.2006
10. Tables with Arabic numerals are presented on separate pages after the literature, which are included in the total numbering of the manuscript. Their place in the text is marked in the left field. Large size tables requiring folding after printing are not acceptable.
11. In the text, the sources are quoted by the author's name and year of publication (Bryant, 2001), (Marinova, Zagorchev, 1990), (DeGraff, Canuti, 1988). In collective articles by more than two authors, only the first is noted, adding "et al." Or "et al." (Wright et al., 1974).
12. Illustrations are presented in tif, jpg, png or bmp format, preferably over 600 dpi in graphics and over 300 dpi in photos. The resolution mentioned is for the size of the illustrations to be printed (maximum - 12.5 × 19.5 cm). Their place in the text is indicated in the field of the respective page and each figure is marked with its number.
13. The explanations under the figures are given on a separate page after the literature in two languages - in Bulgarian and in English. The Latin alphabet is used for alphabetic labels in figures and applications.
14. Articles that do not meet the technical requirements will not be considered.
15. Reviewing: Performed by two reviewers provided by Editorial Board, and aims to improve the quality of accepted articles in close cooperation with authors. If, after reviewing the editorial, the article needs to be edited or repaired, the authors should assist in their prompt removal and undertake to submit the final version of the manuscript electronically within 2 weeks.
16. One copy of the text (in pdf) is sent to the authors, which they are obliged to return within one working day. Only error fixes allowed for technical reasons are allowed. Corrections are made with a different color and a comment on the pdf file or on the printed text.
17. Copyrights. By submitting the manuscript, the copyrights are provided to the journal, and authors are not allowed to send the manuscripts to other magazines.
18. The magazine prints promotional materials. Further information on manuscript editing can be obtained from the Editor-in-Chief or from the Secretary of the Editorial Board. Their addresses are on the cover of the magazine or published on http://www.igh-bg.com.