Instructions for authors

Articles may be submitted in English, German or Italian. In case of a German or Italian text an English abstract is to be delivered.

Articles shall be submitted as pdf-file to:Hugo Ortner, Institute of Geology, University of Innsbruck, Innrain 52, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria. E-mail: Hugo Ortner
Peter Tropper, Institute of Mineralogy and Petrography, University of Innsbruck, Innrain 52, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria. E-mail: Peter Tropper
or to:
Benno Baumgarten, Naturmuseum Südtirol/Museo Scienze Naturali Alto Adige, Bindergasse 1/Via Bottai 1, I-39100 Bozen/Bolzano, Italy: E-mail: benno.baumgarten[at]naturmuseum.it

Articles must be typed double-space. The quality of line-drawings must be ready for print. In line-drawings and figures of any sort, all labellings, numbers and letters should be readable upon 50% reduction in size.

Publication titles and authors' names (citations) not in capital letters and not in small capitals!

Photographs and line-drawings can be submitted in original hardcopy, or in an electronic format. All photographs must be clearly labelled on the backside.

For photographic tables (plate header - e.g. "Plate 1" - included) and for text-figures: please note that the page setup of Geo.Alp is 23,47 x 16,70 cm (8 cm column width).

The final text (Word file) must be submitted on CD or sent by e-mail. The name of the author, the name and version of the word processing program(s) and type of computer on which the text was prepared must be indicated. To avoid obsolete passages in the manuscript please note that Word files should be saved after using the option "Accept Changes" in the Tools Menu.

Word tables must be on single pages for transformation into pdf format or already in pdf format.

The text should be submitted in single column format, and should be formatted as simple as possible (e.g. no bullets and no automatic numbering). Electronic versions of figures and/or photographs must be submitted as separate files; file format: tif without LZW compression (high-resolution jpg files are also possible), photographs with a resolution of 300 dpi (due to print size), line drawings at least 600 dpi; colour images all in CMYK mode.

Referencing (Authors' names not in capital letters and not in small capitals):

Articles:
Author 1, X. Y., Author 2, Z. A. (2002): Title of article. – International journal abbreviation (e.g. Sediment. Geol.), vol.: pp–pp.

Articles in books:
Author 1, X. Y., Author 2, Z. A. (2002): Title of article. – In: Person A, Person B. (eds.): Title of book, pp–pp, publisher, place of publication.

Books:
Author 1, X. Y., Author 2, Z. A. (2002): Title of book. – no. of pages, publisher, place of publication.