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Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics is a peer-reviewed journal operating with a single-blind review system (anonymous reviewers). The Journal publishes original research papers, short communications/technical notes, and reviews that deal with hydrology and hydromechanics and are of general interest. The short communication paper may be used by those who are working with a hot topic and had discovered something never explored before in the literature. The technical note is a short article giving a brief description of a specific development, technique or procedure. The review should be submitted after an agreement with the editor only. The scope of hydrology is limited to biohydrology, catchment hydrology and vadose zone hydrology, primarily of temperate zone. The hydromechanics covers theoretical, experimental and computational hydraulics and fluid mechanics in various fields, two- and multiphase flows, including non-Newtonian flow and new frontiers in hydraulics.
Manuscripts should be addressed to Dr. Ľubomír Lichner, Institute of Hydrology SAS, Račianska 75, 831 02 Bratislava, Slovakia; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Only articles not exceeding 3 printed pages for short communication or technical note(equivalent to a total of 2,000 characters per one typewritten page) or 8 printed pages for original research paper or review are published free of charge. For papers requiring additional pages, the authors will be charged 75.00 € (+ VAT) per additional printed page. Additional costs of 150.00 € (+ VAT) total will be charged for colour figures in the printed version. The authors can present the appendices, additional figures, photos, etc. as a “Supplementary Material to the Printed Paper” at the Journal website free of charge.
Manuscripts should be prepared as Microsoft Word file with numbered lines and pages, font type Times New Roman, font size 12, double-spaced with margins of 2.5 cm. Manuscripts should be written in English. Authors who are unsure of correct English usage should have their manuscript reviewed for clarity by a colleague whose native language is English or seek help at a professional English writing and editing service.
Manuscripts should begin with a concise but informative title followed by the names of all authors with first name given in full for each author and the affiliations of the authors (without abbreviations) including complete postal addresses. Telephone and fax numbers (with country and area code) as well as e-mail address of the corresponding author should be presented in the next line. The abstract not exceeding 200 words should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results and major conclusions. Keywords, placed immediately after the abstract, should provide a maximum of 6 key words, which reflect the scientific content of the paper. If the paper is based on a presentation at a meeting, a footnote must be given with the date, place, and title of the meeting. The introduction should state the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background. Material and methods should provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced. Methods already published should be indicated by a reference: only relevant modifications should be described. A Theory section can be added when the authors propose new theories and solutions. Results should be clear and concise. Discussion should explore the significance of the results, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. The main conclusions of the study may be presented in Conclusions section. Acknowledgements should be assembled in a separate section at the end of the article before the references. Only SI quantities and units are to be used (SI = Système International d’Unités).
Text: Citations may be made directly or parenthetically. Groups of references should be listed first alphabetically, then chronologically. Examples: ... by Warren (2003), Lukerchenko et al. (2009), and Šanda and Císlerová (2009), or: ... (Lukerchenko et al., 2009; Novák, 2012; Šanda and Císlerová, 2009).
List: References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically if necessary. More than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters "a", "b", "c", etc., placed after the year of publication. Examples:
Lukerchenko, N., Piatsevich, S., Chara, Z., Vlasak, P., 2009. 3D numerical model of the spherical particle saltation in a channel with a rough fixed bed. J. Hydrol. Hydromech., 57, 100–112.
Novák, V., 2012. Evapotranspiration in the Soil-Plant-Atmosphere System. Springer, Dordrecht.
Šanda, M., Císlerová, M., 2009.Transforming hydrographs in the hillslope subsurface.J. Hydrol. Hydromech., 57, 264–275.
Warren, S.D., 2003. Synopsis: Influence of biological soil crusts on arid land hydrology and soil stability. In: Belnap, J., Lange, O.L. (Eds.): Biological Soil Crusts: Structure, Function, and Management. Revised 2nd printing. Springer, Berlin.
Figures, as well as Figure captions should be supplied on a separate sheet. The figure should be understandable without reference to the text. The caption must explain in detail the contents of the figure. Every figure must be referred to in the text and numbered using Arabic numerals in the sequence in which they are cited. Figures must be submitted in TIFF format in sizes that do not exceed A4 (297 x 210 mm). For photographs use a minimum of 300 dpi, for line drawings/figures minimum of 1000 dpi. Numbers, letters, and symbols inscribed must be sufficiently large such that they are at least 1 mm high in final printed form.
Every table must be referred to in the text. Tables are to be numbered using Arabic numerals in the sequence in which they occur. They are to be provided on extra pages (one page per table) at the end of the manuscript. The caption must explain in detail the contents of the table. Footnotes to a table should be indicated by superscript lower-case letters and typed directly under the table.
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Ľubomír Lichner, Institute of Hydrology SAS, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Pavel Vlasák, Institute of Hydrodynamics AS CR, v. v. i., Prague, Czech Republic
Günter Blöschl, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Paul D. Hallett, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Ladislav Holko, Institute of Hydrology SAS, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Tomáš Vogel, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Emília Lichnerová, Institute of Hydrology SAS, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Jörg Bachmann, Leibniz University of Hannover, Institute of Soil Science, Hannover, Germany
András Bárdossy, Stuttgart University, Institute of Hydraulic Engineering, Stuttgart, Germany
Artemi Cerdà, University of Valencia, Department of Geography, Valencia, Spain
Zdeněk Chára, Institute of Hydrodynamics AS CR, v. v. i., Prague, Czech Republic
Jaromír Dušek, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Horst H. Gerke, Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, Müncheberg, Germany
Radka Kodešová, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Dirk Mallants, CSIRO Land and Water, Urrbrae, Australia
Jorge Mataix-Solera, Miguel Hernández University, Elche, Alicante, Spain
Václav Matoušek, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
Jeffrey J. McDonnell, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA; University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
Pavol Miklánek, Institute of Hydrology SAS, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Peter Molnár, Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland
Viliam Novák, Institute of Hydrology SAS, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Juraj Parajka, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Laurent Pfister, Center of Public Research Gabriel Lippmann, Belvaux, Luxembourg
Kálmán Rajkai, Centre for Agricultural Research HAS, Budapest, Hungary
Jaromír Říha, Technical University, Brno, Czech Republic
Jiří Šimůnek, University of California, Riverside, USA
Michal Sněhota, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Jerzy Sobota, Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland
Miloš Starý, Technical University, Brno, Czech Republic
Tammo S. Steenhuis, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
K. P. Sudheer, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
Ján Szolgay, Slovak Technical University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Miroslav Tesař, Institute of Hydrodynamics AS CR, v. v. i., Prague, Czech Republic
Emilia Urbanek, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
Eric M. Valentine, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Alessandro Valiani, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Martinus Th. van Genuchten, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Yvetta Velísková, Institute of Hydrology SAS, Bratislava, Slovak Republic