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POLISH POLAR RESEARCH covers a wide spectrum of Arctic and Antarctic Live and Earth Sciences and highly values interdisciplinary research.
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POLISH POLAR RESEARCH is an international journal publishing original research articles presenting the results of studies carried out in polar regions. It is the official journal of the Committee on Polar Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences since 1980.
POLISH POLAR RESEARCH invites original scientific papers, dealing with all aspects of polar research. The journal aims to provide a forum for publication of high quality research papers, which are of international interest.
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Instructions for Authors
Instructions for authors
The quarterly Polish Polar Research invites original scientific papers, dealing with all aspects of polar research. The journal aims to provide a forum for publication of high quality research papers, which are of international interest.
Articles must be written in English. Authors are requested to have their manuscript read by a person fluent in English before submission. All manuscripts should be submitted in one paper copy and on CD. They should be not longer than 30 typescript pages, including tables, figures and references. All papers are peer-reviewed. With the submitted manuscript authors should provide the names, addresses and e-mail addresses of three suggested reviewers.
Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously nor is under consideration by another journal.
The contribution should be submitted as Word file. It should be prepared in single-column double-spaced format and 25 mm margins. Consult a recent issue of the journal for layout and conventions (http://www.versita.com/ppr). Prepare figures and tables as separate files. For computer-generated graphics, editor Corel Draw is preferred. Line art images should be scanned and saved as bitmap (black and white) images at a resolution of 600–1200 dpi and tightly cropped. Computer versions of the photographs should be saved in TIFF format of at least 400 dpi (non-interpolated). Maximal publication size of illustrations is 126 × 196 mm. The cost of color reproduction in print is EUR 80 per page, or equivalent in any convertible curency. Color artwork in PDF is free of charge.
Title should be concise and informative, no longer than 15 words. Abstract should have no more than 250 words. The authors are requested to supply up to 5 keywords. The references should be arranged alphabetically and chronologically. Journal names should not be abbreviated. Please, ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list and vice versa. Responsibility for the accuracy of bibliographic citations lies entirely with the authors. References in the text to papers should consist of the surname of the author(s) followed by the year of publication. More than two authors should be cited with the first author’s surname, followed by et al. (Dingle et al. 1998) but in full in the References.
ANDERSON J.B. 1999. Antarctic Marine Geology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 289 pp.
BIRKENMAJER K. 1991. Tertiary glaciation in the South Shetland Islands, West Antarctica: evaluation of data. In: M.R.A. Thomson, J.A. Crame and J.W. Thomson (eds) Geological Evolution of Antarctica. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 629–632.
DINGLE S.A., MARENSSI S.A. and LAVELLE M. 1998. High latitude Eocene climate deterioration: evidence from the northern Antarctic Peninsula. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 11: 571–579.
SEDOV R.V. 1997. Glaciers of the Chukotka. Materialy Glyatsiologicheskikh Issledovaniy 82: 213–217 (in Russian).
SOBOTA I. and GRZEŚ M. 2006. Characteristic of snow cover on Kaffioyra's glaciers, NW Spitsbergen in 2005. Problemy Klimatologii Polarnej 16: 147–159 (in Polish).
Twenty-five reprints of each article published are supplied free of charge. Additional charged reprints can be ordered.
Science Citation Index Expanded, Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, Cold Regions Bibliography, Current Antarctic Literature, Geological Abstracts, Polish Scientific Journals Contents - Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Quarterly Review, Zoological Record, CAB Abstracts, Global Health
Andrzej Gaździcki (Geosciences), Institute of Paleobiology PAS, Poland
Krzysztof Jażdżewski (Life Sciences), University of Łódź, Poland
Editorial Advisory Board
Krzysztof Birkenmajer, Institute of Geological Sciences, PAS, Poland
Claude De Broyer, Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles, Belgium
J. Alistair Crame, British Antarctic Survey, UK
Jerzy Fabiszewski, Agricultural University, Poland
Rodney M. Feldmann, Kent State University, OH
Jane E. Francis, University of Leeds, UK
Marek Grad, University of Warsaw, Poland
Aleksander Guterch, Institute of Geophysics PAS, Poland
Jacek Jania, University of Silesia, Sosnowiec, Poland
Jiří Komárek, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic
Andrzej Kostrzewski, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
German L. Leitchenkov, VNIIOkeangeologia, Russia
Jerónimo López-Martinez, Universidad Autónomia de Madrid, Spain
Andrzej Manecki, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Sergio A. Marenssi, Instituto Antártico Argentino, Argentina
Maria Olech– President, Jagiellonian University, Poland
Sandra Passchier, Montclair State University, USA
Jan Pawłowski, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Gerhard Schmiedl, University of Hamburg, Germany
Michael Stoddart, University of Tasmania, Australia
Andrzej Tatur, Department of Antarctic Biology PAS, Poland
Slawek Tulaczyk, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Wim Vader, Tromsø Museum, Norway
Tony R. Walker, Dillon Consulting Limited, Canada
Peter T. Walsh, London, UK
Peter-Noel Webb, The Ohio State University, USA
Jan Marcin Węsławski, Institute of Oceanology PAS, Poland
Wojciech Majewski, Institute of Paleobiology PAS, Poland
Magdalena Błażewicz-Paszkowycz, University of Łódź, Poland
Aleksandra Szmielew, Institute of Paleobiology PAS, Poland
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