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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The contribution is original and unpublished, and is not being evaluated for publication by another journal.
  • The name of the authors, the institutional link, ORCID, abstract of the biography, e-mail address and keywords (in Portuguese and English) must be completed in the journal system at the time of article submission. Note that the journal system requires the beginning of the ORCID address to be http and not https. If you include https, the system will not recognize the link as valid.
  • Typing of the original should follow the standard established in TEMPLATE provided by the journal in the guidelines for authors and sent in .docx format.
  • The abstract must contain a maximum of 900 characters (with spaces), must consist of a single paragraph, followed by 3 to 5 keywords. The abstract must be presented in 3 languages, namely: Portuguese, English and another foreign language (French or Spanish).
  • The identification of the authors in the article must contain the following information: full name, institutional link, professional address, contacts (phone and e-mail) and link to ORCID.
  • The text follows the style standards and bibliographic requirements described in the guidelines for authors.

Author Guidelines

1. CONDITIONS FOR PAPER SUBMISSION

Papers submitted to GEOSABERES must be unpublished and original, resulting from scientific research that present consolidated results and discussions. The articles must present the following structure: a) Abstract; b) Introduction; c) Methodology (Methodological Procedures / Materials and Methods); d) Theoretical framework; e) Results / Discussions; f) Conclusion / Final Considerations; g) References; h) Acknowledgments (optional). Bibliographic review papers or experience reports are not accepted.

The express content is the sole responsibility of the author, avoiding the journal of any responsibilities.

 

2. CONDITIONS FOR PUBLICATION

Authors must verify the submission's compliance with all items listed below.

a) The works must have a maximum of 5 MB;

b) The typing of the original must obey the following standard:

- Have between 10 to 20 pages;

- Page in A4 format.

- It should not present any type of footnote, and all information relevant to the understanding of the text must be inserted in the body of the work.

- You must obey the structure presented in TEMPLATE, respecting the page margins, font sizes and types, as well as the alignment of the illustrations.

c) References must be in accordance with NBR 6023 / August 2002;

d) A minimum interval of 2 years must be observed for the submission of new articles by the same author who has previously published in GEOSABERES.

 

3. PRESENTATION OF PAPERS

a) Title of the article: the title must be in Portuguese, English and a third foreign language (Spanish or French). It must be brief and sufficiently specific and descriptive. The use of subtitles next to the title of the work is not recommended;

b) Abstract: with a maximum of 900 characters (with spaces), they must constitute a single paragraph, containing a summary of the objectives, methodology, results and / or conclusions, followed by 3 to 5 keywords separated by a period (.). The abstract must be presented in 3 languages, namely: Portuguese, English and another foreign language (French or Spanish);

c) Tables: Send as editable text and not as images. Number the tables consecutively according to their appearance in the text and place the notes in the table below the body of the table. Be economical in using tables and check that the data presented in them do not duplicate the results described in other parts of the article. Avoid using vertical rules and shading in the table cells;

d) Illustrations: photos, graphs, tables, charts, maps etc: all photos, graphs, maps, plans etc. are considered illustrations. They must be cited and inserted as close as possible to the section to which they refer;

e) References: Bibliographic references must be standardized according to NBR 6023, Elaborated by ABNT. The title of the publication (title of the magazine, book, etc.) must be in bold. Italics or underlining will not be accepted. It should be aligned to the left of the page margin;

f) Acknowledgments (optional): acknowledgments for aids received for the preparation of the work must be mentioned at the end of the article, after the references;

g) The formatting of the sections must follow the model provided in TEMPLATE.

 

4. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

a) Phases of the submission process: i) Submission; ii) Evaluation; iii) Layout editing (in case of approval); iv) Publication.

b) Possible results in the evaluation process: i) Approved; ii) Mandatory corrections; iii) Submit again for evaluation; iv) Submit to another magazine; v) Reject.

c) In the event of disputes arising throughout the submission process, GEOSABERES editors will contact the authors via email.

 

5. SECTORS

All articles must be submitted in the ARTICLES section.

 

6. DEADLINES

- Estimated average time between the period of submission of the article and the return of the first evaluation round: 3 to 6 months;

- Estimated average time for publication of the article: 3 to 10 months.

 

7. STANDARDIZATION OF ARTICLES

 

General presentation rules

a) In citations, calls by the author's last name must be in upper and lower case and, when in parentheses, must be in capital letters;

Examples:

Irony would thus be an implicit form of heterogeneity shown, according to the classification proposed by Authier-Reiriz (1982).

"Despite appearances, the deconstruction of logocentrism is not a psychoanalysis of philosophy [...]" (DERRIDA, 1967, p. 293).

 

b) In direct citations, it is mandatory to present the page number of the reference. In indirect citations, the indication of the page consulted is optional;

Examples:

Lithium production begins at Searles Lake, California, in 1928 (MUMFORD, 1949).

Oliveira and Leonardo (1943, p. 146) say that the "[...] relationship between the São Roque series and the small porphyroid granites is very clear.

 

c) Direct quotes, up to three lines, must be enclosed in double quotes;

 

d) Direct citations, with more than three lines, must be highlighted with 1 cm indentation from the left margin, with a smaller font than the text used and without quotation marks (size 10).

 

Call system

a) Citations must be indicated in the text by the so-called author-data system;

 

b) Citations of several documents by the same author, published in the same year, are distinguished by the addition of lowercase letters, in alphabetical order, after the date and without spacing, according to the list of references;

Example: According to Reeside (1927a; 1927b).

 

c) Indirect citations of several documents by several authors, mentioned simultaneously, must be separated by semicolons, in alphabetical order.

Example:

It polarizes and forwards, in the form of collective demand, the needs of all (FONSECA, 19997; PAIVA, 1997; SILVA, 1997).

 

Reference models

Book:

GOMES, L. G. F. F. Novela e sociedade no Brasil. Niterói: EdUFF, 1988. 137p.

Book chapter:

ROMANO, Giovanni. Imagens da Juventude na era moderna. In: LEVI, G.; SCHMIDT, J. (Org.) História dos jovens 2. São Paulo: Companhia das Letras, 1996. p. 7-16.

Manual:

CEARÁ. Secretaria do Meio Ambiente. Coordenadoria de Planejamento Ambiental. Estudo de Impacto Ambiental - EIA, Relatório de Impacto Ambiental - RIMA: manual de orientação. Fortaleza, 1989. 48p.

Journal Article:

LIMA, G. S.; ARAÚJO, J. P. Um estudo das variações da temperatura do solo via equação do calor. Rev. Bras. Ensino Fís., São Paulo, v. 41, n. 3, e20180245, 2019. Available from: <http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S180611172019000300404&lng=en&nrm=iso>. Access on:  27 May 2020.  https://doi.org/10.1590/1806-9126-rbef-2018-0245.

Thesis or dissertation:

ANDRADE, J. A. P. Pesca artesanal, turismo e impactos socioambientais: a percepção ambiental dos pescadores na APA Costa dos Corais (Alagoas/Brasil). 2020. 127 f. Dissertação (Mestrado em Ciências Marinhas Tropicais) - Postgraduate Program in Tropical Marine Sciences, Institute of Marine Sciences (LABOMAR), Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, 2020.