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Korean Journal of Limnology covers the entire field of limnology and freshwater biology.
Notice to contributors
Manuscripts. All manuscripts (original and two copies) should be sent to Professor Kwang-Guk An, The Editorin-Chief, Korean Journal of Limnology, Department of Biology, Chungnam National University, 79 Daehangno, Yousung-gu, Daejeon, 305-764, Korea (Tel: 042-821-7538, Fax: 042-822-9690).
The original drawings should not be sent until the editor requests them. The text should be typed on one side of the paper, double spaced, with ample margins.
a) Title page. This should include the title, list of author names, institute or laboratory of origin, name and address of the author to whom proofs should be sent, and an abbreviated title for use as a running head line.
b) Abstract. All papers should include an abstract, in short paragraphs, limited to less than 250 words. This should provide a concise statement of the scope of the work and its principal findings and be fully intelligible without reference to the main text.
c) Introduction. This should contain a clear statement of the reason for doing the work, outlining essential background information but should not include either the results or conclusions.
d) Materials and Methods. This should be concise but provide sufficient details to allow the work to be repeated.
e) Results. This should not include material appropriate to the Discussion.
f) Discussion. This should highlight the significance of the results and place them in the context of other work.
g) Acknowledgements.
h) Literature cited.
i) Tables.
j) Figure legends.
k) Illustrations.
Abbreviations. Full names with uncommon abbreviations must be given with the first mention; new abbreviations should be coined only for unwieldy names and should not be used at all unless the names occur frequently. In the title and abstract unusual abbreviations should be identified, in the introduction and discussion they should be used sparingly.
Units. The International System of Units (S.I.) are required to be used, and the units should be in Roman typesets. When unit appears in a denominator, use negative exponents (e.g., g L-1 hr-1). One space should be inserted between figures and units, except for %, and units of temperature, latitute, or longitute.
Tables, figures and illustrations. Each table must be typed on a separate sheet, with a fully informative caption as a heading. Tables should be numbered consecutively with Arabic numerals. Column headings should be brief, with units of measurement in parentheses. All illustrations (including photographs) are classified as figures and should be numbered consecutively. Figures should be suitable for 50% reduction and should be drawn or grouped so that on reduction they will fit within the type area (200136 mm). Laser prints or page-size photographs are acceptable for final production: there should be at least 2.5 cm of space at the top of each figure. Legends to figures should be typed in sequence on a separate sheet. Each table and figure should have the author name and the number written on the back in pencil. The approximate position of table and figures should be indicated in the margin of the typescript.
Literature cited should be made by giving the author name with the year of publication. When reference is made to a work by three or more authors the first name followed by et al. should be used on all occasions. If several papers by the same author and from the same year are cited, a, b, c, etc., should be put after the year of publication. References should be listed in alphabetical order at the end of the paper and should be full name of the journal in the following standard form:
Choi, S.K. 1966. Community structure and function of Korean fish, p. 1-20. In : The Korean Freshwater Ecology (A.B. Kim and C.D. Lee, eds.). Hanyang Press, Ansan.
Oh, H.E., J.S. Maeng and M.K. Han. 1991. Nitrogen and carbon fixation by a blue green alga. Korean Journal of Limnology 29 : 1-10. Simpson, C.G. and A. Roe. 1996. Freshwater Ecology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York.
Titles of journals can be abbreviated, but abbreviations should be in form internationally accepted. Unpublished material, except for MS and Ph.D. theses, should not be included among the references. Personal communications are not accepted.
Disks. The editor will request submission of accepted articles on disk. An accurate hard-copy must accompany each disk, together with details of the type of computer used and the software employed. Particular attention should be taken to ensure that articles submitted in this way adhere exactly to the journal style in all respects.
Proofs. Page proofs only will be sent to the authors and these should be returned to the Editor within 3days. Major alterations to the text cannot be accepted.
Offprints. Fifty offprints of each paper are supplied free and sent to the author responsible for ordering the offprints. Additional copies may be purchased and should be ordered when the proofs are returned.