Registration Fees
Submissions Opens01.12.2016
Submission Deadlineextended until:  28.02.2017
Evaluation time for Abstracts1 month
Notification of acceptance1st half of April 2017

Abstract Guidelines

The Abstracts will be published in a volume of the “Berichte der Geologischen Bundesanstalt” (Reports of the Geological Survey of Austria) which will have an ISSN – then also being freely available as PDF under the permanent link https://www.geologie.ac.at/produkte-shop/textpublikationen/zeitschriften/berichte_der_geologischen_bundesanstalt/ (got to “Details” of the chosen volume and then download “PDF”.

The whole abstract including title, authors and their affiliations, text and references must not have not more than 500 words (or 3500 characters including space characters).

The abstract text itself may have a max. of 350 Words (or 2500 characters including space characters). Please avoid more than 2 text paragraphs.

No figures, tables or graphs are permitted.

A maximum of 5 references may be given. For in-text citation: no space between initials of authors, use ampersand ‘&’ to separate two authors or ‘et al.’, Small capitals for authors names (Gümbel, 1862; Piller et al., 2004; Leuprecht & Moshammer, 2006)

Formatting is limited to Bold (headings, volume number in References), italics (species and genus in taxonomy or highlighting something in the text), and Small capitals (authors names in references), as well as superscript or subscript and common special characters (e.g. δO18 or C12).


Reference Format

To be given in short format (max. 1 line for each reference), of all authors or editors just the first/single author/editor + et al. (if applicable).


Journal article (First author + et al., year AND EITHER journal abbreviation, volume, page numbers OR doi-link in this style: dx.doi.org/prefix/suffix)

a) Kováčkova, M., et al., 2011. Geol. Carpathica, 62/3, 251–266.

b) Kováčkova, M., et al., 2011. dx.doi.org/10.2478/v10096-011-0020-0

Book Chapter (First author + et al., year, book editor + et al., book title, page numbers):

Aigner, T., 1982. In: Einsele, G. et al. (eds.), Cyclic and Event Stratification, 248–262.

Book (First author + et al., year, book title, Short name of Publisher)

Gradstein, F.M., et al. 2012. The Geological Time Scale 2012, Elsevier.


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