Guide for Authors

Thank you for choosing to submit your paper to us. Please take the time to read and follow the instructions as closely as possible, as doing so will ensure your paper matches the journal’s requirements.

  1. At the time of submission, the following files should be supplied.
    • Manuscript. This file should be anonymized, and the file name should also preserve your anonymity.
    • Conflict of interest. This file can be downloaded here and you are required to fill out this form.
    • Publishing Agreement: This file can be downloaded here and you are required to fill out this form.

The Journal of Stratigraphy and Sedimentology Researches of the University of Isfahan, welcomes to the following research topics:

  • Biostratigraphy
  • Sequence stratigraphy
  • Microfacies
  • Paleoecology
  • Quaternary sediment engineering
  • Sedimentology and environmental pollution
  • Sedimentology and deposits
  • Hydrogeology in relation to sedimentology and sedimentary geochemistry

Please consider the followings before submitting the article:

  1. The article should not be published earlier or submitted to other publisher simultaneously.
  2. The formal language of the journal is Persian. However, English articles would be in consideration.
  3. The text should reflect original research and reflects author(s) investigations.
  4. Article provided by MSc. and PhD. students in cooperation with their supervisor and advisor, should be submitted by supervisor. Otherwise, it will not open to the editorial board
  5. The article should arrange as follows:

First page:

  • Full title of the article in Persian and in English, Name of the author(s) in Farsi and in English (the name of the corresponding author will be marked with an asterisk).
  • Academic status and name of institution or place of employment of the author(s) in Persian and English.
  • Full address of the author responsible for correspondence, including postal address, telephone number, fax number and E-mail address in Persian and in English. Please avoid using these specifications in other pages of the paper.
  • If the financial expenses of the research or the preparation of the article are provided by an institution, or if the article is derived from a research project with the financial support of other institutions and organizations, it is necessary to obtain permission to print the results of the project or research from the appropriate institution and submit it to the journal office when submitting the article, and if requested by the institution, the name of that institution should be included in the footer of the first page.

Second page:

  • Full title of the article in Persian.
  • Abstract in Persian (maximum of 300 words),
  •  Key words (maximum of five words),

Third page (begin the whole body of the paper):

  • Introduction, Methods, Main body, Discussion, Conclusion and List of references, preferably "in English
  • References in the text: author(s) name and year of publication in parentheses (Wilson 1975; Flugel 2010; James and Wynd 1965).
  • If you use more than one paper from author(s) published in the same year, add a, b, .after the year of that references.
  • Use an English equivalent marked independently by number for each page footnotes.
  • References list: Arrange references as; author's last name, first letter of the name, year of publication, title, journal name completely, volume number , pages (start and end). In the book, after the author's surname and first letter of the name and year of the book, the full name of the publisher, volume number, place of publication, and pages must be explained.

The method of referencing sources is based on the AAPG journal format of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.




One author:

  • Flugel E. 2010. Microfacies of carbonate rocks. Springer, Berlin, 976 p.

Two or more authors:

  • Allen P.A. and Allen J.R. 2005. Basin Analysis: Principles and Applications (2nd editions). Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, 549 p.

Scientific journal articles

One author:

  • Owens R.M. 2004. Late Ordovician and Early Silurian Proetida (Trilobita) from north-western and central Europe. Palaeontology, 47(3): 557-578.

Two or more authors:

  • Pittau P. Cotza F. and Del Rio M. 2003. Early Silurian siliceous sponge spicule assemblages from the Sardinia Hercynian Chain (Italy). Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana, 42(3): 225-239.
  • Pomar L. Mateu-Vicens G. Morsilli, M. and Brandano M. 2014. Carbonate ramp evolution during the Late Oligocene (Chattian), Salento Peninsula, southern Italy. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 404: 109-132.
  • The article was published in the Conference Proceedings:
  • Steinhauff D. M. and Walker K. R. 1996. Sequence stratigraphy of an apparently non-cyclic carbonate succession: recognizing subaerial exposure in a largely subtidal, Middle Ordovician stratigraphic sequence in eastern Tennessee. In: Witzke G. A. Ludvingson J. E. and Day B. J (Eds.), Paleozoic Sequence Stratigraphy: Views from the North American Craton, special paper, Geological Society of America, 87-115.


  • Kaiser S.I. 2005. Mass extinctions, climatic and oceanographic changes at the Devonian-Carboniferous boundary, PhD thesis, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, 156 p.

Internet resources:

Government website or organization:

  •; Forminiferal genera and their classification (e-book), (2005)
  1. In the text refer to number of charts, tables, notes and outline their approximate location.
  2. Use 300 dpi quality for tables and figures and sent them in a separate files.
  3. Submitted article would be sent to three unonmous reviewers.
  4. The corresponding author is legally responsible for the scientific and accuracy of the article.
  5. Translated texts are not acceptable.
  6. The maximum volume of the paper, including tables and figures should not increase of 25 pages.
  7. The journal reserves the right to accept, reject, edit and keeping the article.

13.Rejected or withdrawn article will remove from journal archives after three months and the journal has no responsibility in this regard.

Note 1: The journal is free to review, accept or reject the paper.