EIM Author Guidelines

Poster Submission

For posters please submit an abstract. The abstract should be a clear summary of the work emphasizing the major results and conclusions. It must be no longer than 400 words and should not include any references or acronyms. Poster submissions will be evaluated based on relevance, and uniqueness of the contribution.  Accepted posters will need to be no more than 36'x48' and will be displayed during the poster session and reception, during which time at least one author from each poster must be present for discussions and questions. 

Paper Submission

Manuscript Contributed papers should be in the form of a short paper, 6 pages maximum (in pdf format, font Times New Roman 10-pt., two column layout). These manuscripts must be written in English. They must be formatted according to the guidelines in the Manuscript Template. They must include title, author(s) and affiliations, abstract, as well as the text of the paper and references. Figures should be placed inline in the text. Each accepted paper will be presented as a 15 miniute oral presentation, and these will be organized into sessions by topic. Papers should be organized as follows: Title (should be clear, descriptive and not too long), Authors and their affiliations, Abstract (one paragraph not to exceed 400 words), Keywords (four to six), introduction, methods and techniques results and discussion, conclusions, Acknowledgments, and References. Tables and Figures should be included inline at the appropriate points in the manuscript. All tables and figures should include a descriptive caption and should be referenced in the text of the article. SI units should be used throughout. 
Abstract The abstract should be a clear summary of the work emphasizing the major results and conclusions. It should be no longer than 400 words and should not include any references or acronyms. 
References Citations in the text should use the numbered style, with bracketed numbers referring to numbers in the reference list [1]. Multiple cited works should be separated by commas [2,3]. Inline citations should refer in the text to the author's surname (without initial) and the citation number. For example, "Since Smith [3] has shown that ...".  All cited publications should be listed in the 'References' section, which should only include references that were directly cited in the text. References should appear in the references section in the order in which they are cited in the text.  Check spelling carefully to be sure that authors' names and dates are correct. Do not abbreviate the titles of periodicals mentioned in the References. The references list should be formatted using the following style, but follow the examples in the manuscript template for formatting.
[1] M.U. Smith. "Software for environmental workflows," Ecological Informatics vol. 2(3), pp. 234-256, 1999. doi: 10.234/eismith-1999 
Books and edited books: 
[2] S. Jones and K. Brown (Editors), Environmental decision making: software and applications. Springer, London, 2004, 250 pp. 
Book chapters: 
[3] S.S. King, "Sustainable development." In Ecological Physical Chemistry, C. Marks and F. Carvello, Eds., Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2006, pp. 87-101.

  • Number the illustrations according to their sequence in the text. 
  • Produce images at the desired size of the printed version to reducing scaling issues during printing. 
  • Each figure must have a caption. A caption should include a brief title and a description of the figure and should explain all symbols and abbreviations used. 

All authors must license their paper under the Creative Commons 'Attribution 3.0 Unported' license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/). This license enables us and others to redistribute and transmit your copyrighted work on the conference website and in other venues, and to remix and adapt the work, under the condition that the work is properly attributed to the author and cited. The full legal code of the license is available at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcode. The manuscript must contain a text box at the bottom of the first column on the first page that contains the CC-BY logo and the the statement "This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License (see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0).".  See the Manuscript Template for the specific format.
Conflicts of Interest 
Authors should acknowledge all funding and any direct financial benefits that could result from publication. Reviewers should disclose current or recent association with authors and other special interest in this work.

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