Instructions for Authors


Journal of The Environmental Sciences

  1. Qualification as authors

The author should be a member of The Korean Environmental Sciences Society (KENSS).

  1. Content of Manuscript

The Content of Manuscript for Journal of The Environmental Sciences is related to the research field of The Korean Environmental Sciences Society: policy and economy of environment, natural environment and environmental pollution of air, water, soil, and waste. The papers weren’t already published or aren’t considered for publication to other scientific journals or periodicals. If a submitting paper is abridged version or a part of the thesis, author should write the fact on the bottom of the first page, and pass through the examination under the regulation. Authors of the paper have to follow the rules of research and publication ethics.

  1. Publication of Manuscript
  2. Research paper

 It should contain the result and fact with scientific value as a creative result of research works.

  1. Research article

 It should show the short result of a research and an experience from an environmental work besides research paper. The writing form follows the format of a research paper.

  1. Communication

It is possible to exchange opinions by communication for the short result of a research and an experience from an environmental work besides a research paper. The writing form follows the format of a research paper.

  1. Explanation

  We make it a rule to ask explanation to the author by the compilation committee. In the writing, it doesn’t need a summary but follows the format of research paper.  

  1. Estimation

 The compilation committee(편집위원회) of the society decides acceptance or rejection and the order of publication after deliberation. The committee can ask to an author about correction, complementation, or deletion needed to accept after discussing something of submitting manuscripts: consistency between title and content, expression felicitousness, necessity, suitability of a method about the verification of hypotheses, and consistency between result and conclusion of research. A manuscript can be sent to an author with needs when a manuscript has to revise, and the revised has to be back (has to enroll) until 40 days. The manuscript will be sent to an author with a statement, treated as “rejected paper” unless a revised manuscript is enrolled till 40 days. When the revise period is needed over 40days, an author asks agreement from the compilation committee in regular time. A revise and resubmission of the paper after regular time is submitted as a new paper.

  1. Acknowledgements

 A submitting manuscript can be written in Korean or English. In a Korean paper, we encourage to use the Korean characters provided by the National Institute of Korean Language available at http://www.Korean.go.kr/. The word - the name, geography, and journal - easy to confuse a meaning uses Chinese character or original language. A title of Table and Figure is written in English and form in content is Table 1 and Fig. 1. The first letter in a sentence writes in a capital besides special symbol, and proper noun like name in an explanatory note for table and figure. Don’t put a period(.) at the end of a table explanatory sentence, but at the end of a fig. explanatory sentence. If a terminology is too long to write, it is used for an abbreviation. An abbreviation can be written in brackets behind the word when the term is used at first. After that, an abbreviation replaces the long term.

  1. Manuscript type for Submission

 Submitting manuscript will be sent with a written pledge about research ethics in the homepage of the society after compiling as a one-column with a table and figure in A4 page. Examination fee should be sent to the bank account written in a submission card (Korean won 40,000 per title and 20,000 for an express paper). After the editorial board(편집위원회) screens a submitted paper about following submission regulation, it asks the examination to the panel of judges. The editorial board can reject the paper with the statement, not to comply with the regulation.

  1. Composition

 In Korean manuscript a title, author, and affiliation are written in Korean and then a title, author, affiliation, and address are written in English. After that the list of content is English abstract, introduction, material and method, result, discussion (or result and discussion), conclusion, acknowledgement, and reference. In English manuscript, content is written in the list as followings: a title, author, affiliation and address, abstract, introduction, material and method, result, discussion (or result and discussion), conclusion, acknowledgement, and reference.

  1. Authors: the first author and co-author(공저자)

 When a researcher is one, the first and lead author is a researcher. If the researcher is more than two, the first author is to be a lead author and the other author is a co-author. An corresponding author (교신저자) is to be a responsible leader and marked with “*” on the right top side of the author name. On the left bottom side of the first page in the paper the author’ name, affiliation, phone-number, e-mail is shown in English.

  1. Title, author and affiliation

 A title should be simple and lucid so that the content of the manuscript is easily disclosed. If the authors are more than or two, there should be dot(•) in Korean and comma(,) in English between authors. The first letter of First and family name is written in capital. “1)” and “2)” are put on the right top side of the author name when a co-author is in a different affiliation, and then the affiliation should be shown.

  1. English version of Abstract

The English version of abstract should be written as simple sentences and lucid expression. The abstract should be structured as followings: Purpose, Method, Result, Discussion, and Conclusion. There should be a key word less than 10 words.

 

  1. Main text

 The list of main content is written in an Arabic number as followings:
(Example)      


1. Introduction
2. Material and method
2.1. Material
2.2. Method
3. Result
3.1. • • • •
3.2. • • • •
4. Discussion
4.1. • • • •
4.2. • • • •
4.3. • • • •
5. Conclusion
Acknowledgement
Reference


  1. Quotation

① The last name (Family name) of an author in Korean or English paper is written with a published year.
Ex) 최근 삶의 질이 향상됨에 따라 환경에 대한 관심이 증폭되고 있다. (홍, 2010)
② All of the authors should be written when authors are less than or two.
1) When the author is one,
(Korean paper) 홍(2010) or Brown(2010)
(English paper) Hong(2010)
2) When the authors are two,
(Korean paper) 홍과 김(2010) or Brown과 Rosenberg(2010)
(English paper) Hong and Kim(2010)
③ When the author are more than or three, “등”(et al. in English) is used after the first author is written.
(Korean paper) 홍 등(2010) or Stone 등(2010)
(English paper) Hong et al.(2010)
④ When the papers with the same author are quoted, the name of author is written one time, and comma(,) is written between the years.
(Korean paper) 홍 등(2009, 2010)
(English paper) Hong et al.(2009, 2010)
⑤ When the author is an association, the writing method depends on the length of those name. If the name is short, you will follow above rules. If it is long, the full name is written with an abbreviation in parentheses, and then the abbreviation is written.
⑥ In papers with the same author and year alphabet character, “a”, ”b”, and “c”, is used to distinguish by the published year.
(ex) 홍 등(2009a, 2009b)
⑦ When the papers with the different authors are quoted more than two, follow the sequence of the writing reference and use semicolon “;” between papers.
(ex) (Boa, 2010; Hirsh and Osaka, 2005; Marode et al., 2008)
The name of author is written one time, and comma”,” is written between the years.

  1. Reference
  2. Composition
  3. All references, used in content, are written in the reference section.
  4.  It should be written in English but it can be written in Korean at the unavoidable situation.
  5.  Writing reference is in the list as followings: in the name of the first author Korean (가나다), Chinese character (with Japanese), English (Alphabet), German, French, etc. When the name is same, writing order is on the published year. If the published year is also same, the first character of title is the fact to decide.
  6.  All author and editor of the paper should be written, but a person in charge(책임저자) of the research is only written at the research report.
  7. The abbreviation of journal is on Chemical abstracts in English but a full name should be written in Korean and Japanese.
  8. The Editor is shown to write “ed.” Behind the name when an editor is one, but “eds.” is written when Editors are more than or two.
  9. Writing
  10.  Periodicals: author, publication year, title, Periodicals name, volume, page.

(ex) 홍길동, 김철수, 이영희, 2010, 해륙풍 수치모델에 관한 연구, 한국환경과학회지, 26(2), 67-77.
Hong, K. D., Kim, C. S., Lee, Y. H., 2010, Characteristics of air pollution in the presence of land and sea breeze numerical simulation, Atmos, Env., 17, 35-42.

  1. Proceedings of the Sciences Conferences: author, publication year, title, science council name, publisher, place of publication(if it is a foreign country), page.

(ex) 홍길동, 김철수, 이영희, 2010, 해륙풍 수치모델에 관한 연구, 정기학술발표회논문집, 한국환경과학회, 67-77.
Hong, K. D., Kim, C. S., Lee, Y. H., 2010, Characteristics of air pollution in the presence of land and sea breeze numerical simulation, Proceedings of the Korean Environmental Sciences Conferences, Prentice-Hall, New York, 24-32.

  1.  Journal: author(if not, association name), publication year, Journal name, volume(if it has), Editing, Editor name(if it has), publisher, place of publication(if it is a foreign country), page.

(ex) 홍길동, 김철수, 2010, 환경과 공해, 3판, 형설출판사, 370-374.
Bitton, G., 1994, Wastewater microbiology, 1st ed., Wiley-Liss Inc., New York, 254-260.

  1.  Paper in Journal: author, publication year, title, Editor name(if it has), Journal name, volume(if it has), Editing, publisher, place of publication(if it is a foreign country), page.

(ex) Mettam, G. R., Song, S. K., 1999, How to prepare an electronic version of your article, in: Jones, B. S. and Smith, R. Z. (eds.), Introduction to the Electronic Age, Vol. 5, 3rd ed., E-publishing Inc., New York, 281-304.

  1.  Master’s and doctor’s thesis: author, publication year, title, a kind of degree, presenting institution, location, country(if it is a foreign country).

(ex) 홍길동, 2009, 환경과 공해에 관한 연구, 박사학위 논문, 한국대학교.
Lee, Y. Y., 2009, Study on environment and pollution, Ph. D. Dissertation, Hankook University, New York, USA.

  1.  Internet site: author(if it is), uploading year, site name, URL(universal resource locator).

(ex) 한국환경산업기술원, 2009, http://www.keiti.re.kr.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1996, http://www.epa.gov.

  1.  Patent ∙ utility model: author, title, kind, registration number or application number.

(ex) 홍길동, 소규모 오수의 정화장치, 실용신안, 출원번호 20-2000-0037790.
Hong, K. D., Technology for air pollution controller., U.S. Patent 5,494,897.

  1.  Report (the government paper): author(if not, association name), publication year, Report name, report type(number), research association(if not, the location of author), place, country(if it is a foreign country).

(ex) 건설교통부, 2000, 1999년도 수자원관리기법개발연구조사보고서, 제 1권, 한국 확률강우량도 작성, 11-15000000-000545-01.
국립환경연구원, 2001. 한강유역통합관리시스템 개발사업-오염부하 해석 및 수질관리모델개발.
Spath, P., Ringer, M. 2000, Development of biological criteria for water quality assessment using benthic diatoms, Report 14, EPRI publication No. 74-049, Electronic Power Res., California, USA. 

  1. Unit

Numeric characters should be written as Arabic letter. The SI unit (m, Kg, s, and K) have to use as standard as well as a proper noun and word is not available to use in translation or abbreviation.

  1. Receipt of manuscript

  Manuscript can be received at any time and the receipt day is a time to arrive at our society (or homepage). Every manuscript submitted is not return.

  1. Acceptation

 Acceptation of manuscript is following the regulation about the examination of a paper. The sequence of publication is depended on the receipt order of Manuscript. However, the taxis in a volume can be controlled by the editorial board.

  1. Manuscript Editing

 The editing manuscript is done by an author at first, and the editorial board can proofread. The change of content can’t be revised as possible during the editing.

  1. Fee for publication

 If the manuscript is accepted for publication, fee for publication is paid as followings: Korean won 24,000 per page for a paper issued at the conference of KENSS, Korean won 30,000 per page for a paper with acknowledgements issued at the conference of KENSS, and Korean won 40,000 per page for a paper not issued at the conference of KENSS. An extra charge is required for a page with color. A supplement is served about 20 pages for free but it will be charged Korean won 10,000 per 10 pages if you need more pages. The express system has been operated by 2006 and a different publication fee is applied as followings: Korean won 120,000 per page for a paper and Korean won 300,000 for a paper with acknowledgements in addition. We are not reflecting a discount of publication fee to an express paper.

  1. Copyright

 The copyright and the transfer right of the digital content of the published paper and journal is owned by the Korean Environmental Sciences Society.