i) 21 IAPS Post-Conference book
Participants of the 21. IAPS conference are invited to submit their full papers for publication in the traditional Post-Conference book. It will contain a selection of the best conference papers which are selected on the basis of a peer review process. The 21. IAPS Post-Conference book will be the third volume of the series Advances in People-Environment Studies with Gabriel Moser and David Uzzell as Series Editors. It will be published by Hogrefe in 2011. To get an impression of the IAPS series of Post-Conference books please have a look at Volume 1 'Environment, Health, and Sustainable Development'. It contains the 20 best full papers of the 19th IAPS conference held in Alexandria in 2006; edited by Aleya Abdel-Hadi, Mostafa K. Tolba, and Salah Soliman, and also published by Hogrefe.
Please send your full paper to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For submission the following deadlines must be met:
> The deadline for initial full paper submission is 31 October 2010.
> Decisions and revision requests will be notified to authors by 31 January 2011.
> The deadline for revised paper submission is 31 March 2011.
The major criteria for the selection by a peer review process are:
1. Relevance for the IAPS 21st Conference themes "Vulnerability, Risk and Complexity: Impacts of Global Change on Human Habitats", and congruence with the IAPS mission
2. Scientific quality with regard to scientific methodology, data, and underlying theory
3. Clear questions, convincing arguments, and good answers
4. Innovative character of the approaches and/or findings and presence of clear policy related implications
Important preparation guidelines:
• Manuscripts should be no longer than 25,000 characters + spaces (including abstract and references) and may contain a maximum of 5 black-and-white figures or tables.
• The preferred word-processing software is MS Word 97-2003; alternatively, RTF format may be used.
• The preferred formatting is as follows: A4 or letter page format, Times New Roman 12 point, double-spaced, 2.5 cm (1 in.) margins all round, text left aligned, 1st line indent 1 cm (0.5 in.)
Title page, abstract, and keywords
• Each manuscript should include on the title page the following elements: Chapter title, Author names in full, brief affiliation for each author, name and full address of the corresponding author (including phone, fax, and email address), abstract (maximum 1000 characters + spaces), up to 5 key words
• American or British English may be used. Please ensure that whichever is preferred is used consistently within a chapter.
• It is recommended that authors who are not native speakers of English have their manuscripts checked by a native-speaker colleague. Please note that the editors will not provide any proofreading services. So please ensure your paper is of high quality; otherwise it will not be accepted.
For detailed manuscript preparation guidelines please download the following pdf-file:
ii) Publication in several scientific journals
Discussions will be held with a number of editors regarding the publication of special issues including selected papers presented at this symposium. The journals to be contacted include amongst others:
iii) Abstracts of Presentations
In the course of the 21. IAPS Conference we published the so called Abstracts of Presentations. Every participants got an exemplar in his or her conference bag. It contains all accepted abstracts including the abstracts of the participants of the Young Researchers Workshop. The book will have an ISBN.
Unfortunately, there are a few mistakes concerning the printed version. Therefore, we set up the Abstracts of Presentations - Errata. Please have a look.