Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research

Official Journal of the International Association of Geoanalysts



On-line submission

    Submissions to Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research are made on-line using ScholarOne Manuscripts. To submit an article to the journal go to If this is the first time you have used the system you will be asked to register by clicking on 'create an account'. Full instructions on making your submission are provided. You should receive an acknowledgement within a few minutes. Thereafter, the system will keep you informed of the process of your submission through refereeing, any revisions that are required, and a final decision.

General requirements

    To ensure maximum dissemination of information, the language for contributions is English (following the conventions of British English).

    Please refer to the Authors' Guide published in Vol. 21, No. 2, for detailed instructions for the preparation of manuscripts for submission, or go to the online version.

    An abbreviated guide to the submission of electronic format text, table and figure files, can be read here.

    Enquiries regarding submission of manuscripts can be made to the Publication Manager.


    Manuscripts should use SI units throughout and adhere to the latest ISO and IUPAC approved terminology. Contributors should, in particular use analytical terms and definitions published in 'International vocabulary of basic and general terms in metrology' (VIM) which is published in three parts: Part 1 Basic and general terms (international), Part 2 Vocabulary of legal metrology - fundamental terms and Part 3 Guide to the expression of uncertainty in measurement, published in 1995 by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).

    Authors should also consult the following references for guidance: The international system of units (8th edition): 2006, Bureau International de Poids et Mesures (Sevres, France). Guide to the expression of uncertainty in measurement, ISO Guide 98: 1995. Terms and definitions used in connection with reference materials. ISO Guide 30: 1992. Reference materials - Contents of certificates and labels, ISO Guide 31: 2000. Calibration in analytical chemistry and the use of certified reference materials, ISO Guide 32: 1997. Uses of certified reference materials, ISO Guide 33: 2000. General requirements for the competence of reference material producers, ISO Guide 34: 2000, Cor 1: 2003. Reference materials - General and statistical principles for certification, ISO Guide 35: 2006.



    Copyright in an article published in Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research remains with the author (or with the author's employer if the employer owns copyright in the work).

    In order for articles to be distributed as widely as possible in Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research the author grants the Publisher (Wiley-Blackwell) an exclusive licence to publish his or her article on behalf of the International Association of Geoanalysts (including the abstract in printed and electronic form). Copyright (© 2007--) in the compilation of material in the Journal is vested in the International Association of Geoanalysts. All rights reserved.

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