Technical Requirements to the Manuscript of the Paper

1. The volume of the paper should not exceed 15 pages of A4 size including references, tables, and figures (not more than three).

2. The paper set sent by the author(s) should include: the body text of the paper roughly consisting of the following sections: Introduction, Data and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions; abstracts with the volume of not more than 12 lines, with the title and surname of the author(s), giving a clear idea about the content of the paper; keywords; references in the alphabetic order of the authors; tables with headings typed with double spacing; graphics; the list of figure names and information about the author(s).  

It is also necessary to present the text of the paper in electronic form: the text in Microsoft Word format and figures in Tiff format. Figures and tables should not be inserted to the text of the paper. Figures must be presented in two variants: black-and-white and colored.  

3. The manuscript should be typed clearly with double spacing (Times New Roman, size 12) on one side of the standard sheet (A4 format) of heavy white paper with the following margin: 25 mm (bottom and left), 10 mm (right), and 20 mm (top).  

4. Mathematical and chemical designations and formulas are typed keeping the size of upper- and lower-case letters. It is necessary to give the decoding of all parameters used in the paper including subscripts and superscripts as well as of all abbreviations. The uniformity of terms should be also kept.  

5. Figures in electronic form are presented in Tiff format with a resolution of 650 dpi. The color space should correspond to the content of the figure: Bitmap if it contains only black and white dots; Grayscale if it includes halftones; CMYK or RGB if it is colored. The thickness of lines in figures should be not less than 0.3 pt или 0.13 mm. The use of dotted filling in the vector graphics programs is forbidden. The maximum size of the figure is 124 × 176 mm.

All letterings in figures are basically provided in Times New Roman, size ≥9; the smaller size (≥7) is allowed for secondary letterings; hydrography is written in italicized Arial. It is advisable to use size 6–8 Arial for the isoline captions. 

6. The author(s) should provide on a separate sheet the surname, name (full-length), academic degree and title, phone number, e-mail, the name and postal address (including the postal code) of the institute, where the paper was prepared.  

7. Two dates are given in the paper in case of its publication: the date of reception and the date, when the Editorial Board received the revised version. A request for revising the paper does not mean that it is accepted for press. It is reconsidered by the Editorial Board after the revision. If the manuscript is approved by the Editorial Board, its translation may be published in the English version of the journal (“Russian Meteorology and Hydrology”).  

8. The authors are not allowed to make significant corrections and additions against the original.  

9. The Editorial Board has the right to make the needed editorial corrections, additions, and abridgements.

10. The editorial board does not enter into discussion with the authors.  

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