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Author Guidelines



1.   The original paper which is written properly in English will be considered for publication and is not simultaneously been published to any other publications. Send the paper in the forms of the electronic file, soft copy to the Editorial Board of the journal:



      The paper is very helpful in the editing process.

2.   The paper is reviewed and edited by minimal two scientific reviewers and one English linguist in accordance with the prevailing regulations.

3.   The editors will select and inform the author(s), whether the manuscript is accepted or rejected for the publication. The editors have a full right to discard the paper that is not qualified as a scientific manuscript according to the guidelines and the editors do not have obligation to send back the paper to the author.

4.   The editors are not responsible for the manuscript content. Responsibility is fully under the author.

5.   Figures, photographs and tables must have a clear title. The photograph is clear and ready to be printed and not in the form of a negative film. The map has a maximum size of an A4-paper, with a scale and north direction.

6.   The number of pages is unlimited; however, it is suggested not more than 15 pages.

7.   Offprint is available for the author(s) prior to being published.




1.   Paper is typed in 1 spaces using an A4 paper. The typing is conducted using a computer in Microsoft Word with Arial font 10.

2.   The page one of the paper includes author/s (addresses of institution/organization), the title of paper, abstract and keywords (minimal 4 words).

3.   The structure of paper:

a.  Title

b.  Author(s) and institution address

c.  Abstract, briefly and clearly written with maximal 250 words

d.  Keywords, written 4-6 words

e.  Introduction contains background, problem, the same previous works carried out other authors, objective and studied area

f.   Methodology

g.  Result

h.  Discussion

i.   Conclusion and Suggestion

j.   Acknowledgment (when appropriate)

4.   References cited within text start with author’s name, followed by publication date in parentheses. The reference list should be arranged in alphabetical order. Examples of the reference of publications are shown as follows:



Middleton, M.F. and Hunt, J.W. (1989) “Influence of tectonics on Permian coal-rank patterns in Australia,” International Journal of Coal Geology, 13. Amsterdam. pp. 391-411.



Thomas, L. (2002) Coal geology. John Wiley & Sons Ltd., the Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester, West Sussex, England. 384 pp.


Chapter in book

•     Kuhn, C. and Ciullo, P.A. (1996) Mineral surface modification. In: Ciullo, P.A. (ed.), Industrial minerals and their uses - a handbook and formulary, Noyes Publications, Westwood, New Jersey, USA, pp. 83-98.

•     Mooney, J.F. (1996) “Ceramics and glass,” In: Ciullo, P.A. (ed.), Industrial minerals and their uses - a handbook and formulary, Noyes Publications, Westwood, New Jersey, USA, pp. 459-482.



Flores, R.M. (2000) “Biogenic gas in low-rank coal: a viable and economic resource in the United States,” Proceedings of Southeast Asian Coal Geology, Bandung, pp. 1-7.


Unpublished report

Nas, C. and Daulay, B. (2000) “Organic petrography,” 29thAnnual Convention IAGI, Bandung, 17 pp.



Santoso, B. (1994) Petrology of Permian coal, Vasse Shelf, Perth Basin, Western Australia. Ph.D. Thesis at School of Applied Geology, Curtin University of Technology. 355 pp.



Santoso, B. and Daulay, B. (2006) “Geologic influence on type and rank of selected Tertiary Barito coal, South Kalimantan, Indonesia,” Abstract of the 23rdAnnual Meeting of the Society for Organic Petrology, Beijing, pp. 214-216.



Harahap, B.H. and Noya, Y. (1995) Geological map of Rotanburg sheet, Irian Jaya, scale 1:250.000, Geological Research Development Centre, Bandung.


Information from the internet

Widagdo, S. (2008) Indonesian coal can only penetrate US$56/ton, Http://


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Paper is typed in 1 spaces using an A4 paper. The typing is conducted using computer in Microsoft Word with Arial 10. Using 3 cm of margin on each side (Top, Bottom, Left and Right). Paper to be adjusted right with the template we have provided (Template can be downloaded here).
  4. The page one of the paper includes author/s (addresses of institution/organization), title of paper, abstract and keywords (minimal 4 words).
  5. The abstract is written succinctly and clearly the maximum of 400 words, written in a bilingual (Indonesia and Britain) each paragraph as a thorough summary of the content and its conclusions, include keywords at least four (4) key words.
  6. The composition of the manuscript: title, name and address of the author, Abstract and Keywords, Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions and Recommendations, Acknowledgments and Reference.
  7. Images, photos and tables entitled clearly. Photos should be clear, at least 300 megapixel image resolution.
  8. Reference, should be referred to in the script written alphabetically, at least 10 pieces and the age of the latest literature / up-to-date (maximum age 5 years).

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