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TPG Article Submittals

Instructions to Authors

The TPG accepts articles of modest length for publication. Submittals should be no more than approximately 3200 words, or twelve typed pages, double spaced. Longer articles may be divided into parts (e.g. part 1 and part II), but this is not encouraged. Articles may be technical or professional in nature. Articles containing news of importance to professional geologists will also be considered. Except for news articles, or articles containing dated materials, submittals should be sent to AIPG headquarters twelve weeks in advance of expected publication.

Manuscripts should have the following section:

Title
Abstract
Key Words
Author(s) with AIPG number and address
Text
Tables if included
Figures with captions if included
Appendix(es) if included
Acknowledgements
References Cited

Articles should be submitted electronically via e-mail to Vickie Hill at vlh@aipg.org. Headquarters uses Word for Windows, which is preferred, but any translatable files are acceptable. A hard copy mailed with with disk or flash drive is also acceptable.

Graphics should also be submitted electronically via e-mail to Vickie Hill at vlh@aipg.org in jpg, tiff, gif, ai, eps, psd or other standard format at 300 dpi. A hard copy mailed with with disk or flash drive is also acceptable. We can scan clean copy images or photos if necessary.

TPG wants color photographs. Photographs alone may be submitted for the cover. They should have a geologic theme and an informational caption.

TPG Schedule

Issue Submission                            Deadline
January/February/March              November 1st
April/May/June                             February 1st
July/August/September                   May 1st
October/November/December     August 1st

Authors are encouraged to communicate with Headquarters via mail, fax, or Internet. Send your article and/or photographs, or communicate questions to:

The American Institute of Professional Geologists
Vickie Hill, Membership Services Manager
12000 Washington St., Suite 285
Thornton, CO 80241-3134
(303) 412-6205
Fax (303) 253-9220
aipg@aipg.org or vlh@aipg.org

AIPG National Editor
Robert A. Stewart, CPG-08332
Arcadis
O: (860) 533-9901
Connecticut
bob.stewart@arcadis-us.com 

The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) was founded in 1963 to certify the credentials
of practicing geologists and to advocate on behalf of the profession.

AIPG represents the professional interests of all practicing geoscientists in every discipline.
It's advocacy & efforts are focused on the promotion of the role of geology and geologists in society.