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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:

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

Articles should be submitted electronically via e-mail to Dorothy Combs at 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 Dorothy Combs at in jpg, tiff, gif, ai, eps, psd or other standard format at 300 dpi. A hard copy mailed with a 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
Dorothy Combs, Membership Services Manager 
1333 W. 120th Avenue, Suite 211 
Westminster, CO 80234-2710
(303) 412-6205
Fax (303) 253-9220 or

AIPG National Editor
John L. Berry, CPG-4032
 John Berry Assoc.
 5000 Beverly Hills Dr
 Austin, TX 78731
 O: (512) 452-8068