Publishing Instructions for ODP Scientists

Figure, Photograph, and Plate Formatting Specifications

Authors are required to submit final versions of all figures with their revised manuscripts. ODP can not make corrections or modifications to figures intended for publication in the Scientific Results volume.

These guidelines outline requirements for volumes through Leg 169S. For volumes Leg 169 and beyond, contact the ODP publications coordinator for submission instructions,, (979) 845-1909.

  • Submission requirements
  • Figures and plates: numbers and captions
  • Layout
  • Lettering
  • Lines and ruling
  • Symbols and shading
  • Color
  • Photographs and plates
  • Scanned images

    Back-Pocket Material Formatting Specifications

  • One free (double sided) black-and-white back-pocket foldout is available per volume through Leg 169S. For Legs 169 and beyond, contact the ODP publications coordinator,, (979) 845-1909 to check on availability.
  • Co-chiefs coordinate what information is published on this piece.
  • Any material submitted for a back-pocket foldout must be approved by co-chiefs and clearly identified on your submission cover sheet.
  • For information on the cost of color back-pocket foldouts or additional black and white foldouts, see Optional Charges for ODP Proceedings Volume Materials.
  • Format:

    Scientific Results Manuscript Preparation Guidelines

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    Modified on Monday, 13-Aug-2001 16:17:39 CDT.