Call for Papers for new int. journal, Paleontological Research
Robert M. Ross
serross at sci.shizuoka.ac.jp
Wed Sep 4 23:26:54 EST 1996
Call for Papers
Editors-in-Chief Kei Mori and Kunihiro Ishizaki
_Paleontological Research_ is the official journal of the Palaeontological
Society of Japan and will make its debut in the spring of 1997. Awarded a
new title, an expanded scope, and a newly established international board
of Associate Editors, this replacement journal of the _Transactions and
Proceedings of the Palaeontological Society of Japan_ aims to serve better
the international paleontological community by promoting the dissemination
of fundamental knowledge in all areas of paleontological research.
Aims and Scope
Papers on taxonomy, evolution, ecology, biogeography, and taphonomy of
ancient biotas and their modern counterparts.
Papers on the faunas or floras of any area worldwide; tradition of
strong coverage of Pacific and Asian regions.
Papers internationally peer-reviewed.
A4-page format with high quality reproduction of photographs and
_Paleontological Research_ will be published quarterly, in April, June,
September, and December, with a total of about 320 pages annually.
Requests for "A Guide for Preparing Manuscripts" should be addressed to:
Editor, Paleontological Research, c/o Business Center for Academic
Societies, Honkomagome 5016-9, Bunkyo-ku Tokyo, 113 Japan
A World Wide Web page with information about the Palaeontological Society
of Japan and instructions to authors is now under construction.
Manuscript inquiries and manuscripts should be sent to: Kei Mori,
Institute of Geoenvironmental Science, Faculty of Science, Tohoku
University, Sendai, 980-77 JAPAN
The Board of Associate Editors includes:
S.M. Kidwell, Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
R.D.K. Thomas, Lancaster, PA, U.S.A.
A.B. Smith, London, U.K.
J. Bergström, Stockholm, Sweden
W. Hongzhen, Beijing, China
A.G. Beu, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
J.C. Ingle, Stanford, CA, U.S.A.
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