Call for Papers for new int. journal, Paleontological Research

Robert M. Ross serross at
Wed Sep 4 23:26:54 EST 1996

Paleontological Research

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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