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Earth Science and Geography
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Chinese names are commonly arranged family name first, followed by a given name (see Book example below); for references with Chinese authors, spell out the entire name.
Include the names of co-chief scientists for publications.
In text citation examples
One author: (Name, Year, p. xxx) --> (Taylor, 1990, p. 154)
NOTE: Page numbers required only if a direct quote is used.
Two authors: (Author 1 and Author 2, Year, p. xxx) --> (Kane and Neuzil, 1993)
Three or more authors: (Author 1 et. al., year) --> (Sawyer et al., 1991)
Or to cite works in one sentance: (Taylor, 1990, p. 154; Sawyer et al., 1991; Kane and Neuzil, 1993)
Reference list examples
Author, O., and Author, P., Year, Title of article: Title of Publication, v. xx, p. xxx-xxx.
Brown, M., 1993 P-T-t evolution of orogenic belts and the causes of regional metamorphism: Journal of the Geological
Society [London], v. 150, p. 227-247.
Last Name, X., Last Name, Y. and Last Name, A., Year, Title of article: Title of Publication: City of Publication, State,
Series, xx p.
Burchfiel, B.C., Chen Zhiliang, Hodges, K.V., Liu Yuping, Royden, L.H., Deng Changrong and Xue Jiene, 1992, The
South Tibetan detachment system, Himalayan orogen: Extension contemporaneous with and parallel to shortening in a collisional mountain belt: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper 269, 41 p.
Last Name, A., Year, Name of presentation: Conference Title, City, State, Abstracts, v.x, p. xxx.
Fitzgerald, P.G., 1989, Uplift and formation of Transantarctic Mountains: Applications of apatite fission track analysis to