Author guidelines

Articles in Russian and English accepted at the journal "Hydrosphere. Hazard processes and phenomena” in accordance with the main sections:

  1. Fundamental problems of the Earth's hydrosphere
  2. Hazardous processes in the hydrosphere: fundamental and engineering aspects
  3. Ecological problems and hazards in the hydrosphere
  4. The evolution of the hydrosphere
  5. Methods, models and technologies
  6. Issues of improving regulatory documentation
  7. Monitoring, experimental and expeditionary research
  8. Scientific discussions
  9. Heritage
  10. Chronicles

There is no fee for publishing articles. The authors are not paid a fee.

All articles after the formation of the issue are posted on the journal’s website in the public domain. Materials published in journal are freely available and posted on the journal website.

The general format requirements for articles to be published:

- file format .doc or .docx; fields 2 cm on the perimeter of the page;

- font Times New Roman, the main font size – 12 pt;

- line spacing – 1,5, the use of automatic hyphenation in words is not permitted;

- indent – 1,5 cm, text alignment on the page width (except for the title page, formulas, links, figures and tables).

The title page should contain the following elements:

- title of the article (register as in the sentence, alignment in the centre) no more than 14 words;

- author (s)’ name (alignment in the centre);

- organization affiliation, indicating the city and country (in italics, alignment in the centre);

- e-mail of the contact author (center alignment);

- abstract up to 250 words, which should include the relevance of the research topic, problem statement, research objectives, research methods, results and key findings;

- keywords – 6-10 words, reflecting the content of an article.

The main text.

The editors strongly recommend original research articles are structured in IMRAD format:

Introduction – Why was the study undertaken? What was the research question, the tested hypothesis or the purpose of the research?

Methods – When, where, and how was the study done? What materials were used or who was included in the study groups (patients, etc.)?

Results – What answer was found to the research question; what did the study find? Was the tested hypothesis true?

Discussion – What might the answer imply and why does it matter? How does it fit in with what other researchers have found? What are the perspectives for future research?

Tables and figures should be centered on page without indentation, separated from the main text by empty lines. All figuries should be in highest quality. There are allowed of using a single line spacing, and a smaller font (no less 10 pt) in tables. Each table and figure should have a number and a title. All signatures to tables and figures should contain sources of information (except when they are created by the author of the curent article).

Units of measurement in the text of the article are indicated in the international system of units.

Decimal numbers are comma-separated (e.g. 1,25).

Abbreviations should be defined at first mention and used consistently thereafter. If there are a lot of abbreviations, the article can be supplemented by a section with a list of abbreviations with decryption.

For equations use a Microsoft Equation object or Word equation editor, they should be located in the center of the page without indentation and accompanied by continuous numbering (on the right edge). All equations must have an explication (defining of symbols at the first mention of them with units measurements).

If it necessary Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc. should be placed in a separate section before the reference list. The names of funding organizations should be written in full.

Footnotes can be used to give additional information, which may include the citation of a reference included in the reference list. Footnotes to the text are numbered consecutively.

Cite references in the text by last name and year in square brackets. If reference consist not more than three authors, you should place in text all author. If there are more than four authors - place in brackets the first author and words "et al." and not forget about year of publishing. If you need several reference cite in one place of text - please separate each reference by semicolons. If you use several references of one author in the same published year - you must separate it by letter near the year in reference list and in text.

References list should only include works that are cited in the text and that have been published or accepted for publication. Personal communications and unpublished works should be mentioned in the footnotes. Reference list should be alphabetized by the last names of the first author. If you use several references of author

Some formats for references list:

Book reference: Author A.A. Title of book. City, Publisher, year. 100 p. DOI:

Book chapter reference: Author A.A. Title of chapter. In Editor E.E. (ed.), Title of book. City, Publisher, year, pp. 1-20. DOI:

Dissertation reference: Author A.A. Title of thesis. Thesis type. City, year. 100 p. DOI:

Jornal article reference: Author A.A., Author B.B., Author C.C., Author D.D. Title of article. Title of Journal, 2005, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 49-53. DOI:

Conference Proceedings reference: Author A.A., Author B.B., Author C.C., Author D.D. Title of article. Title of Conference Proceedings (date and place of the conference), City, Publisher, 2005, vol. 1, pp. 49-53. DOI:

Online document reference: Author A.A., Author B.B., Author C.C., Author D.D. Title of article. Title of Journal, 2005, vol.10, no. 2, pp. 49-53. Available at: http://example.com/example.

For the detailed information about the author(s), please at the end of article give us some additional information:

- full names of author(s);

- academic degree and title;

- organization affiliation with full address (including Post Code);

- position in organization;

- contact telefon (for all authors);

- contact e-mail (for all authors);

- scientific indexes (scopus, orcid, web of science etc.).