Instruction for authors


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  • A copy of the research paper, written in Microsoft Word should be submitted to the editor on the Bulletins e-mail ( (
  • Paper size used should (A4) with upper lower and side margins of 1.5, 3 and 2.5 respectively. The writing should be (Arabic Transparent) for the Arabic text and (Times New Roman) for the English text and should include the followings:
    • Research title in both Arabic and English (letter size 14 Bold).
    • Name of the author (or authors) in Arabic and English (letter size 12 Bold).
    • Fife key words (size 10).
    • Abstract in Arabic and English (should not exceed 500 words each).
    • Affiliation and mailing address and e-mail of the author(s) should be given as foot note on the first page of paper. Colored personal photos with condensed C.V., for the author(s) are optional.
    • The research paper is expected to include: an Introduction, Previous Work, Methodology, Discussion, Results and Conclusions.
    • References list should be prepared alphabetically and printed (font 10) on the last page. References should be referred to in the text by family name and date of publication. The following examples are for clarification:

Al-Kadimi, J.A.M., Sissakian, V.K., Fattah, A.S. and Deikran, D.B., 1996. Tectonic Map of Iraq, scale 1:1000 000, 2nd edit. GEOSURV, Baghdad, Iraq.

Vail, P.R., Mitchum, R.M., Todd, R.G., Widmier, J.M. and Hatleid, W.G., 1977. Seismicstratigraphy and global changes in sea level. In: Seismic Stratigraphy, Application to Hydrocarbon Exploration: C.E., Payton (Ed.). Memoir of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, 26, p. 49 – 62.

Hagopian, D.H., 1979. Regional geological mapping of Nahidain – Tinif area. GEOSURV, int. rep. no. 983.

Iraqi Bulletin of Geology and Mining

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