Explore: Information for Contributors

EXPLORE Newsletter Contribution Instructions

Quarterly newsletters are published in March, June, September, and December.

Deadlines for submission of articles or advertisements:

     March newsletter:  January 1
     June newsletter:  April 1
     September newsletter:  July 1
     December newsletter:  October 1

Manuscripts should be double-spaced and submitted in digital format using Microsoft® WORD. Do NOT embed figures or tables in the text document. Each photo and/or figure (colour or black and white) should be submitted as separate high resolution tiff, jpeg or PDF (2400 resolution or higher) file. Each table should be submitted as separate digital file in Microsoft® EXCEL format.  All scientific/technical articles will be reviewed. All contributions may be edited for clarity or brevity.

Formats for headings, abbreviations, scientific notations, references and figures must follow the Guide to Authors for Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis (GEEA) that are posted on the GEEA website at:


In addition to the technical article, authors are asked to submit a separate 250 word abstract that summarizes the content of their article. This abstract will be published in the journal ELEMENTS on the ‘AAG News’ page.

Submissions should be sent to the Editor of EXPLORE:

Beth McClenaghan
Geological Survey of Canada
601 Booth Street
Ottawa, ON,
Email:   bethmcclenaghan@sympatico.ca