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Author Guidelines

  1. JURNAL LAUT KHATULISTIWA is published three times a year in February, June and October.
  2. The submitted manuscript must be in the field of marine science or its application.
  3. The manuscript has not been published and or is being processed for publication in another journal. All articles will be peer-reviewed.
  4. The manuscript is written in Bahasa Indonesia or English.
  5. The manuscript is typed using MS WORD with a white background and paper size A4 (210 mm x 297 mm).
  6. The manuscript is submitted from register panel.
  7. The manuscript contains the following parts:
    • Title: The title must be brief but clearly describes the content of the article. Authors’ name and affiliation are written below the title as well as the email address of the first author.
    • Abstract: the abstract is written in Bahasa Indonesia or English with a maximum length of 250 words describing the purpose, method, and results of the report.
    • Keywords: maximum of 5 words in Bahasa Indonesia or English.
    • Introduction: The introduction contains backgrounds, problems, the study of literature and outcomes.
    • Method: in this section describe the steps of conducting the research model used and any information by which a study’s validity is judged.
    • Results and Discussion: present and discuss the research results, respectively.
    • Conclusion: presents the outcome of the work by interpreting the findings at a higher level of abstraction than the Discussion and by relating these findings to the motivation stated in the Introduction.
    • Bibliography: is presented in JURNAL LAUT KHATULISTIWA citation style.
    To help authors preparing the manuscript for submission, we provide an article template.
  8. The editorial board has the right to send the manuscript back to the author for revision in accordance with the advice of the reviewers or to reject the manuscript.
  9. Prior to the final decision, reviewed papers are screened using gramarly and iThenticate to avoid plagiarism.

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

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