Authors are invited to submit full (and original research) papers (6+ pages) including surveys, tutorials, perspective/colloquia articles in conference topics by sending an email to together with the following information About the authors.

All accepted papers from ISCES 2021 will be published by IOP Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Online ISSN: 1755-1315, Print ISSN: 1755-1307) and will be submitted to EI-Compendex, CPCI-S (ISTP), Scopus (Elsevier) for indexing.

Carefully read the “Licence Terms and Conditions” for publication in the IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science Please note that by submitting your paper for publication

Detailed instructions can be found this link

Essential requirements

Articles must not contain page numbers, headers or footers
This is extremely important. Page numbers, copyright details etc are added by IOP Publishing during the production and publication process. If you put page numbers on your paper we will have to contact you for a replacement PDF, which could delay publication of the entire proceedings.

Article margins must be adequate
We recommend a minimum 25mm all round. The Microsoft Word template automatically provide the correct margins so their use is highly recommended.

All articles must have an abstract
When readers are searching for information online, an abstract of an article is likely to be the first thing they see. Your abstract needs to be concise but convey as much information as possible about the content of your article. In addition, IOP Publishing will supply your abstract to many other database systems used by researchers to find papers; consequently, your article’s abstract will help bring your work to the attention of the scientific community.

All papers must have the e-mail address of one author we can contact

Essential guidelines

Please follow these essential guidelines when preparing your paper:


Authors must prepare their papers using our Microsoft Word template for submission:

IOP Proceedings Licence

For papers published in our gold open access proceedings titles IOP no longer requires authors to sign and submit copyright forms. Our other journals are unaffected by this change. Authors who wish to publish a paper in the following titles:

  • IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)

are asked to submit a paper only if all authors of the paper agree in full to the terms of the licence. All papers submitted to us for publication in the above titles will be published according to the following terms and conditions.

Licence terms and conditions

By submitting the paper to the conference organizer, you, as copyright owner and author/representative of all the authors, grant a worldwide perpetual royalty free exclusive licence to IOP Publishing Limited (IOP) to use the copyright in the paper for the full term of copyright in all ways otherwise restricted by copyright, including, but not limited to, the right to reproduce, distribute and communicate the article to the public under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) licence ( or any newer version of the licence) and to make any other use which IOP may choose world-wide, by all means, media and formats, whether known or unknown at the date of submission, to the conference organizer.

This licence does not transfer the copyright in the paper as submitted which therefore remains with the authors or their employer, as appropriate. Authors may not offer the paper to another publisher unless the article is withdrawn by the author(s) or rejected by IOP.

Once published, the paper may be reused in accordance with the terms of the applicable Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) licence, including appropriate citation information (for electronic use best efforts must be made to include a link to the online abstract of the paper on IOPscience), a link to the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) licence, and indicating if any changes have been made to the original paper.

By granting this licence, the author warrants that the paper they are submitting is their original work, has not been published previously (other than in a research thesis or dissertation which fact has been notified to the conference organizer in writing), all named authors participated sufficiently in the conception and writing of the paper, have received a final version of the paper, agree to its submission and take responsibility for it, have read and understood IOP Publishing’s ethical policy ( and agree that the submission complies with its terms, and the submission has been approved as necessary by the authorities at the establishment where the research was carried out.

By granting this licence, the author also warrants that they act on behalf of, and with the knowledge of, all authors of the paper, that the paper does not infringe any third party rights, it contains nothing libellous, all factual statements are, to the best of the authors’ knowledge and belief, true or based on valid research conducted according to accepted norms and our ethical policy (, and all required permissions have been obtained.

Authors should be submit online before September  15, 2021 by e-mail

  1. An article in the format of journal (6-8 pages)
  2. Information about the authors
    After accepting the article:
  3. Pre-recorded video presentation up to 10 minutes (the authors will be given instructions on how to prepare a video presentation of their speech at the conference).

References should be easily found on Google Scholar!

References can only be linked via Crossref if they are correct and complete.

Please check all sources (Scopus, CrossRef) and ensure that data provided in the references are correct before submitting an article. Use of the DOI is highly encouraged.

The number of references in the list of references should not be less than 10 (most sources from Scopus).

Articles will be checked in a plagiarism tool and that any ethical misconduct will be considered very seriously.

Authors are encouraged to refer to the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) for all aspects of publication ethics ( and to strictly conform to the ethical rules.

The quality of the digital images should have an original high-resolution, at least 300 dpi for figures that will be printed, and at least 150 dpi for an online only publication.

Papers which are prepared for publishing should be original research manuscripts, never published before and not under consideration for publication in any other conference proceeding (journal etc.).

All papers are supposed to present novel research results of international interest. Papers need to be related to the main topic of the conference and conference topic fields.

Articles are published in English only. The article should be written in a language understandable to a specialist in the relevant field. Compliance with English translation requirements is done by native speakers and professional translators.

All papers are reviewed by a native speaker. All papers are thoroughly checked for plagiarism. Acceptable minimum of originality is 90%. All papers should be not less than 6 pages (recommended 8-12 pages). At least one author of each article should attend to the conference. 

A maximum of two articles per author is accepted. 

One paper shouldn’t have more than four authors.

The conference language and the paper language is English. Make sure that all text elements, formulas, tables, signs and inscriptions in figures are in English. The Greek alphabet is valid only in formulas. All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text, and vice versa. References can only be linked via Crossref if they are correct and complete. The manuscript must be in DOC (or DOCX) file. The manuscript should follow the IMRAD format:

State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.

Material and methods
Provide sufficient details to allow the work to be reproduced by an independent researcher. Methods that are already published should be summarized, and indicated by a reference. If quoting directly from a previously published method, use quotation marks and also cite the source. Any modifications to existing methods should also be described.

A Theory section should extend, not repeat, the background to the article already dealt with in the Introduction and lay the foundation for further work. In contrast, a Calculation section represents a practical development from a theoretical basis.

Results should be clear and concise.

This should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature.

The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusions section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a Discussion or Results and Discussion section.

References to the sources used should be in the order of mentioning in the text in the format [1], [2-6], [3, 5, 7]. You should not give links to unpublished articles.