For Extended Abstracts

Authors who expressed their interest in producing an extended abstract must send a confirmation email to ricta2015[at] indicating the title and corresponding author of the intended manuscript, with the subject “Extended abstract”. A few additional contributions could be considered as long as some of the authors who expressed interest might finally decline to submit an extended abstract; please send also an email to us if you are interested, additional contributions will be served in a strict order of request.

The extended abstracts will be published as a volume of IoP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. This Conference Series publishes online, open access, peer-reviewed papers. While IoP has many journals covered by SCI, their Conference Series are not indexed in SCI but in Scopus and others.

The corresponding authors should submit their papers directly to the conference organisers (ricta2015[at] The chairs of the Scientific Committee will act as proceedings Editors and will arrange peer review of the papers. Authors need to follow the journal guidelines when formatting their papers; the templates (Word/LaTEX) and guidelines are available from the IoP Publising website at

The volume is usually published four to six weeks after submission. Authors retain copyright.

Please note the following deadlines:

– For manuscript submission: July, 10th

– For manuscript reviewing: September, 15th