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[Writing the Manuscript]

  • 1. Thesis should be written by referring to the ‘Manuscript Writing Template’.
  • 2. Thesis files should be submitted using ‘MS Word’.
  • 3. The language should be Korean and English.
  • 4. Write in the following order: Title, Abstract, Keywords, Main Text, References, Appendix, and Metadata for Dataset (metadata).
  • 5. Title should be written in Korean and English.
  • 6. The abstract, key words, references, and metadata for dataset must be in English, and the metadata must include the DOI address of the data.
  • 7. Data Availability Statement (DAS) should be prepared by referring to the ‘DAS Template’.
  • 8. Papers for review should not contain any information about authors, acknowledgments, conflict of interest, or funding information.
  • 9. Articles that have been accepted for final publication should include all information about the authors in the front matter and acknowledgments, funding information, and conflicts of interest in the references.

[Authors and Affiliations]

  • 1. Authors should be written in both Korean and English. When writing the authors in Korean, connect their names with 「, 」 in case of joint names. When writing authors in English, write them in the order of first name and last name, capitalizing the first letter of the first name and last name and lowercasing the rest, connecting them with ‘and’ in the case of two authors, connecting them with ‘and,’ in the case of three or more authors, and enclosing the name of the last author with ‘and.’ 2.
  • 2. The order of authors is arranged with the first author as the lead author, followed by the second author, and then the third author in order of contribution to the paper. The corresponding author oes not have to be the lead author.
  • 3. All authors should indicate their institutional affiliation with a numerical superscript, and Corresponding Author should be indicated separately with *. All authors should list their degree status or title.
    E.g. Undergraduate Student, Master Student, Doctoral Student, Postdoctoral, Senior, Principal Investigator, Researcher, Professor, Associate Professor, Officer, Director, etc.
  • 4. Write your affiliation in both Korean and English and include the name of your institution and department. When writing an address in Korean, write the standard address with the postal code. When writing the address in English, write the standard English address with the postal code.
  • 5. Corresponding author should include e-mail, laboratory phone, and ORCiD ID.

[Abstract and Keywords]

  • 1. The abstract should be 300 words or less in English, including the purpose and description of the data.
  • 2. Keywords should be around 5 words in English.

[Main Text]

  • 1. Manuscripts may be written in Korean or English, but English manuscripts must be proofread in English before submission.
  • 2. The title of the manuscript should be written in both Korean and English, and the first letter of the English title and the first letter of each word in the title except articles, prepositions, and conjunctions should be capitalized.
  • 3. The number of chapters and sections shall be indicated in the order of 1, 1), (1), ①.
  • 4. Tables should be expressed concisely with only plain lines, and the table number should be placed at the top. Example) Table 1. Both the table description and the inside of the table should be written in English, and when describing internal citations, put parentheses (e.g., a), b), c)) on the right side with superscript Romanized lowercase letters.
  • 5. Figures should have a resolution of at least 200 dpi and should be numbered at the bottom.
    Example) Fig. 1. Both the figure description and the inside of the figure must be written in English. Footnotes are not allowed.
  • 6. When citing literature in the text, indicate the year of publication.
  • 7. In principle, units should be written in SI (Systeme International). oC, %, o, ‘,’, ‘’ are pasted with numbers, and other units are spaced out.
  • 8. When abbreviations and symbols are repeatedly used, the exact content is defined in the first place, and the abbreviation is used in subsequent places.

[Acknowledgments - Optional]

Acknowledge people who have helped you beyond their normal areas of responsibility. In particular, mention people who have made significant contributions to your research or provided expertise that you lack. The order of acknowledgments is intellectual contributions, technical assistance, and proofreading assistance.

[Funding Information - Essential]

Disclose sources of research funding.

[Conflict of Interest - Essential]

Include an author’s declaration that the research is objective and impartial. Disclose that the research is independent of external factors such as financial gain or misconduct in the review process.

[Data Availability Statement - Essential]

Data Availability Statement should be written in English only and should be listed after the main text. For Data Availability Statement other than the forms below, see

Repository with DOI

The data that support the findings of this study are openly available in [repository name] at[doi], reference number [reference number].

Repository without DOI

The data that support the findings of this study are openly available in [repository name] at [URL], reference number [reference number].

Public Resource

The data that support the findings of this study are available in [repository name] at [URL/DOI], reference number [reference number]. These data were derived from the following resources available in the public domain: [list resources and URLs].

Commercial Restriction

The data that support the findings will be available in [repository name] at [URL/DOI link] following an embargo from the date of publication to allow for commercialization of research findings.

Privacy/Ethical Restriction

The data that support the findings of this study are available on request from the corresponding author. The data are not publicly available due to privacy or ethical restrictions.

Third Party Restriction

The data that support the findings of this study are available from [third party]. Restrictions apply to the availability of these data, which were used under license for this study. Data are available [from the authors / at URL] with the permission of [third party].


References should be written in English only and should be listed after the main text. References should be listed in alphabetical order by author name. References other than the form below follow CHICAGO rules.


  • Hanemann M, Loomis J, Kaninnen B (1991) Statistical efficiency of double-bounded dichotomous choice contingent valuation. Am J Agr Econ 73(4):1255-1263
  • Morel Y, McWilliams J (1997) Evolution of isolated interior vortices in the ocean. J Phys Oceanogr 27(5):727-748
  • Slifka MK, Whitton JL (2000) Clinical implications of dysregulated cytokine production. J Mol Med 78:74-80. doi:10.1007/s001090000086

Book or Case Report

  • Ornitz BE, Champ MA (2002) Oil spills first principles. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 653p
  • Wada E, Hattori A (1991) Nitrogen in the sea: Forms, abundances and rate processes. CRC Press, Boca Raton, 208p
  • Spickard PR, Daniel GR (2004) Racial thinking in the United States: Uncompleted independence. University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, 361p
  • FAO (2005) Mortality of fish escaping trawl gears. FAO, Rome, FAO Fisheries Technical Paper 478, 72p

Part of Book

  • Fisher RV, Schmincke HU (1984) Volcaniclastic sediment transport and deposition. In: Kenneth P (ed) Sediment transport and depositional process. Blackwell, Edinburgh, pp 351-388
  • Levin SA, Pacala SW (2003) Ecosystem dynamics. In: Maler KG, Vincert JR (eds) Handbook of environmental economics, vol 1. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp 61-95
  • Thesis, Dissertation
  • Kim YH (2006) Numerical experiments on the North Korean Cold Current in the East Sea. Ph.D. Thesis, Seoul National University, 126p


  • Chung S-T, Morris RL (1978) Isolation and characterization of plasmid deoxyribonucleic acid from Streptomyces fradiae. In: Abstracts of the 3rd international symposium on the genetics of industrial microorganisms, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 4-9 Jun 1978


  • HRIA (2006) Coast Redwood. Humboldt Redwoods Interpretive Association. Accessed 20 Dec 2007


  • Lamberf F (2008) Dust record from the EPICA Dome C ice core, Antarctica, Covering 0 to 800 kyr BP. doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.695995

[Metadata for Dataset]

  • 1. The data investigated and utilized in this thesis should be described in the following technical items and written in English.
  • 2. The data must be labeled with a Digital Objective Identification (DOI).
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