Earth USA 2017
Instructions for Full Paper Submissions

All presenters are asked to submit their full papers by Friday, June 30, 2017 to ensure their publication in the Earth USA 2017 Conference Proceedings. Final full papers should be emailed directly to our editor (Cornelia Theimer Gardella) at

Full Paper Formatting Guidelines:

  • please limit your full paper to a maximum of 7 pages (including graphics/images)
  • set your document size to US Letter (8-1/2 x 11 in.) or A4
  • set your line spacing to 1.5, your font size to 12 and use standard margins
  • please submit your paper as a .DOC or .RFT file
  • In addition to inserting images and illustrations directly into your paper, please also attach the images and illustrations as separate TIFF or JPEG files (high resolution images at a minimum of 300dpi). Please use descriptive file names or a numbering system which matches the images inserted into your paper.
  • We also encourage authors to submit a short biography (60 words maximum) along with a current e-mail address to be included in the conference proceedings.

Please note: Authors are responsible for content, image copyrights and the linguistic correctness of their papers. All submissions will be edited and formatted to ensure uniform layout of the conference proceedings.

Earth USA 2017
Instructions for Poster Session Submissions

All full papers for poster presentations will also be published in the Earth USA 2017 Conference Proceedings. Please follow the full-paper guidelines above for submitting the full paper which coincides with your poster.

Additionally, we will be organizing poster presentations at the conference venue. Posters should be submitted in person at the registration desk on the day you are scheduled to present your poster (more details and a schedule of poster presentation time slots will follow soon).

For the design of your poster, please follow the guidelines below:

Poster Formatting and Guidelines:

  • Paper size: US size E (34 x 44 inches) or A0 (841 x 1188 mm)
  • Maximum number of poster pages per presentation: 1
  • Orientation: portrait
  • Use large and clear type
  • Use high resolution images and illustrations (minimum 300dpi)
  • Each section of the poster should include a title and a brief text explanation
  • Be sure to include the author's name, affiliation and contact details on the poster