Guide for Authors

Guide for Authors

Guide to write article for Journal of Climate Change Research

Note:  Please download the form of conflict and submit it along with the article.

The following tips and guidelines are essential to prevent delays in refereeing and timely publishing your article when submitting:

1. The article should not be published in another journal or not submitted simultaneously to other journals.

2. The Journal of Climate Change Research is published in two languages. There are 3 issues in Persian and one in English. 

3. In addition English abstract (300 words, maximum 15 lines), the article should include keywords, introduction, main body, conclusion, and a list of sources and references.

4. The article should be a research-based and the product of author/s’ research.

5. Articles written by postgraduate and doctoral students in collaboration with their supervisors or advisors must necessarily be submitted with the signature of the related professors; otherwise, they will not be submitted to the editorial board.

6. The article should be submitted solely through the website of Journal of Climate Change Research (

7. The article are in English should be typed in the Microsoft Word with be typed with the Times New Roman 12 for all of text, and approximate line spacing of 0.9. The top margin should be 5.6, the bottom 5.6, the right 4 cm, and the left 4 cm. 

 8. The submitted articles should have the following sections:


 The first page:

(This page must be separately submitted in a file with the authors' information)

- Corresponding author's full address, including postal address, telephone number, fax number, and e-mail address in English, avoid mentioning the above information in other pages of the article.

- If the expenses of the research or article preparation are funded by an institution, it must be included in the footnote.


The second page:

(This page and the following pages must be uploaded in the original article file and the authors' information should not be submitted in this manuscript.)

-English Abstract (250 - 300 words)

The Abstract section should include statement of the problem, research method, data collection instrument(s), the used techniques, results, and keywords (4 - 6 words)


From the third page onwards, the main text of the article will appear.


1. Statement of the problem

This section encompasses issues related to the statement of the problem, importance and necessity, aims, literature, questions and hypotheses.

2. Theoretical Frameworks (subdivide if necessary, 1-2, 2-2, etc.)

Contents related to the concept, views and theoretical foundations should be incorporated here.


Contents related to the research method, variables, and indicators are included here.

 4. Scope of the research

Contents related to the scope of the research are placed herein.

5. Main Discussion: Including: application of the methods, techniques, discussion, analyzing hypotheses, and questions using qualitative and quantitative methods.

6. Conclusion

Contents related to the conclusion are in line with the aims, questions and hypotheses, and results of applying the techniques and tests.

 7. Suggestions

Contents related to the suggestions are included here.

8. References

Mentioning the references and sources at the end of the article:

 Reference list entries should be alphabetized by the last names of the first author of each work. Order multi-author publications of the same first author alphabetically with respect to second, third, etc. author. Publications of exactly the same author(s) must be ordered chronologically.


  • Journal article

    Gamelin FX, Baquet G, Berthoin S, Thevenet D, Nourry C, Nottin S, Bosquet L (2009) Effect of high intensity intermittent training on heart rate variability in prepubescent children. European Journal of Applied Physiology.105:731-738. 


  • Book

    South J, Blass B (2001) The future of modern genomics. Blackwell, London

  • Book chapter

    Brown B, Aaron M (2001) The politics of nature. In: Smith J (ed) The rise of modern genomics, 3rd edn. Wiley, New York, pp 230-257

  • Online document

    Cartwright J (2007) Big stars have weather too. IOP Publishing PhysicsWeb. Accessed 26 June 2007

  • Dissertation

    Trent JW (1975) Experimental acute renal failure. Dissertation, University of California


   The minimum resources used shall not be less than 20.

   References in the article:

Cite references in the text by name and year in parentheses. Some examples:

  • Negotiation research spans many disciplines (Thompson 1990).
  • This result was later contradicted by Becker and Seligman (1996).
  • This effect has been widely studied (Abbott 1991; Barakat et al. 1995a, b; Kelso and Smith 1998; Medvec et al. 1999, 2000).

 The units used in the article must be in the metric system.

In the text of the article, mention the number of pictures, tables and charts and specify their approximate location.


The following is required when presenting tables, curves, figures, and images:


A) The information in the Tables should not be curved or repeated otherwise in the article. The number and title should be mentioned at the top of the Table.


B) Each Table column must have its own title and unit. If all the Figures in the Table have the same unit, the unit can be named in the title of the Table.


C) Additional explanation for the title and text of the table should be provided as captions. The results of the statistical surveys shall be reflected in one of the scientific methods in the Table and there should not be more than two tables per page.


D) The Figures in each article include a curve, a chart, a picture and a map, all numbered equally as the Figures. The Figures should be in color or black and white and with good quality and the number and title should be mentioned at the bottom. Images must be clear, scaled and readable.


Mentioning the references to the images or Figures taken from other sources is required.


Format of the maps

Format of the charts: draw charts simply, the numeric guide of charts must be in English and avoid drawing multidimensional charts


Tables must be typed in the Microsoft Word environment and avoid using tables in picture format;


All Figures and Tables should be mentioned by the author in the article at the nearest place of reference, and avoid attachment files as table, chart and map;


All maps, charts, and Figures used in the article should be numbered in the title and in order of placement in the text.


 The maximum size of articles, including tables and curves should be 20 A4 pages.

 English Abstract (maximum 300-250 words), Times New Roman 11, English keywords (maximum 4-6 words).