Author’s Guidelines for Submissions to Vertical Geology Conference 2014 Michel Jaboyedoff1 & Florian Humair2 1 Center for Research on Terrestrial Environment, University of Lausanne; Michel.Jaboyedoff@unil.ch, +41 (0)21 692 35 47 2 Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Lausanne Abstract This document presents the mandatory author’s guidelines for the preparation of abstracts and papers to submit to the Vertical Geology Conference 2014. The extended abstract must fit into 2-5 pages. This template only exists in Microsoft Word. If you don’t have the possibility to use this software, please contact the first author of these guidelines in order to agree on another option. Key words: Vertical Geology, Lidar, guidelines. 1. Type fonts 2. Title The types fonts used in this document are named according to their utility. 2.1 Authors and affiliations The fonts rules which have to be applied are: Times New Roman, 16, bold (main title); Times New Roman, 12, bold (first titles); Times New Roman, 12, italic (second titles); Times New Roman, 10, italic (abstract text); Times New Roman, 10 (article text); Times New Roman, 9, small capital letters for authors and italic for the titles of publications (references). The names of the authors must be included as follow : First name and Family name with a superscript number referring to the institution they are affiliated to. For each institution, please indicate the location. The email address as well as the phone number must also be specified for the first author. Separate the authors’ names with a comma except between the last ones where the sign « & » should be used instead. Fig.1 : Description of the figure (Géodonnée © Etat de Vaud) 2.2 Abstract and key words The abstract must contain approximately 300 words. The type font is predefined. Please choose between 3 to 6 key words representative of your paper. 3. Body of Text The type font of the text as well as the two headings levels are predefined. Figures can be inserted either on the width of one column (figure 2) or on the width of two columns (figure 1). Figures must be in black&white or in greyscale. When referred in the text, the complete word « figure » should appear. Equations should be numbered consecutively throughout the paper. The equation number is enclosed in parentheses and placed flush right: T 2T T ( z, t ) 2 v z (t ) t z z (1) 4. References References should be cited in the text as (JABOYEDOFF, 2012). If there are two authors please separate the names by a « & » sign, as in (HUMAIR & MATASCI, 2013). In the case of more than two authors, indicate only the first author’s name followed by et al., as in (PEDRAZZINI et al., 2010) The author’s names have to be written in small capital letters. Fig. 2 : Description of the figure References should be listed in alphabetical order at the end of the paper following the format presented below. JABOYEDOFF, M., OPPIKOFFER, T., ABELLÁN, A., DERRON, M.-H., LOYE, A., METZGER, R. & PEDRAZZINI, A. (2012) : Use of LIDAR in landslide investigations : a review. Nat Hazards, 61, 5-28. Acknowledgements: with this format, persons or institutions can be thanked. References SAINTOT, A., HENDERSON, I. & DERRON, M.-H. (2011) : Inheritance of ductile and brittle structures in the development of large rock slope instabilities: example from western Norway. In: Jaboyedoff, M. (Ed.) Slope Tectonics. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 351, 27-78.