PUBLISHED IN Science of the Total Environment 433 (2012) 398–417 BIOACCESSIBILITY OF TRACE ELEMENTS IN SOILS IN NORTHERN IRELAND Amy Barsbya,ǂ, Jennifer M. McKinleya,*, Ulrich Ofterdingerb, Mike Young c, Mark R. Cave d, Joanna Wraggd aSchool of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology, Queen's University Belfast, BT7 1NN, UK Research data This journal encourages and enables you to share data that supports your research publication where appropriate, and enables you to interlink the data with your published articles. Authors who have video or animation files that they wish to submit with their article are strongly encouraged to include links to these within the body of the article. It should contain high enough quality figures for refereeing. Thanks in advance for your time. 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Single author: the author's name (without initials, unless there is ambiguity) and the year of publication; 2. Three or more authors: first author's name followed by 'et al.' (A.1), Eq. For more information, visit the Mendeley Data for journals page. / Science of the Total Environment 652 (2019) 48–51 49 environmental costs and beneﬁts of current sustainable palm oil prac- tice, based on … A brief communication of urgent matter or the reporting of preliminary findings to be given expedited publication. They consist of a short collection of bullet points that capture the novel results of your research as well as new methods that were used during the study (if any). Here is an outline of what the highlights should contain: Keywords Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 6 keywords, using American spelling and avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for example, 'and', 'of'). 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Science of the Total Environment 758 (2021) 144151 ⁎ Corresponding author at: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the University of Tennessee, 851 Neyland Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA. The Share Link can be used for sharing the article via any communication channel, including email and social media. Preferred file types: TIFF, EPS, PDF or MS Office files. Please feel free to share your manuscript submission experiences. The Elements of Style, fourth ed. Any references cited in the abstract must be given in full. These guidelines are meant as a point of reference to help identify appropriate language but are by no means exhaustive or definitive. If you agree, your article will be transferred automatically on your behalf with no need to reformat. Submitted supplementary items are published exactly as they are received (Excel or PowerPoint files will appear as such online). Keep text in the illustrations themselves to a minimum but explain all symbols and abbreviations used. 9.30 resubmit,10.23 minor revision. A data article is a new kind of article that ensures that your data are actively reviewed, curated, formatted, indexed, given a DOI and made publicly available to all upon publication (watch this video describing the benefits of publishing your data in Data in Brief). In addition, you can link to relevant data or entities through identifiers within the text of your manuscript, using the following format: Database: xxxx (e.g., TAIR: AT1G01020; CCDC: 734053; PDB: 1XFN). Each heading should appear on its own separate line. Feel free to use these free resources to improve your submission and navigate the publication process with ease. / Science of the Total Environment 652 (2019) 483–494. 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Elsevier Editorial System(tm) for Science of the Total Environment Manuscript Draft Manuscript Number: STOTEN-D-08-02063R1 Title: Spatial analysis and land use regression of VOCs and NO2 from school-based urban air monitoring in Detroit/Dearborn, USA Article Type: Full Length Article Section/Category: Environmental Sources and Environmental Changes I am forwarding a revised manuscript (STOTEN -D 15 01596R1) titled IMPACT OF TREATED WASTEWATER ON ORGANISMIC BIOSENSORS AT VARIOUS LEVELS OF BIOLOGICAL ORGANISATION by Topic Popovic et al. S. Wang, L. Xu, Q. Zhuang et al. Subsections should be numbered 1.1 (then 1.1.1, 1.1.2, ...), 1.2, etc. Peer review This journal operates a single anonymized review process. Note: since video and animation cannot be embedded in the print version of the journal, please provide text for both the electronic and the print version for the portions of the article that refer to this content. Homepage. Using citation plug-ins from these products, authors only need to select the appropriate journal template when preparing their article, after which citations and bibliographies will be automatically formatted in the journal's style. Any such submission is subject to all of the journal's usual procedures, with peer review handled independently of the relevant editor and their research groups. Line numbers should be included manually before uploading your files. Note that missing data will be highlighted at proof stage for the author to correct. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.Sc.2010.00372. This journal offers authors two choices to publish their research: Gold Open Access: Subscription: Articles are freely available to both subscribers and the wider public with permitted reuse. The reference style used by the journal will be applied to the accepted article by Elsevier at the proof stage. For gold open access articles: Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to complete an 'Exclusive License Agreement' (more information). These will be used instead of standard icons and will personalize the link to your video data. The suggested referees should: NEW SUBMISSIONS Submission to this journal proceeds totally online and you will be guided stepwise through the creation and uploading of your files. Elsevier Editorial System(tm) for Science of the Total Environment . We encourage you to reciprocate by sharing your submission experience. Citations may be made directly (or parenthetically). Use of inclusive language Inclusive language acknowledges diversity, conveys respect to all people, is sensitive to differences, and promotes equal opportunities. Please note an open access fee is payable for publication in Data in Brief. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature. Fig. STOTEN's Aims & Scope has been updated - we invite contributions of original and high quality interdisciplinary environmental research papers of broad impact. How to prepare an electronic version of your article, in: Jones, B.S., Smith , R.Z. The electronic text should be prepared in a way very similar to that of conventional manuscripts (see also the Guide to Publishing with Elsevier). If your research article is accepted, your data article will automatically be transferred over to Data in Brief where it will be editorially reviewed, published open access and linked to your research article on ScienceDirect. Reference links Increased discoverability of research and high quality peer review are ensured by online links to the sources cited. Highlights Highlights are mandatory for this journal as they help increase the discoverability of your article via search engines. Data visualization Include interactive data visualizations in your publication and let your readers interact and engage more closely with your research. Please note that even though manuscript source files are converted to a PDF file at submission for the review process, these source files are needed for further processing after acceptance. Please supply 'stills' with your files: you can choose any frame from the video or animation or make a separate image. Below are a number of ways in which you can associate data with your article or make a statement about the availability of your data when submitting your manuscript. Please check the relevant section in this Guide for Authors for more details. In particular, the introductory material should be limited to a few paragraphs and results presented in figures should not be repeated in tables. E-Publishing Inc., New York, pp. CiteScore: 8.6 ℹ CiteScore: 2019: 8.6 CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title. When available, you can directly link your dataset to your article by providing the relevant information in the submission system. Acknowledgements Collate acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the article before the references and do not, therefore, include them on the title page, as a footnote to the title or otherwise. Manuscript Number: STOTEN-D-17-01181R1 . The inclusion of multiple corresponding authors is discouraged.Ensure that the e-mail address is given and that contact details are kept up to date by the corresponding author.• Present/permanent address. Unpublished results and personal communications are not recommended in the reference list, but may be mentioned in the text. 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View editorial board. Critical evaluation of existing data, defined topics or emerging fields of investigation, critical issues of public concern. Highlights that list bullet points about the results are therefore not very informative for readers scanning the contents. Graphical abstract A graphical abstract is mandatory for this journal. The Editor is responsible for the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of articles. If no funding has been provided for the research, please include the following sentence: Footnotes Footnotes should be used sparingly. Data linking If you have made your research data available in a data repository, you can link your article directly to the dataset. Explore journal content Latest issue Articles in press Article collections All issues. Reference formatting There are no strict requirements on reference formatting at submission. Keywords: beach erosion; GIS; sand; anthropic; shoreline evolution . Elsevier Editorial System(tm) for Science of the Total Environment Manuscript Draft Manuscript Number: STOTEN-D-15-01963 Title: Nitrate pollution of groundwater; all right…, but nothing else? Science of the Total Environment; Open access options; Open access options. (B.1) and so on. If these references are included in the reference list they should follow the standard reference style of the journal and should include a substitution of the publication date with either 'Unpublished results' or 'Personal communication'. Web references can be listed separately (e.g., after the reference list) under a different heading if desired, or can be included in the reference list. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author's name and in front of the appropriate address. Be concise and informative. 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