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Author Guidelines


  •         Authors must provide a final list of authors with their contact details such as workplace, telephone/cell numbers and E-mail addresses on the manuscript at the time of submission, ensuring the correct sequence of the names of authors, which will not be considered for any addition, deletion or rearrangement after final submission of the manuscript.
  •         Authors must also mention contribution of each author in the manuscript according to ICMJE criteria as stated in ICMJE recommendations. (http://www. The ICMJE recommends that authorship be based on the following 4 criteria: 1. Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work; and 2. Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content; and 3. Final approval of the version to be published; and 4. Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.
  •         Only six authors are allowed in a single institution / single discipline study. In a multi institution / multi-disciplinary and international collaboration research, Editorial Board shall guide on individual case basis.
  •         IAHS strongly discourages gift authorship.
  •         Mere supervision, collection of data, statistical analysis and language correction do not grant authorship rights. Ideally all authors should belong to same department of an institute, except for multi-center and multi-specialty studies.
  • As papers are double-blind peer reviewed, the main text file should not include any information that might identify the authors.



The declaration forms that authors often need to submit along with their manuscripts 

Author Declaration Form



Submission Preparation Checklist

All submissions must meet the following requirements.

  • This submission meets the requirements outlined in the Submission Guidelines.
  • This submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  • All references have been checked for accuracy and completeness.
  • All tables and figures have been numbered and labeled.
  • Permission has been obtained to publish all photos, datasets and other material provided with this submission.
  • Duly filled author's declaration form must be attached with signatures of all the authors. The author declaration form can be downloaded here: Author Declaration Form

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