The Author Publishes Ethical Statements

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In order to strengthen the construction of academic integrity of “BULLETIN OF THE GEOLOGICAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY”(abbr., THE JOURNAL), standardize the process of writing, submission, editing and publishing papers, prevent the very behavior of academic misconduct, on the basis of the Copyright Law, Publication Ethics in China and Abroad, Academic Publishing Standard: Definition of Academic Misconduct in Periodicals(CY/T 174-2019) and other relevant clauses, while taking the actual situation into account, THE JOURNAL issues an ethical statement to authors, editors of THE JOURNAL and our peers. For more details, please refer to the Publication Ethics Standards and the official website ( of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) formulated by the China National Press and Publication Administration, as well as the Publication Ethics Standards published by European Society of Science Editor (EASE).

The author is obliged to show that the paper does not involve classified information and does not involve any infringement of intellectual property rights. The author should abide by the paper "Five Not Allowed" principle: not allowed to write a paper by the third party; not allowed to submit papers through the third party; not allowed to modify the content of the paper with third party; not allowed to provide false peer reviewer information; not allowed to put the names of substantive academic contributors on papers.

The sources of citation should be clearly indicated and listed in the way of bibliography. The organizations and individuals who provide scientific funding and consultation for the papers will be listed in the acknowledgements. The authors should respect the editing opinions of reviewers and editors, and agree that after the manuscript is published, the exclusive right of use and exclusive agency of the copyright of the paper (the right of use of various media and media publishing) shall be granted to the Editorial Department of BULLETIN OF THE GEOLOGICAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY.

The author must avoid the following academic misconduct:

1. Multiple Submissions

Specific forms include: the same article or many articles that have only a small difference at the same time to many journals; Submit the paper to another journal within the agreed reply period of the first submission; Submit manuscripts to other journals without receiving formal notification of rejection from THE JOURNAL; Submit the paper to other journals after slight modification before receiving the reply from the first journal or within the agreed period; In the absence of any explanation, I (or one of the authors) have published papers, intact or slightly revised after submission. THE JOURNAL completely eradicates any multiple submissions.

2. Plagiarism

It is the author's responsibility to ensure that the paper submitted is original (except for the overview) and free from any falsification, deception or plagiarism. Plagiarism refers to the act of deliberately using, rewriting others' works and publishing them under one's own name without the consent of the originator, without citing references or acknowledgements or without any explanation. The specific content of plagiarism may involve others' thesis views, arguments, conclusions, data, pictures, audio and video, original research (experimental) methods, written expression, unpublished achievements or the whole work, etc. THE JOURNAL completely eradicates any plagiarism.

3. Inappropriate Byline

Authorship is limited to those who have made significant contributions to the research. Significant contributors must be listed as co-authors or corresponding authors. All authors who have made significant contributions should be named. Do not add unreasonable attribution at will. Authors must obtain the authorization and consent of the co-authors before submitting the paper, and submit the honest information of all authors and their signed copyright authorization letters.

4. Repeat Announcements

Authors should not deliberately republish published papers, or re-submit published surveys and experimental data as original data, except when the author explicitly informs them and appropriately quotes them.

5. Forgery and Tampering

Research fraud refers to the fact that data or conclusions are not obtained from experiments or research, and funding sources, review comments and related information are not actually obtained, but are forged and falsified by the author. In any case, researchers should not fabricate, and should not arbitrarily modify, select, delete or increase the original survey records, experimental data, pictures, etc., so as to change the original survey records, experimental data, etc.

6. Other Academic Misconduct

Authors should avoid the following academic misconduct:

(1) Add literatures that have not been actually referred to in the references;

(2) Mark the quotations from other literatures as direct quotations, including the quotations from translated works as quotations from the original work;

(3) Interfering with journal editors and reviewers in the non-anonymous review process;

(4) To recommend editors and their own interest in the reviewer.

Remarks: "Publishing Ethics" in this statement refers to the ethics, professional ethics and code of conduct that should be followed by all subjects in the publishing of sci-tech journals.

These standards shall come into effect as of the date of promulgation.

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