INSTRUCTIONS FOR FORMATTING YOUR EXTENDED ABSTRACT
DOPPLER RADAR VELOCITIES
Andrew A. Andrews *
University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
1. INTRODUCTION 4.2 Author’s Corresponding Address
To assist you in preparing your extended Please type, within the 1" margin, the
abstract for publication in the Preprint CD-ROM, corresponding author’s address in the lower left
please adhere to the following instructions. corner of your first page (see lower left corner of
2. EXTENDED ABSTRACT DEADLINE &
SUBMISSION 4.2 References
Extended abstracts must be posted via List all bibliographical references at the
the Conference website by 15 March 2006. end of the paper in alphabetical order by first
2.1 Preprint-CD Submission When referring to them in the text, type
the corresponding author surname followed by the
Your file should be no larger than 3MB in year of publication; e.g., Smith (1984). Use
size. The only accepted file format is MS Word referencing style from any one of the AMS journals
(.doc or .rtf) The Preprint-CD charge is USD$50. (see sample below).
3. PAGE LAYOUT & TEXT FONT Battan, L. J., 1971: Radar attenuation by
wet ice spheres. J. Appl. Meteor., 10, 247–252.
Extended abstract must be formatted with
1" margins on all sides. Please use 9 or 10 point 4.3 Equation Numbers
Helvetica, Arial, or similar font for the text.
Place the text in newspaper style Enclose these Arabic (and sequential)
columns with a ¼" space between columns. If numbers in parentheses and place flush with right-
necessary, figures, photos, or charts may span the hand margin of column.
two columns adhering to the 1" outside margins.
5. ILLUSTRATIONS AND TABLES
4. EXTENDED ABSTRACT FORMATTING
Presentations at the conference do not
The International System of Units (SI usually allow enough time for in-depth explanation,
units) used in all AMS journals should be used in therefore, it is important to include your most
AMS Conference preprint volumes. complex graphs, diagrams, illustrations, or tables
in your extended abstract.
4.1 Titles, Headings & Footnotes Figures and tables should be reduced so
that they may be incorporated into the text along
The title of the paper should be centered with the appropriate pages, with full captions typed
and typed in CAPITAL LETTERS on the first line below the figure.
of the first page of your extended abstract. Type A table or figure that cannot be placed in
the name of all author(s) in initial caps and center the same orientation as the text should be rotated
on the page two lines below the title. Type authors’ 90°counterclockwise so that the figure and caption
business or school affiliation, city, and state and may be read by rotating the published proceedings
center on the line below the name in initial caps. 90° clockwise.
Major headings are Arabic-numbered Company logos and identification
and in CAPITAL LETTERS (as shown in these numbers are not permitted on your illustrations.
instructions). Footnotes should be indicated in the
text with an asterisk (*).
* Corresponding author address: Andrew A. Andrews,
Univ. of Missouri, Dept. of Meteorology, Columbia,
MO 65211-1234; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.