Publishing ethics

Disclosure of competing interests

Avoiding Plagiarism

Errors and ethics misconduct in the published article correction. Article retraction


Corresponding Member of the RAS
Boris W. Levin

Deputy Editor-in-Chief
Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Leonid M. Bogomolov

Editorial Office
Institute of Marine Geology and Geophysics of FEB RAS
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Nauki str. 1B
Tel/fax: +7 (4242) 791-517
Aleksandr S. Prytkov

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Disclosure of competing interests

The presence of competing interests cannot be the reason for manuscript rejection, but the participants in the manuscript preparation for publication (author, editor, peer-reviewer, publisher) should inform the Editorial Office about the potential reasons for conflict of interest. Authors should disclose financial or other existing competing interests that might be construed as affecting the presented results and/or conclusions.

The authors have the right to indicate in the cover letter the names of those experts, who, in their opinion, should not be sent the manuscript for review due to a potential conflict of interest. This information is strictly confidential and is taken into account by the editors when organizing the review.

Any peer-reviewer or editor who has conflict of interest must decline to review this manuscript.

The editors consider any received signal about a violation of publication ethics and draw up a reasoned decision based on interaction with all participants in the preparation and publication of this work either on the signal fallacy, or on the measures on prompt elimination of this violation, up to retraction of the published article.