Preprint articles, which have been previously posted by the authors on personal or public sites that do not belong to other publishers, are eligible for consideration.
Authors have the right to post their work on the Internet (for example, on the website https://preprints.ru/, in an institute repository or on a personal website) before and during the process of its review by the journal (with an indication of its preprint status), since this may lead to a productive discussion and more links to the work.
When citing the articles published in the "Geosystems of Transition Zones" Journal, the editors ask to refer to the DOI of the article or the article page on the official website of the Journal.
In accordance with the SHERPA RoMEO database:
Preprint – is a draft of a manuscript or a scientific article, which can be submitted for examination by the editorial staff of the journal. Preprint is a scientific work with which the author wants to acquaint interested persons and specialists for discussion and / or clarification of the obtained results, published before the article publication in the journal.
Postprint – is a scientific work after the expert peer-review procedure, which is an officially published scientific material. The postprint includes both the author's manuscript of a scientific publication and the editorial work of the publishing house – formatting and preparing the manuscript for printing.