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Revista EIDENAR: Ejemplar 11 / Enero - Diciembre 2012


Instructions for Authors


Posting Rules
Engineering Journal of Natural Resources and Environment



The magazine ENGINEERING OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT aims to become a prestigious stage of scientific thinking to disseminate high quality academic work in the field of engineering and management of natural resources and environment. In this sense, the Journal is in a meeting and from the multidisciplinary scientific debate for understanding, discussion and dissemination of methods, techniques and technologies for the identification, quantification and management of impacts of natural and human activities that affect quality of life of society.

Are welcome for publication, original work (which has not been published in other media, printed or electronic) for research, reflection and review on the following topics: planning and sustainable management of watersheds, methods and processes of quantification environmental pollution; design works for the use and sustainable management of natural resources and economic analysis, social and administrative framework for the management of natural resources, environment and public services related research in agriculture and sustainable development.

The Review is an annual edition in which articles are published evaluated according to the following process:

First, the item is received and evaluated by the Editorial Board, which determines whether it conforms to the editorial of the magazine and if you meet the requirements set out in the instructions for authors. If the item does not meet the above criteria will be returned to their authors to make appropriate modifications before the close of the call.

Second, once closed the opening date, accepted papers will be sent to two pairs or arbitrators who are recognized specialists in technical and scientific capacity in the area know about the item. Items are sent to reviewers without the identity of authors to ensure the fairness of assessments.

Third, the referees will have a maximum of three months to produce their concept on paper, during which he will pronounce (depending on the format prepared by the editorial board) on the originality, conception, methodology, consistency of results, conclusions and relevance of the literature used.

Fourth, if the recommendations of the reviewers agreed (positive or negative), the Editorial Committee shall act accordingly, according to peer evaluations that will be sent to the authors for carrying out modifications and adjustments. When there is a difference of opinion between the evaluators, the evaluation will be requested of a third arbitrator who shall define the recommendation on article take the Editorial Committee.

The Editorial Committee will make the decision to publish the article on the document finally corrected by the authors and in accordance with the recommendations in this regard do peer reviewers. The content of the articles are the sole responsibility of the authors.

The publication of the Journal ENGINEERING OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL be found in this virtual office:
http://eidenar.univalle.edu.co/revista.htm is expected that the items received match the following clacificación established by Colciencias:

A) Research Papers Scientific and Technological Development:

Paper that presents results from scientific research projects and / or technological development. The processes are derived explicitly stated in the published document, and the names of the authors and their institutional affiliation.


B) Articles of original thoughts about a problem or particular topic:

Documents that correspond to results of studies conducted by the author on a theoretical or practical problem, which like previous ones, meet certification standards on the originality and quality according to the anonymous referees qualifiers.


C) Review Articles:

Studies by the author to give an overview of the status of a specific domain of science and technology, its evolution over a period of time, which identifies the prospects for its development and future developments.

hese items are made by those who have achieved an overall view of the domain and are characterized by an extensive literature review, which is reflected in the large number of references.
hese items are made by those who have achieved an overall view of the domain and are characterized by an extensive literature review, which is reflected in the large number of references.

Instructions for authors


1. Articles must be submitted in word processing format of Microsoft Word or Open Office Writer and portable hard-coded file type PDF in Acrobat Reader, the e-mail address of the editorial assistant (revistaeidenar@univalle.edu.co), attached a letter to the Director of the magazine and which shows the relevance of your article in a thematic framework of reference for the review and description of the authors (name, academic and institutional affiliation), which authorizes the Editorial Committee to submit their contributions to the arbitration of the peer reviewers to be appointed.

2. Contributions may be written in English, Spanish or Portuguese, using the Arial font throughout the text with font size 12 dpi and a space and interline separation medium. All margins should be three inches. Contributions may not be over 20 letter size pages, as described typographic features.

3. The title of the article is written in capital letters and should reflect in a synthetic manner the purpose of the article. Should be centered between the margins of the page, written in Arial, highlighted in bold and font size 18 dpi.

4. The first line after the title contains the names of the authors as follows: Carlos A. Aguirre (1) and Ana M. Cabal (2), written in Arial, with font size 12. Symbols should be indicated, as a superscript to signify the profession then, and institutional affiliation of each of the authors.

5. On the next line quoted occupation or title and institutional affiliation of the authors, Example:
(1) Economist, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia, luisego@univalle.edu.co

6. You must include a summary of the article in Spanish and then the key words (no more than five), written in Arial, with font size 10. The abstract should not exceed 200 words.

7. The summary in English (abstract) as a correct translation of the summary in Spanish, including, Next, the keywords (keywords) as an accurate translation of the abstract keyword, written in Arial, with font size 10 dpi.

8. All items must contain subtitles written in capital letters. Suggested for the following content in this order: ABSTRACT, ABSTRACT, INTRODUCTION, MATERIALS AND METHODS, RESULTS, DISCUSSION, ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS and REFERENCES. The numeral of each section should be written in bold, font Arial with font size 12 dpi.

9. When Abbreviations should be explained the first time it is used in the text. Example: Contingent Valuation Method (CVM).

10. The illustrations are expressed as figures and tables (Arabic numerals) and are included at the end of the text. In the text must be referenced with their respective headers. When the words figures and tables are part of the text is written out completely and sensitive. The figure captions are listed on separate sheets at the end of the manuscript. The tables include the header as follows: Table 1. Estimates of variance ...

11. The literature cited is entered at the end, under the title REFERENCES, in alphabetical order by author, without numbering as referred to several articles by the same author, they are presented chronologically. Each reference should include the following:

a. Name of the author and co-authors, beginning with the first name followed by the initials of the names.
b. Year of publication in parentheses.
c. Full title of the article.
d. Name of the magazine.
e. Volume, start and end pages of the article.


Example: Anselin, U. and Welsch, H. (2004). Meaningful Environmental Indices: a social choice approach. Environmental Economics and Management Journal, 47, 270-283.

12. In the case of books, Title (Arial), the publishing house, city of publication and page number, eg Freeman, Myrick Py, A. (1993). The Measurement of Environmental and Resource Values: Theory and Methods. Resources for the Future. Washington D.C. 503 p.

13. In the case of items within commemorative volumes, symposium reports or books in which several authors collaborate cited by the following example: Anselin, L. and Bera, A.K. (1998). Spatial dependence in linear regression models with an introduction to spatial econometrics. In: Handbook of Applied Economic Statistics. Eds. Aman Ullah and D.E.A. Giles. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc.

14. In the literature cited in the text when referencing one or two authors should be given with their name and year of publication, in parenthesis, if more than two authors, put the name of first author followed by et al. (In italics). If the author's name is part of the wording of the letter, only put in parentheses the year of publication.

Example: .... were identified as the major urban environmental indicators (Quiroga et al., 2005) or ... also presented by Escobar et al. (2008) to a district spatial level.

15. If you include tables, figures or photos taken from other publications must submit a copy of the authorization of the author and / or editor for publication.

16. Once an article is accepted for publication, the author agrees that the rights of its contribution becomes the property of the Journal ENGINEERING OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT with the legal implications that means. To reproduce any article or part thereof, by any means, it must have the written permission of the Director of the Magazine.


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