Information for Station and Cooperating Authors
SRS Technical Publications Team
The SRS Technical Publications Team provides Station authors and their collaborators with complete editorial and layout services for a series of publications, including:
- General Technical Reports (GTR), Resource Bulletins (RB), Research Papers (RP), Research Notes (RN), and Science Updates (SU)
- Full conference proceedings
- Research Maps (RMAP)
Preparing a Manuscript
Please refer to the Abbreviated Author Guidelines for formatting and other information related to literature cited, tables, figures, and photos. The SRS Authors Guide provides full guidance on manuscript preparation and policy.
Submit a Manuscript for Publication
Manuscripts must be complete before being submitted for editorial services. Please refer to the Authors Checklist when finalizing the manuscript package. Note that manuscripts must be accompanied by a completed Manuscript Approval Form (FS-1600-1). For non-Forest Service collaborating authors, a completed Author Release Form must also accompany the manuscript.
Use this form to submit a manuscript package to the Technical Publications Team.
Contact the Technical Publications Team
Laurel Haavik, Team Lead
Donna Burnett, Editor
Stephanie Worley Firley, Technical Editor
Helen Robinson, Visual Information Specialist
Christian Schroll, Visual Information Specialist
Required Forms for Publishing in Scientific Journals
The forms below must be completed before any commercial publishing contract can be agreed to. They acknowledge that publication charges for the manuscript will be incurred.