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JOURNAL OF HYDROLOGY AND HYDROMECHANICS is an international open access journal for the basic disciplines of water sciences. The scope of hydrology is limited to catchment hydrology, vadose zone hydrology and biohydrology, primarily of temperate zone. The hydromechanics covers theoretical, experimental and computational hydraulics and fluid mechanics in various fields, two- and multiphase flows, including non-Newtonian flow, and new frontiers in hydraulics. The journal is published quarterly in English. The types of contribution include: research and review articles, short communications and technical notes. The articles have been thoroughly peer reviewed by international specialists and promoted to researchers working in the same field. Authors do not pay any fees.
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Ľubomír Lichner, Institute of Hydrology SAS, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Günter Blöschl, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Radka Kodešová, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Juraj Parajka, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Pavel Vlasák, Institute of Hydrodynamics CAS, v. v. i., Prague, Czech Republic
Emília Lichnerová, Institute of Hydrology SAS, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Jörg Bachmann, Leibniz University of Hannover, Institute of Soil Science, Hannover, Germany
Artur S. Bartosik, Kielce University of Technology, Kielce, Poland
Giuseppe Brunetti, University of Natural Resources & Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
Valerio Caleffi, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Artemi Cerdà, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Zdenìk Chára, Institute of Hydrodynamics CAS, v. v. i., Prague, Czech Republic
Jaromír Dušek, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Csilla Farkas, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Ås, Norway
Zoltán Gribovszki, University of West Hungary, Sopron, Hungary
Kamila Hlavčová, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Ladislav Holko, Institute of Hydrology SAS, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Massimo Iovino, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Giora J. Kidron, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Johannes Klaus Koestel, Agroscope Reckenholz, Zurich, Switzerland
Silvia Kohnová, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Laurent Lassabatere, University of Lyon 1, Vaulx-en-Velin, France
Václav Matoušek, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Peter Molnár, Institute of Environmental Engineering, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland
Jiří Pavlásek, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Laurent Pfister, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Belvaux, Luxembourg
Kálmán Rajkai, Centre for Agricultural Research HAS, Budapest, Hungary
Jaromír Říha, Brno University of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic
Václav Šípek, Institute of Hydrodynamics CAS, v. v. i., Prague, Czech Republic
Jaroslav Škvarenina, Technical University in Zvolen, Zvolen, Slovak Republic
Michal Sněhota, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Jerzy Sobota, Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland
Mojca Šraj, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Tammo S. Steenhuis, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
Jueyi Sui, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, Canada
Ján Szolgay, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Miroslav Tesař, Institute of Hydrodynamics CAS, v. v. i., Prague, Czech Republic
Lukáš Trakal, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Eric M. Valentine, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Alessandro Valiani, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Martinus Th. van Genuchten, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Yvetta Velísková, Institute of Hydrology SAS, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Alberto Viglione, Polytechnic University of Turin, Turin, Italy
Tomáš Vogel, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Ole Wendroth, University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
Zbyněk Zachoval, Brno University of Technology, Brno, Czech Republic
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Instructions for authors
Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics publishes original research papers and reviews that deal with hydrology and hydromechanics and are of general interest. Review articles should be submitted only after agreement with the editor. The scope of hydrology encompasses catchment hydrology, vadose zone hydrology and biohydrology, primarily of temperate zone. Hydromechanics covers theoretical, experimental and computational hydraulics and fluid mechanics in various fields, two- and multiphase flows, including non-Newtonian flow and new frontiers in hydraulics. Manuscript (with maximum length of 30 pages and size of 5 MB) should be sent as an attachment to e-mail to Dr. Ľubomír Lichner, Institute of Hydrology SAS, Dúbravská cesta 9, 841 04 Bratislava, Slovakia; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. The names, addresses and e-mail addresses of 5 potential referees from countries other than the authors should be submitted with the manuscript.
Manuscript should be prepared as Microsoft Word file with numbered lines and pages, paper size A4 (297 mm x 210 mm), font type Times New Roman, font size 12, double-spaced with margins of 25 mm. Sections and subsections should not be numbered. Manuscript should be written in English. Authors who are unsure of correct English usage should have their manuscript reviewed for clarity by a colleague whose native language is English or seek help at a professional English writing and editing service.
Manuscript should begin with a concise but informative title followed by the names of all authors with first name given in full for each author and the affiliations of the authors (without abbreviations) including complete postal addresses. Telephone number (with country and area code) as well as e-mail address of the corresponding author should be presented in the next line. The abstract not exceeding 200 words should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results and major conclusions.
Keywords, placed immediately after the abstract, should provide a maximum of 6 key words, which reflect the scientific content of the paper. The introduction should state the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background. Material and methods should provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced. Methods already published should be indicated by a reference: only relevant modifications should be described. A Theory section can be added when the authors propose new theories and solutions. Results should be clear and concise. Discussion should explore the significance of the results, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. The main conclusions of the study may be presented in Conclusions section. Acknowledgements should be assembled in a separate section at the end of the article before the references.
Figures should be informative, attractive and readable. Design them to fit either into 1 column (8.6 cm), intermediate width (12 cm) or to the width of the page (17.8 cm). At this print size, the photographs should have a minimum resolution 300 dpi, bitmapped graphs and drawings 1000 dpi, combinations of photographs and drawings 500 dpi. Vector drawings should contain all the used fonts and the minimum line thickness should be 0.25 pt. Avoid any large size differences of the numbers, letters and symbols used within the figure. They must be sufficiently large such that they are at least 1.5 mm high in final printed form. Do not hide unwanted data in masks or layers. Do not use outer boxes or frames. Each figure with the figure caption should be arranged on a separate page at the end of the manuscript. After accepting the paper for publication, the figures should be submitted in TIFF, JPEG, EMF, WMF or MS Office files. If the figure is created in a MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) then leave it in the native document format “as is”. Make sure that the caption can be understood without the need for undue reference to the text. Every figure must be referred to in the text and numbered using Arabic numerals consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text. Prepare tables separately from the text and put each on a separate page with its heading and with double spacing if there is room. Make sure that the table heading can be understood without the need for undue reference to the text. Every table must be referred to in the text and numbered using Arabic numerals consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text. Footnotes to a table should be indicated by superscript lower-case letters and typed directly under the table. Please save the table as editable text and not as image. Only units of the SI and those units recognized for use with the SI should be used to express the values of quantities. Standardized quantity symbols and standardized mathematical signs and symbols should be used. A space or half-high dot is used to signify the multiplication of units. A solidus (i.e., slash) or negative exponent is to signify the division of units. The solidus must not be repeated on the same line unless parentheses are used. Symbols representing physical quantities or variables are italic, symbols representing units or mathematical operators are roman, and symbols representing vectors, tensors and matrices are bold italic. For equations use the Equation Editor of Microsoft Word or MathType. The equations should be editable and not presented as images.
All references cited in the text are included in the reference section and opposite.
Text: Citations may be made directly or parenthetically. Groups of references should be listed first alphabetically, then chronologically. Examples: ... by Lukerchenko et al. (2009), Ruch and Harum (2009), and Warren (2003), or: ... (Lukerchenko et al., 2009; Novák, 2012; Ruch and Harum, 2003). List: References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically if necessary. More than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters "a", "b", "c", etc., placed after the year of publication.
Lukerchenko, N., Piatsevich, S., Chara, Z., Vlasak, P., 2009. 3D numerical model of the spherical particle saltation in a channel with a rough fixed bed. J. Hydrol. Hydromech., 57, 100–112.
Novák, V., 2012. Evapotranspiration in the Soil-Plant-Atmosphere System. Springer, Dordrecht, 256 p.
Ruch, C.A., Harum, T., 2003. Water balance components for forest and meadow land use systems in a crystalline catchment. In: Holko, L., Miklánek, P. (Eds.): Proc. Int. Conf. Interdisciplinary approaches in small catchment hydrology: monitoring and research (Demänovská dolina, Slovakia 2002). Technical Documents in Hydrology, No. 67, UNESCO, Paris, pp. 27–32.
Warren, S.D., 2003. Synopsis: Influence of biological soil crusts on arid land hydrology and soil stability. In: Belnap, J., Lange, O.L. (Eds.): Biological Soil Crusts: Structure, Function, and Management. Springer, Berlin, pp. 349–360.