Geophysics Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


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How to do citations in Geophysics style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Geophysics citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Geophysics.

cite Geophysics  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Geophysics referencing style? (2022 Guide)

To create a basic works-cited-list entry for a book in Geophysics follow these simple steps

Here’s an example book citation in Geophysics using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N., 2000, Title, Edition. (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, ed.,): Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Geophysics citation:
Angelou, M., 1969, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed.: Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Geophysics looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Geophysics citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Geophysics format?

To cite a research paper or journal article following the Geophysics formatting guide, follow these easy steps

Here’s a Geophysics journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author3 LastnameA. F., 2000, Title: Container, Volume, pages Used.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Geophysics:
Petit, C., and J. Sieffermann, 2007, Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?: , 18, 161-172.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Geophysics style?

The most basic entry for a website consists of the author name(s), webpage title, website title, institution/publisher, publication date, and DOI or URL. Here’s how to cite it properly in Geophysics

Here’s an Geophysics example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., and Author2 LastnameA. F., 2000, Title. Available at https://www.example.com. Accessed October 4, 2022 Publisher.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., 2008, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Available at https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. Accessed October 4, 2022 The Guardian.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video Geophysics in 2022

While you might first think of books, journal articles, and news websites as go-to sources for academic work, YouTube also provides a wealth of quality information. Here’s how to cite it in Geophysics

Here’s a Geophysics citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName, 2000, Title. YouTube. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX. Accessed October 4, 2022.
So how to cite a video Geophysics?
Pixar, 2015, Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ. Accessed October 4, 2022.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Geophysics referencing style

Podcasts can be perfect sources of information for your research paper. They cover a wide range of topics you may want to address in your paper. Here’s how to cite them in Geophysics

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Geophysics.
Lastname, F., 2000, Title: .
Podcast referencing example in Geophysics using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018, 640: Five Women: .
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Geophysics referencing style?

Have you ever cited a movie before? You will see that citing a song is a pretty similar process. Here’s how to do it in Geophysics

An example song citation in Geophysics.
Lastname, F., 2000, Song Title:.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Geophysics:
The Beatles, 1969, Here Comes the Sun:.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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