Journal abbreviation: Continental shelf research

The abbreviation of the journal title "Continental shelf research" is "Cont. Shelf Res.". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.

Abbreviation rules

The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
ContinentalCont.matches the stem "continent-"
shelfShelfNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
researchRes.matches the stem "research-"

Abbreviation systems

Developed by the International Organization for Standardization, the ISO 4 abbreviation system provides a standardized way of abbreviating journal titles. This consistency enables researchers to efficiently identify and cite journals in their work.

ISO (International Organization for Standardization), NLM (National Library of Medicine), and CASSI (CAS Source Index) represent three distinct journal title abbreviation systems, with ISO being universal, NLM specific to biomedical fields, and CASSI focusing on chemistry-related subjects.

About the journal

Full journal titleContinental shelf research
AbbreviationCont. Shelf Res.
ISSN (print)0278-4343
ISSN (online)1873-6955
NLM catalog101552269

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