Scientific Writing Part II July 23, 2003. The Scientific Paper (overview). A scientific paper contains specific parts that are organized in a specific manner The paper’s objectives and goals are explicit The paper is addressing a specific audience. The Scientific Paper (overview).
Scientific Writing Part IIJuly 23, 2003
Scientific names of organisms are in italics
Example of a title page:
University of California, Santa Cruz
Center of Ocean Health
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Dr. Laurel Fox, UCSC
“The geography of speciation has long been contentious. In recent years, phylogenetic approaches have been proposed to determine the geographical mode of speciation (Brooks et al., 1991; Barraclough and Vogler, 2000; Berlocher, 1998).
“McArthur and Wilson’s theory of island biogeography dictates that…”
Reflect the level of understanding that you have on the subject
Avoid reporting results twice
NOW YOU ARE DONE!!