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Unformatted text preview: -distillation of the above, in the same order (Intro, Methods, Results, Discussion); should be very brief (100-200 words) Style notes Please incorporate the following style in your reports: -Use first person -Chop up sentences into short, concise statements (i.e. no run-ons, no verbosity) -Use active voice -Use action verbs if possible -Avoid using nouns for adjectives -Avoid using impersonal pronouns (i.e. “it” “they” “this”) as sentence subjects -Do not use meaningless catchall words/phrases (e.g., “etc” “and so forth” “misc”) -Minimize jargon and acronyms; always spell out acronyms -Avoid repetition -Use page numbers -Always describe the essence of each figure and each table in the text -Figures and tables should summarize the data, not present it; raw data, if presented, are placed in an appendix...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2012 for the course ENVIRONMET 321 taught by Professor Dr.j.alanyeakley during the Winter '11 term at Portland State.
- Winter '11