10. Addressing Reviewer Comments

Sample Response Letter

Sample Response Letter

[Date]

Dear [Editor],

On behalf of my co-authors, I would like to thank you for the opportunity to revise and resubmit our manuscript [number], entitled \u201C[Title]\u201D

The reviewers’ comments were helpful to us in revising the manuscript, and we have carefully considered and responded to each suggestion. In most instances we were able to incorporate the reviewers’ feedback into our revised manuscript. There was one suggestion that we did not implement because we believe that it is beyond the scope of the current study.

We have included below a response to reviewers in which we address each comment made by the reviewers. A red-lined version of the manuscript indicating where changes have been made is also included with our submission.

Thank you again for your consideration of our revised manuscript.

Sincerely,

[Name]

[Contact Info]


Responses to Reviewer Comments


Reviewer #1

Comment #1: Comment/suggestion

Author Response #1:  We added the suggested additional figure as Figure 7 on page 10 of the revised manuscript.


Comment #2: Comment/suggestion

Author Response #2:  We thank the reviewer for this suggestion.  However, we respectfully feel that this suggestion is beyond the scope of the current study.  We will keep this suggestion in mind for future works.


Reviewer #2

Comment #1:  Comment/suggestion

Author response #1:  We performed the appropriate test and updated our revised manuscript to include this information on lines 15-20 on page 22.


Comment #2:  Comment/suggestion

Author response #2: We regret that this was not clear.  What we meant to indicate was that a = b.  We have added two sentences to clarify this in the last paragraph on page 5.