Quaternary

Quaternary is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal that covers all aspects of Quaternary Science, embracing the whole range of scientific fields related to geological, geographical, biological, physical, chemical, environmental and human sciences. It publishes reviews, research articles, communications, technical notes and essays. There is no restriction on the length of the papers and we encourage authors to publish their results in as much detail as possible. It is published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access — free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ScopusESCI (Web of Science), GeoRef, and many other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 21.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 7.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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Special Issue in Quaternary
Lake Sediments: An Invaluable Archive of Earth Critical Zone Trajectories Guest Editors: Fabien Arnaud, Pierre Sabatier, Charline Giguet-Covex, Jean-Philippe Jenny
Deadline: 22 June 2021
Special Issue in Quaternary
Taphonomy and Palaeoecology of Quaternary Vertebrates: Advances in Fossil and Experimental Studies Guest Editors: Juan Rofes, Janine Ochoa, Emmanuelle Stoetzel
Deadline: 20 July 2021
Special Issue in Quaternary
Quaternary Loess Deposition and Climate Change Guest Editor: Dávid Molnár
Deadline: 31 August 2021
Special Issue in Quaternary
Human Activities and Development of Food Production in the Holocene Guest Editors: Marc Vander Linden, Philip Riris
Deadline: 20 September 2021
Topical Collection in Quaternary
Palaeoinsights Collection Editor: Jef Vandenberghe
Topical Collection in Quaternary
Milankovitch Reviews Collection Editor: Jef Vandenberghe
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