Quaternary is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal that covers all aspects within quaternary science, embracing the whole range of scientific fields related to geological, geographical, biological, physical, chemical, environmental and human sciences. The journal 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 25.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 11.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2021).
  • 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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Topic in Atmosphere, Geosciences, Quaternary, Remote Sensing, Water
Cryosphere: Changes, Impacts and Adaptation Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Quaternary
Seas, Lakes and Rivers in the Adriatic, Alpine, Dinaric and Pannonian Regions during the Quaternary: Selected Papers from “6th RMQG” Guest Editors: Petra Jamšek Rupnik, Ana Novak, Andrej Šmuc
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Special Issue in Quaternary
Climate Change and Vegetation Evolution during the Holocene Guest Editor: James B. Innes
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Special Issue in Quaternary
Quaternary Environmental Change and Fluvial History Guest Editor: Lucyna Wachecka-Kotkowska
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Special Issue in Quaternary
The Interaction between Human Beings and the Environment: Challenges and Prospects for the Sustainable Development of Ecosystems Guest Editors: David Psomiadis, Antonios Mouratidis
Deadline: 31 August 2022
Topical Collection in Quaternary
Milankovitch Reviews Collection Editor: Jef Vandenberghe
Topical Collection in Quaternary
Palaeoinsights Collection Editor: Jef Vandenberghe
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