|2018||The inaugural issue was released. Quaternary was published as a quarterly journal.|
|2019||Quaternary was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).|
|2020||Quaternary was indexed in Scopus - Elsevier.
Quaternary announced the first edition of the Young Investigator award.
|2022||Quaternary received its first CiteScore (2021) of 4.3, ranked 42/155 (Q2) in "Earth-Surface Processes", 37/128 (Q2) in "Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)".
Quaternary announced the first edition of the Best Paper award.
|2023||Quaternary received its first Impact Factor (2.3).|
|2017–2020||Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Valentí Rull|
|2020–present||Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Jef Vandenberghe|