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The Holocene

A Major Interdisciplinary Journal Focusing on Recent Environmental Change

Swansea University, UK
2013 Impact Factor: 3.794
2013 Ranking: 15/174 in Geosciences, Multidisciplinary | 6/46 in Geography, Physical
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

No other journal caters for the specific interdisciplinary needs of the large international community of scientists working on The Holocene.

The Holocene is the first journal dedicated to fundamental scientific research on environmental change over the last 10,000 years including past, present and future change on local, regional and global scales. Essential reading - The Holocene covers:

  • Geological, biological and archaeological evidence of recent climate change
  • Interdisciplinary studies of environmental history and prehistory
  • The development of natural and cultural landscapes and ecosystems
  • The prediction of future changes in the environment from the record of the past

The Holocene regularly publishes:

  • Research papers
  • Reports
  • Forum articles
  • Book reviews

Occasional special features include:

-Research reviews and theme issues - devoted to specific Holocene topics or key conferences

-Fast-track Reports! Bring groundbreaking research to the public domain as soon as possible. 

-The possibility of publishing short contributions of exceptional merit within three months of acceptance.

Electronic access:

The Holocene is available electronically on SAGE Journals Online at

Subscription Information :

Institutional subscriptions are available as part of the The Holocene & The Anthropocene Review Package. Click here for more information and to take out a subscription.

Institutional Backfile Purchase, E-access (Content through 1998) £1,453.00
Individual Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) £178.00

To purchase a non-standard subscription or a back issue, please contact SAGE Customer Services for availability. +44 (0) 20 7324 8701

Institutional, Single Print Issue £127.00
Individual Single Print Issue £19.00
Frequency: Monthly eISSN: 1477-0911 ISSN: 0959-6836
Months of Distribution: January , February , March , April , May , June , July , August , September , October , November , December Current Volume: 25 Current Issue: 2
Other Titles in: Geography, Earth & Environmental Science

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