Journal of Paleolimnology

ISSN: 0921-2728 (Print) 1573-0417 (Online)


This journal provides a vehicle for the rapid dissemination of original scientific work dealing with the reconstruction of lake histories. Although the majority of papers deal with lakes, it also publishes paleoenvironmental studies of river, wetland, peatland and estuary systems. In addition to original data and ideas, the Journal of Paleolimnology publishes review articles, commentaries, book reviews and program announcements. Like the subject itself, this journal is multidisciplinary in nature, and publishes papers concerned with biological, chemical, physical, and geological methods that are used to reconstruct and interpret lake histories. It continues to be a major repository for papers dealing with climatic change, as well as other pressing topics, such as global environmental change, lake acidification, eutrophication, long-term monitoring, and other aspects of lake histories ontogeny.

Invitation for guest-edited special issues
The Journal of Paleolimnology has a long tradition of publishing guest-edited special issues on topics of broad interest. We would like to invite you to send proposals for special issues. These can be brief and should include (1) a tentative title, (2) a list of authors and contributing titles, and (3) a timeline for completion of the issue. Please submit proposals to the Editors-in-Chief.

IPS2018 in Stockholm, Sweden
The 14th International Paleolimnology Symposium and International Association of Limnogeology joint meeting will be held in Stockholm, Sweden in June, 2018. More information will be available on the International Paleolimnology Association (IPA) website soon (

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