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SOIL An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Executive editors: Jorge Mataix-Solera, John Quinton, Johan Six, Kristof Van Oost &
SOIL is a not-for-profit international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and discussion of high-quality research in the field of soil system sciences.
SOIL is at the interface between the atmosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. SOIL publishes scientific research that contributes to understanding the soil system and its interaction with humans and the entire Earth system. The scope of the journal includes all topics that fall within the study of soil science as a discipline, with an emphasis on studies that integrate soil science with other sciences (hydrology, agronomy, socio-economics, health sciences, atmospheric sciences, etc.).
Recent papers
19 Sep 2019
A new look at an old concept: using 15N2O isotopomers to understand the relationship between soil moisture and N2O production pathways
Katelyn A. Congreves, Trang Phan, and Richard E. Farrell
SOIL, 5, 265–274, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-5-265-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-5-265-2019, 2019
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17 Sep 2019
Estimation of effective calibration sample size using visible near infrared spectroscopy: deep learning vs machine learning
Wartini Ng, Budiman Minasny, Wanderson de Sousa Mendes, and José A. M. Demattê
SOIL Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2019-48,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2019-48, 2019
Manuscript under review for SOIL (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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03 Sep 2019
Arable soil formation and erosion: a hillslope-based cosmogenic nuclide study in the United Kingdom
Daniel L. Evans, John N. Quinton, Andrew M. Tye, Ángel Rodés, Jessica A. C. Davies, Simon M. Mudd, and Timothy A. Quine
SOIL, 5, 253–263, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-5-253-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-5-253-2019, 2019
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03 Sep 2019
Machine learning and soil sciences: A review aided by machine learning tools
José Padarian, Budiman Minasny, and Alex B. McBratney
SOIL Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2019-57,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2019-57, 2019
Manuscript under review for SOIL (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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02 Sep 2019
Impacts of land use and topography on soil organic carbon in a Mediterranean landscape (north-western Tunisia)
Donia Jendoubi, Hanspeter Liniger, and Chinwe Ifejika Speranza
SOIL, 5, 239–251, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-5-239-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-5-239-2019, 2019
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Highlight articles
10 Jan 2019
Refining physical aspects of soil quality and soil health when exploring the effects of soil degradation and climate change on biomass production: an Italian case study
Antonello Bonfante, Fabio Terribile, and Johan Bouma
SOIL, 5, 1–14, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-5-1-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-5-1-2019, 2019
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07 Nov 2018
Spatial assessments of soil organic carbon for stakeholder decision-making – a case study from Kenya
Tor-Gunnar Vågen, Leigh Ann Winowiecki, Constance Neely, Sabrina Chesterman, and Mieke Bourne
SOIL, 4, 259–266, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-4-259-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-4-259-2018, 2018
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15 Mar 2018
A systemic approach for modeling soil functions
Hans-Jörg Vogel, Stephan Bartke, Katrin Daedlow, Katharina Helming, Ingrid Kögel-Knabner, Birgit Lang, Eva Rabot, David Russell, Bastian Stößel, Ulrich Weller, Martin Wiesmeier, and Ute Wollschläger
SOIL, 4, 83–92, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-4-83-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-4-83-2018, 2018
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01 Mar 2017
Soil conservation in the 21st century: why we need smart agricultural intensification
Gerard Govers, Roel Merckx, Bas van Wesemael, and Kristof Van Oost
SOIL, 3, 45–59, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-3-45-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-3-45-2017, 2017
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25 Oct 2016
Leaf waxes in litter and topsoils along a European transect
Imke K. Schäfer, Verena Lanny, Jörg Franke, Timothy I. Eglinton, Michael Zech, Barbora Vysloužilová, and Roland Zech
SOIL, 2, 551–564, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-551-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-551-2016, 2016
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24 Jun 2019 Update of journal metrics

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29 May 2019 Publish your video abstract

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31 Jan 2019 SOIL indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)

Clarivate Analytics has accepted SOIL into the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE); the Journal Citation Reports (JCR); and Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences.

31 Jan 2019 SOIL indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)

Clarivate Analytics has accepted SOIL into the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE); the Journal Citation Reports (JCR); and Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences.

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