Journal subject areas

SOIL welcomes contributions focusing on the physical, chemical, and/or biological aspects of the soil system. The journal especially values papers that go beyond disciplinary boundaries and/or highlight the interactions and feedbacks between the soil system and other Earth system components. The following is a list of keywords:

  • soils and water;
  • soils and global change;
  • soils and biogeochemical cycling;
  • soils and natural ecosystems;
  • soils and managed ecosystems;
  • soil biodiversity and soil health;
  • soil degradation;
  • soil pollution and remediation;
  • soil policy, socio-economics, and culture;
  • soil sensing;
  • pedometrics.