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Volume 1, 2015

Volume 1, 2015

05 Jan 2015
Carbon nanomaterials in clean and contaminated soils: environmental implications and applications
M. J. Riding, F. L. Martin, K. C. Jones, and K. T. Semple
SOIL, 1, 1–21, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-1-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-1-2015, 2015
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06 Jan 2015
Influence of long-term mineral fertilization on metal contents and properties of soil samples taken from different locations in Hesse, Germany
S. Czarnecki and R.-A. Düring
SOIL, 1, 23–33, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-23-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-23-2015, 2015
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06 Jan 2015
The past, present, and future of soils and human health studies
E. C. Brevik and T. J. Sauer
SOIL, 1, 35–46, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-35-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-35-2015, 2015
06 Jan 2015
Quantifying soil and critical zone variability in a forested catchment through digital soil mapping
M. Holleran, M. Levi, and C. Rasmussen
SOIL, 1, 47–64, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-47-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-47-2015, 2015
06 Jan 2015
Soil properties and pre-Columbian settlement patterns in the Monumental Mounds Region of the Llanos de Moxos, Bolivian Amazon
U. Lombardo, S. Denier, and H. Veit
SOIL, 1, 65–81, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-65-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-65-2015, 2015
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06 Jan 2015
An ecosystem approach to assess soil quality in organically and conventionally managed farms in Iceland and Austria
J. P. van Leeuwen, T. Lehtinen, G. J. Lair, J. Bloem, L. Hemerik, K. V. Ragnarsdóttir, G. Gísladóttir, J. S. Newton, and P. C. de Ruiter
SOIL, 1, 83–101, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-83-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-83-2015, 2015
14 Jan 2015
Coupled cellular automata for frozen soil processes
R. M. Nagare, P. Bhattacharya, J. Khanna, and R. A. Schincariol
SOIL, 1, 103–116, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-103-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-103-2015, 2015
16 Jan 2015
The interdisciplinary nature of SOIL
E. C. Brevik, A. Cerdà, J. Mataix-Solera, L. Pereg, J. N. Quinton, J. Six, and K. Van Oost
SOIL, 1, 117–129, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-117-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-117-2015, 2015
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26 Jan 2015
The fate of seeds in the soil: a review of the influence of overland flow on seed removal and its consequences for the vegetation of arid and semiarid patchy ecosystems
E. Bochet
SOIL, 1, 131–146, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-131-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-131-2015, 2015
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05 Feb 2015
Permafrost soils and carbon cycling
C. L. Ping, J. D. Jastrow, M. T. Jorgenson, G. J. Michaelson, and Y. L. Shur
SOIL, 1, 147–171, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-147-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-147-2015, 2015
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06 Feb 2015
Identification of sensitive indicators to assess the interrelationship between soil quality, management practices and human health
R. Zornoza, J. A. Acosta, F. Bastida, S. G. Domínguez, D. M. Toledo, and A. Faz
SOIL, 1, 173–185, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-173-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-173-2015, 2015
20 Feb 2015
Eddy covariance for quantifying trace gas fluxes from soils
W. Eugster and L. Merbold
SOIL, 1, 187–205, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-187-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-187-2015, 2015
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23 Feb 2015
Litter decomposition rate and soil organic matter quality in a patchwork heathland of southern Norway
G. Certini, L. S. Vestgarden, C. Forte, and L. Tau Strand
SOIL, 1, 207–216, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-207-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-207-2015, 2015
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04 Mar 2015
Comparison of spatial association approaches for landscape mapping of soil organic carbon stocks
B. A. Miller, S. Koszinski, M. Wehrhan, and M. Sommer
SOIL, 1, 217–233, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-217-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-217-2015, 2015
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11 Mar 2015
The soil N cycle: new insights and key challenges
J. W. van Groenigen, D. Huygens, P. Boeckx, Th. W. Kuyper, I. M. Lubbers, T. Rütting, and P. M. Groffman
SOIL, 1, 235–256, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-235-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-235-2015, 2015
16 Mar 2015
A meta-analysis of soil biodiversity impacts on the carbon cycle
M.-A. de Graaff, J. Adkins, P. Kardol, and H. L. Throop
SOIL, 1, 257–271, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-257-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-257-2015, 2015
17 Mar 2015
The use of soil electrical resistivity to monitor plant and soil water relationships in vineyards
L. Brillante, O. Mathieu, B. Bois, C. van Leeuwen, and J. Lévêque
SOIL, 1, 273–286, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-273-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-273-2015, 2015
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18 Mar 2015
An overview of the recent approaches to terroir functional modelling, footprinting and zoning
E. Vaudour, E. Costantini, G. V. Jones, and S. Mocali
SOIL, 1, 287–312, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-287-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-287-2015, 2015
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09 Apr 2015
Investigating microbial transformations of soil organic matter: synthesizing knowledge from disparate fields to guide new experimentation
S. A. Billings, L. K. Tiemann, F. Ballantyne IV, C. A. Lehmeier, and K. Min
SOIL, 1, 313–330, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-313-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-313-2015, 2015
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10 Apr 2015
The economics of soil C sequestration and agricultural emissions abatement
P. Alexander, K. Paustian, P. Smith, and D. Moran
SOIL, 1, 331–339, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-331-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-331-2015, 2015
14 Apr 2015
Amino acid and N mineralization dynamics in heathland soil after long-term warming and repetitive drought
L. C. Andresen, S. Bode, A. Tietema, P. Boeckx, and T. Rütting
SOIL, 1, 341–349, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-341-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-341-2015, 2015
16 Apr 2015
Global distribution of soil organic carbon – Part 1: Masses and frequency distributions of SOC stocks for the tropics, permafrost regions, wetlands, and the world
M. Köchy, R. Hiederer, and A. Freibauer
SOIL, 1, 351–365, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-351-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-351-2015, 2015
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16 Apr 2015
Global distribution of soil organic carbon – Part 2: Certainty of changes related to land use and climate
M. Köchy, A. Don, M. K. van der Molen, and A. Freibauer
SOIL, 1, 367–380, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-367-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-367-2015, 2015
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21 Apr 2015
A new synthesis for terrestrial nitrogen inputs
B. Z. Houlton and S. L. Morford
SOIL, 1, 381–397, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-381-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-381-2015, 2015
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24 Apr 2015
Soil surface roughness: comparing old and new measuring methods and application in a soil erosion model
L. M. Thomsen, J. E. M. Baartman, R. J. Barneveld, T. Starkloff, and J. Stolte
SOIL, 1, 399–410, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-399-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-399-2015, 2015
09 Jun 2015
Predicting soil water repellency using hydrophobic organic compounds and their vegetation origin
J. Mao, K. G. J. Nierop, M. Rietkerk, and S. C. Dekker
SOIL, 1, 411–425, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-411-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-411-2015, 2015
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09 Jun 2015
Functional homogeneous zones (fHZs) in viticultural zoning procedure: an Italian case study on Aglianico vine
A. Bonfante, A. Agrillo, R. Albrizio, A. Basile, R. Buonomo, R. De Mascellis, A. Gambuti, P. Giorio, G. Guida, G. Langella, P. Manna, L. Minieri, L. Moio, T. Siani, and F. Terribile
SOIL, 1, 427–441, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-427-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-427-2015, 2015
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16 Jun 2015
Short-term recovery of soil physical, chemical, micro- and mesobiological functions in a new vineyard under organic farming
E. A. C. Costantini, A. E. Agnelli, A. Fabiani, E. Gagnarli, S. Mocali, S. Priori, S. Simoni, and G. Valboa
SOIL, 1, 443–457, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-443-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-443-2015, 2015
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17 Jun 2015
Evaluation of vineyard growth under four irrigation regimes using vegetation and soil on-the-go sensors
J. M. Terrón, J. Blanco, F. J. Moral, L. A. Mancha, D. Uriarte, and J. R. Marques da Silva
SOIL, 1, 459–473, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-459-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-459-2015, 2015
18 Jun 2015
Effects of fresh and aged chars from pyrolysis and hydrothermal carbonization on nutrient sorption in agricultural soils
M. Gronwald, A. Don, B. Tiemeyer, and M. Helfrich
SOIL, 1, 475–489, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-475-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-475-2015, 2015
22 Jun 2015
Integrated soil fertility management in sub-Saharan Africa: unravelling local adaptation
B. Vanlauwe, K. Descheemaeker, K. E. Giller, J. Huising, R. Merckx, G. Nziguheba, J. Wendt, and S. Zingore
SOIL, 1, 491–508, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-491-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-491-2015, 2015
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10 Jul 2015
Gully geometry: what are we measuring?
J. Casalí, R. Giménez, and M. A. Campo-Bescós
SOIL, 1, 509–513, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-509-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-509-2015, 2015
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13 Jul 2015
Analysis and definition of potential new areas for viticulture in the Azores (Portugal)
J. Madruga, E. B. Azevedo, J. F. Sampaio, F. Fernandes, F. Reis, and J. Pinheiro
SOIL, 1, 515–526, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-515-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-515-2015, 2015
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14 Jul 2015
Case study of microarthropod communities to assess soil quality in different managed vineyards
E. Gagnarli, D. Goggioli, F. Tarchi, S. Guidi, R. Nannelli, N. Vignozzi, G. Valboa, M. R. Lottero, L. Corino, and S. Simoni
SOIL, 1, 527–536, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-527-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-527-2015, 2015
28 Jul 2015
14C in cropland soil of a long-term field trial – experimental variability and implications for estimating carbon turnover
J. Leifeld and J. Mayer
SOIL, 1, 537–542, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-537-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-537-2015, 2015
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13 Aug 2015
Case studies of soil in art
C. Feller, E. R. Landa, A. Toland, and G. Wessolek
SOIL, 1, 543–559, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-543-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-543-2015, 2015
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19 Aug 2015
The application of terrestrial laser scanner and SfM photogrammetry in measuring erosion and deposition processes in two opposite slopes in a humid badlands area (central Spanish Pyrenees)
E. Nadal-Romero, J. Revuelto, P. Errea, and J. I. López-Moreno
SOIL, 1, 561–573, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-561-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-561-2015, 2015
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24 Aug 2015
A call for international soil experiment networks for studying, predicting, and managing global change impacts
M. S. Torn, A. Chabbi, P. Crill, P. J. Hanson, I. A. Janssens, Y. Luo, C. H. Pries, C. Rumpel, M. W. I. Schmidt, J. Six, M. Schrumpf, and B. Zhu
SOIL, 1, 575–582, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-575-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-575-2015, 2015
27 Aug 2015
SF3M software: 3-D photo-reconstruction for non-expert users and its application to a gully network
C. Castillo, M. R. James, M. D. Redel-Macías, R. Pérez, and J. A. Gómez
SOIL, 1, 583–594, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-583-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-583-2015, 2015
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07 Sep 2015
Sediment loss and its cause in Puerto Rico watersheds
Y. Yuan, Y. Jiang, E. V. Taguas, E. G. Mbonimpa, and W. Hu
SOIL, 1, 595–602, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-595-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-595-2015, 2015
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08 Sep 2015
Can we manipulate root system architecture to control soil erosion?
A. Ola, I. C. Dodd, and J. N. Quinton
SOIL, 1, 603–612, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-603-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-603-2015, 2015
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14 Sep 2015
Determination of hydrological roughness by means of close range remote sensing
A. Kaiser, F. Neugirg, F. Haas, J. Schmidt, M. Becht, and M. Schindewolf
SOIL, 1, 613–620, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-613-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-613-2015, 2015
16 Sep 2015
Soil biochemical properties in brown and gray mine soils with and without hydroseeding
C. Thomas, A. Sexstone, and J. Skousen
SOIL, 1, 621–629, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-621-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-621-2015, 2015
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21 Sep 2015
Passive soil heating using an inexpensive infrared mirror design – a proof of concept
C. Rasmussen, R. E. Gallery, and J. S. Fehmi
SOIL, 1, 631–639, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-631-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-631-2015, 2015
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24 Sep 2015
Assessing the performance of a plastic optical fibre turbidity sensor for measuring post-fire erosion from plot to catchment scale
J. J. Keizer, M. A. S. Martins, S. A. Prats, L. F. Santos, D. C. S. Vieira, R. Nogueira, and L. Bilro
SOIL, 1, 641–650, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-641-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-641-2015, 2015
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09 Nov 2015
Exploring the linkage between spontaneous grass cover biodiversity and soil degradation in two olive orchard microcatchments with contrasting environmental and management conditions
E. V. Taguas, C. Arroyo, A. Lora, G. Guzmán, K. Vanderlinden, and J. A. Gómez
SOIL, 1, 651–664, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-651-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-651-2015, 2015
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19 Nov 2015
Biogeochemical cycles and biodiversity as key drivers of ecosystem services provided by soils
P. Smith, M. F. Cotrufo, C. Rumpel, K. Paustian, P. J. Kuikman, J. A. Elliott, R. McDowell, R. I. Griffiths, S. Asakawa, M. Bustamante, J. I. House, J. Sobocká, R. Harper, G. Pan, P. C. West, J. S. Gerber, J. M. Clark, T. Adhya, R. J. Scholes, and M. C. Scholes
SOIL, 1, 665–685, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-665-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-665-2015, 2015
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10 Dec 2015
Mitigating N2O emissions from soil: from patching leaks to transformative action
C. Decock, J. Lee, M. Necpalova, E. I. P. Pereira, D. M. Tendall, and J. Six
SOIL, 1, 687–694, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-687-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-687-2015, 2015
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10 Dec 2015
Local versus field scale soil heterogeneity characterization – a challenge for representative sampling in pollution studies
Z. Kardanpour, O. S. Jacobsen, and K. H. Esbensen
SOIL, 1, 695–705, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-695-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-695-2015, 2015
15 Dec 2015
Effect of biochar and liming on soil nitrous oxide emissions from a temperate maize cropping system
R. Hüppi, R. Felber, A. Neftel, J. Six, and J. Leifeld
SOIL, 1, 707–717, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-707-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-707-2015, 2015
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