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Volume 2, 2016

Volume 2, 2016

15 Jan 2016
Development of a statistical tool for the estimation of riverbank erosion probability
E. A. Varouchakis, G. V. Giannakis, M. A. Lilli, E. Ioannidou, N. P. Nikolaidis, and G. P. Karatzas
SOIL, 2, 1–11, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-1-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-1-2016, 2016
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18 Jan 2016
On the rebound: soil organic carbon stocks can bounce back to near forest levels when agroforests replace agriculture in southern India
H. C. Hombegowda, O. van Straaten, M. Köhler, and D. Hölscher
SOIL, 2, 13–23, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-13-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-13-2016, 2016
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18 Jan 2016
Pedotransfer functions for Irish soils – estimation of bulk density (ρb) per horizon type
B. Reidy, I. Simo, P. Sills, and R. E. Creamer
SOIL, 2, 25–39, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-25-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-25-2016, 2016
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21 Jan 2016
Quantification of the inevitable: the influence of soil macrofauna on soil water movement in rehabilitated open-cut mined lands
S. Arnold and E. R. Williams
SOIL, 2, 41–48, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-41-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-41-2016, 2016
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21 Jan 2016
Tree species and functional traits but not species richness affect interrill erosion processes in young subtropical forests
S. Seitz, P. Goebes, Z. Song, H. Bruelheide, W. Härdtle, P. Kühn, Y. Li, and T. Scholten
SOIL, 2, 49–61, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-49-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-49-2016, 2016
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12 Feb 2016
Effects of land use changes on the dynamics of selected soil properties in northeast Wellega, Ethiopia
Alemayehu Adugna and Assefa Abegaz
SOIL, 2, 63–70, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-63-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-63-2016, 2016
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17 Feb 2016
Potential effects of vinasse as a soil amendment to control runoff and soil loss
Z. Hazbavi and S. H. R. Sadeghi
SOIL, 2, 71–78, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-71-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-71-2016, 2016
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29 Feb 2016
World's soils are under threat
Luca Montanarella, Daniel Jon Pennock, Neil McKenzie, Mohamed Badraoui, Victor Chude, Isaurinda Baptista, Tekalign Mamo, Martin Yemefack, Mikha Singh Aulakh, Kazuyuki Yagi, Suk Young Hong, Pisoot Vijarnsorn, Gan-Lin Zhang, Dominique Arrouays, Helaina Black, Pavel Krasilnikov, Jaroslava Sobocká, Julio Alegre, Carlos Roberto Henriquez, Maria de Lourdes Mendonça-Santos, Miguel Taboada, David Espinosa-Victoria, Abdullah AlShankiti, Sayed Kazem AlaviPanah, Elsiddig Ahmed El Mustafa Elsheikh, Jon Hempel, Marta Camps Arbestain, Freddy Nachtergaele, and Ronald Vargas
SOIL, 2, 79–82, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-79-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-79-2016, 2016
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29 Feb 2016
Soil properties and not inputs control carbon : nitrogen : phosphorus ratios in cropped soils in the long term
Emmanuel Frossard, Nina Buchmann, Else K. Bünemann, Delwende I. Kiba, François Lompo, Astrid Oberson, Federica Tamburini, and Ouakoltio Y. A. Traoré
SOIL, 2, 83–99, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-83-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-83-2016, 2016
09 Mar 2016
Soil microbial communities following bush removal in a Namibian savanna
Jeffrey S. Buyer, Anne Schmidt-Küntzel, Matti Nghikembua, Jude E. Maul, and Laurie Marker
SOIL, 2, 101–110, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-101-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-101-2016, 2016
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07 Apr 2016
The significance of soils and soil science towards realization of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Saskia D. Keesstra, Johan Bouma, Jakob Wallinga, Pablo Tittonell, Pete Smith, Artemi Cerdà, Luca Montanarella, John N. Quinton, Yakov Pachepsky, Wim H. van der Putten, Richard D. Bardgett, Simon Moolenaar, Gerben Mol, Boris Jansen, and Louise O. Fresco
SOIL, 2, 111–128, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-111-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-111-2016, 2016
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14 Apr 2016
Zero net livelihood degradation – the quest for a multidimensional protocol to combat desertification
Marcos H. Easdale
SOIL, 2, 129–134, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-129-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-129-2016, 2016
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20 Apr 2016
Facing policy challenges with inter- and transdisciplinary soil research focused on the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Johan Bouma and Luca Montanarella
SOIL, 2, 135–145, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-135-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-135-2016, 2016
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21 Apr 2016
Organic wastes from bioenergy and ecological sanitation as a soil fertility improver: a field experiment in a tropical Andosol
Ariane Krause, Thomas Nehls, Eckhard George, and Martin Kaupenjohann
SOIL, 2, 147–162, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-147-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-147-2016, 2016
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22 Apr 2016
Interactions between organisms and parent materials of a constructed Technosol shape its hydrostructural properties
Maha Deeb, Michel Grimaldi, Thomas Z. Lerch, Anne Pando, Agnès Gigon, and Manuel Blouin
SOIL, 2, 163–174, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-163-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-163-2016, 2016
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25 Apr 2016
Effect of grassland cutting frequency on soil carbon storage – a case study on public lawns in three Swedish cities
C. Poeplau, H. Marstorp, K. Thored, and T. Kätterer
SOIL, 2, 175–184, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-175-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-175-2016, 2016
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10 May 2016
Switchgrass ecotypes alter microbial contribution to deep-soil C
Damaris Roosendaal, Catherine E. Stewart, Karolien Denef, Ronald F. Follett, Elizabeth Pruessner, Louise H. Comas, Gary E. Varvel, Aaron Saathoff, Nathan Palmer, Gautam Sarath, Virginia L. Jin, Marty Schmer, and Madhavan Soundararajan
SOIL, 2, 185–197, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-185-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-185-2016, 2016
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19 May 2016
Fire affects root decomposition, soil food web structure, and carbon flow in tallgrass prairie
E. Ashley Shaw, Karolien Denef, Cecilia Milano de Tomasel, M. Francesca Cotrufo, and Diana H. Wall
SOIL, 2, 199–210, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-199-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-199-2016, 2016
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19 May 2016
Synchrotron microtomographic quantification of geometrical soil pore characteristics affected by compaction
Ranjith P. Udawatta, Clark J. Gantzer, Stephen H. Anderson, and Shmuel Assouline
SOIL, 2, 211–220, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-211-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-211-2016, 2016
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07 Jun 2016
Arctic soil development on a series of marine terraces on central Spitsbergen, Svalbard: a combined geochronology, fieldwork and modelling approach
W. Marijn van der Meij, Arnaud J. A. M. Temme, Christian M. F. J. J. de Kleijn, Tony Reimann, Gerard B. M. Heuvelink, Zbigniew Zwoliński, Grzegorz Rachlewicz, Krzysztof Rymer, and Michael Sommer
SOIL, 2, 221–240, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-221-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-221-2016, 2016
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20 Jun 2016
Nonstationarity of the electrical resistivity and soil moisture relationship in a heterogeneous soil system: a case study
Didier Michot, Zahra Thomas, and Issifou Adam
SOIL, 2, 241–255, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-241-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-241-2016, 2016
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20 Jun 2016
Technological advancements and their importance for nematode identification
Mohammed Ahmed, Melanie Sapp, Thomas Prior, Gerrit Karssen, and Matthew Alan Back
SOIL, 2, 257–270, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-257-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-257-2016, 2016
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20 Jun 2016
Soil archives of a Fluvisol: subsurface analysis and soil history of the medieval city centre of Vlaardingen, the Netherlands – an integral approach
Sjoerd Kluiving, Tim de Ridder, Marcel van Dasselaar, Stan Roozen, and Maarten Prins
SOIL, 2, 271–285, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-271-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-271-2016, 2016
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28 Jun 2016
Climate and soil factors influencing seedling recruitment of plant species used for dryland restoration
Miriam Muñoz-Rojas, Todd E. Erickson, Dylan C. Martini, Kingsley W. Dixon, and David J. Merritt
SOIL, 2, 287–298, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-287-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-287-2016, 2016
04 Jul 2016
The added value of biomarker analysis to the genesis of plaggic Anthrosols; the identification of stable fillings used for the production of plaggic manure
Jan M. van Mourik, Thomas V. Wagner, J. Geert de Boer, and Boris Jansen
SOIL, 2, 299–310, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-299-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-299-2016, 2016
04 Jul 2016
The impact of ancestral heath management on soils and landscapes: a reconstruction based on paleoecological analyses of soil records in the central and southeastern Netherlands
Marieke Doorenbosch and Jan M. van Mourik
SOIL, 2, 311–324, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-311-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-311-2016, 2016
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12 Jul 2016
Gone or just out of sight? The apparent disappearance of aromatic litter components in soils
Thimo Klotzbücher, Karsten Kalbitz, Chiara Cerli, Peter J. Hernes, and Klaus Kaiser
SOIL, 2, 325–335, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-325-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-325-2016, 2016
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21 Jul 2016
Sediment concentration rating curves for a monsoonal climate: upper Blue Nile
Mamaru A. Moges, Fasikaw A. Zemale, Muluken L. Alemu, Getaneh K. Ayele, Dessalegn C. Dagnew, Seifu A. Tilahun, and Tammo S. Steenhuis
SOIL, 2, 337–349, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-337-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-337-2016, 2016
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22 Jul 2016
Thermal alteration of soil physico-chemical properties: a systematic study to infer response of Sierra Nevada climosequence soils to forest fires
Samuel N. Araya, Mercer Meding, and Asmeret Asefaw Berhe
SOIL, 2, 351–366, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-351-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-351-2016, 2016
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22 Jul 2016
An insight into pre-Columbian raised fields: the case of San Borja, Bolivian lowlands
Leonor Rodrigues, Umberto Lombardo, Mareike Trauerstein, Perrine Huber, Sandra Mohr, and Heinz Veit
SOIL, 2, 367–389, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-367-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-367-2016, 2016
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03 Aug 2016
Quantification of the impact of hydrology on agricultural production as a result of too dry, too wet or too saline conditions
Mirjam J. D. Hack-ten Broeke, Joop G. Kroes, Ruud P. Bartholomeus, Jos C. van Dam, Allard J. W. de Wit, Iwan Supit, Dennis J. J. Walvoort, P. Jan T. van Bakel, and Rob Ruijtenberg
SOIL, 2, 391–402, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-391-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-391-2016, 2016
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12 Aug 2016
Soil CO2 efflux in an old-growth southern conifer forest (Agathis australis) – magnitude, components and controls
Luitgard Schwendenmann and Cate Macinnis-Ng
SOIL, 2, 403–419, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-403-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-403-2016, 2016
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12 Aug 2016
Characterization of stony soils' hydraulic conductivity using laboratory and numerical experiments
Eléonore Beckers, Mathieu Pichault, Wanwisa Pansak, Aurore Degré, and Sarah Garré
SOIL, 2, 421–431, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-421-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-421-2016, 2016
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06 Sep 2016
Simultaneous quantification of depolymerization and mineralization rates by a novel 15N tracing model
Louise C. Andresen, Anna-Karin Björsne, Samuel Bodé, Leif Klemedtsson, Pascal Boeckx, and Tobias Rütting
SOIL, 2, 433–442, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-433-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-433-2016, 2016
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07 Sep 2016
Morphological dynamics of gully systems in the subhumid Ethiopian Highlands: the Debre Mawi watershed
Assefa D. Zegeye, Eddy J. Langendoen, Cathelijne R. Stoof, Seifu A. Tilahun, Dessalegn C. Dagnew, Fasikaw A. Zimale, Christian D. Guzman, Birru Yitaferu, and Tammo S. Steenhuis
SOIL, 2, 443–458, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-443-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-443-2016, 2016
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08 Sep 2016
Soil bacterial community and functional shifts in response to altered snowpack in moist acidic tundra of northern Alaska
Michael P. Ricketts, Rachel S. Poretsky, Jeffrey M. Welker, and Miquel A. Gonzalez-Meler
SOIL, 2, 459–474, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-459-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-459-2016, 2016
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15 Sep 2016
Tillage-induced short-term soil organic matter turnover and respiration
Sebastian Rainer Fiedler, Peter Leinweber, Gerald Jurasinski, Kai-Uwe Eckhardt, and Stephan Glatzel
SOIL, 2, 475–486, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-475-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-475-2016, 2016
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21 Sep 2016
Citrate and malonate increase microbial activity and alter microbial community composition in uncontaminated and diesel-contaminated soil microcosms
Belinda C. Martin, Suman J. George, Charles A. Price, Esmaeil Shahsavari, Andrew S. Ball, Mark Tibbett, and Megan H. Ryan
SOIL, 2, 487–498, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-487-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-487-2016, 2016
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04 Oct 2016
Enzymatic biofilm digestion in soil aggregates facilitates the release of particulate organic matter by sonication
Frederick Büks and Martin Kaupenjohann
SOIL, 2, 499–509, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-499-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-499-2016, 2016
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10 Oct 2016
Knowledge needs, available practices, and future challenges in agricultural soils
Georgina Key, Mike G. Whitfield, Julia Cooper, Franciska T. De Vries, Martin Collison, Thanasis Dedousis, Richard Heathcote, Brendan Roth, Shamal Mohammed, Andrew Molyneux, Wim H. Van der Putten, Lynn V. Dicks, William J. Sutherland, and Richard D. Bardgett
SOIL, 2, 511–521, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-511-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-511-2016, 2016
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19 Oct 2016
Soil denitrifier community size changes with land use change to perennial bioenergy cropping systems
Karen A. Thompson, Bill Deen, and Kari E. Dunfield
SOIL, 2, 523–535, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-523-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-523-2016, 2016
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21 Oct 2016
Paleosols can promote root growth of recent vegetation – a case study from the sandy soil–sediment sequence Rakt, the Netherlands
Martina I. Gocke, Fabian Kessler, Jan M. van Mourik, Boris Jansen, and Guido L. B. Wiesenberg
SOIL, 2, 537–549, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-537-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-537-2016, 2016
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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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01 Nov 2016
Soil fauna: key to new carbon models
Juliane Filser, Jack H. Faber, Alexei V. Tiunov, Lijbert Brussaard, Jan Frouz, Gerlinde De Deyn, Alexei V. Uvarov, Matty P. Berg, Patrick Lavelle, Michel Loreau, Diana H. Wall, Pascal Querner, Herman Eijsackers, and Juan José Jiménez
SOIL, 2, 565–582, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-565-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-565-2016, 2016
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02 Nov 2016
Soil microbial biomass and function are altered by 12 years of crop rotation
Marshall D. McDaniel and A. Stuart Grandy
SOIL, 2, 583–599, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-583-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-583-2016, 2016
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30 Nov 2016
Long-term elevation of temperature affects organic N turnover and associated N2O emissions in a permanent grassland soil
Anne B. Jansen-Willems, Gary J. Lanigan, Timothy J. Clough, Louise C. Andresen, and Christoph Müller
SOIL, 2, 601–614, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-601-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-601-2016, 2016
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09 Dec 2016
Deriving pedotransfer functions for soil quartz fraction in southern France from reverse modeling
Jean-Christophe Calvet, Noureddine Fritz, Christine Berne, Bruno Piguet, William Maurel, and Catherine Meurey
SOIL, 2, 615–629, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-615-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-615-2016, 2016
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12 Dec 2016
Water in the critical zone: soil, water and life from profile to planet
M. J. Kirkby
SOIL, 2, 631–645, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-631-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-631-2016, 2016
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15 Dec 2016
Sensitivity analysis of point and parametric pedotransfer functions for estimating water retention of soils in Algeria
Sami Touil, Aurore Degre, and Mohamed Nacer Chabaca
SOIL, 2, 647–657, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-647-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-647-2016, 2016
15 Dec 2016
Three-dimensional soil organic matter distribution, accessibility and microbial respiration in macroaggregates using osmium staining and synchrotron X-ray computed tomography
Barry G. Rawlins, Joanna Wragg, Christina Reinhard, Robert C. Atwood, Alasdair Houston, R. Murray Lark, and Sebastian Rudolph
SOIL, 2, 659–671, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-659-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-659-2016, 2016
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21 Dec 2016
The effects of worms, clay and biochar on CO2 emissions during production and soil application of co-composts
Justine Barthod, Cornélia Rumpel, Remigio Paradelo, and Marie-France Dignac
SOIL, 2, 673–683, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-673-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-673-2016, 2016
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