Articles | Volume 2, issue 4
SOIL, 2, 631–645, 2016

Special issue: Soil science in a changing world: contributions of soil science...

SOIL, 2, 631–645, 2016

Review article 12 Dec 2016

Review article | 12 Dec 2016

Water in the critical zone: soil, water and life from profile to planet

M. J. Kirkby


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ED: Publish as is (23 Nov 2016) by Saskia Keesstra
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (24 Nov 2016) by Eric C. Brevik(Executive Editor)
Short summary
The review paper surveys the state of the art with respect to water in the critical zone, taking a broad view that concentrates on the global range of natural soils, identifying some areas of currently active research.