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Journal of Soils and Sediments

Journal of Soils and Sediments

Editors-in-Chief: P.N. Owens; Z. Xu

ISSN: 1439-0108 (print version)
ISSN: 1614-7480 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11368

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Journal of Soils and Sediments: Special Issues 


Reclamation and Management of Polluted Soils: Options and Case Studies
Guest Editors: Jaume Bech, María Manuela Abreu, Claudio Bini, Elena Korobova, Carmen Pérez-Sirvent
(to be published in June 2018, Issue 5)
Urban Soils and Sediments
Guest Editors: Paulo Pereira, Antonio Ferreira, Sarah Pariente, Artemi Cerdà, Rory Walsh, Saskia Keesstra
Biochar for a Sustainable Environment
Guest Editors: Jianming Xu, Hailong Wang, Yong Sik Ok, Luo Yu
Phytoremediation of Polluted Soils: Recent Progress and Developments
Guest Editors: Jaume Bech, María Luisa Andrade, María Manuela Abreu, Flora Alonso Vega
SUITMA 8: Soils and Sediments in Urban and Mining Areas
Guest Editors: Jean Louis Morel, Christina Siebe, Maxine Levin
ISEB 2015: Biogeochemical Dynamics of Sediment-Water Systems: Processes and Modeling
Guest Editors: Nives Ogrinc, Jadran Faganeli
2015 International Symposium on Forest Soils
Guest Editors: Scott Chang, Peter Clinton, Zhiqun Huang, Chris Johnson, Hailong Wang
Transfer of Sediments and Contaminants in Catchments and Rivers
Guest Editors: Patrick Byrne, José López-Tarazón, Marcel van der Perk
Natural Organic Matter: Chemistry, Function and Fate in the Environment
Guest Editors: Heike Knicker, Claudio Zaccone, Fernando Rosario Ortiz


Humic Substances in the Environment
Guest Editors: Jerzy Weber, Yona Chen, Elżbieta Jamroz, Teodoro Massimo Miano
SUITMA 9: Urbanization – Challenges and Opportunities for Soil Functions and Ecosystem Services
Guest Editors: Viacheslav Vasenev, Jean Louis Morel, Richard Shaw, Thomas Nehls, Kye John Kim
Humic Substances and Nature-Like Technology
Guest Editors: Irina V. Perminova, Heike Knicker, Teodoro Miano, José-María García-Mina
Physical and Ecological Aspects of Mobile Sediments
Guest Editors: Sabine Ulrike Gerbersdorf, Rui Miguel Lage Ferreira, Gudrun Hillebrand
IASWS 2017
Guest Editors: Vito Ferro, Paolo Porto
Sediment Fingerprinting in the Critical Zone
J. Patrick Laceby, William Blake, Alex Koiter, Allen Gellis, Olivier Evrard

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    The Journal of Soils and Sediments (JSSS) is devoted to soils and sediments; it deals with contaminated, intact and disturbed soils and sediments. JSSS explores both the common aspects and the differences between these two environmental compartments. Inter-linkages at the catchment scale and with the Earth’s system (inter-compartment) are an important topic in JSSS. The range of research coverage includes the effects of disturbances and contamination; research, strategies and technologies for prediction, prevention, and protection; identification and characterization; treatment, remediation and reuse; risk assessment and management; creation and implementation of quality standards; international regulation and legislation.

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