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The International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) is the global union of soil scientists. The objectives of the IUSS are to promote all branches of soil science, and to support all soil scientists across the world in the pursuit of their activities. This website provides information for IUSS members and those interested in soil science.

IUSS cooperating journals

The IUSS has 11 cooperating journals. These journals are available for individual IUSS members at reduced subscription rates. Some general information on these journals is given below. Should you be interested to subscribe to one of these journals please contact the IUSS Secretary:

Sigbert Huber
Secretariat of International Union of Soil Sciences

T: +43-(0)1-313 04/3670

M: +43-(0) 664 80013 3670
F: +43-(0)1-313 04/3533
iuss@umweltbundesamt.at

Spittelauer Lände 5
1090 Wien
Österreich/Austria

 

1. ARID LAND RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT 

Size: Four issues per year in one volume of ca. 400 pages. Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group LLC, Philadelphia, PA. Webpage:  http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/uasr20/current Editor-in-Chief: Tibor Toth.

2. BIOLOGY & FERTILITY OF SOILS 

Size: Eight issues per year, in two volumes of about 750 pages. Publisher: Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg-New-York-Tokyo. - Editor-in-Chief: Prof.Dr. J.C.G. Ottow, Giessen, Germany. Full subscription rate for the two volumes, excluding surface mailing: 488.80 EUR .

3. CATENA

an interdisciplinary journal of Soil Science-Hydrology- Geomorphology, focusing on Geoecology and Landscape Evolution. - Publisher: Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, the Netherlands - Joint Editors:  J.A. Catt, Harpenden, J. Poesen, Leuven, Belgium, M. Singer, Davis, CA, USA, O. Slaymaker, Vancouver, Canada, M.F. Thomas, Stirling, UK, S.W. Trimble, Los Angeles, USA. Webpage: http://www.elsevier.com/locate/catena

4. GEODERMA

an International Journal of Soil Science. - Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. - Editors-in-Chief:  J.C. Bell, MN, USA, J. Chorover, USA, A.E. Hartemink, Netherlands, A.B. McBratney, Sydney, Australia - Webpage:http://www.elsevier.com/locate/geoderma

5. JOURNAL OF PLANT NUTRITION & SOIL SCIENCE/ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR PFLANZENERNÄHRUNG UND BODENKUNDE

international journal covering all aspects of plant nutrition and soil science.  -  Size: 6 issues per year. Publisher: Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany.  -  Editors-in-chief: Prof.Dr. K.H. Feger, Dresden/Tharandt, Prof.Dr. F. Wiesler, Speyer Germany. Webpage: http://www.plant-soil.com 

6. PEDOBIOLOGIA

international journal, focusing on soil biology, especially on soil zoology and microbiology.  -  Publisher: Urban & Fischer, Jena.  -  Editors-in-chief: Prof. S. Scheu, Darmstadt, Prof. J. Lussenhop, Chicago, Dr. J. Schauermann, Göttingen.

7. SOIL AND TILLAGE RESEARCH

incorporating SOIL TECHNOLOGY, journal concerned with applied research and field applications on soil physics, soil mechanics, soil erosion and conservation, soil pollution, soil restoration, drainage, irrigation and land evaluation. - Size: 5 volumes (10 issues) per year. - Publisher: Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands - Editors-in-Chief: Dr. M.R. Carter (Canada); Prof. Dr. M. Kutilek (Czech Republic); Dr. A.J. Franzluebbers (USA). - Webpage: http://www.elsevier.com/locate/still

8. SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY 

Size: 12 issues per year, in one volume. - Publisher: Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, the Netherlands - Editor-in-Chief: Prof.Dr. J.S. Waid, Buderim, Australia. Webpage: http://www.elsevier.com/locate/soilbio.

9. JOURNAL OF SOILS AND SEDIMENTS - Protection, Risk Assessment and Remediation 

an international journal devoted to contaminated but also to intact and disturbed soils and sediments. Editors-in-Chief: Deckere, Eric de, Belgium; Knacker, Thomas, Germany; Koerdel, Werner, Germany; Peijnenburg, Willie, The Netherlands; Co-editors: Blum, Winfried, Austria, Guerin, Turlough, Australia, Matschullat, Joerg, Germany. Appearance: 4 issues per year (6 issues in 2004) Publisher: Ecomed publishers, Landsberg, Germany; website: www.scientificjournals.com

10. SOIL RESEARCH

An international journal for the publication of soil research relating to primary production, land and water management, environmental pollution, and site remediation. Publisher: CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, Australia. Editor-in-chief: Bob Gilkes. Web page: http://www.publish.csiro.au/journals/ajsr/

11. SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT NUTRITION

an international journal covering all aspects of soil science and plant nutrition, including soil microbiology, plant molecular biology and environmental science, issued by The Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition.
Editor-in-Chief: MATOH Toru, Kyoto University, Associate Editor-in-Chief: FUNAKAWA Shinya, Kyoto University, and HAYASHI Kentaro, National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences. Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group, Web page: www.informaworld.com/tssp