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Online ISSN: 1539-1663

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Original Research

Calibration and Evaluation of an FDR Sensor for the Real-time In Situ Monitoring for Agriculture Network

E. RoTimi Ojo, Paul R. Bullock, Jessika L’Heureux, Jarrett Powers, Heather McNairn, and Anna Pacheco

Seasonal and Interannual Variability of the Effective Flow Cross-sectional Area in a Water Repellent Soil
C.F. Rye and K.R.J. Smettem

Organic Carbon Content in the Soil Master Horizons of South Africa
N.R. Rantoa, C.W. van Huyssteen, and C.C. du Preez

Hydraulic Characteristics of Alluvial Gravels for Different Particle Sizes across a Wide Range of Pressure Heads
Saška Mc Grath, Jože Ratej, Vojkan Jovicic, and Barbara Cencur Curk

Water-Entry Pressure and Friction Angle in an Artificially Synthesized Water Repellent Silty Soil
Changho Lee, Heui-Jean Yang, Tae Sup Yun, Youngmin Choi, and Seongyeong Yang

Transport of Antibiotic Resistance Plasmids in Porous Media
Chaoqi Chen, Jing Li, Stephanie L. DeVries, Pengfei Zhang, and Xiqing Li

Towards Retrieving Soil Hydraulic Properties by Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
Ebrahim Babaeian, Mehdi Homaee, Carsten Montzka, Harry Vereecken, and Ali Akbar Norouzi

Predicting Rates of Weathering Rind Formation
A.G. Hunt

Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Hillslope-Scale Soil Moisture Patterns: Characteristic States and Transition Mechanisms
E. Martini, U. Wollschläger, S. Kögler, T. Behrens, P. Dietrich, F. Reinstorf, K. Schmidt, M. Weiler, U. Werban, S. Zacharias

Use of Flyash as Soil Amendment to Offset Anion Exclusion Effect on Nitrate Transport
Ricardo Medina, G.B. Menezes, C.S. Khachikian, and A. Ellis

Remediation of Technetium in Vadose Zone Sediments Using NH3 and H2S Gases
Jim E. Szecsody, Mike J. Truex, Lirong Zhong, James P. McKinley, Nikolla P. Qafoku, Brady D. Lee, and Sabrina D. Saurey

Estimation of Recharge from Long-Term Monitoring of Saline Tracer Transport Using Electrical Resistivity Tomography
E.B. Haarder, K.H. Jensen, A. Binley, L. Nielsen, T.B. Uglebjerg, and M.C. Looms

Spatial and Temporal Variations of Dissolved Organic Matter Quantity and Quality in a German Forested Mountainous Headwater Catchment
Roland Bol, Andreas Lücke, Wolfgang Tappe, Sirgit Kummer, Martina Krause, Susanne Weigand, Thomas Pütz, and Harry Vereecken

Special Section: Dynamic Processes in Capillary Fringes

Diffusive-Dispersive and Reactive Fronts in Porous Media: Iron(II) Oxidation at the Unsaturated-Saturated Interface
C.M. Haberer, M. Muniruzzaman, P. Grathwohl, and M. Rolle

Response of Transport Parameters and Sediment Microbiota to Water Table Fluctuations in Laboratory Columns
Franziska A. Rühle, Frederick von Netzer, Tillmann Lueders, and Christine Stumpp

Observing Solute Transport in the Capillary Fringe Using Image Analysis and Electrical Resistivity Tomography in Laboratory Experiments
Magnus Persson, Torleif Dahlin, and Thomas Günther

Application of Reactive Transport Modeling to Growth and Transport of Microorganisms in the Capillary Fringe
P. Hron, D. Jost, P. Bastian, C. Galler, J. Winter, and O. Ippisch

Special Section: Organic Materials Used in Agriculture, Horticulture, Reconstructed Soils, and Filtering Applications

Simulation of Water Regime and Sensible Heat Exchange Phenomena in Green Roof Substrates
Sylvain Charpentier

Impact of Bioclogging on Peat vs. Sand Biofilters
M. Mostafa and P.J. Van Geel

Organic Growing Media: Constituents and Properties
Bill Carlile, Costantino Cattivello, and Patrizia Zaccheo

Spatial Distribution Patterns of Soil Water Availability as a Tool for Precision Irrigation Management in Histosols: Characterization and Spatial Interpolation
J.A. Lafond, S.J. Gumiere, D.W. Hallema, Y. Périard, S. Jutras, and J. Caron

Characterization of Water Retention Curves for a Series of Cultivated Histosols
D.W. Hallema, Y. Périard, J.A. Lafond, S.J. Gumiere, and J. Caron

Long-Term Effects of Peatland Cultivation on Soil Physical and Hydraulic Properties: Case Study in Canada
Dennis W. Hallema, Jonathan A. Lafond, Yann Périard, Silvio J. Gumiere, Ge Sun, and Jean Caron

Special Section: Soil-Mediated Drivers of Coupled Biogeochemical and Hydrological Processes across Scales

Quantifying Topographic and Vegetation Effects on the Transfer of Energy and Mass to the Critical Zone
C. Rasmussen, J.D. Pelletier, P.A. Troch, T.L. Swetnam, and J. Chorover

Technical Notes

Hysteresis in the Soil Water Retention of a Sand-Clay Mixture with Contact Angles Lower than Ninety Degrees
S.D.N. Lourenço, N. Jones, C. Morley, S Doerr, and R. Bryant