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Online ISSN: 1539-1663

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Original Research

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

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

Considering Surface Roughness Effects in a Triangular Pore Space Model for Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity
Wenjuan Zheng, Xuan Yu, and Yan Jin

Within Year Changes in Hydraulic Properties of a Shallow Entisol in Farmland and Forestland
Hong-Lan Wang, Xiang-Yu Tang, Wei Zhang, Song-Bai Song, and Blair M. McKenzie

Subsurface Water Retention Technology Improves Root Zone Water Storage for Corn Production on Coarse Textured Soils
Andrey K Guber, Alvin J.M. Smucker, Samrawi Berhanu, and James M.L. Miller

Spatiotemporal Patterns of Soil Matric Potential in the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory
Haoliang Yu, Peiling Yang, and Henry Lin

Application and Validation of an Upscaling Method for Uunsaturated Water Flow Processes in Heterogeneous Soils
Na Li, Li Ren, and Xingye Yue

Transport and Retention of Polyvinylpyrrolidone-Coated Silver Nanoparticles in Natural Soils
Dengjun Wang, Deb P. Jaisi, Jing Yan, Yan Jin, and Dongmei Zhou

Special Section: Dynamic Processes in Capillary Fringes

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

Physical Properties of Organic Soil: Adapting Mineral Soil Concepts to Horticultural Growing Media and Histosols Characterization
J. Caron, J.S. Price, and L. Rochefort

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

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