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Announcement: VZJ is Transitioning to Open Access!

Open Access is the way of the future for scientific publications­—many publishers of scientific journals have embraced the concept of Open Access, thereby making scientific content and results available to researchers and the public without the need for society membership or subscription to a specific journal. On January 1st 2018, the Vadose Zone Journal will switch from the subscription format to a fully Open Access journal.

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New! Stable Isotope Approaches in Vadose Zone Research Call for Papers

Christine Stumpp, Nicolas Brüggemann, and Lisa Wingate, Guest Editors

New! Erosion and Lateral Surface Processes Call for Papers

Shmuel Assouline, Gerard Govers, and Mark Nearing, Guest Editors

Frontiers in Hydropedology: Interdisciplinary Research from Soil Architecture to the Critical Zone Call for Papers

Xiaoyan Li, Henry Lin, and Horst H. Gerke, Guest Editors

The Root Zone: Soil Physics and Beyond Call for Papers

Naftali Lazarovitch, Jan Vanderborght, and Yan Jin, Guest Editors

Noninvasive Imaging of Processes in Natural Porous Media: From Pore to Field Scale Call for papers

Andreas Pohlmeier, Tiina Roose, and Sarah Garré, Guest Editors

Frequent Reviewer Credit Program
Reviewers who complete five reviews during the calendar year will be eligible to publish an accepted paper during the following year without paying publication charges! Details at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/vzj


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Vadose Zone Journal is published by the Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI. Geological Society of America is a journal cooperator.

Online ISSN: 1539-1663  |  CODEN: VZJAAB