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Online ISSN: 1539-1663

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Original Research

Application of Spatial Pedotransfer Functions to Understand Soil Modulation of Vegetation Response to Climate
Matthew R. Levi, Marcel G. Schaap, and Craig Rasmussen

Electrical Conductivity Breakthrough Experiment and Immobile Water Estimation in Organic Substrates: Is R=1 a Realistic Assumption?
Jean Caron, Guillaume Létourneau and Josée Fortin

Variance of Aggregate Size Distribution as a Criterion for Soil Similarity
B.S. Das, H.B. Vasava, M.C. Sarathjith, and B. Mohanty

Some Remarks on Bimodality Effects of the Hydraulic Properties on Shear Strength of Unsaturated Soils
F. Ciervo, F. Casini, M.N. Papa, and R. Rigon

Continuum Modeling of Steady Air Injection into Partially Saturated Soils
Ilan Ben Noah and Shmulik P. Friedman

Comparisons between Different Suction Control Techniques by Water Retention Curves: Theoretical and Experimental Studies
C.W.W. Ng, C. Zhou, and A.K. Leung

Field Soil Water Retention of the Prototype Hanford Barrier and Its Variability with Space and Time
Z. Fred Zhang

Soil Hydraulic Parameters of Bare Soil Plots with Different Soil Structure Inversely Derived from L-Band Brightness Temperatures
M. Dimitrov, J. Vanderborght, K.G. Kostov, B. Debecker, P. Schulze Lammers, L. Damerow, and H. Vereecken

A New Method for in situ Measurements of Oxygen-18 Difference of Soil Water and Carbon Dioxide with High Time Resolution
Laura Gangi, Youri Rothfuss, Jerôme Ogée, Lisa Wingate, Harry Vereecken, and Nicolas Brüggemann

Using X-ray Computed Tomography to Describe the Dynamics of Nitrous Oxide Emissions during Soil Drying
E. Rabot, M. Lacoste, C. Hénault, and I. Cousin

Wetting and Drying Variability of the Shallow Subsurface beneath a Snowpack in California’s Southern Sierra Nevada
Ryan W. Webb, Steven R. Fassnacht, and Michael N. Gooseff

Compressibility of Undisturbed Silt Loam Soil – Measurements and Simulations
M. Berli, F. Casini, W. Attinger, R. Schulin, S.M. Springman, and J.M. Kirby

Density-Driven Migration of Heavy NAPL Vapor in the Unsaturated Zone
Simon M. Kleinknecht, Holger Class and Jürgen Braun

Cylindrically Confined Flows of Water from a Point Source and to a Sink, above a Water Table
Gregory Communar and Shmulik P. Friedman

The AgroEcoSystem (AgES) Response-Function Model Simulates Layered Soil-Water Dynamics in Semi-Arid Colorado: Sensitivity and Calibration
Timothy R. Green, Robert H. Erskine, Michael L. Coleman, Olaf David, James C. Ascough II, and Holm Kipka

Numerical Investigation on Gas Emission from Three Landfill Soil Covers under Dry Weather Conditions
Charles W.W. Ng, Jian Liu, and Rui Chen

Characterization of the Gas and Liquid Conductivity of an Above Ground, Commercial Scale Sulphur Block
Jeremy J.M. Ledding, Mingbin Huang, S. Lee Barbour, and M. J. Hendry

Special Section: Dynamic Soil Properties for Understanding Flow and Transport at Landscape Scales

Simulated Preferential Water Flow and Solute Transport in Shrinking Soils
Antonio Coppola, Alessandro Comegna, Giovanna Dragonetti, Horst H. Gerke, and Angelo Basile

Technical Notes

Calibration of Water Content Reflectometer Sensors with a Large Soil Sample
M. Lora, M. Camporese, and P. Salandin

Field Observations of Regional Controls of Soil Hydraulic Properties on Soil Moisture Spatial Variability in Different Climate Zones
Tiejun Wang and Trenton E. Franz