Healthy soils for sustainable agriculture: the role of SOM
3–7 September 2017 • Rothamsted Research • Harpenden (United Kingdom)
You can submit your paper to your journal of choice until January 1st 2018 or if you cannot make the deadline – please let the Editors Margaret Oliver (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Michael Goss (email@example.com) know in advance. In fact, please alert them to any paper submissions to ensure the guest editors for the journals know which papers they are to handle.
The two journals have different scopes; EJSS focuses on the science of the soil whereas SUM focuses on its management. Both journals take many papers on soil organic matter. Below we give the scopes of the journals. Please visit the websites of the journals (linked in the green titles) before submission to obtain the author guidelines for submission.
Scope of the European Journal of Soil Science
The European Journal of Soil Science is an international journal that publishes outstanding papers that contain one or more of the following: new knowledge, new concepts, new understanding or novel technology.
Original research papers must include some novel concepts and be scientifically sound and of good scientific quality. Review and position papers that cover aspects of soil science are also considered.
The remit of the EJSS is as follows:
Scope of Soil Use and Management
Soil Use and Management is an international journal that publishes research papers, reviews, short communications and informed comment on the wide range of applications of soil science and provides an international forum for those applying scientific principles to understand and solve important soil problems, as well as inform and develop policy, in relation to plant production and environmental issues, such as ecosystem services.
Key areas for consideration are: