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Soil Matters is our bi-annual membership publication which is available free of charge to all members.

We also publish two journals in partnership with Wiley; the European Journal of Soil Science and Soil Use and Management.

Soil Matters: latest edition

Soil Matters is our bi-annual membership publication which is available free of charge to all members, and is edited by Sarah Garry our Executive Officer. We welcome contributions to the magazine on related themes. Please download our Submission Guidelines for further details.

The newly re-designed magazine is available online to members whilst being logged into their account.

Rates for advertising and job posts in Soil Matters start from just £75 + VAT and for further information please download our Media Pack or contact the Editor.

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The European Journal of Soil Science

EJSS has an Impact Factor of 4.949.

Six editions are published each year, with approximately 130 papers published. The current Editor in Chief is Professor Jennifer Dungait and information on submitting a paper for inclusion is available on the EJSS website.

Soil Use and Management (SUM)

SUM has an Impact Factor of 2.950.

It was first published in 1985 and is published quarterly, with approximately 80 papers appearing annually. The current Editor in Chief is Dr Deyi Hou and information on submitting a paper for inclusion is available on the SUM website.

The Auger (previous editions)

Previous editions of the Auger are freely available for all.

Publish Open Access

Both the European Journal of Soil Science (EJSS) and Soil Use and Management (SUM) provide authors with the ability to publish their articles as open access. Many institutions and funders are part of the UK JISC agreement and cover the associated costs and publishing fees for UK researchers to publish Open Access.

DOWNLOAD THE JOURNAL APPS

Why not try downloading the European Journal of Soil Science (EJSS) and Soil Use and Management (SUM) direct to your tablet or phone? Find out how to download the free apps for both journals, enjoy an entirely new browsing and reading experience and save your favourite articles. 

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The British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) is an established international membership organisation committed to the study of soil in its widest aspects.