Journal Paper Digests 2018 #18

  • Downscaling of SMAP Soil Moisture Using Land Surface Temperature and Vegetation Data
  • A SPECLib-based operational classification approach: A preliminary test on China land cover mapping at 30 m
  • Spatial structuring of soil microbial communities in commercial apple orchards

Journal Paper Digests 2018 #16

  • Soil bacterial networks are less stable under drought than fungal networks
  • A Robust Calibration Method for Continental-Scale Soil Water Content Measurements
  • Lysimeters in Vadose Zone Research
  • Links among warming, carbon and microbial dynamics mediated by soil mineral weathering
  • Analyzing the mixing performance of a rotary spader using digital image processing and discrete element modelling (DEM)
  • Machine learning approaches for crop yield prediction and nitrogen status estimation in precision agriculture: A review

Journal Paper Digests 2018 #16

  • Algorithm for post-clustering curation of DNA amplicon data yields reliable biodiversity estimates
  • Ecosystem services provided by heavy metal-contaminated soils in China
  • A family of (dis)similarity measures based on evenness and its relationship with beta diversity
  • Assimilation of Spatially Sparse In Situ Soil Moisture Networks into a Continuous Model Domain
  • A refined method for rapidly determining the relationship between canopy NDVI and the pasture evapotranspiration coefficient
  • Discrimination of tea varieties using FTIR spectroscopy and allied Gustafson-Kessel clustering
  • FORAGE - An online system for generating and delivering property-scale decision support information for grazing land and environmental management
  • DeepDendro - A tree rings detector based on a deep convolutional neural network
  • Evaluating pedotransfer functions of the Splintex model
  • Forest species diversity mapping using airborne LiDAR and hyperspectral data in a subtropical forest in China
  • Influence of species richness, evenness, and composition on optical diversity: A simulation study
  • Australian wheat production expected to decrease by the late 21st century
  • Exploring the case for a national-scale soil conservation and soil condition framework for evaluating and reporting on environmental and land use policies

Journal Paper Digests 2018 #15

  • Status and Perspectives on the Cosmic-Ray Neutron Method for Soil Moisture Estimation and Other Environmental Science Applications
  • From tailings to soil: long-term effects of amendments on progress and trajectory of soil formation and in situ remediation in bauxite residue
  • Bibliometric analysis of insights into soil remediation
  • An improved estimation model for soil heavy metal(loid) concentration retrieval in mining areas using reflectance spectroscopy
  • Global-scale evaluation of SMAP, SMOS and ASCAT soil moisture products using triple collocation
  • Mining the regularity of landscape-structure heterogeneity to improve urban land-cover mapping
  • Urban land-use mapping using a deep convolutional neural network with high spatial resolution multispectral remote sensing imagery
  • NASA’s Black Marble nighttime lights product suite
  • A pedometric technique to delimitate soil-specific zones at field scale
  • A preliminary spatial quantification of the soil security dimensions for Tasmania
  • The distribution and morphology of microplastics in coastal soils adjacent to the Bohai Sea and the Yellow Sea

Journal Paper Digests 2018 #14

  • An algorithm for selecting groups of factors for prioritization of land consolidation in rural areas
  • Influence of species richness, evenness, and composition on optical diversity: A simulation study
  • Retrieving surface soil moisture at high spatio-temporal resolution from a synergy between Sentinel-1 radar and Landsat thermal data: A study case over bare soil
  • Mapping soil moisture with the OPtical TRApezoid Model (OPTRAM) based on long-term MODIS observations.
  • Spatial point pattern analysis of piping erosion in loess-derived soils in Golestan Province, Iran
  • Geostatistical analysis of pedodiversity in Taihang Mountain region in North China
  • Carbon input by roots into the soil: Quantification of rhizodeposition from root to ecosystem scale
  • Analysis of climate signals in the crop yield record of sub-Saharan Africa