Vadose Zone Journal

(The TQCC of Vadose Zone Journal is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Current understanding of subsurface transport of micro‐ and nanoplastics in soil44
A global 1‐km downscaled SMAP soil moisture product based on thermal inertia theory32
Geophysics conquering new territories: The rise of “agrogeophysics”27
Soil texture and structure heterogeneity predominantly governs bulk density gradients around roots25
Soil evaporation and its impact on salt accumulation in different landscapes under freeze–thaw conditions in an arid seasonal frozen region19
Soil water potential: A historical perspective and recent breakthroughs17
Influence of agricultural managed aquifer recharge on nitrate transport: The role of soil texture and flooding frequency16
Dual‐permeability modeling of preferential flow and snowmelt partitioning in frozen soils16
Root architecture development in stony soils15
Impact of biochar and lignite‐based amendments on microbial communities and greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural soil15
Toward high‐resolution agronomic soil information and management zones delineated by ground‐based electromagnetic induction and aerial drone data14
Seismic signatures reveal persistence of soil compaction13
Evaluating the joint use of GPR and ERT on mapping shallow subsurface features of karst critical zone in southwest China12
Pore‐scale modeling of microbial activity: What we have and what we need12
Time‐lapse mapping of crop and tillage interactions with soil water using electromagnetic induction12
Developing a strategy for the national coordinated soil moisture monitoring network12
Cotransport of titanium dioxide nanoparticles and formaldehyde in saturated and unsaturated columns packed with quartz sand11
Recharge site assessment through the integration of surface geophysics and cone penetrometer testing11
Determining groundwater recharge for quantifying PFAS mass discharge from unsaturated source zones10
Measuring nitrate leaching across the critical zone at the field to farm scale10
Prediction of soil evaporation measured with weighable lysimeters using the FAO Penman–Monteith method in combination with Richards’ equation10
Microplastic induces soil water repellency and limits capillary flow10
Closed‐form hydraulic conductivity equations for multimodal unsaturated soil hydraulic properties10
Modeling NO3–N leaching during establishment of turfgrasses irrigated with tailored reclaimed water10
Effects of evolving salt precipitation on the evaporation and temperature of sandy soil with a fixed groundwater table10
Evapotranspiration estimation in rain gardens using soil moisture sensors10
Quantifying hydrologic pathway and source connectivity dynamics in tile drainage: Implications for phosphorus concentrations9
Cover systems with synthetic water‐repellent soils9
Knowledge‐guided machine learning for improving daily soil temperature prediction across the United States9
Natural and forced soil aeration during agricultural managed aquifer recharge9
Machine learning in vadose zone hydrology: A flashback9
Analyzing dual porosity in soil hydraulic properties using soil databases for pedotransfer function development9
Monitoring critically saturated conditions for shallow landslide occurrence using electrical resistivity tomography8
Expansion and evaluation of two coupled root–shoot models in simulating CO2 and H2O fluxes and growth of maize8
Soil water isotherm model for particle surface sorption and interlamellar sorption8
Soil moisture and electrical conductivity relationships under typical Loess Plateau land covers8
Impact of heavy metal cations on deposition and release of clay colloids in saturated porous media8
Calibration and validation of soil water reflectometers8
Monitoring spatiotemporal soil moisture variability in the unsaturated zone of a mixed forest using electrical resistivity tomography8
Feasibility assessment on use of proximal geophysical sensors to support precision management7
Impact of phosphate adsorption on the mobility of PANI‐supported nano zero‐valent iron7
Optimization of soil aquifer treatment (SAT) operation using a reactive transport model7
Slope and aspect controls on soil climate: Field documentation and implications for large‐scale simulation of critical zone processes7
Cover crops and tillage effects on carbon–nitrogen pools: A lysimeter study7
Wavelet analysis of soil water state variables for identification of lateral subsurface flow: Lysimeter vs. field data7
Relationship between hydraulic properties and material features in a heterogeneous vadose zone of a vulnerable limestone aquifer7
Towards new soil water flow equations using physics‐constrained machine learning7
Mercury intrusion porosimetry and centrifuge methods for extended‐range retention curves of soil and porous rock samples7
A field evaluation of the SoilVUE10 soil moisture sensor7
Dynamic groundwater recharge simulations based on cosmic‐ray neutron sensing in a tropical wet experimental basin7
Phosphate oxygen isotope ratios in vegetated riparian buffer strip soils6
Effects of climate change on depression‐focused groundwater recharge in the Canadian Prairies6
Numerical investigation on light non–aqueous phase liquid flow in the vadose zone considering porosity effects on soil hydraulic properties6
Parasite inversion for determining the coefficients and time‐validity of Philip's two‐term infiltration equation6
Same soil, different climate: Crop model intercomparison on translocated lysimeters6
A soil moisture‐based framework for guiding the number and location of soil moisture sensors in agricultural fields6
Preferential flow under high‐intensity short‐duration irrigation events in soil columns from a karst and nonkarst landscape5
Managed aquifer recharge site assessment with electromagnetic imaging: Identification of recharge flow paths5
Feasibility study on prepolarized surface nuclear magnetic resonance for soil moisture measurements5
Investigating the controls on greenhouse gas emission in the riparian zone of a small headwater catchment using an automated monitoring system5
Soil hydraulic interpretation of nuclear magnetic resonance measurements based on circular and triangular capillary models5
On the three‐parameter infiltration equation of Parlange et al. (1982): Numerical solution, experimental design, and parameter estimation5
Testing the EPIC Richards submodel for simulating soil water dynamics under different bottom boundary conditions5
Relationships between carbon age and CO2 efflux in agricultural and drainage ditch soils using the thermonuclear bomb pulse5
Combining root and soil hydraulics in macroscopic representations of root water uptake5
Nitrate contamination of urban groundwater and heavy rainfall: Observations from Dakar, Senegal5
Removing the effects of temperature on electrical resistivity tomography data collected in partially frozen ground: Limitations and considerations for field applications5
Gas diffusivity‐based characterization of aggregated soils linking to methane migration in shallow subsurface5
Plant growth‐promoting rhizobacteria mediate soil hydro‐physical properties: An investigation with Bacillus subtilis and its mutants4
Hydrodynamic characterization of soil compaction using integrated electrical resistivity and X‐ray computed tomography4
Colloidal catchment response to snowmelt and precipitation events differs in a forested headwater catchment4
Compressional wave velocity and effective stress in unsaturated soil: Potential application for monitoring moisture conditions in vadose zone sediments4
Examining subsurface response to an extreme precipitation event using HYDRUS‐1D4
The feasibility of shortwave infrared imaging and inverse numerical modeling for rapid estimation of soil hydraulic properties4