(The TQCC of Soil is 9. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-10-01 to 2023-10-01.)
SoilGrids 2.0: producing soil information for the globe with quantified spatial uncertainty355
Machine learning and soil sciences: a review aided by machine learning tools168
Global concentrations of microplastics in soils – a review115
The influence of training sample size on the accuracy of deep learning models for the prediction of soil properties with near-infrared spectroscopy data57
What do we know about how the terrestrial multicellular soil fauna reacts to microplastic?49
Game theory interpretation of digital soil mapping convolutional neural networks47
Iron and aluminum association with microbially processed organic matter via meso-density aggregate formation across soils: organo-metallic glue hypothesis43
Effectiveness of landscape decontamination following the Fukushima nuclear accident: a review37
Identification of new microbial functional standards for soil quality assessment36
Targeting the soil quality and soil health concepts when aiming for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the EU Green Deal35
Using constructed soils for green infrastructure – challenges and limitations33
Oblique geographic coordinates as covariates for digital soil mapping29
Variations in soil chemical and physical properties explain basin-wide Amazon forest soil carbon concentrations28
Time-lapse monitoring of root water uptake using electrical resistivity tomography and mise-à-la-masse: a vineyard infiltration experiment25
Ramped thermal analysis for isolating biologically meaningful soil organic matter fractions with distinct residence times25
Effects of microplastic and microglass particles on soil microbial community structure in an arable soil (Chernozem)25
Impact of freeze–thaw cycles on soil structure and soil hydraulic properties23
Continental-scale controls on soil organic carbon across sub-Saharan Africa19
Modeling soil and landscape evolution – the effect of rainfall and land-use change on soil and landscape patterns19
Transformation of <i>n</i>-alkanes from plant to soil: a review17
The role of geochemistry in organic carbon stabilization against microbial decomposition in tropical rainforest soils17
Identifying and quantifying geogenic organic carbon in soils – the case of graphite15
Lithology- and climate-controlled soil aggregate-size distribution and organic carbon stability in the Peruvian Andes14
Switch of fungal to bacterial degradation in natural, drained and rewetted oligotrophic peatlands reflected in <i>δ</i><sup>15</sup>N and fatty 13
Assessing soil redistribution of forest and cropland sites in wet tropical Africa using <sup>239+240</sup>Pu fallout radionuclides12
Microbial communities and their predictive functional profiles in the arid soil of Saudi Arabia11
The central African soil spectral library: a new soil infrared repository and a geographical prediction analysis11
Comparing three approaches of spatial disaggregation of legacy soil maps based on the Disaggregation and Harmonisation of Soil Map Units Through Resampled Classification Trees (DSMART) algorithm11
Altitude and management affect soil fertility, leaf nutrient status and Xanthomonas wilt prevalence in enset gardens11
Understanding the role of water and tillage erosion from <sup>239+240</sup>Pu tracer measurements using inverse modelling11
Depletion of soil carbon and aggregation after strong warming of a subarctic Andosol under forest and grassland cover11
Middle Bronze Age land use practices in the northwestern Alpine foreland – a multi-proxy study of colluvial deposits, archaeological features and peat bogs11
Obtaining more benefits from crop residues as soil amendments by application as chemically heterogeneous mixtures11
Development of a harmonised soil profile analytical database for Europe: a resource for supporting regional soil management11
Network complexity of rubber plantations is lower than tropical forests for soil bacteria but not for fungi10
Developing the Swiss mid-infrared soil spectral library for local estimation and monitoring10
Catchment export of base cations: improved mineral dissolution kinetics influence the role of water transit time10
Base cations in the soil bank: non-exchangeable pools may sustain centuries of net loss to forestry and leaching10
Evaluating the effects of soil erosion and productivity decline on soil carbon dynamics using a model-based approach10
Spatial variations, origins, and risk assessments of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in French soils9
Assessing soil salinity dynamics using time-lapse electromagnetic conductivity imaging9
Changes in soil physicochemical properties and bacterial communities at different soil depths after long-term straw mulching under a no-till system9
Predicting the spatial distribution of soil organic carbon stock in Swedish forests using a group of covariates and site-specific data9
Are agricultural plastic covers a source of plastic debris in soil? A first screening study9