Soil and Water Research

ISSN 1801-5395 (Print)
ISSN 1805-9384 (On-line)

  • An international open access peer-reviewed journal published by the Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences and financed by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic. Published since 2006
  • The journal is administered by an international Editorial Board
  • Editor-in-Chief: prof. Ing. Josef Kozák, DrSc., Dr.h.c.
  • Co-editors: prof. Ing. Radka Kodešová, CSc., doc. RNDr. Lubica Pospíšilová, CSc., prof. Dr. Ing. Bořivoj Šarapatka, CSc., prof. Ing. Radim Vácha, Ph.D., prof. Ing. Tomáš Vogel, CSc.
  • Executive Editor: Ing. Markéta Knížková
  • The journal is published quarterly
The journal starts to use a new editorial system (January 1st, 2023)

Dear authors and reviewers,

We would like to inform you that from January 1st, 2023, the Soil and Water Research journal will use a new editorial system Actavia.

Since January 1st, 2023, new articles will be submitted (and further processed) to the new editorial system – Actavia. Previously submitted articles (submitted till January 1st, 2023) will be processed in the previous editorial system.

In case of any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Executive Editor of the journal on

Aims & Scope

original papers, short communications, and critical reviews from all fields of science and engineering related to soil and water and their interactions in natural and man-modified landscapes, with a particular focus on agricultural land use. The fields encompassed include, but are not limited to, basic and applied soil science, soil hydrology, soil erosion research and control, drought and flood control, soil contamination, land use, wetland restoration and protection, surface and groundwater protection in terms of their quantity and quality, good agricultural practices, land consolidation and other measures for improving and protecting soils and all other elements of the environment in small agricultural and forested catchments. Socio-economic issues are not excluded. The journal is open to authors from all parts of the world irrespective of their professional background and affiliation. Papers are published in English.

Current issue


Soil & Water Res., 17 (2022): I-IVdownload PDF
Original Paper

Evaluation of sediment barriers in relation to the trap of soil particles

David Kinclorcid , David Kabelka, Darina Heřmanovská, Jan Vopravil, Rudolf Urban, Tomáš Křemen
Soil & Water Res., 17 (2022): 201-210abstractdownload PDFsupplementary material
Original Paper

Changes in soil organic carbon and its fractions under grassland reclamation in alpine-cold soils, China

Tonghui Wu, Yu-Fu Hu, Yan-Yan Zhang, Xiang-Yang Shu, Ze-Peng Yang, Wei Zhou, Cheng-Yi Huang, Jie Li, Zhi Li, Jia He, Ying Yu
Soil & Water Res., 17 (2022): 211-221abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Biophysicochemical properties of the eroded southern chernozem (Trans-Ural Steppe, Russia) with emphasis on the 13C NMR spectroscopy of humic acids

Azamat Suleymanovorcid , Vyacheslav Polyakov, Mikhail Komissarov, Ruslan Suleymanov, Ilyusya Gabbasova, Timur Garipov, Irik Saifullin, Evgeny Abakumov
Soil & Water Res., 17 (2022): 222-232abstractdownload PDF
Original Paper

Effects of rainfall and the slope gradient on the soil and water loss in a purple soil area

Xinyi Zhang, Qiande Zhu, Jing Sang, Xiaowen Ding
Soil & Water Res., 17 (2022): 232-242abstractdownload PDF
Short Communication

Soils of external islands of the Gulf of Finland: Soil pollution status and dynamics in abandoned agricultural ecosystems

Ekaterina Chebykinaorcid , George Shamilishvilly, Sergey Kouzov, Evgeny Abakumov
Soil & Water Res., 17 (2022): 243-250abstractdownload PDF

Possibilities of remediation of neutral mine drainage – Removal and recovery of potentially hazardous elements

Veronika Prepilková, Juraj Poništorcid , Marián Schwarzorcid , Dagmar Samešováorcid
Soil & Water Res., 17 (2022): 251-267abstractdownload PDF

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