Published since 1957, the Canadian Journal of Soil Science publishes new research on the use, management, structure and development of soils and draws from the disciplines of soil science, agrometeorology, ecology, agricultural engineering, environmental science, hydrology, forestry, geology, geography, and climatology and covers agrometeorology; ecology, biological processes, and plant interactions; composition and chemical processes; physical processes, and interfaces; genesis, landscape processes, and relationships; contamination and environmental stewardship; and management for agricultural, forestry, and urban uses. The Journal also publishes reviews, letters, and occasionally conference proceedings. Special issues, or special sections within regular issues dealing with specific topics, are also considered.