Please note that, as of 1 January 2018, Soils has been renamed to Soil Systems and is now published here.


Soils is an international scientific peer-reviewed open access journal on Soils published quarterly online by MDPI. The first issue has been released in December 2017. Note that from Volume 2 (2018), Soils has been renamed Soil Systems.
  • Open Access - free for readers, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted in 2018.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 20 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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