The Egyptian Journal of Soil Science (EJSS) is a free access journal quarterly issued by the the Egyptian Society of Soil Science (1950) since 1961 and published by The National Information and Documentation Center (NIDOC), which is affiliated to the Academy of Scientific Research and Technolog (ASRT).The Egyptian Journal of Soil Science (EJSS) is archived in the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB) which provides permanent archiving for Egyptian electronic scholarly journals. It operates a fully open access publishing model which allows open global access to its published content. As from 2016, the journal is published online in four issues (March, June, September and December) per year as well as print. The journal is dedicated to publishing high-quality original research, short communications and review articles in all fields of soil, water and environmental sciences. The topics covered by the journal are soil morphology and micromorphology, soil geography, pedometrics and paleopedology, soil physics and water conservation, soil genesis, classification and remote sensing, soil microbiology, chemistry and biochemistry, digital soil mapping, soil evaluation and land use changes, soil mineralogy, engineering and technology, soil fertility and plant nutrition, soils, food security and human health, and soil degradation control, remediation and reclamation.