EDITORIALAdvances in Urban Soils Science—SUITMA 9 International Congress Special IssueCheng, Zhongqi1; Vasenev, Viacheslav2; Muth, Theodore3; Kim, Kye-Hoon (John)4; Shaw, Richard K.5Author Information 1Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York, USA. 2Department of Landscape Design and Sustainable Ecosystems, RUDN University, Moscow, Russia. 3 Department of Biology, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York, USA. 4Department of Environmental Horticulture, University of Seoul, Seoul, Republic of Korea. 5USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, Somerset, New Jersey, USA. Address for correspondence: Dr. Zhongqi Cheng, Brooklyn College, 2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11210, USA. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Financial Disclosures/Conflicts of Interest: None reported. Received December 17, 2018. Accepted for publication December 20, 2018. Soil Science: July/August 2018 - Volume 183 - Issue 4 - p 121-122 doi: 10.1097/SS.0000000000000241 Buy Metrics Copyright © 2018 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.