Ten years ago we welcomed you to the first issue of Vadose Zone Journal (VZJ). As the first two editors of VZJ, we very much remember the enormous excitement about finally having a dedicated outlet designed to bring much-needed direction to vadose zone research (van Genuchten, 2002; Hopmans et al., 2006). Initiation of the journal in the early 2000s was motivated by the recognition that the vadose zone is fundamental to many scientific and engineering disciplines, while historically vadose zone research had been performed mostly from disciplinary perspectives, with often limited knowledge of related work in other...

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