Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
The guest editors appreciate the opportunity to do a special issue on Urban Soils and Sediments given by the Journal of Soils and Sediments. We are thankful to the editors Phil Owens and Zhihong Xu and to Moira Ledger for their professionalism and help in the editing of this issue. We would like to acknowledge the authors for participating in this issue and the reviewers for the time given to increase the quality of the papers submitted. The guest editors would like to gratefully acknowledge the support of COST action ES1306 (Connecting European connectivity research). We also wish to thank Eric Brevik from Dickinson State University for his valuable review.