The cover of January's Vadose Zone Journal featured a photo from the work of KU Geographers, Dennis Eck (former Masters student), Daniel Hirmas, and Nate Brunsell. The abstract for the work can be found here.
Caption (from the publisher's website): An excavation wall for quantification of macropores by multistripe laser triangulation scanning. See “Relating Quantitative Soil Structure Metrics to Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity,” by Dennis V. Eck, Mingming Qin, Daniel R. Hirmas, Daniel Giménez, and Nathaniel A. Brunsell. doi:10.2136/vzj2015.05.0083