Volume 21 (2023)
Volume 20 (2022-2023)
Volume 19 (2021-2022)
Volume 18 (2020-2021)
Volume 17 (2019-2020)
Volume 15 (2017-2018)
Volume 14 (2016-2017)
Volume 13 (2015-2016)
Volume 12 (2014-2015)
Volume 11 (2013-2014)
Volume 10 (2012-2013)
Volume 9 (2011-2012)
Volume 8 (2010-2011)
Volume 7 (2009-2010)
Volume 6 (2008-2009)
Volume 5 (2007-2008)
Volume 4 (2006-2007)
Volume 3 (2005-2006)
Volume 2 (2004-2005)
Volume 1 (2003-2004)
Original Article
Environmental risk assessment of Kermanshah petrochemical complex using FMEA method

Sajjad Bahrami; Ahad Sotoudeh; Naser Jamshidi; Mohammad Reza Elmi

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, Pages 1-24

  Introduction: Development of various industries, despite providing human welfare, has potential risks for mankind. Due to its extensive operations and activity and also the potential risk for humans and the environment, the petrochemical industry is considered a high-risk industry. The purpose of this ...  Read More

Original Article
Ecological footprint, a road to the sustainability of cities (case study: Tabriz city)

lotfali Kozegarkaleji; Arman Moslemi; Mohammad Moradi; Hossein Rafie Mehr; Abbas Amini Zadeh

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, Pages 25-44

   Introduction: The concept of sustainable development is expanding internationally, and therefore scientists have provided several quantitative and qualitative models for measuring the sustainable development of communities and cities. One of these tools, which attracts more attention in the scientific, ...  Read More

Original Article
The effect of light pollution education on the level of knowledge and behavior of shopkeepers (a case study in Nahavand city)

Maryam Larijani; Mahdieh Rezaee

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, Pages 45-64

  Introduction: Light plays an important role in human life, however, the development of light sources which is meant for human comfort, sometimes causes them discomfort. Excessive and unnecessary lighting in shopping centers (i.e., light pollution), especially in the commercial segments of the cities, ...  Read More

Original Article
Langroud river water quality assessment using NSFWQI qualitative indicators

Parisa Kazemi; Fatemeh Shariati; Abdolkarim Keshavarz Shokri

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, Pages 65-78

  Introduction: There are numerous indices used to determine water quality, among which the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) index is one of the most functional ones. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the water quality of Langroud River using NSF Water Quality Index (NSFWQI), where 10 parameters ...  Read More

Original Article
Effects of land use/cover changes on Tehran’s air quality

Abutaleb Sabr; Mazaher Moeinaddini; Hossein Azarnivand

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, Pages 79-100

  Introduction: In recent decades, air quality change and its risks are correlated with the expansion of urban and industrial areas and other land-use changes. One of the important effects of land use/cover changes (LUCC) is wind erosion and as a result, an increase in particulate matter (PM) concentration ...  Read More

Original Article
Analysis of land use and land cover using ecological landscape metrics (case study: Arasbaran region)

Vahid Nasiri; Ali Asghar Darvishsefat

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, Pages 101-118

  Introduction: A landscape is a heterogeneous and vast region consisting of a set of patches, habitats, and repetitive environmental elements. In recent studies, various metrics have been used to investigate the structure, function, and landscape pattern changes. The metrics are quantitative indices that ...  Read More

Original Article
Application of hydrodynamic cavitation process for dye removal and optimization based on energy consumption

Pooya Arbab; Bita Ayati; Mohammad Reza Ansari

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, Pages 119-134

  Introduction: Many pollutants in industrial wastewaters, such as dyes, can't be removed easily by the conventional physical, biological and chemical purification processes, because of their complexity and intractability. Therefore, it is necessary to find an effective treatment technology that can degrade ...  Read More

Original Article
Effect of fire on the diversity and trophic levels of soil fauna in Hyrcanian forests after 5 years (case study: Galandroud forest)

Zeinab Ahmadi; Davoud Kartoolinejad; Mariam Molashahi; Masoumeh Shayanmehr

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, Pages 135-152

  Introduction: The diversity and abundance of soil fauna in the forest have an important role in nutrient cycle, and destructive factors (e.g., fire) would cause a disturbance in the balance of soil communities. In the current study, the effect of fire on biodiversity, richness, abundance, fresh biomass ...  Read More

Original Article
Heavy metals (Cd, Cu, Zn, Pb, Ni, Cr) assessment in water and brown algae (Polycladia indica) along the northern coast of Makoran sea

Mahmood Sinaei; Mehran Loghmani; Mehdi Bolouki

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, Pages 153-166

  Introduction: Aquatic ecosystems, particularly marine and coastal areas, are exposed to various environmental pollutions (e.g., organic and heavy metals pollution), which are caused by natural phenomena as well as human activities in aquatic environments. The aim of this study was to evaluate the concentration ...  Read More

Original Article
Selection of the best wastewater treatment method in fish processing plants according to the AHP model (case study: Mirod fish processing planet)

Marziyeh Aghasi; Naser Mehrdadi

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, Pages 167-180

  Introduction: Fish processing industry produces huge amounts of solid waste and wastewater. This wastewater consists of preliminary processing of the raw fish, washing the plant, and raw offal products (e.g., blood and viscera). The high-fat content of industrial wastewater causes problems in treatment ...  Read More

Original Article
The structural planning of a physical system's ecological networks (case study: Tehran's landscape system)

Sara Abbaszadeh; Shahindokht Barghjelveh

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, Pages 181-202

  Introduction: The paradigm of “Ecology in City” became an active approach in the early 1950s in Asia and Europe. In the paradigm of “Ecology of City”, the planning process of solving the urban landscape systems’ complex environmental problems relies upon a comprehensive ...  Read More

Original Article
Study of photodegradation, biodegradability, water absorption, and mechanical properties of biodegradable plastics for using in packaging industries

Shahrzad khoramnejadian; Shirin Khoramnejadian

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, Pages 203-216

  Introduction: Plastic wastes are becoming a major problem all around the world. Degradation of synthetic polymers takes a long time, and so they remain in the environment for many years. Plastic packagings are one of the main sources of solid wastes. Using biodegradable plastic may be a solution to this ...  Read More

Original Article
Assessment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in surface sediments of the coast of Pars special economic energy zone (Assaluyeh port)

Saman Rostami; Hasan Amini-Rad; Ozeair Abessi

Volume 16, Issue 3 , October 2018, Pages 217-232

  Introduction: During the last years, oil and gas exploration, extraction and refinery activities caused a lot of damage to the sensitive environment of the Persian Gulf. In the current study, the Pars Special Economic Energy Zone in the northern Persian Gulf was investigated, where oil and gas explorations, ...  Read More