Volume 21 (2023)
Volume 20 (2022-2023)
Volume 19 (2021-2022)
Volume 18 (2020-2021)
Volume 16 (2018-2019)
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
Effects of urban sprawl on land use change in the peripheral villages of Tehran metropolis (case study: Tehran-Damavand axis)

ِAshkan Mohammadi; Naser Shafiei Sabet; Alireza Shakiba

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 1-26


  Introduction: One of the major implications of accelerated urbanization is the spatial expansion of urban sprawl and the corrosive of villages and peripheral lands that have been numerous in metropolitan areas. The irregular sprawl and extension of the Tehran metropolis into surrounding areas have led ...  Read More

Original Article
A model to analyze foodsheds and self-sufficiency (case study: Tehran province)

Maryam Akbarpoor; Hadi Veisi; Abdolmajid Mahdavi Damghani; Mohammadreza Nazari

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 27-42


  Introduction: Localization of the food system has become in line with sustainable agriculture for many reasons including ecological advantages, economic benefits, and social considerations. Yet the question is that to what extent food can be locally produced. To answer this question, the concept of ...  Read More

Original Article
Identification and measurement of the water rebound effect of irrigation technology in Iranian agriculture

َAhmad Soltani Zoghi; Gholam Reza Soltani Mohammadi

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 43-60


  Introduction: From the perspective of many experts and decision makers, advances in irrigation technology are the main cause of reducing water consumption. Despite these comments, many experts are skeptical of this conclusion. Despite the improvement of irrigation, drainage technologies and improvement ...  Read More

Original Article
Effects of grazing and forestation on functional diversity indices: a case study of Cheshmeh Dalav, Northern Khorasan

Mohabat Nadaf; Reza Omidipour

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 61-74


  Introduction: Biodiversity includes not only the species number and their abundance but also the differences in the functions of any species, which is measured by the functional diversity indices. On the other hand, land-use change and grazing are two important factors affecting biodiversity and ecosystem ...  Read More

Original Article
Annual trend analysis of climate parameters of temperature and precipitation in decuple agroecology regions of Iran

Nader Barani; Ayatollah Karami

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 75-90


  Introduction: Climate change is exacerbated by natural factors such as aridity and drought or human activities. Identifying and revealing the changes in each factor and what cause them is considered the first step in the study of the process of climatic elements. The trend analysis might be due to natural ...  Read More

Original Article
Optimization of dye effluent decolorization by halotolerant Halomonas strain D2 in static culture condition

Ali Partovinia; Maryam Otadi; Amirhossein Alaedini

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 91-106


  Introduction: Nowadays, the industrial effluents contain mineral and organic hazardous materials such as phenols, heavy metals, and dyes, which are carcinogenic and poisonous compounds even at low concentrations. An increase in such components especially dyestuffs in the environment makes the remediation ...  Read More

Original Article
Environmental correlates of plankton assemblages in a hypersaline lagoon (Lipar lagoon, northern Gulf of Oman)

Amir Ghazilou; Kamalodin Kor; Hamid Ershadifar; Emad Koochaknejad; Mahshid Oladi

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 107-120


  Introduction: Hypersaline ecosystems provide excellent conditions for ecological studies of aquatic ecosystems. Lipar Lagoon is an understudied hypersaline lagoon located in southeasternmost Iran (northern Gulf of Oman). Knowledge about the biotic and abiotic characteristics of this hypersaline water ...  Read More

Original Articles
Evaluation of agrobiodiversity in Ilam Province (during 2004-2016)

Mohammad Reza Asgharipour; Fatemeh Kamari; Mahmoud Ramroudi; Yaser Alizadeh

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 121-132


  Introduction: Diversification of agriculture is considered an important strategy to overcome the challenges faced by many developing countries due to the opportunities it offers to face heterogeneous production conditions, increase income generation through entry into new markets, and risk management. ...  Read More

Original Article
Detection of spatio-temporal changes in the vegetation of Tehran and satellite cities in association with land surface temperature

Mahmoud Ahmadi; Zahra Alibakhshi; Manouchehr Farajzade Asl

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 133-150


  Introduction: Change detection is a process to find the paradoxical regions in different temporal imageries of a similar area. Vegetation is very effective at the absorption of grime and lead, prevention of the spread of contaminations in urban environments, clearing the air, and reduction of heat islands. ...  Read More

Original Articles
Investigating the effects of red mud and GGBFS industrial waste on the compression strength of high-performance green concretes

Ravanbakhsh Shirdam; Amir Shirka; Sina Hassanoghli; Nematollah Bakhshi

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 151-162


  Introduction: The construction of green concrete is of utmost importance, due to its high compatibility with the environment, and also because of the reduction in the environmental side-effects related to the manufacture of materials used in concrete construction. Material and methods: The current investigation ...  Read More

Original Article
The relationship between urban vegetation and land surface temperature in Isfahan city using Landsat TM and OLI satellite images and LST index

Marzieh Niliyeh Brojeni; Mozhgan Ahmadi Nadoushan

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 163-178


  Introduction: During the past decades, population growth, rapid industrialization, increased air pollution at low levels of the atmosphere, and the impact of heat island have caused dramatic changes in the local climate of the big cities. The release of heat energy increased greenhouse gas emissions, ...  Read More

Original Article
Assessment of noise pollution in region 16 of Tehran

Fatema Rahimi; Abolghasem Sadeghi Niaraki; Mostafa Ghodousi

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 179-192


  Introduction: Noise pollution is one of the most important and growing pollutions in large cities. Measuring sound pollution is an essential step to control and manage its effects. Therefore in this research, zoning and modeling of noise pollution was carried out in one of the densely populated areas ...  Read More

Original Article
Environmental impact assessment of renewable power plants (solar -wind): a case study of Salafchegan special economic zone

Nahid Mohammad Hosseini; Maryam Robati; Majid Amidpour

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 193-212


  Introduction: Utilizing renewable energies is one of the most effective ways to deal with environmental pollution resulting from fossil fuel power plants. Renewable energy sources are considered as clean energy sources, but some of these power plants may change the ecosystem of the region and disturb ...  Read More

Original Article
Long-term forecast of monthly reference evapotranspiration of the period 2018-2027 using SARIMA and GRNN models (case study: Rasht synoptic station)

Pouya Aghelpoor; Vahid Varshavian; Mehraneh Khodamoradpoor

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 213-230


  Introduction: Evapotranspiration is a key principle of water balance and an important element of energy balance. Therefore, forecasting and estimation of evapotranspiration in agricultural water management, forecasting and monitoring drought, and the development and exploitation of effective water resources ...  Read More

Original Article
The Minab plain water-related spatial planning; a system dynamics approach

Zeinab Feizolahi; Mohammadreza Shahbazbegian; Seyed Abdolkarim Hashemi; Siavash Shayan

Volume 17, Issue 4 , January 2020, Pages 231-248


  Introduction: Lack of fresh water resources to meet water demand has been being looked on as a main challenge of dryland countries in the world. Iran is also suffering from the issue in particular at its sothern regions connecting to the sea. One of the main option on the table to tackle the problem ...  Read More