Volume 77 (2024)
Volume 76 (2023)
Volume 75 (2022)
Volume 74 (2021)
Volume 73 (2020)
Volume 72 (2019)
Volume 71 (2018)
Volume 70 (2017)
Volume 69 (2016)
Volume 68 (2015)
Volume 67 (2014)
Volume 66 (2013)
Volume 65 (2012)
Volume 63 (2010)
Volume 62 (2009)
Environmental impact assessment of Mine Utilization Using Iranian Leopold Matrix (Study area: Sangan khaf mines)

Sajad Amiri; Hossein Azarnivand; Mehdi Ghorbani; Mohammad Jafari; Sajad Barkhordari; Hossein Azadi

Volume 77, Issue 1 , April 2024, , Pages 18-32


  Awareness of human about the existence of environmental pollution crisis and its effects on his own destiny can have a positive effect on changing the course of these crises. Sangan mines release dust particles and pollutants into the soil and air, which will have huge consequences for environmental ...  Read More

Economic Evaluation of Rangeland Tourism Function (Study Area: North Khorasan Province, Maneh and Samolghan Counties)

Leila Avazpour; Mehdi Ghorbani; Hossein Azarnivand; Hamed Rafiee

Volume 76, Issue 3 , November 2023, , Pages 195-213


  Evaluate non-market functions and services of the environment, including tourism for many reasons, including the recognition and understanding of environmental and ecological benefits by humans, presenting the country's environmental issues to decision makers and planners, adjusting and modifying the ...  Read More

Dynamic Modeling of Land Use Changes based on Human-Environmental System in Taleghan Watershed

Roghaye Shad; Mehdi Ghorbani; Khaled Ahmadaali; Aliakbar Nazari Samani; Maryam Yazdanparast

Volume 76, Issue 2 , August 2023, , Pages 133-148


  Land use changes in countries like Iran, which is facing space limitations, should be thoughtful and in accordance with proper planning, just like water consumption. On the other hand, the inherent dynamism of human beings and their needs has made the way and extent of land use change over time. Therefore, ...  Read More

Network analysis of organizational stakeholders for participatory management of water resources (Case study: Abhar Plain)

Fatemeh Einloo; Mohammad Reza Ekhtesasi; Mehdi Ghorbani; Parviz Abdinejad; Reza Anjomshoaa

Volume 75, Issue 2 , September 2022, , Pages 263-282


  One of the integrated water resources management requirements based on participatory management planning is identification and analysis of key stakeholders. Identifying structural aspects of organizational stakeholder's network can be evaluated using social network analysis and their position and role ...  Read More

Analysis of the Concept of Resilience of Social-Ecological Systems in Environmental Hazards of Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari Province

Shahbaz Mehrabi;  Mohammad Reza Yazdani; Mehdi Ghorbani

Volume 75, Issue 1 , June 2022, , Pages 137-152


  Prevention is the most appropriate way to deal with natural hazards. And resilience means maintaining the structure and function of the socio-ecological system in the face of unexpected events, one of the important branches of prevention. Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari province, due to its specific geographical ...  Read More

Investigating and analyzing the network of key organizational stakeholders in collaborative land use planning

reza shakeri; Mehdi Ghorbani; kamran shayesteh

Volume 74, Issue 3 , December 2021, , Pages 557-569


  Sustainable land management requires the identification of key land use planning actors. Social network analysis is one of the best ways to identify important factors in Management change. In this study, to analyze the stakeholders related to participatory Management in the watershed of Anzali Wetland, ...  Read More

Assessing the Effects of Natural resource plans in livelihood of Sarduieh nomads, Jiroft county

Hamid Reza Saeidi Goraghani; Hossein Arzani; Hossein Azarnivand; Mehdi Ghorbani

Volume 74, Issue 3 , December 2021, , Pages 677-688


  People's attitudes toward influence of natural resource management projects on their livelihood could be playing a role important in the sustainability of these projects. This paper accomplished with general aim to studying the attitude of rancher towards the effects of range and watershed plans in sustainable ...  Read More

Analysis of Factors Affecting Resilience of Local Communities in the Face of Climate Fluctuations in Yazd

Reza Bagheri; Mehdi Ghorbani; Shahram Khalighi Sigaroudi; Amir Alambeigi

Volume 74, Issue 2 , September 2021, , Pages 303-321


  Water deficit caused by climate change due to the extent and magnitude of the social and economic damages it causes, is one of the most dangerous natural disasters that causes irreparable damage to the agricultural and water resources of the country. In other words, it has devastating effects on the ...  Read More

Using network analysis to identify key actors in local benefitiories network in the establishment of participatory management of natural resources (Case Study: Sarayan Watershed, South Khorasan Province)

Mehdi Ghorbani; Jamileh Salimi Kouchi; Payam Ebrahimi; Sareh Rasekhi

Volume 72, Issue 1 , June 2019, , Pages 213-226


  Today the concept of participatory management is a functional and modern approach in the management of natural areas. This approach is a comprehensive approach to personal and group stakeholder participation to achieve sustainable management and empowerment of local communities. Therefore, identifying ...  Read More

Assessing the effect of land use changes on groundwater quality and quantity (Case study: west basin of Jazmoryan wetland)

Hamed Eskandari Damaneh; Gholamreza Zehtabian; Ali Salajegheh; Mehdi Ghorbani; Hassan Khosravi

Volume 71, Issue 3 , December 2018, , Pages 563-578


  In this study, the effect of land use changes on groundwater resources as well as monitoring of spatial and temporal changes of groundwater quantitative and qualitative parameters were assessed in west basin of Jazmoryan Wetland. Landsat satellite images of TM 2002 and OLI 2015 sensors by applying of ...  Read More

Local initiatives and indigenous knowledge in community-based water resources management (Case study: Roozkin Village – Sarduyeh- Jiroft District)

hamed eskandari; moslem borji; Mehdi Ghorbani

Volume 71, Issue 2 , September 2018, , Pages 321-340


  Local initiatives have been defined as specific collective activities without external support or incentives in order to control either ground or surface waters. One of the most important of approaches in water resources management is community-based water management. Social structures of water resources ...  Read More

Appraising the Structural Characteristics of Social Capital of Local Beneficiaries Network in Keeping with Collaborative Natural Resource Governance (Pilot: Sarayan County, South Khorasan Province)

Mehdi Ghorbani; leila avazpour; sadegh heydari

Volume 71, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 241-252


  Governance of natural resources is currently hampered by abundant challenges. The way out of this dead-end is injecting kind of capital derived from people per se i.e. social capital which is unfortunately the missing part of collaborative governance of natural resources. The present study was an attempt ...  Read More

Estimates of participation and willingness of pay local communities in protecting and reviving the deserts areas (Case Study: Region NasrAbad, City Aran and Bidgol)

Zahra Eslamian; Mehdi Ghorbani; hamed rafiee; tayebe mesbahzadeh

Volume 70, Issue 3 , December 2017, , Pages 581-592


  In recent years, natural resource economists evaluate and assess the role of natural resources in the welfare of people have put on their agenda. This study, people's willingness to participation in protecting and reviving the desert area NasrAbad, examined the using conditional valuation and tow-dimensional, ...  Read More

Analysis and Assessment of Social Capital in toward increasing of Local Communities Resilience and Sustainable Landscape Management

Mehdi Ghorbani; Leila Avazpour; Mohsen Yoosefi

Volume 68, Issue 3 , October 2015, , Pages 625-645


  Social capital is one of the most important criteria related to social network resilience. In trust networks as the most important factor of social capital in adaptive governance, sensitivity to disorders and irregularities is considerable and resiliency improvement and compatibility capacity depends ...  Read More

Social Monitoring in Local Stakeholders Network to Water Resources Local Governance (Case Study: Razin Watershed, Kermanshah City)

Fatemeh Salari; Mehdi Ghorbani; Arash Malekian

Volume 68, Issue 2 , September 2015, , Pages 287-305


  Water resources local governance can is one of the most influential collaborative approach in the water resources management. Social monitoring of local stakeholders plays an important role in planning, resources management and water efficient governance. Therefore to achieve this goal, social network ...  Read More

Social power and Centrality indicator of stakeholders' network toward rangeland co-management (Case study: Goormomenin rangeland- Kalateh Roudbar- Damghan)

khadijeh rahimi balkanlou; Mehdi Ghorbani; mohammad jafari; ali tavili

Volume 68, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Pages 47-64


  One of the most important preparation steps of co-management projects implementation is recognizing key actors at local community level. These actors can assist managers and planners as local leaders and social powers. By applying social network analysis and centrality index at actors’ level of ...  Read More

Cultural ecology: Analysis of indigenous knowledge and social cohesion in milk management of grazing animals on rangeland (Case study: Ghasr e Yaghub village, Khorram Bid, Fars province)

Sare Rasekhi; Mahdi Ghorbani; Aliakbar Mehrabi; Seyed Akbar Javadi

Volume 67, Issue 2 , July 2014, , Pages 217-232


  Cooperation in pastoralism and indigenous knowledge of dairy management had been considered for many years in Iran and had been adapted with culture and environment of every region. This research had illustrated the analysis of indigenous knowledge and social cohesion in dairy management of grazing livestock ...  Read More

Stakeholders’ Analysis, Social Power and Network Analysis in Natural Resources Co-Management

Mahdi Ghorbani; Mahrou Dehbozorgi

Volume 67, Issue 1 , May 2014, , Pages 141-157


  Nowadays, a lot of natural resource co-management plans due to lack of attention to stakeholders’characteristics and position in network of social relationships have failed. Actors or key personnel’srecognition has been one of administrative requirement of natural resources co-management ...  Read More

Investigation of the human deriving forces affecting land use change (Case study: Seyed mohaleh and Drasara villages – Tonekabon city)

Ali Akbar Mehrabi; Mohammad Mohammadi; Mohsen Mohseni Saravi; Mohammad Jafari; Mehdi Ghorbani

Volume 66, Issue 2 , July 2013, , Pages 307-320


  Providing of landing use maps and detecting of land capacity are required to manage of natural resources and environment and planning of land use. On the other hand, it is necessary to detect of the human deriving forces affecting land use change. In this research, we selected Seyed mohaleh and Drasara ...  Read More

Estimation of Agricultural Water Demand of Pomegranate in Charkhab Village of Yazd

Iman Islami; Ali Akbar Mehrabi; Gholam Reza Zehtabian; Mehdi Ghorbani

Volume 66, Issue 1 , April 2013, , Pages 17-26


  Agriculture sector is the main consumer of water in the world. In productive sectors likeagriculture, water is considered as a valuable mediatory commodity or production input.Demand for agriculture water comes from consumers› (agriculture products›) behavior. Thisstudy aims to evaluate ...  Read More

Social network analysis: A new approach in policy-making and planning of natural resources co-management

M. Ghorbani; H. Azarnivand; A.A Mehrabi; S. Bastani; M Jafari; H. Nayebi

Volume 65, Issue 4 , March 2013, , Pages 553-568


  Since last decades, there has been a growing interest in the human/social dimensions of natural resources governance especially the structure of social networks in achieving to successful co-management of natural resources. Network analysis as a suitable tool in optimum planning of the “network ...  Read More