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)
Modeling of land subsidence in Abarkouh plain using Synthetic aperture radar method and artificial intelligence

Zahra Khosravani; Mohammad Akhavan Ghalibaf; Maryam Dehghani; Vali Derhami; Mustafa Bolca

Volume 75, Issue 3 , December 2022, , Pages 429-448


  The aim of this study was to model the subsidence of Abarkouh plain using inSAR and artificial intelligence techniques. At first, the subsidence map was prepared using the 46 Sentinel - 1 radar images (2014 – 2018) and radar interferometry techniques. Then, the Feedforward artificial neural network ...  Read More

Quantifying the size of climate change effect on groundwater draw down in arid and semi-arid regions

Hamed Eskandari Damaneh; Gholamreza Zehtabian; Hassan Khosravi; Hossein Azarnivand; Aliakbar Barati

Volume 75, Issue 2 , September 2022, , Pages 227-244


  The present research aims to assess climate change in the Minab plain and its effect on groundwater level variability in the future period. Climate change was explored by the climatic model CanESM2 using the SDSM4.2 software package, and the effect of climate change on groundwater resources was quantitatively ...  Read More

Investigation of the effect of Haloxylon planted on groundwater resources (Case study: Jafarieh plain Qom)

Bahareh Jebalbarezi; Gholamreza Zehtabian; ِAli Tavili; Hassan Khosravi

Volume 72, Issue 1 , June 2019, , Pages 45-54


  Investigation of the effect of plant community on limited water resources of deserts is an important issue in water resources management. Different species of Haloxylon are compatible with desert condition and can use groundwater resources due to deep roots and proper structural condition. The purpose ...  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

Investigating desertification process of Khash plain with emphasis on water and vegetation criteria

TAYYEBEH MESBAHZADEH; farshad soleimani sardou

Volume 71, Issue 2 , September 2018, , Pages 518-528


  Due to incorrect policies in the water resources sector and excessive withdrawal of groundwater resources, water quality in most plains of the country has decreased. Therefore, the quality of water for drinking and agriculture is important in qualitative terms.With this aim in this study, the desertification ...  Read More

Assessing the effectiveness of the analytic hierarchy process as a groundwater predicting tool (Case study: Ghorve-Dehgolan plain)

Omid Rahmati; Aliakbar Nazari Samani; Mohammad Mahdavi

Volume 70, Issue 4 , January 2018, , Pages 869-879


  Determination of groundwater potential in respect to increasing trend of water demand in Iran, is found to be an unavoidable and vital subject. The present research was aimed to assess the efficiency analytical hierarchical process (AHP) to identify potential groundwater zones. Initially, five parameters ...  Read More

Evaluation of groundwater changes in an arid shallow aquifer using groundwater level, electrical conductivity and temperature time series analysis

hamid hosseyni marandi; mohammad mahdavi; hasan ahmadi; baharak motamed vaziri; abdolali adelpour

Volume 70, Issue 3 , December 2017, , Pages 633-645


  Abstract Common causes for groundwater quantity and quality changes are infiltration through the seasonal floodwater, effects of the artificial recharge projects and adjacent aquifers, and groundwater extraction for deferent uses. However, recognizing the impact of their contributions to these changes ...  Read More

Groundwater Quality Analysis for Drinking and Agricultural Purposes-a Prerequisite for Land Use Planning in the Arid and Semi-arid Regions of Iran

Abbas Alipour; Jaber Rahimi; Ali Azarnivand

Volume 70, Issue 2 , August 2017, , Pages 423-434


  Groundwater resources play central role in meeting domestic and agricultural demands of residents in arid regions. Owing to rapid urbanization, water use and land use has changed considerably. Overexploitation of wells posed a huge burden on available water resources. Degradation of water resources along ...  Read More

Evaluating the Trend of Spatial and Temporal Changes in Groundwater Quality in Jiroft Plain

Farshad Soleimani; Naser Brumand; ali azareh

Volume 69, Issue 4 , March 2017, , Pages 921-932


  In recent decades, increasing population growth and development of agriculture have increased groundwater consumption and decreased the quality of groundwater resources of most parts of the country. Given the importance of this issue, present study investigates the spatial and temporal changes in parameters ...  Read More

Numerical Analysis of Applying Quantitative and Qualitative Scenarios on Khezel Aquifer in Hamedan Province with MODFLOW & MT3DMS Models

Rasool Ghobadian; Zeynab Bahrami

Volume 69, Issue 4 , March 2017, , Pages 1043-1062


  Increased exploitation of groundwater besides recent periods of drought caused a negative balance in Khezel aquifer located in Hamedan province, Iran. From 2000 to 2010, groundwater surface drop was estimated 5.8 meters. With regard to high potential of GMS in using GIS and careful stratification of ...  Read More