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)
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

Determine the most important criteria and indicators that influence land degradation and desertification

Nooshin Shakerian; Gholamreza Zehtabian; Mohammad Ali Zareh Chahooki; Hassan Khosravi

Volume 70, Issue 2 , August 2017, , Pages 385-398


  Nowadays, land degradation and desertification are serious and complex problems that have turned into a worldwide crisis in the world. Using evaluative systems to study degradation and adopting an appropriate strategy to deal with this phenomenon is necessary and important.  The first step in the ...  Read More

Evaluation of Desertification based on climate and water criteria (Case study: Kashan plain)

Reyhaneh Masoudi; Gholamreza Zehtabian; Hassan Ahmadi; Shahram Khalighi sigarudi

Volume 68, Issue 4 , January 2016, , Pages 711-723


  Desertification is a major problem in many countries. International efforts have been considered to combat and prevent this phenomenon. The most important cases of these measures are the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. In this study, IMDPA model and GIS were used to assess desertification ...  Read More

Assessment of Desertification Density Using IMDPA Model (Case study: Shahr-Babak plain, Kerman Province)

Afshin Jahanshahi; Alireza Moghaddamnia; Hasan Khosravi

Volume 68, Issue 2 , September 2015, , Pages 247-267


  To assessment and preparation of desertification mapping, much research has been conducted ever within and outside the country that has led to numerous regional models. To provide a regional model and quantitative assessment of current state of desertification, ShahrBabak plain with an area of 4112 square ...  Read More

Monitoring of soil salinity using ASTER satellite data to evaluate desertification in the Marvast plain, Yazd province

zahra giveiiashraf; Mohammad Ali Hakimzade; Mohammad Zare; Zohre Ebrahimi Khusfii; Kazem Dashtakian

Volume 67, Issue 4 , May 2015, , Pages 603-616


  Desertification relates to the both the process and end state of drylands degradation. Salinization and alkalinization are two indicators of soil degradation in arid and semi-arid regions. The main objectives of this research is monitoring of soil salinity using high spectral and spatial resolution of ...  Read More

Assessment of Current Desertification Status using IMDPA and Determination of Effective Factors of Land Degradation (Case Study: Damghan region)

shima nikoo; Hossein Azarnivand; Gholam Reza Zehtabiyan; Hasan Ahmadi; Mohammad Ali Zare Chahouki

Volume 67, Issue 4 , May 2015, , Pages 641-655


  Combating desertification which is a serious threat for the environment and human welfare requires understanding complex issues of this phenomenon using evaluation, awareness of severity of it's processes and determination of it's factors. So here, after recognizing the characteristics of the region ...  Read More

Calibration of IMDPA model with regarding to land criteria to present regional model for desertification intensity (Case study: Abuzaidabad, Kashan)

Tayyebeh Mresbahzadeh; Hasan Ahmadi; GHolamreza Zehtabian; Fereydun Sarmadian; Firoozeh Moghiminejad

Volume 66, Issue 3 , November 2013, , Pages 469-476


  Desertification is specific phenomenon of arid, semi-arid, dry sub humid regions. This phenomenon has a high rate in developing countries such as Iran. The main objective of this research was calibration of IMDPA model in Abuzeidabad (Kashan) region with emphasis on land criteria. IMDPA model, introduced ...  Read More

Study of desertification status using IMDPA model with emphasis on water and soil criteria (Case study: Khezr Abad - Elah Abad of Yazd - plain)

E. S. Shokoohi; Gh. R. Zehtabian; A. Tavili

Volume 65, Issue 4 , March 2013, , Pages 517-528


  More than 80% of Iran’s area has arid and semi arid climate. Therefore, Iran is exposed to desertification process. Practical activities in controlling desertification must be based on current desertification situation and its severity. Based on this theory, evaluating desertification rate indices ...  Read More

Classification of Desertification Intensity using ESAs Model in Niyatak Region (Sistan, Iran)

s.h Parvari Asl1; ahmad Pahlavanravi; ali reza Moghaddam Nia

Volume 63, Issue 2 , September 2010, , Pages 149-16

  Desertification is the consequence of series of processes in which climate change and human activities are more important factors than others. Arid and semi-arid areas have occupied most parts of Iran. Sistan region is one of arid areas of Iran where wind erosion is an important factor of land degradation ...  Read More

Study of Current and Potential Desertification Status With Emphasis on Wind Erosion Criterion using MICD Method (Case Study: Niatak Region of Sistan)

s.m Hoseini; M.R Ekhtesasi; A.R Shahriyari; H Shafiei

Volume 63, Issue 2 , September 2010, , Pages 165-18

  Sistan plain is affected by desertification and this phenomenon has serious impacts on roads and socio- economic activities of local people of this region. The main purpose of this study is estimating the current and potential desertification intensity of Niatak region of Sistan based on MICD method. ...  Read More