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Iranian Journal of Natural Resources is the most well known journal in natural resources scope over the 4 decades. This journal was divided into 4 separated subjects including: Range & Watershed Management, Forestry and Wood Sciences, Fisheries and Natural Environment in 2009. The Journal of Range and Watershed Management is a Quarterly issue that is related to soil, water and vegetation topics such as: ecology, rangeland, soil erosion, and desertification and watershed management. This journal are indexed in ISC, CAB International and Web Agris,

Comparison of rainfall interception among tree species in urban green space of Hashtgerd watershed

Seyed Mahdi Sadat Rasoul; Ebrahim Omidvar; Reza Ghazavi

Volume 76, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 321-335


  In the recent years, science and technology in urban green space have largely focused on technologies that facilitate infiltration and reduce runoff (such as rain gardens and permeable sidewalks). Trees in urban green space reduce the net rainfall by interception, and on the other hand, their extensive ...  Read More

Evaluation of wetting pattern in deep subsurface irrigation method using PVC pipes in desert areas

Golnoosh Savartondrow; Salman Zare; Khaled Ahmadaali; Mohammad Jafari

Volume 76, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 335-349


  Due to the lack of water in the deserts of Iran and the high rate of evaporation, the establishment of vegetation and their irrigation are associated with many problems. Therefore, in the management programs for the sustainable development of dry and desert areas, it is very necessary to use less water. ...  Read More

Investigating the effect of the sample size and plot size on the numerical indices of rangeland biodiversity

Moslem Rostampour; Alireza Eftekhari

Volume 76, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 351-372


  This research was carried out in an enclosure rangeland with four habitats of Artemisia sieberi, Zygophyllum eurypterum, Stipa barba and Amygdalus scoparia in the Shaskouh protected area, South Khorasan province. All the plant species of the rangeland were identified and counted in 200 plots, due to ...  Read More

Nomads' understanding of the effects of climate change and their adaptation strategies in the semi-desert rangeland of southeast Isfahan

Javad Motamedi; Ali Mohebi; Kambiz Alizadeh

Volume 76, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 373-388


  Background: Coping with climate change (CC) is part of the way to face this phenomenon. This depends on the understanding of CC and the degree of adaptability to it.Objective: The research was conducted with the aim of measuring the level of nomads' understanding (NU) of CCe and their adaptation strategies ...  Read More

Vegetation changes in rangelands with abandoned coal-waste dumps during a 10-year period

Jamshid Ghorbani; Nateq Lashkari Sanami

Volume 76, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 389-404


  Background: Coal mining in rangelands accounts for a considerable amount of waste dumps that can be colonized by local plants over time. A thorough understanding of vegetation changes plays a key role in the management and restoration of such ecosystems. Aim: This study aimed to assess the rangeland ...  Read More

Assessing the Ecological Potential of Rangelands in Alborz Province using GIS Data and Evaluating its Impact on Enhancing Natural Resource Management

Monireh Bahrami; Fereydoon Sarmadian; Ebrahim Pazira

Volume 76, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 405-426


  Rangelands are one of the essential components of natural ecosystems and are known as one of the main sources of forage supply, biodiversity conservation, soil and water resources. The aim of this study was to investigate the ecological potential of rangelands in Alborz province based on the Analytic ...  Read More

Climatic suitability evaluation for Some Horticultural crops, a Case Study: Makou-Shout County, West Azerbaijan

Javad Seyedmohammadi; Bahareh Delsouz Khaki; Fatemeh Ebrahimi Meymand; Zahra Mohammad Esmail; Rasoul Kharazmi; Mohsen Bagheri Bodaghabadi

Volume 76, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 427-440


  Climate has an important role in agricultural activities and can be examined from two perspectives. First, what locations are suitable for a specific plant, and second, what plants are suitable for a climate. The latter approach is less considered; thus in this study, it has been investigated by introducing ...  Read More

An Investigation on Trends of Annual and Seasonal Rainfall and Temperature in Different Climatologically Regions of Iran

Maryam Azarakhshi; Jalil Farzadmehr; Mahdi Eslah; Hossein Sahabi

Volume 66, Issue 1 , April 2013, , Pages 1-16


  Climate change is defined as long term and irreversible changes in the climatic behaviorof a region. Many studies have been conducted in different regions of the world on climatechange. The results of these studies show considerable changes in climatic factors especiallyin precipitation and temperature. ...  Read More

Comparison of Neuro-Fuzzy, Genetic Algorithm, Artificial Neural Network and Multivariate Regression for Prediction of Soil Salinity (Case study: Ardakan City)

Ruollah Taghizadeh Mehrjardi; Fereydoon Sarmadian; Gholem Reza Savaghebi; Mahmoud Omid; Nourayer Toomanian; Mohammad Javad Rousta; Mohammad Hasan Rahimiyan

Volume 66, Issue 2 , July 2013, , Pages 207-222


  In recent years, alternative methods have been used for estimation of soil salinity. Therefore, at present research, 600 soil samples collected from Ardakan in central Iran. Then EM38 and terrain parameters such as wetness index, land index and curvature as readily measured properties and soil salinity ...  Read More

Analyzing Effective Factors on »Time Management of Livestock « Grazing on Lorestan Province Rangeland (Case Study: KouhDasht city)

samira hajipuor; Hossein Barani; hassan yaganeh; Ahmad Abadi Sarvastani

Volume 70, Issue 2 , August 2017, , Pages 287-297


  Observing livestock grazing time in rangelands is quite important for conservation of rangelands and protecting them against degradation. This study was aimed at assessessment of factors that contribute to observing grazing time in rangelands of Kouhdasht County in Lorestan province. This study is a ...  Read More

Regional flow duration curve in arid regions for ungauged basins (Case study: Central Iran)

Asghar Zare Chahouki; Ali Salajegheh; Mohammad Mahdavi; Sharam Khalighi; Said Asadi

Volume 66, Issue 2 , July 2013, , Pages 251-265


  A flow-duration curve (FDC) illustrates the relationship between the frequency and magnitude of streamflow. Applications of FDC are of interest for many hydrological problems related to hydropower generation, river and reservoir sedimentation, water quality assessment, water-use assessment, water allocation ...  Read More

Generating a Vegetation Map in Mountainous Region of Sabzkouh Using a Digital Elevation Model

Shahrebanoo Rahmani; Ataollah Ebrahimi; Alireza Davoudian

Volume 66, Issue 1 , April 2013, , Pages 89-109


  The analysis of the relationship between spatial distribution of environmental factors andvegetation types is crucial for understanding mountainous ecosystems. In this research aGIS based approach was used to produce a vegetation map for Sabzkouh protected area inthe Chaharmahal-Va-Bakhtiari province. ...  Read More

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