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Volume 72 (2019)
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Volume 70 (2017)
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Volume 66 (2013)
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Volume 63 (2010)
Volume 62 (2009)

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,

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

Total Dissolved Solids modeling using machine learning algorithms in periods of low and high water (Case study: Khorammabad, Biranshahr and Alashtar watersheds, Lorestan province)

Nasrin Beiranvand; Alireza Sepahvand; Ali Haghizadeh

Volume 76, Issue 3 , November 2023, Pages 215-236


  In this study, five soft computing techniques, GP-PUK, GP-RBF, M5P, REEP Tree and RF were used to predict the SL in Cham Anjir, Bahram Joo, Kaka Reza and Sarab Syed Ali hydrometry stations in Khorramabad, Biranshahr and Alashtar sub-watersheds, Lorestan province. Total data set consists of rain, discharge ...  Read More

Investigating the effect of the construction of the new Hashtgerd - Taleghan road in Alborz province on the amount of erosion and sediment production using the WARSEM model

Seyed Majid Reza Hosseini Mofrad; Hassan Ahmadi; Ali Akbar Mehrabi; Baharak Motamedvaziri

Volume 76, Issue 3 , November 2023, Pages 237-251


  For this purpose, according to Cochran's equation, from Hashtgerd-Taleghan asphalt road 26 km long and Hashtgerd-Taleghan dirt road 9 km long, road sedimentation was calculated with 17 and 11 samples, respectively, and finally, using statistical relationships, the erosion rate was calculated. And sedimentation ...  Read More

Determining proper seed planting depth for fourwing saltbush (Atriplex canescens (Pursh) Nutt.)

Moselm Rostampour; Effat Akbari; Mohammad Saghari

Volume 76, Issue 3 , November 2023, Pages 253-269


  The seed planting depth is one of the most important factors affecting the uniform plant emergence and the success of planting. This research was designed to determine proper seed planting depth for Atriplex canescens . in the nursery of the General Department of Natural Resources and Watershed Management ...  Read More

Modeling future changes in climate parameters of precipitation and temperature in Semirom watershed

Maryam Asadi; Arash Malekian; Ali Salajegheh

Volume 76, Issue 3 , November 2023, Pages 271-286


  GCM models are widely used to assess climate change on a global scale, but outputs of these models are not sufficient and accurate to assess climate change at local and regional levels. Therefore, in this study, SDSM model was used for micro-scaling of CanESM2 model data and climate conditions of Semirom ...  Read More

Locating areas with infiltration potential by using the mixture discriminant analysis model

Maryam sadat Jaafarzadeh; Ali Haghizadeh; Iraj Vayskarami

Volume 76, Issue 3 , November 2023, Pages 287-304


  Agriculture is not only the largest user of groundwater resources throughout the world but also its economy is highly dependent on these sources. Thanks to having more effective parameters and subsequently more accurate results, the classification methods in many fields, such as sustainable agriculture ...  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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