Environmental monitoring and statement
1. Using ecological niche modeling to determine avian richness hotspots

R. Mirzaei; M.R. Hemami; A. Esmaili Sari; H.R. Rezaei; A.T. Peterson

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, , Pages 131-142

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2017.03.02.002

Abstract
  Understanding distributions of wildlife species is a key step towards identifying biodiversity hotspots and designing effective conservation strategies. In this paper, the spatial pattern of diversity of birds in Golestan Province, Iran was estimated. Ecological niche modeling was used to determine distributions ...  Read More

Environmental impact assessment
2. Desertification risk assessment and management program

M. Akbari; M. Ownegh; H.R. Asgari; A. Sadoddin; H. Khosravi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 365-380

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2016.02.04.006

Abstract
  Risk assessment provides the possibility of planning and management to prevent and reduce the risk of desertification. The present study is aimed to assess the hazard and risk of desertification and to develop management programs in the semi-arid western regions of Golestan Province in Iran. Desertification ...  Read More