Environmental modeling
1. A GIS-based integrative approach for land use optimization in a semi-arid watershed

S.M. Tajbakhsh; H. Memarian; A. Kheyrkhah

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 31-46

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2018.04.01.004

Abstract
  The proper use of natural resources can preserve these valuable assets. In line with the management of natural resources, land use optimization can be highly useful. The aim of the present study is to propose an appropriate integrative model for optimized allocation of lands for surface runoff and sediment ...  Read More

Air pollution control and management
2. Integrated environmental management model of air pollution control by hybrid model of DPSIR and FAHP

M.J. Mohammadizadeh; A.R. Karbassi; Gh.R. Nabi Bidhendi; M. Abbaspour

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 381-388

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2016.02.04.007

Abstract
  The aim of this study is to evaluate the obstacles due to a DPSIR model combined with fuzzy analytic hierarchy process technique. Hence, to prioritize the responses regarding the driving forces, pressures, states and impacts, the hierarchy of the model is established. Evaluations and prioritization of ...  Read More

Environmental modeling
3. Analyzing and modeling urban sprawl and land use changes in a developing city using a CA-Markovian approach

M. Tajbakhsh; H. Memarian; Y. Shahrokhi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 397-410

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2016.02.04.009

Abstract
  Mashhad City, according to the latest official statistics of the country is the second populated city after Tehran and is the biggest metropolis in the east of Iran. Considering the rapid growth of the population over the last three decades, the city’s development area has been extended, significantly. ...  Read More

Environmental management
4. Improving farming practices using multi-criteria decision analysis in geographic information system for Damask Rose cultivating

B. Shokati; M.R. Asgharipour; B. Feizizadeh

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2016, , Pages 327-338

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/gjesm.2016.02.04.002

Abstract
  Lack of awareness of the critical factors involved in production of plants and sometimes, the cultivation of plants in areas unsusceptible to plant, can increase the amount of chemical fertilizer consumption in order to compensate the subsequent reduction of plant yield. This would increase environmental ...  Read More