Search results: 53 results (approx.)

1. Investigation role and function of rangelands on water.

Rangelands, as one of the most important natural ecosystems, play a prominent role in the production, support, refinement, regulation, and culture of water. In other words, the social life of water is related to the rangelands. This article explores the relationship between rangelands and water,...

Author(s) : Khatoony, N.; Kolahi, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.2 pp.fa91-fa104

2. Analysis of governance theories and water resources management in Iran.

Water governance is a range of social, political, economic and administrative systems that manage and develop water resources and water transfer systems at different levels of society. Therefore, water governance is more about decision- making methods, such as how, by whom and under what conditions ...

Author(s) : Oskouhi, M.; Esmaili, K.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.1 pp.fa1-fa10 ref.9

3. Natural resources stakeholders.

Stakeholder analysis is essential in any adaptive comanagement. In the meantime, different words are used to name and separate stakeholders. The main purpose of this article is to clarify the term of stakeholder and their types in good governance of natural resources (water, issues of natural...

Author(s) : Kolahi, M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.1 pp.fa19-fa30 ref.many

4. Review on soil moisture remote sensing techniques and spatial resolution downscaling methods.

Soil moisture is a valuable parameter for water cycle over lands, controlling water fluxes between the atmosphere, land surface and subsurface, through evaporation and plant transpiration. Measurement and recording of soil moisture observations as in-situ data cannot meet human needs. The...

Author(s) : Ghafari, E.; Faridhosseini, A. R.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2020 Vol.7 No.4 pp.61-72 ref.many

5. Water allocation management in Iran? A deviated way in the lapse of time.

The restrictions and challenges of renewable water resources and the increasing demand for water in different urban and service sectors, tourism, industry and agriculture have increased the significance and sensitivity of water resources management. This sensitivity is especially effective during...

Author(s) : Esmaeili, E.; Davari, K.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2020 Vol.7 No.2 pp.fa23-fa32 ref.14

6. Criteria and indicators; requirement for cognition, applying and evaluating good governance in natural resources.

In recent decades, "good governance" has attracted the attention of many scientific communities. Each researcher has defined good governance with different dimensions and goals. Different views on good governance have complicated the explanation of criteria and related indicators. Confusion over...

Author(s) : Payeste, M.; Kolahi, M.; Khorasani, H. O.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2020 Vol.7 No.1 pp.fa13-fa22 ref.6

7. Disambiguating basic concepts in water management: "adaptation to water scarcity".

Adaptation to water scarcity is a topic that has received more attention recently by the Ministry of Energy as well as water experts. Providing appropriate solutions and long-term and efficient plans for this issue requires discussion and consensus on the subject. One of the issues that causes...

Author(s) : Mianabadi, A.; Davary, K.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2020 Vol.7 No.1 pp.fa61-fa70 ref.18

8. Analytical note: balance system; timely, smart, scalable.

Author(s) : Mehri Shahedi; Hossein-Abad, F. T.; Kooshki, A. S.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2020 Vol.7 No.3 pp.94-95

9. Presenting a joint model of wastewater management in Mashhad (implementation of part of wastewater treatment and water supply projects in Mashhad in exchange for the transfer of wastewater).

According to the forecast of future population growth and recent droughts in the country, one of the major challenges for policymakers on the one hand is to provide safe drinking water and on the other hand, is to solve environmental and health problems caused by undesirable wastewater disposal. To ...

Author(s) : Esmaeilian, H.; Tafazzoli, S. M.; Rajabzadeh, N.; Azarmy, S. A. G. Z.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.2 pp.fa63-fa70

10. Overview of the ODD protocol development process as a standard for agent-based modeling.

Ecological and social science researchers have long faced the challenge of modeling the intrinsic complexity of socio-ecological systems. A popular approach to understand and investigate these systems is agent-based modeling, which has been used not only in ecological sciences but in many other...

Author(s) : Shahangian, S. A.; Tabesh, M.; Safarpour, H.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.2 pp.fa1-fa12 ref.19

11. Investigation of the effect of physicochemical factors of water on bioavailability, toxicity and the level of effectiveness of metal nanoparticles in aquatic ecosystems.

Aquaculture is known as a growing industry in the world. This important industry provides food and income to local communities. Hence, it plays an important role in the economic development of countries. So far, nanotechnology has been used as an emerging knowledge in many industries, including the ...

Author(s) : Radkhah, A. R.; Masouleh, E. S.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.2 pp.fa71-fa90 ref.many

12. Leak modeling in water supply networks using WaterGEMS model and artificial neural network.

Loss of more than 30% of the incoming water to the country's drinking water distribution networks due to leakage from the network, has caused serious concern to the officials of the country's water and sewage companies and finding the location of leakage in distribution networks is one of the...

Author(s) : Miserjani, P.; Sayari, N.; Sayari, S.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.2 pp.fa81-fa90 ref.11

13. Investigating the status of the combined water security index of Iranian Provinces in the period of 2012-2017: application of multi-criteria analysis methods.

Drought and water shortage in Iran is a climatic reality and due to the increasing need for water in various sectors, especially the agricultural sector, the problem of drought will become more acute in the coming years. Meanwhile, the approach of maintaining water security is less seen in the...

Author(s) : Maleki, N.; Bostanabad, R. S.; Komroudi, M. S.; Seiedabadi, S.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.2 pp.fa21-fa32 ref.25

14. Conservation prioritization of the Iran's surface water resources based on ecological sensitivity.

Conservation of water resources is one of the main features of sustainable development and international and national documents emphasize the need to protect them in protected areas in order to preserve biodiversity and their many services such as drinking water supply. In the first step of the...

Author(s) : Jalilian, M. A.; Danehkar, A.; Salmanmahiny, A. R.; Shayesteh, K.; Sarteshnizi, F. T.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.2 pp.fa33-fa46

15. Designing potential evaporation evaluation software linkable to NASA POWER database and capable of feasibility assessment of evaporation reduction due to photovoltaic panels over water.

Online evaluation of potential evaporation can be useful in water resources management. In this research, the use of software for smartphones to estimate the potential evaporation from free water surface and ground surface and also to estimate the possibility of reducing evaporation due to the...

Author(s) : Asmani, M.; Bashirnezhad, K.; Shahabi, P. B.; Zahmatkesh, I.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.2 pp.fa47-fa54 ref.13

16. Locating the priority of implementing various types of pressurized irrigation systems using GIS software and AHP model, case study: Dez plain.

Efficient use of water, in addition to increasing production efficiency, can lead to a return on investment with an emphasis on conserving water resources and the environment. One of the ways to use water optimally in agriculture can be the application of technology of pressurized irrigation...

Author(s) : Poursamsam, H.; Akbari, E.; Kharazi, H. G.; Nasab, S. B.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.2 pp.fa55-fa63 ref.10

17. Investigation of water consumption with water and energy nexus approach in Iranian combined cycle power plants.

Electricity generation and water consumption are intertwined. With increasing population and increasing economic development, the need for energy increases and as a result, water consumption issues in energy systems will become much more complex. Most power generation technologies require water for ...

Author(s) : Ghodrati, S.; Kargari, N.; Farsad, F.; Javid, A. H.; Kani, A. R.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.1 pp.fa11-fa18 ref.13

18. Goal and goal setting in strategic planning, case study: Qom water and wastewater company.

The increasing acceleration in the formation of complex and dynamic environments and its importance in leading organizations in the present age has made strategic planning to be at the forefront of companies' goals. Strategic management as the art and science of formulating, implementing and...

Author(s) : Sadeghpour, A. J.; Motahari, A. H.; Esfahani, A. N.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.1 pp.fa31-fa40 ref.13

19. Recognition and prioritization of the economic, social and environmental consequences of drying of lake Urmia in the surrounding villages.

This research is an applied studies and the research method is descriptive-survey type and in order to achieve the goal, a causal-comparative method was used. The statistical society of this study consisted of experienced experts and specialists in the field of Lake Urmia. The sampling method was...

Author(s) : Amini, M.; Kouhestani, H.; Kazemiyeh, F.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.1 pp.fa51-fa62 ref.10

20. Solar power applications in water and wastewater treatment systems: a review with focus on the current status of Iran's NWW Co.

Iran is located in one of the hot and arid regions of the world, the Middle East. The geo-location imposes specific conditions for water and power supply, simultaneously. Water and wastewater treatment facilities are strategic infrastructures that need to be fed with more renewable power. While...

Author(s) : Mahmoudi, A. R.; Asl, M. S.; Darban, B. T.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.1 pp.fa63-fa78 ref.many

21. Increasing water use efficiency in Mechanized wheat cultivation using in-furrow seed drill in saline soils conditions.

The use of management strategies to increase the water use efficiency index in agricultural fields is one of the practical options to combat dehydration. Unconventional soils and waters are among the resources that can be used with proper management and full recognition of them. The aim of this...

Author(s) : Reshadsedghi, A.; Nikanfar, R.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.1 pp.fa89-fa96 ref.9

22. Investigation of crop cultivation pattern of Semnan and Ilam provinces by emphasizing the role of virtual water in water productivity.

Along with global warming and declining freshwater resources, a new approach to improving the water productivity of agricultural products focuses on the role of virtual water in agricultural products; So that the production pattern based on the goal of maximizing water productivity gradually...

Author(s) : Pouran, R.; Raghfar, H.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2021 Vol.8 No.1 pp.fa97-fa106 ref.17

23. Sewage treatment method and its role on wastewater price: case comparison of sewage treatment plants no. 4 and 5 in Mashhad.

With the development of industries and agriculture, the issue of water supply and the consequent challenge of sewage is becoming increasingly important. Water recycling and the use of treated sewage is the most desirable option for water supply. Considering the operating costs of modern sewage...

Author(s) : Koloukhi, H. Z.; Akbarzadeh, A.; Tafazzoli, S. M.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2020 Vol.7 No.4 pp.1-10 ref.7

24. Estimation of income and price elasticity of kermanshah drinking water demand.

One of the most important inputs in all economic sectors of Iran is water. The solution to the shortage of water resources in Iran is not more water supply, but an effective solution to adopt policies and measures that change the economic structure and pattern of water consumption. In this study,...

Author(s) : Rezaee, H.; Shojaa, S. H.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2020 Vol.7 No.3 pp.13-24 ref.24

25. The importance and application of citizen science in hydrology and water resources management.

The science of hydrology is the basis for decision-making in water resources management and assessing related risks including floods, droughts, and pollution. Despite its vital relevance to the society, this discipline is facing a severe shortage of data in appropriate spatial and temporal scales....

Author(s) : Banestani, M. S.; Sheikh, V.; Garzi, A. Z.; Avarand, A.

Publisher : Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Journal article : Water and Sustainable Development 2020 Vol.7 No.2 pp.fa1-fa12 ref.43