Original Article
The Capability of Sentinel-2 MSI and Landsat-8 OLI Data for Discrimination of Lithological Units and Alteration Minerals of Esfordi Phosphate Deposit Area, Central Iran

Sogand Karimzadeh; Majid H. Tangestani

Volume 13, Issue 3 , November 2021, Pages 1-18


  Twin Sentinel-2 MSI sensors are spatially like the Landsat-8 OLI super spectral instrument, aiming to additional data continuity for land surface monitoring were launched by European Space Agency. In this paper, the potential of these data was evaluated for discrimination of lithological units and alterations ...  Read More

Original Article
Mapping Vegetation in Riparian Areas Using Pixel-Based and Object-Based Classification of Sentinel-2 Multi-Temporal Imagery

Ardalan Daryaei; Hormoz Sohrabi; Clement Atzberger; Markus Immitzer

Volume 13, Issue 3 , November 2021, Pages 19-32


  Despite the low area coverage, riparian vegetation presents several ecosystem services. But there is no precise spatial information on these ecosystems in Iran. Considering the lack of such information, mapping and providing a spatial database is essential. Due to the mixture of these vegetation types ...  Read More

Original Article
A Review of Recent Researches on Integration of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and GIS

Hamid Hosseini; Mohammad Taleai

Volume 13, Issue 3 , November 2021, Pages 33-58


  Today, building information modeling (BIM) technology has become an important and practical platform for achieving the goals of smart cities. However, this technology considers buildings alone and without regard to their exterior space and other buildings in the city and also lacks the necessary tools ...  Read More

Original Article
Estimating Yield of Canola Based on Time Series of Remote Sensing Data

Davoud Ashourloo; Hamid Salehi Shahrabi; Hamed Nematollahi

Volume 13, Issue 3 , November 2021, Pages 59-72


  Spectral vegetation indices have been used as a useful tool in remote sensing to estimate the yield of agricultural crops. However, one factor, which reduces the capability of indices for crop yield estimation, is the limited number of available satellite images. Furthermore, in cases when there are ...  Read More

Original Article
Estimation of Actual Evapotranspiration Using SEBAL Algorithm and Comparison with Improved FAO 56 Standard Evapotranspiration with KC-NDVI Relationship

Hadi Zare khormizi; Ali Tavili; Hamid Reza Ghafarian Malamiri

Volume 13, Issue 3 , November 2021, Pages 73-92


  Monitoring the spatial and temporal variations of evapotranspiration is crucial for irrigation management and the crop water requirement, especially in arid and semi-arid areas. The purpose of the present study is to estimate the actual evapotranspiration using the SEBAL algorithm and compare it with ...  Read More

Original Article
Estimation of Soil Surface Moisture Using ALOSPALSAR-2 Data

Sadolla Sangini; Hadi Fadaei; Amir Sadoddin; Vahed berdi Sheikh; Chogi Bairam Komaki

Volume 13, Issue 3 , November 2021, Pages 93-112


  Temporal and spatial distribution of soil moisture is a key variable for hydrological planning. In the research area, increasing soil moisture accelerates the formation of runoff. The purpose of this study is to investigate the L-band potential of the Pulsar 2 sensor from the ALOS satellite in estimating ...  Read More

Original Article
Investigation of Water Quality Using Fuzzy and Analytic Network Process (ANP) Methods in GIS

Mehran Shaygan; Marzieh Mokarram

Volume 13, Issue 3 , November 2021, Pages 113-126


  Fars province has a shortage of surface water resources due to its location in arid and semi-arid regions in Iran. Therefore, in order to exploit groundwater resources, determining water quality is very important. Due to the importance of the subject in this study, the aim is to determine the quality ...  Read More