Original Article
Cropland Mapping through Integration of Segmentation and Classification Techniques in Google Earth Engine

Alireza Taheri Dehkordi; Mohammad Javad Valadanzouj; Alireza Safdarinezhad

Volume 14, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 1-20


  Map of croplands is one of the information layers required in the efficient management of these lands. Having such maps makes it possible to monitor agricultural fields during the growing season continuously. In this study, a solution to produce map of Shahrekord’s agricultural lands in two agricultural ...  Read More

Original Article
Investigation of the Relationship between Land Surface Temperature with Vegetation and Surface Moisture in the Land Use of Zahak Area of Sistan Plain Using Landsat Satellite Images

zohreh hashemi; Hamid Soodaei zadeh; Mohammad Hossein Mokhtari

Volume 14, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 21-42


  Land surface temperature is considered a key parameter in the physic processes of land surface at all scales of local to global. In this study, the relationship between land surface temperature with vegetation and soil surface moisture in land uses of Zahak plain of Sistan area was investigated. In order ...  Read More

Original Article
Evaluation of Maize yield and Water Footprint Variability by AquaCrop-GIS Model

Rasta Nazari; Hadi Ramezani Etedali; Peyman Daneshkar Arasteh

Volume 14, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 43-58


  Estimation of the production potential of a crop is a function of climatic conditions, crop genetic potentials and various other environmental and managerial factors. Assessing the ability of regions to realize the genetic potential of crops is one of the important points of macro-planning in agriculture. ...  Read More

Original Article
Snow Cover Variability in the Cold Period of the Year in Iran Based on MODIS Measurements

Mahmoud Ahmadi; zahrasadat seyedmirzaei

Volume 14, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 59-72


  The study of snow cover as one of the most important sources of freshwater supply is of great importance. Due to the mountainous conditions of Iran, it is not possible to measure the area of snow cover. Accordingly, the use of satellite imagery to identify snow storage is of great importance. In this ...  Read More

Original Article
Estimation of Soil Texture and Amount of Free Iron Oxides Using Landsat 8 Satellite Bands and Regression Analysis

Rozhin Moradi; Bubak Souri; Marzieh Reisi

Volume 14, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 73-88


  The aim of this study was to estimate soil properties using Landsat 8 satellite bands in part of farmlands of Qorveh-Dehgolan plain in western Iran. Soil sampling was conducted at a total number of 107 points from 0-15cm depth throughout the study area and their physicochemical properties were measured ...  Read More

Original Article
Employing the Convolutional LSTM Network in Crop Classification using NDVI Time Series

Mohammad Reza Gili; Davoud Ashourloo; Hossein Aghighi; Ali Akbar Matkan; Alireza Shakiba

Volume 14, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 89-106


  Changes in crop growth at relatively short intervals, asymmetry of cultivation of similar crops, the spectral similarity between different crops at certain times of the growing season, and lack of ground data make classifying crops in satellite imagery a challenging task. Changing the amount of canopy ...  Read More

Original Article
Investigation of Nazarabad County Ecological Security Based on the Trend of Land Use Changes Using Landscape Metrics

Monireh Amini; Romina Sayahnia

Volume 14, Issue 1 , June 2022, Pages 107-123


  Development in its general sense, industrial, technological and spatial progress, especially in developing countries, has led to adverse effects on the environment not only on a regional scale but also at different regional, national and sometimes global levels which has similarly affected the ecological ...  Read More