Original Article
Preparation and Verification of Poplar Plantation Mapping Using Satellite Data of Sentinel-2 and Ground Data in Zanjan Province

Mahmoud Bayat; Khosro Mirakhorloo; Hosein Sadeghzadeh; Sahar Heidari Masteali

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2022, Pages 1-14


  Lack of up-to-date, documented and scientific information on the current situation (area and distribution) of Zanjan poplar plantation is one of the main problems of wood production managers for planning and management of wood supply in the province and the country. In this study, Sentinel-2 satellite ...  Read More

Original Article
Detection of Rice Fields in Rasht Township Using Multi-Temporal Landsat-8 Images

Amir Hedayati; Mohammad H Vahidnia; Hosseain Aghamohammadi

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2022, Pages 15-30


  Rice has become one of the most important food security items in many countries, especially Iran. In this study, a model was proposed to select Landsat-8 satellite time-series images in order to prepare a map of paddy lands. The method is based on the phenological characteristics of rice plants and annual ...  Read More

Original Article
Determining the Most Appropriate Electromagnetic Spectrum for Predicting Nutrients in a Number of Rangeland Species Using Remote Sensing

alireza mahmoodi; Marzieh Mokarramb

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2022, Pages 31-46


  Today, remote sensing is used for plant studies, such as determining nutrient levels, plant diseases, water deficiency or excess, weed identification, and so on. As electromagnetic waves strike the plants, they react in different ways (absorption, reflection or passage) based on the characteristics of ...  Read More

Original Article
Investigation of Alteration Deposit Zones of Porphyry Copper Ore Using Multispectral Satellite Imagery (Aster, Landsat-8 and Sentinel-2) and Ground Controls (Case study: MasjedDaghi copper deposit - NW Iran)

MayamSadat Ahmadi; Abbass Malian

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2022, Pages 47-74


  The design of Remote Sensing algorithms and the development of various methods of processing satellite images to identify porphyry copper deposits are among the important topics of studies in the field of mineral resource evaluation and their optimal exploitation. To this end, the determination of alteration ...  Read More

Original Article
Improving the Segmentation of Polarimetric Images with a Combined Approach of Region-Based and Boundary-Based Techniques

Marjan Teheri; MahmodReza Sahebi; Mehrnoosh Omati

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2022, Pages 75-88


  Synthetic aperture radar (SAR) sensors with various properties offer potential in various remote sensing applications, such as land cover and land use segmentation. Despite the two independent approaches of region-based segmentation and boundary-based segmentation, it isn't easy to obtain satisfactory ...  Read More

Original Article
Oil Spill Detection Using MODIS and Sentinel-1 Images; A Case Study of Northern Persian Gulf

Majid H.tangestani; Marjan Karimi

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2022, Pages 89-104


  In recent years, maritime and aerial surveillance have become commonplace for marine pollution control; however, these methods alone cannot provide rapid and systematic monitoring due to the limitations of weather conditions, time, and location. In this regard, satellite remote sensing can play an important ...  Read More

Original Article
Object-Oriented Classification of Urban Areas Using a Combination of Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 Images

Reza Shahhoseini; Kamal Azizi; Arastou Zarei; Fatemeh Moradi

Volume 14, Issue 3 , October 2022, Pages 105-121


  Land use maps describe the spatial distribution of natural resources, cultural landscapes, and human settlements that are essential for decision-makers. Therefore, the accuracy of maps obtained from the classification of satellite images is very effective in uncertainty for urban management. Due to the ...  Read More