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Landslide hazard zoning using Shannon Entropy and Information Value models in GIS environment - Case study: East Rudbar-e Alamut District-Qazvin Province

Mohammad Fallah Zazuli; Alireza Vafaei Nezhad; Ali Asghar Alesheikh; Mahdi Modiri; Hossein Aghamohammadi

Volume 28, Issue 112 , March 2020, , Pages 123-136


  Extended Abstract Introduction Landslide is one of the most important types of natural disasters,which endangers lives and financial security of many people and destroys environment and natural resources.With the present population growth and expansion of urban areas towardsteep areas and hillsides, ...  Read More

Bathymetry with Sentinel-2 Satellite Images (Port of Salalah, Oman)

Hekmatollah Mohammad Khanlu; Mahdi Modiri; Elahe Khesali; Hamid Enayati

Volume 28, Issue 109 , June 2019, , Pages 25-35


  Introduction Hydrography is a science used for regular measurement of parameters such as depth of water, geophysical geology, tide, water flow, waves and other physical properties of seawater. It is also used for the production of maritime maps. Hydrography contributes significantly to the internal ...  Read More


Mahdi Modiri

Volume 3, Issue 9 , January 2018, , Pages 2-4

  For easy understanding and quick access, all types of geographic information are displayed on maps, because displaying information graphically is, in many cases, more indicative than a number of books on the same matter. Any modification or revision of information in maps requires development of a new ...  Read More

An analysis of the conflict between "Passive Defense Requirements" and "Principles of Sustainable Urban Development" in the improvement of urban historical fabrics Case study: Urban historical fabric of Tehran’s District 12

Ahmad Pourahmad; Hossein Hataminejad; Mahdi Modiri; Ashraf Azimzadeh Irani

Volume 26, Issue 102 , September 2017, , Pages 35-52


  Introduction Preservation and maintenance of historical urban fabrics or fabrics containing cultural heritage of cities is of special importance, because these fabrics, in addition to creating a sense of identity and stimulating national pride, improve the citizens' quality of life. "Improvement"is ...  Read More

Assessing Iran’s National Spatial Data Infrastructure based on SDI readiness model

Ali Kalantari Oskouei; Mahdi Modiri; Ali Asghar Alesheikh; Reza Hosnavi

Volume 25, Issue 99 , December 2016, , Pages 43-57


  Abstract The main objective of this research was to determine Iran’s National Spatial Data Infrastructures (NSDI) readiness index, with the aim of identifying the basic restrictions that impede NSDI development. The framework of the research is constructed on the basis of survey and SDI readiness ...  Read More

Pen, line and effect

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 22, Issue 88 , January 2014, , Pages 2-46

  Explicators believe that noble verses of Surah Al-‘Alaq were among the first verses revealed to the holy prophet of Islam. According to Surah Al-‘Alaq, teaching by pen is considered to be among the God’s attributes (Recite, and your Lord is the most Generous, Verses 3-4). To have a ...  Read More

Importance of Geospatial Information System(GIS) in the command and control (C4I)

Mahdi Modiri; Reza Aghataher; Mohammad Fallah Zazuli; Mohsen Jafari

Volume 22, Issue 86 , June 2013, , Pages 5-16

  Effective planning and decision-making require access to accurate and updated information. Having updated spatial information and proper application of it is one of the most important topics in the command. A C4I system is composed of several smaller systems that can help military commanders assess the ...  Read More

Identification of Effective Synoptic Systems in Moderate and Severe Frosts Occurrence in Tehran

Mahdi Modiri; Zahra Alibakhshi; Faramarz Khoshakhlaq; Ali Hanafi

Volume 21, Issue 84 , February 2013, , Pages 7-20

  In order to recognize the effective synoptic system in creation of moderate and severe frosts in Tehran and the conditions under which sever and moderate storms transform into one another, synoptic analysis has been implemented by mean sea level 850 and 700 hp maps in a period of 45 years (1961-2005). ...  Read More

Hint - Hyperspectral Imaging Systems

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 21, Issue 83 , November 2012, , Pages 2-8

  Earth has many different characteristics and measuring its physical features is a key step in many applications. With the development of different sensors, measuring different aspects of these phenomena has been made possible. With these sensors, we can collect necessary data considering different objects ...  Read More

Hint: The discovery of unseen complications in hyperspectral images

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 21, Issue 82 , September 2012, , Pages 2-6

  Imageries received from aerial hyperspectral or satellite sensors record reflected data from earth surface in more than a hundred spectral bands. Hyperspectral imageries are used in different applications and different methods have been proposed and developed to extract data from these imageries. Diagnosing ...  Read More

Hint - Mention: Automatic Cellular Pattern, A strategy for dynamic urban modeling

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 20, Issue 80 , February 2012, , Pages 2-6

  Simulation is the most appropriate urban design and planning environment and presents a unique field of study in urban models in urban development projects. The use of mathematics and quantitative and qualitative models has always been a concern for urban planners. Modeling phenomena and urban dynamic ...  Read More

Evaluation of methods of support for spatial decision of the development of geographic information systems (Part II).

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 20, Issue 79 , November 2011, , Pages 2-8

  Decision-making is the most important challenge facing experts and specialists in solving the problems of broad urban and regional planning. Multi-criteria decision-making issues usually include a set of location situations that should be evaluated based on several different criteria. Group approach ...  Read More

Reference: Evaluation of spatial decision support methods Expansion of GIS (Part I)

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 20, Issue 78 , August 2011, , Pages 1-6

  Methods and tools for decision making by group participation come from different sources. These sources include work on the development of geographic information systems with the aim of improving the decision support capabilities, the technology of group support systems, and theoretical and empirical ...  Read More

Automation of operation of relative justification For large-scale aerial photographs of urban areas

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 20, Issue 77 , May 2011, , Pages 2-9

  The production of urban maps by photogrammetric method, utilizing the automation of all stages and processes, including relative justification, is very important. Despite the many advances made in digital photogrammetry, there is still no reliable way to perform automatic relative justification operation ...  Read More

Ortho Image in Urban Planning (Urban Area With Tall Buildings) Part One - Orthophoto and Ortho Images

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 19, Issue 76 , February 2011, , Pages 2-9

  Digital orthophoto contains maps and geometric features of the map, and is accordingly able to: 1) As a source of spatial geography, be complemented by descriptive information. 2) Provide a base on which other data are recorded and adjusted. 3) The results of using it will be available to match landscapes. ...  Read More

Lidar Technology (LIDAR) (1) to provide Urban Information Necessary for Urban Planning

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 19, Issue 75 , November 2010, , Pages 2-8

  Continuous modeling and monitoring of urban environmental quality (urban environmental supervision) requires updated and continuous information regarding the heat distribution model, contamination, population, security, industry and crisis management. Remote sensing is a technology that uses a series ...  Read More

The Trend of New Developments in Urban Remote Sensing

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 19, Issue 74 , August 2010, , Pages 2-8

  The environmental quality of the city is a dynamic and multifaceted conception that addresses the possible natural and human factors in different spatial scales. Satellite information is the only suitable source of information in order to achieve the continuous dynamic characteristics of urban environments ...  Read More

Pen, Line and Effect

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 19, Issue 73 , May 2010, , Pages 2-33

  Once the human being limited the breadth of the earth to his own area of ​​vision, and wherever he had been born, he lived all his life there and maybe for hundreds of thousands of years his knowledge did not exceed that of the world around him. Apparently from the very first days, humanity, in order ...  Read More

Remote Sensing and the Environmental Quality of City

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 18, Issue 72 , February 2010, , Pages 2-10

  The environmental data of remote sensing is the basis of the preparation of maps and information with appropriate quality for the assessment of the change and evolution of the urban dynamic environment, which provides awareness of changes of details in relation to the characteristics of the studied area ...  Read More

Convex Quality of Alignment Lines and Geometric Design of Arches (Part I)

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 18, Issue 71 , November 2009, , Pages 1-80

  The design of arches in the production of accurate topographic maps such as road geometric design, short-range photogrammetry and medical simulations is based on arch type and in accordance with design goals. What is connected with establishing proper interconnection between design points is very important. ...  Read More

Surveying and Land Management

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 8, Issue 31 , November 2009, , Pages 2-5

  Considering the fast growth of population and the following urban development and expansion, the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG), during its permanent commission attended by a delegates of land management experts, has published a declaration concerning the importance of land management and ...  Read More

Colors and Maps - Part I

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 8, Issue 31 , November 2009, , Pages 24-30

  The color of maps has a special importance in cartography. Legibility and clarity of a map and its agreement with reality (nature) is fulfilled with the help of colors. Application of various colors in map is carried out according to natural conditions and land features and the aim and scale of maps ...  Read More

Generalization of Cadastral Maps Based on Comparative Drawing

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 18, Issue 70 , August 2009, , Pages 2-8

  The old cadastral maps present the geographic form of the divided land and record relevant information about them. These maps were usually depicted on A4 or A3 size papers, and only show cadastral information, related to the blocks of small towns. In recent times, many countries in the world have, in ...  Read More

Abstracting and Formalizing Model Generalization

Mahdi Modiri

Volume 18, Issue 69 , May 2009, , Pages 2-12

  Map generalization, in accordance with different needs of users, is carried out using a multi-scale database. Such production is based on the analysis of map preparation requirements according to users’ needs, and indicates different requests and limitations of user’s desirable cartography. In ...  Read More