ISSN: 2717-4417
Urban Ecology
Correlation analysis of macro-scale natural and built environment factors with the urban heat islands intensity (Case Study: Isfahan city)

Elham Ghasemi; Zahra Nazemi; Safoura Mokhtarzadeh; Mahdi Suleimany

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 July 2023

https://doi.org/10.22034/urbs.2023.62764

Abstract
  Urban heat island (UHI) is one of the most critical problems of cities in the new century, which has been created as a result of urbanization and industrialization. This study aims to investigate the relationship between the various urbanization and natural factors and UHI intensity in the city of Isfahan, ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Ecosystem services in urban development plans of Arak: Facts and necessities

najme sadat mostafavi; parvin partovi; Zhara Asadolahi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 September 2023

https://doi.org/10.22034/urbs.2023.62837

Abstract
  As human-environmental systems, urban areas rely on natural ecosystems for sustainability and well-being, hence, it is necessary to include ecosystem services (ES) in planning to promote sustainable urban development. Arak as an industrial city with multiple environmental crises are still managed based ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Evaluation of the effect of tree planting pattern on thermal comfort around residential blocks

mahsa samadpour shahrak; Mehrdad Karimimoshaver

Volume 12, Issue 47 , June 2023, , Pages 105-114

https://doi.org/10.34785/J011.2023.002

Abstract
  Highlights- The research considered the effect of planting patterns on thermal comfort.- The research addressed population increase and its effect on the morphology of cities.- The results of comparison between the scenario without trees and the others demonstrate that the thermal comfort conditions ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Investigating urban environmental behaviors: focusing on the environmental literacy (Case Study: Mashhad city)

pariya dorri; Seyed Mohammad Shobeiri; Mahdieh Rezaei

Volume 11, Issue 42 , May 2022, , Pages 75-86

https://doi.org/10.34785/J011.2022.928

Abstract
  Highlights- Citizens’ environmental literacy greatly affected their environmental awareness and knowledge.- The collective environmental behavior of men was greater than women’s.- There was a significant relationship between awareness, knowledge of concern, and environmental behavior.- There ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
The impact of spatial pattern and local urban space vegetation on the thermal comfort in cold climate

Pegah Yadegari; hassan sajadzadeh

Volume 10, Issue 40 , November 2021, , Pages 15-26

https://doi.org/10.34785/J011.2021.937

Abstract
  Highlights The relative confinement of public open spaces of residential neighborhoods in cold climates plays an effective role in the thermal comfort of users. Reducing wind speed plays a key role in increasing the thermal comfort of cold climates in winter. Deciduous trees absorb sunlight during ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
The Impact of Urban microclimates on the Environmental Comfort in Public open spaces (Shohada sq. in Mashhad)

Siamak Shakibaei; Sanaz saeedi

Volume 10, Issue 40 , November 2021, , Pages 59-72

https://doi.org/10.34785/J011.2021.434

Abstract
  Highlightsurban microclimate is one of the factors for public open spaces design in order to achieve environmental comfort.Feelings of satisfaction will occur when a person has reached a relative level of physical and mental environmental comfort.environmental and form factors such as shape of buildings, ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Ecological status analysis of urban parks (Case study: Tabriz)

Hassan Mahmoudzadeh; Mousa Vaezi; Maedeh bakooyi; Rahimeh Rostami

Volume 9, Issue 35 , August 2020, , Pages 61-75

https://doi.org/10.34785/J011.2021.872

Abstract
  Objectives The evolution in industry in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries led to greater human domination of the planet and the environment. In the field of clean environment, urban parks are regarded as an important element in creation of a sustainable city. They provide opportunities in various ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Modeling the Effect of Street Orientation on the Air Pollution Dispersion (District Six of Tehran Municipality)

Mostafa Karimi; Samaneh Khosnavaz; Aliakbar Shamsipour; Masoumeh Moghbel

Volume 9, Issue 34 , May 2020, , Pages 77-90

https://doi.org/10.34785/J011.2021.336

Abstract
  Today, urban development and air pollution are the most important issues concerning urban climate that can affect the quality of urban life. Despite the significant progress made in the fuel and engine technology, emission of pollutants in urban environments is still prevalent. As in many other countries, ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Proposing a framework for city’s ecological resilience pattern

SEPIDEH MOVAHED; Manouchehr Tabibian

Volume 9, Issue 33 , February 2020, , Pages 109-126

https://doi.org/10.34785/J011.2019.865

Abstract
  Man’s most complex products, cities are confronted with great risks due to both the wide range of risks and changes involved in them and their multiple vulnerabilities. These changes include numerous disorders, some of which are known and predictable, while most are unpredictable and beyond expectation. ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Evaluating the environmental impacts of educational land uses using the ecological footprint model in the University of Kurdistan

Hooshmand Alizadeh; Werya Lotfi; Salah Vaisi

Volume 8, Issue 32 , November 2019, , Pages 77-88

https://doi.org/10.34785/J011.2019.409

Abstract
  Man’s unsustainable use of environmental resources needs to be tackled from different perspectives and at multiple levels of land use. Ecological Footprint (EF) is a renewable resource accounting tool that assesses the environmental impacts of urban land uses, and measures the impact of human activities ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Evaluation of the noise pollution caused by urban traffic and its effect on the level of anxiety of citizens in the city of Sanandaj

shler katorani

Volume 8, Issue 32 , November 2019, , Pages 117-127

https://doi.org/10.34785/J011.2019.756

Abstract
  Environmental pollution has attracted greater attention than ever before in the past three decades. On the other hand, noise pollution in cities is a global issue in most countries, considered today as one of the most important environmental problems. Noise pollution level is rising for various reasons ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Studying the combined method in identifying Urban Heat Islands and their Mitigation via Urban Green Spaces (case study: Isfahan City)

Salahaldin Shoshtari; Mahmoud Ghalehnoee; Victoria Ezzatian; Aida Maleki; Mostafa Paknejad; raofeh rahpou

Volume 7, Issue 28 , November 2018, , Pages 41-54

https://doi.org/10.34785/J011.2018.015

Abstract
  The urban heat island phenomenon is one of the challenges with which most metropolises have been struggling due to unplanned city expansions. Multiple factors have led to the emergence and escalation of this phenomenon, which can be classified into three main categories: the macro-climate of the region, ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
A Qualitative Study of effective Agents on the destruction of Gardens in Tehran Metropolis based on Grounded Theory approach

h d

Volume 6, Issue 23 , August 2017, , Pages 3-16

Abstract
  According to Tehran environmental prospect document, Tehran 1404, by 1404 Tehran will be a clean, green city in compliance with latest standards of global cities. Based on this document, in the light of divine elevated instructions, by then, citizens of Tehran will have institutionalized environmental ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Application of Logistic regression in Urban Development Modeling: the case study of Bonab urban region

h m; gh kh

Volume 4, Issue 14 , May 2015, , Pages 31-46

Abstract
  Fast and uncontrollable growth of urbanization causes loss of agricultural lands and orchards; it leads to a decrease in green areas and open spaces and causes heavy traffic and environmental pollution. Therefore, an essential step in urban planning, management and evaluation of its effects is to simulate ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Presenting Integrated Pattern of Land Use Allocation based on Ecological Potential Assessment in Noushahr County

h d; m r; a z

Volume 3, Issue 9 , February 2014, , Pages 31-44

Abstract
  Land use planning and determination of developmental priorities based on regional conditions and characteristics are considered as one of the major aspects of planning on a regional scale. One approach in this field is the determination of land use types. The common point in all applied methods of ecological ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
The Assessment of Land Ecological Capability for obtainment of Suitable land use in Yasouj urban area using Ecologic model
Volume 2, Issue 5 , March 2013, , Pages 61-72

Abstract
  Over the past two decades, several models have been used to calculate environmental vul-nerability with Approach collective decisions to mitigate the effects of the natural hazards. Location of cities and villages, and site selection of residential units, services, and indus-tries and recreation should ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Feasibility of Assigning Urban Environmental Management to the Municipalities (Case Study: Tehran)
Volume 1, Issue 3 , August 2012, , Pages 24-33

Abstract
  Tehran has various environmental problems, which environmental pollution is one of the most important ones. There are numerous organizations responsible for the urban environment management and lack of coordinating and the discord among them is of the reasons for the emergence of the environmental problems ...  Read More

Urban Ecology
Assessment of Site Selection for Mehr housing projects Via physical and Environmental approach by AHP Model (Case Study of Yazd Province)
Volume 1, Issue 2 , June 2012, , Pages 57-70

Abstract
  Suitable land locating is one of the most important factors of housing production, since the multifaceted nature of this process is very complex. Using models and software in land locating facilitates decision making and helps in optimum site selection. Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) is one of the ...  Read More