Original Research Paper
2. Using Spatial Enabled E-Government to Improve the Process of Issuing Industrial and Mineral licenses: A Case Study for Cement Factory Establishment, Respecting Environment Constrains

N. Babazadeh; A. Mansourian; M. Zareinejad; M. Farnaghi

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 3-10


  The current process of issuing industrial and mineral licenses is complex and time consuming. More specific, industry establishment generally makes environmental pollution. Such negative impact on environment is due to not using proper information and mechanisms for site selection and license issuance. ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
3. Role of Detachment Surface in Local Thickening and Shear Folding,Shurab Syncline, Southeast Qom

Mohammad Mohajjel; Z. Rahami; F. Shabani

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 11-16


  Lower-red, Qom and Upper-red Formations with Pliocene conglomerates were all folded in Shurab syncline containing northwest-southeast axial trace in southeast Qom city. In the southeastern part of the northern limb of the Shurab syncline, gypsum and marl elastic units of the Qom Formation have played ...  Read More

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4. Application of Fuzzy Logic Method in Integration of Lead and Zinc Exploration Data in GIS Environment for Mapping Potential Zones in Chichakloo Area, East of Takab

M. Farzamian; A. Kamkar Rouhani; M. Ziaiie; H. A. Faraji Sabokbar; K. Seif panahi

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 17-30


  Chichakloo Lead and Zinc ore deposit is one of mineral potential areas, located in Lead and Zinc belt limit of Takab zone and 25 km far from Anguran mine. This ore deposit has been prospected and explored in different scales several times within the last few decades. The last exploration activity over ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
5. Geochemical Evaluation of Source Rocks and Crude Oils of Marun Oil Field with Rock-Eval Pyrolysis (VI) and Gas Chromatography Instruments

E. Asadi Mehmandosti; B. Alizadeh; M. H. Adabi

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 31-38


  Marun Oilfield is one of the main Iranian Oilfield in Dezful Embayment, Zagros area which was studied geochemically in this paper. Forty three samples from different source and reservoir rocks include Garue, Gadvan, Dariyan, Kazhdumi, Sarvak, Gurpi and Pabdeh formations from different oil wells were ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
6. Lithostratigraphy and Biostratigraphy of the Dalichai Formation at Talu (Northeast Damghan, Alborz) based on Ammonoids

K. Seyed Emami; N. Behfar; M. R. Majidifard; A. Behfar

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 39-52


  Middle Jurassic strata are well developed northeast of Damghan (E Alborz). At the study section the Dalichai Formation has a maximum thickness of 156 m, consisting of an alternation of bluish-grey limestones and marls, being subdivided into 4 members. The lower boundary with the siliciclastics of the ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
7. Structural Analysis of Dowgonbadan Region, Zagros Fold Thrust Belt, An Instance of Frontal and Lateral Ramp

A. Yassaghi; H. Narimani; M. Gh. Hasan goodarzi

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 53-64


  Structures in fold-thrust belts such as Zagros which are developing mainly along the belt strike often terminate at the transverse structures. The Zagros Mountain Front Fault has cut and displace at different parts by transverse structures. At Dowgonbadan area this fault is intersected by the Kharg-Mish ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
8. Geochemistry and Petrogenesis of the Orzuieh Volcanic Sequence (South of Iran)

I. Monsef; M. Rahgoshay; M. H. Emami

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 65-76


  The Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous Orzuieh volcanic sequence is exposed in the southern part of the Sanandaj – Sirjan Zone. Major and trace element geochemistry shows magma evolution from the transitional to the calc-alkaline series. Clinopyroxene compositions are similar to their composition ...  Read More

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9. Hydrogeochemistry and Water Quality of Springs and Drinking Waters of Villages in Aq-Darreh River Watershed, NW Takab, West Azarbaijan

Y. Rahimsouri; A. Yaghubpur; S. Modabberi

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 77-82


  The results of physicochemical parameters (pH, Eh, EC, TDS, TH, TA, T, and Salinity) and chemical analyses of the springs and drinking water samples of the study area indicate obvious variation compared to each other. Based on these results, the minimum pH and maximum of TDS, EC, salinity, total hardness(TH), ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
10. Crustal Structure of Iran from Joint Inversion of Receiver Function and Phase Velocity Dispersion of Rayleigh Waves

Mohammad Tatar; M. Tatar; A. Kaviani

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 83-94


  Crustal structure of the Iranian plateau which is located between two convergent Arabian and Eurasian plates is studied.  Teleseismic earthquakes recorded by broad band stations of Iranian National Seismic Network (INSN) are used to compute the receiver functions for each station. Rayleigh wave ...  Read More

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11. Gastropods Identification of Asmari Formation in Shamsabad and Runiz Stratigraphic Sections in South- East of Shiraz (Fars Province)

V. Ahmadi; A. Zavarei; A. Motaharian; M. Munt

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 95-102


  Three rock units have been identified in Shamsabad and Runiz stratigraphic sections of Asmari Formation in internal Fars region. Gastropods of Shamsabad and Runiz stratigraphic sections belong to four orders, Mesogastropoda, Neogastropoda, Architaenioglossa, Sorbeoconcha. Seven genuses and three subgenus ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
12. The Geology and Petrology of the Kahduiyeh Tectonized Ophiolite

M. Khalatbari Jafari; H. Sepehr

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 103-112


  The Kahduiyeh tectonized Ophiolite exposed at the extreme northern part of Dehshir-Baft Ophiolite belt in the southern margin of centeral Iran microcontinent, comprise of mantle peridotites and crustal sequence. The serpentinized peridotites have cpx- bearing harzhburgite and lherzholite compositions ...  Read More

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13. Deliberation of Cenomanian- Coniacian Boundary based on Biostratigraphic and Lithostratigraphic Studies in Bahregansar Field, Presian Gulf

K. Kiarostami; S. H. Vaziri; B. Noori; S. Allahmadadi; F. Vakilbaghmisheh

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 113-120


  In order to investigate lithostratighraphical and biostratigraphical as well as determination of exact contact between the Sarvak and Ilam formations in oil well X-01 of Bahregansar field thin microscopic sections, final well reports and its illustrative diagram were studied. The Sarvak Formation with ...  Read More

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14. Geotourism and Their Potential Assessment in Qaflankuh Area, Myaneh, NW Iran, Using Mathematical Target Model

A. Kamali; M. Moayyed; M. Jahanbakhsh Ganjeh; H. Pirooj; M. Jokar; A. Ameri

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 121-132


  The studied area is located at southeast of Myaneh, in east Azarbaijan province. The tourism industry, especially geotourism is a new approach for improving of coexistence of human and nature, in order to make economic benfites is nowadays very important for local development. By evaluation of natural ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
15. Subsidence Monitoring in Mashhad and Neyshabour area based on Change of Curvature Analysis Method Using Displacement Field from GPS Observations

Y. Amerian; B. Vosooghi

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 133-138


  The methodology of geometrical modeling of the earth surface deformation [surface deformation tensor of the first kind (tensor of strain), linearized surface rotation tensor, and surface deformation tensor of the second kind (tensor of change of curvature)] is done using different kind of space geodetic ...  Read More

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16. Stages and Mineralization Conditions of Dardvey Iron Skarn Based on Mineralogy and Fluid Inclusion Evidences, Sangan Area (Khorasan Razavi)

E. Tale Fazel; B. Mehrabi; A. Khakzad; R. Kianpour

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 139-150


  Sangan iron ore deposit is located in 308 km southeast of Mashhad and eastern structural zone of Iran. Due to the high grade, low P-content and high reserve, Sangan is regarded as one of the major iron ore deposits in Iran. The important anomalies in Sangan consist of east, central and west anomalies ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
17. Bathurst-type Zn-Pb-Cu Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Mineralization in the Chahgaz Area, South of Shahre Babak, South Sanandaj-Sirjan Zone

F. Mousivand; E. Rastad; M. H. Emami; J. M. Peter; M. Solomon

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 151-164


  Zn-Pb-Cu mineralization in the Chahgaz area, located 60 km south of Shahre Babak, occurs within a Middle Jurassic metamorphosed bimodal volcano-sedimentary sequence in the South Sanandaj-Sirjan zone. Mineralization occurs associated with exhalites within units 1and 2 of the host sequence as numerous ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
18. Common Melting Reactions and Their Characteristics in the Alvand Aureole Metapelites, Hamadan

A. Saki; A. A. Baharifar

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 165-172


  Intrusion of the Alvand complex (intrusions formed during Jurassic) into the host metapelitic rocks (schists) created pelitic hornfelses and anatectic migmatites in the Alvand aureole. Partial melting in the Alvand aureole was restricted to pelitic bulk compositions. Existing of spinel-quartz minerals ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
19. Analysis of the Mesoscopic Brittle and Ductile-brittle Structures in the Metamorphic Area of Southeastern Eghlid

R. Arfania

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 173-180


  The study area, located in 40 km southeast of Eghlid town, is a  metamorphozed terrain  situated between the Eghlid fault and the Zagros Main Thrust and is a part of the southeastern Sanandaj-Sirjan Zone. The area consists of the highly deformed rocks which have been emerging clearly in dextral ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
20. North-Tehran Tectonic Wedge, Dynamic or Geomorphic Wedge?

S. Rajabi; M. Eliassi; A. Saidi; A. Shahidi

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 181-186


  In this research, heterogeneous fault slip data are used as the main data for doing paleostress analysis in North-Tehran tectonic wedge, which is restricted between Mosha and North-Tehran faults. Using these data and paleostress methods, the studied area is divided into 15 smaller stable stress regions ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
21. The Effect of Main Recent Fault on Forming of Quaternary LakesCase Study: Ancient Zayandehrood, Kakolestan and Azna Lakes

R. Sharifi Najafabadi; M. Moairy; H. A. Ghayoor; H. Safaei; A. Seif

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 187-194


  One of The important subjects about Zagros mountain  range is the lack of coordination between its drainages and geologic structure. This subject on Zayandehrood drainage system has become one of the most challenging discussions and three different theories have been proposd . To remove these disagreements ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
22. Late Pleistocene-Holocene Right- Slip Rate of The Dehshir Fault, Central Iran Plateau

M Foroutan; H. Nazari; B. Meyer; M. Sébrier; M. Fattahi; K. Le Dortz; M. Ghorashi; Kh. Hessami; M. R. Ghassemi; M. Talebian

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 195-206


  The evaluation of  seismic potential along the Dehshir fault with 550-km  length (by count of northern and southern splays) is critical considering that more than 3.5 million people live in cities and towns located at vicinity of the fault. The Dehshir fault is considered as westernmost limit ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
23. Introuduction and Study of Nezhad Afzali Mudvolcanoe Site, Gatan Mudvolcanoes and Geotourism Significance of Them(Jask)

K. Nezhadafzali; R. Lak; M. Sarvati; F. Bayatani

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 207-214


  Mud volcanoes are natural and site-seeing phenomena in the world, particularly in the Alps and Himalayas belts.  Mud volcanoes usually appear in form of a dome or a pool. The mud volcanoes comprise water, gas and mud. with plenty of applications, like tourism, mud therapy, supplying of essential ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
24. Soil Classification using Shear Wave Velocity in Shiraz City based on Building Codes

S. Hashemi Tabatabaei; A. S. Salamat; A. Mohamadi

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 215-222


  Seismic site characterization studies are carried out in earthquake- prone areas. In these studies seismic design parameters are chosen based on engineering geological and geotechnical characteristics of the site. Site classification is addressed in various building codes. Codes define various methods ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
25. Active Tectonics of Alborz Mountain using Continuous GPS Measurements

F. Khorrami; K. Hessami; H.R. Nankali; F. Tavakoli

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 223-230


  We present the results of continuous GPS measurements to interpret present-day kinematic along and across northern Iran (i.e. the Alborz mountain range and northern part of Central Iranian Block (CIB)). In this study velocity field and geodetic strain rate of 30 CGPS stations from 2005 to 2009 were calculated ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
26. Sedimentary Environment and Provenance of Ab-Haji Sandstones in Cheshmeh Bakhshi and Sartakht-e-Shotoran Sections, Kalmard Block, Central Iran

A. M. Ali Khasi; M. Hosseini Barzi; M. Shadan

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 231-242


  Determination of sedimentary environment, provenance and tectonic setting of Ab-Haji Formation sandstones (Lower Jurassic) have been carried out in Cheshmeh Bakhshi and Sartakht-e-Shotoran sections which are located in Kalmard Block. Facies analysis of sedimentary facies in mentioned sections implies ...  Read More

Original Research Paper
27. Fast Noise Estimation in Hyperspectral Images Using Spectral Absorption Parameters

Y. Rezaei; M. R. Mobasheri; M. J. Valadanzouje

Volume 21, Issue 82 , December 2011, Pages 243-248


  Estimation of noise present in Hyperspectral images is a way to enhance the quality of the extracted information and to reduce the uncertainties in the results. The simplest method widely used in noise estimation is Shift Difference. This method has two weaknesses; first, it is based upon the assumption ...  Read More