Tag Archive | Geographic Information System

Morphometric characterization of upstream mountainous watershed using geographic information system (GIS): high valley of Tifnoute-High Moroccan Atlas – JBES

mountain watershed,Lamyaa Kacem, Brahim Igmoullan, Soraya Mokhtari, Hicham Amar, M’bark Agoussine

Department of Earth Science, Geosciences and Environment Laboratory. Science and Technology Faculty, Cadi Ayad University, Marrakech, Morocco

Department of National Park of Toubkal, Regional Directorate of Water and forest and fight against desertification / High Atlas, Marrakech, Morocco

SHIZO Environment Society, Midelt, Morocco

Department of Industrial Engineering, National School of Applied Science School, Ibno Zohar University, Agadir, Morocco

Key words: Geographic information system, morphometric characterization, mountain watershed.


The National park of Toubkal, was creates in 1942, in the High Moroccan Atlas, one of the regions rich in biodiversity, constitutes in addition, a very interesting cultural heritage. Sheltering more the high summits in North of Africa (Toubkal 4167 meter), and is characterized by very important watershed resources. Continue reading


Optimal site selection for temporary housing after an earthquake in urban areas using multiple criteria decision making methods and GIS (a case study of municipal district 6, Tehran metropolis) – JBES

Geographic Information System,,Faramarz Hadavi, Mehdi Zamani, Mostafa movasati, Kamal koohgard and Mohammadreza Hadavi

Geography and Urban Planning, Payame-Noor University of Tehran. Iran

Geomorphology, Tehran Azad University, Science and Research Branch. Iran

Department of Urban Planning, Art University of Isfahan, Iran

Department of Geography and Urban Planning, Azad University of Science and Research of Tehran, Iran

Expert of Zanjan Governor, Zanjan, Iran

Key words: Temporary housing, Earthquake, Geographic Information System, Municipal District No.6 of Tehran metropolis.


Choosing an appropriate site for temporary housing of the population affected by natural disasters has always been among the issues that have been brought to the attention of organization and authorities responsible for crisis management. Continue reading