Challenges between Land use Determination with Environment in Mazandaran Province, Iran

By Daniel Foroughi and Fatemeh Masoumi.

Published by The Social Sciences Collection

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Nowadays, pollution of environment is threatening the inhabitants of the world from various aspects. Development of industries and technology and increasing use of machineries has made impression on environmental situation in local, regional and national levels. Pollution of air, water and soil and its following, influence of pollution over connecting point of human and nature especially over human’s food regime and its bad effects on human life are important problems that human health is encountered by hazards.
Mazandaran province is a shire that is under upper influence of pollution and its pollution of natural resources make an impression on native people directly or indirectly and on people who they aren’t native indirectly.
Pollution of water and soil is clearer than other pollution and it is warning for health of people who use its food resources such as rice, oranges and vegetables.
This research tries to examine agents of natural resources pollution to with supposed that land use is greatest cause in more kinds of pollution in the province, as a result provide some prevention and solution methods for probable dangers.
In more instances, pollution of resources is resulting from land uses determination.
This research has made of a descriptive method (by direct observation, aerial photos, GIS techniques, etc) and for applied aims.

Keywords: Land Use, Water Pollution, Soil Pollution, Heavy Elements, Food Resources Pollution, Neka City

International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp.385-396. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.658MB).

Dr Daniel Foroughi

professor at the payame-noor university of Gorgan, Natural Geography, Gorgan, Gorgan, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

I have B.Sc(engineering) in natural resources (range & water shed management) and M.Sc in geomorphology and hydrology. I know GIS software well i understand english well and alittle french, spanish and arabic. I am researching about landforms and hydrology and pollution.

Fatemeh Masoumi

Professor, Azad University of Shiraz, Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

I was born in Isfahan. I have M.A in natural geography and geohydrology. I’m researching about glaciers and their influence in human culture formaation.


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