Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Influence of public road proximity on ground-dwelling insect communities

H.S. Kimaro; A.W. Kisingo

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 181-188


  Ecological studies on road’s impact on wildlife have concentrated on vertebrates although less is known of their effects on invertebrates. The current study presents public road influences on species richness, abundance, and diversity of ground dwelling insects in Arusha National Park in Tanzania. ...  Read More

Sustainable urban infrastructure
Optimization-based planning to assess the level of disaster in the city

A. Edrisi; A. Nadi; M. Askari

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 199-206


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: After having struck in a major natural disaster like an earthquake, different organizations run about to decrease losses. The lack of accurate demand information is a common problem that all emergency response organizations have to encounter such a crisis. Evaluation of ...  Read More

Urban and municipalities management
Domestic water consumption pattern and awareness of urban households

A. Narmilan; N. Puvanitha; G. Niroash; R. Vassanthini; M. Sugirtharan

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 225-236


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Increased demand for water has put pressure on the water supply system, which has led to environmental issues such as water resource over-exploitation and ecosystem balance breaks. This study aimed to examine household water consumption trends and management practices and compare ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Effects of long-term municipal waste compost application on the concentrations of macro elements and yield of rice

M. Ranjbar; Gh. Sadeghnejadtalouki; M. Ghajar Sepanlou; F. Sadegh Zadeh; M.A. Bahmanyar

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 243-252


  An experiment was conducted as randomized complete block design with three replications and 14 fertilizer treatments in year 2014. The treatments were including the control, application of chemical fertilizers according the soil analysis, application of 15, 30 and 45 tons of municipal  waste compost ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Human population growth as proximate cause of wetland dynamics

B.O. Adeleke

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 259-266


  The study examined the influence of population as proximate cause of wetland dynamics in the lower Ogun river basin of southwestern, Nigeria. Both primary and secondary data were used for the study. The primary data included 100 questionnaires administered and distributed among the fadama users group ...  Read More

Sustainable urban infrastructure
Invasion of Parthenium hysterophorus L. across land use types in Kirtipur Municipality

K.C. Upendra; S. Bharat

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 259-268


  Parthenium hysterophorus, an invasive alien weed, is spreading rapidly across various land uses in Nepal. To understand how Parthenium is spreading across land uses at local scale, occurrence of this weed was recorded and its’ coverage in percent estimated along trails and road network at every ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Modeling of vegetation index and land surface temperature to identify and compare the changing trends, using generalized estimating equations

I. Sharma

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 279-286


  Normalized difference vegetation index and land surface temperature data, in a sample plot each from east, center and west of Nepal, from 2000 to 2015, were analyzed to identify and compare the trends of vegetation and temperature changes during the period. The data were obtained from moderate resolutions ...  Read More

Sustainable urban infrastructure
Analysis of factors affecting entrepreneurship, market, knowledge management in clean production and sustainable competitive advantage

R. Tayyebirad; Y. Vakil Alroaia

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 291-304


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: An emerging type of innovation that leads to dramatic improvement in management processes and methods, and at the same time promotes innovation, is entrepreneurship for preserving cleaner production. However, few studies have been conducted to examine the impact of entrepreneurial ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
Conceptual model of the role of urban pause space in promoting social interactions

Z. Yaghoubpour; F. Habib; Z.S.S. Zarabadi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 309-326


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Urban pause refers to those places where social interactions, human communication and the presence of people, which is the identity and meaning of the environment, are formed and are a place for citizens to gather. In fact, it is a pedestrian area or a public place for urban ...  Read More

Information and communications technology in Urban Management
Adoption of online retail banking practices as a precautionary protective behavior during the Covid-19 Pandemic

F.E.A. Afridi; B. Ayaz; M. Irfan

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 365-374


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Increase in online banking activities has been observed in the new normal of the Covid-19 pandemic. Previous studies argued that fraudsters tend to prey on unexpected events. This threat is also frightening online consumers of retail banking. Therefore, this study aimed to ...  Read More

Urban and municipalities management
Determinants of technical inefficiency in solid waste collection service

L.A. Chamwali; A.J. Mzava; S. Watundu

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 455-468


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Developing countries have been experiencing a rapid increase in their population. This comes in hand with more human activity and hence increased solid waste generation as one of the by-products. The continuous surge in solid waste generation is a challenge to these countries. ...  Read More

Urban architecture, design, development and planning
Investigation of the relationship between urban stress and urban resilience

Kh. Moghani Rahimi; M. Behzadfar; S. jalilisadrabad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 July 2023


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Making society resilient is considered a critical and challenging issue in mental health planning or stress-relieving urban planning. However; although in recent years, many studies have separately addressed stress and urban resilience, no study has explained the relationship ...  Read More

Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
Development of new citizenship HSE model for schools and kindergartens of Tehran Metropolitan City

A.R. Karbassi; M. Shahpasand; A.A. Rajabi; H.A. Ghafari

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 19-30


  Today many of wide scope and famous organizations design and develop HSE models to achieve a more suitable HSE management system for their own purposes. To implement such models some requirements should be considered in line with defined goals and missions. The present study was carried out in order ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Design an optimized model to improve natural ventilation thorough the roof orientation

Z. Alaghehmandan; M. Mahmoudi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 19-30


  Natural ventilation is among those effective methods that is useful in hot dry climates. One of its important uses is in the atrium spaces in the office buildings. Although, as a passive solution, it has a significant impact on the reduction of energy consumption, the control of inlet and outflow of ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Spatial distribution of urban green spaces using entropy model and coefficient of dispersion

A.R. Sadeghi; M. Khakzand; M.A. Dehghani

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 23-32


  In the present era, the importance and role of green space in the life and development of cities are to the extent that it is mentioned as one of the indicators of sustainable development. In sustainable urban development, proportional distribution of green space according to the balanced distribution ...  Read More

Urban social and cultural welfare
The Relationship between dimensions of glass ceiling and organizational commitment of women employees

F. Forootan Eghlidi; F. Karimi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 27-34


  The aim of the present study was to determine the relationship between the dimensions of glass ceiling and the organizational commitment of women employees at University of Isfahan, which was conducted by a correlational-type descriptive method. The study population consisted of the women employees working ...  Read More

Urban civil engineering and related management issues
Comparative analysis of automation of production process with industrial robots in Asia/Australia and Europe

I. Karabegović

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 29-38


  The term "INDUSTRY 4.0" or "fourth industrial revolution" was first introduced at the fair in 2011 in Hannover. It comes from the high-tech strategy of the German Federal Government that promotes automation-computerization to complete smart automation, meaning the introduction of a method of self-automation, ...  Read More

Human capital in urban management
The effects of social capital and human resources on financing and small and medium enterprises performance

N.N. Yuliarmi; N.P. Martini Dewi; S.D. Rustariyuni; A.A.I.N. Marhaeni; G. Andika

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 29-44


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Small and medium enterprises still exhibit dominant contribution to the economy. Small and medium enterprises manage to absorb greater labor force and to survive the economic crisis. Various efforts to empower small and medium enterprises have been less successful. Financing ...  Read More

Human capital in urban management
The relationship between individual characteristics and practices of self-leadership strategies in Academia

F.E.A. Afridi; Sh. Jan; B. Ayaz

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 29-40


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Self-leadership is an uplifting concept in this technologically driven world.  Given the potential benefits of self-leadership and its increasing popularity, it is surprising that self-leadership is an under-researched topic. The purpose of this study was to understand ...  Read More

Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
Environmental Worry Index-11: development, validity, and reliability

R. Oguntayo; S. F. Agberotimi; P. O. Ajao; O. T. Oladele; A. O. Olaseni; O. D. Ajibewa

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 31-42


  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Environmental worry involve primarily the thoughts of some hazardous immediate and long-run side effects of degradation that happened to our ecological system. Despite the side effects of this phenomenon, psychometrics measuring environmental worry from the African context ...  Read More

Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
Public transport risk assessment through fault tree analysis

Z. Yaghoubpour; S. Givehchi; M.A. Tabrizi; F. Masoudi; L. Nourian

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 93-102


  This study focused on the public transport risk assessment in District one of ​​Tehran through Fault Tree Analysis involving the three criteria of human, vehicle and road in Haddon matrix. In fact, it examined the factors contributing to the occurrence of road accidents at several urban black spots ...  Read More

Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
Groundwater pollution assessment in urban areas of Qom City

M.H. Rahimi; N. Kalantari; M. Sharifidoost; A. Gashtasebi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 97-110


  Nowadays, it is vital to pay attention more seriously to the urban environmental risks because of its effects on citizens' lives. One of these problems is groundwater pollution which threatens much valuable water resources. Drinking water in Qom City is provided from different resources, such as watersheds ...  Read More

Human capital in urban management
Key factors of the success of knowledge-based companies relied on academic incubator centers

H. Aramesh; M. Dehghani

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 101-110


  Today, most countries in the world are gearing up by innovation, seeking to increase productivity and improve their economic situation, and one of the important centers for innovative activities is the incubator centered companies. The majority of companies based in incubator centers are startups companies. ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Effect of financial development and institutional quality on the environmental degradation in developed and developing countries

M. Batool; Y. Jehan; N. Hayat

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 111-124


  Environmental pollutants have become a dreadful problem and burning issues for the present world irrespective of a country who is responsible for it. The objective of the study is to investigate impact of financial development and institutional quality on environmental degradation. The study is based ...  Read More

Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Evaluation of cement dust effects on soil microbial biomass and chlorophyll content of Triticum aestivum L. and Hordeum vulgare L.

M. Alavi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 113-124


  ABSTRACT: Overall plant growth and microbial biomass can be effected by dust accumulation. The chloroform fumigation-extraction method was used to evaluating the effect of cement dust pollution emitted from Kurdistan cement factory on soil microbial biomass carbon. Chlorophyll content (a, b and total) ...  Read More