ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Human capital in urban management
Land cover land use mapping and change detection analysis using geographic information system and remote sensing

C.E. Akumu; S. Dennis; C. Reddy

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2018, Pages 167-178


  Land cover/land use categories are relevant components in land management. Understanding how land cover/land use change over time is necessary to assess the consequences of humans and natural stressors on the earth’s environment and resources. The aim of the study was to map and monitor the spatial ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
Underground transportation system risk assessment to mitigate vulnerability against natural disasters through intelligent urban management

H. Bahmanpour; M. Ehsani

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2018, Pages 179-192


  Quantitative and qualitative monitoring and evaluation of risk management programs will play an important role in the development of Tehran metropolitan railway transport. Considering the tectonic studies, seismic zones, land degradation and faults in north and south of Tehran, the development of underground ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban health, safety and environment (HSE)
Migration pattern and risk management of climate induced displaced people of coastal area in Bangladesh

B. Prabal; R. Syed Hafizur

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2018, Pages 193-210


  Climate displaced persons generally follow the same trails as other migrants, but climate-induced displacement is adding to the pace and scale of human mobility. The prime aim of the study was to investigate the rural to urban migration of climate induced displacement in coastal area of Bangladesh addressing ...  Read More

ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE Urban ecology and related environmental concerns
Modeling of solid waste collection and transportation in metropolitan areas using WAGS model: implication of CO2 emission and external costs

A. Daryabeigi Zand; M. Rabiee Abyaneh; H. Hoveidi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2018, Pages 211-222


  Annually more than 80% of the overall budget of the uran solid waste management system in Iran is allotted to collection and transportation of the solid wastes. The main objective of the current study is to evaluate the external costs associated with solid waste collection, transfer, and transportation ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Information and communications technology in Urban Management
Implementation of the integrated management dashboard for learning processes based on ISO 29990

S.M. Mirpour; B. Mirafshar

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2018, Pages 223-230


  The current research is trying to identify the effective modules (system modules) that form the integrated e-learning dashboard for educational processes and learning opportunities based on ISO 29990 in the municipality of Tehran. The educational process management system, which is currently providing ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Urban communications and services
Investigating the distribution of Tehran transportation services with emphasis on justice

A. Asadi Sisakht; A. Khaksari Rafsanjani

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2018, Pages 231-244


  Abstract Justice has always been a controversial issue and it is difficult to agree on its definition and dimensions. According to some experts, in order to establish justice a criterion should be defined for each blessing, gift or each area and transportation can be considered as one of these areas. ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Human capital in urban management
Forecasting and retrospection analysis of Tehran Municipality’s five years plan in human resource sector

A. Mohammadzadeh; M. Moayedi; M. Hosseini Todeshki

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2018, Pages 245-256


  Tehran Municipality has had two five-year plans so far and the third one is being formulated these days. However, investigating the sector relating to the human resources shows that there is a gap between present condition and the optimal situation in several domains. This article is an attempt to investigate ...  Read More

CASE STUDY Urban management and public health
Reducing industrial dust pollution by Ash tree Fraxinus excelsior in urban green belt

M. Esfandiari; H. Sodaiezadeh; M.H. Hakimi Meibody; M.H. Mokhtari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2018, Pages 257-264


  Heavy metal pollutionis one of the largest problems in the Environment and human being. In industrial and urban areas trees can give better quantifications for pollutant concentrations and atmospheric deposition than non-biological samples. In order to know ability of Fraxinus excelsior­ (Ash tree) ...  Read More