Environmental policy and management
1. Presentation of an Imperialist Competitive Algorithm (ICA) Based Approach in Optimization of the Reservoir Storage for the Kahir Dam

ali Sardar Shahraki; Somayeh Emami

Articles in Press, In Progress, Available Online from 11 August 2019

Abstract
  Water scarcity, especially in Iran and during the recent droughts, emphasizes the importance of achieving an optimal operation policy for large dam reservoirs. In the last two decades, the annual optimization of dam reservoirs under the controlled conditions, as well as climatic and real conditions has ...  Read More

Strategic planning
2. Water Resources Management by Simulation under Virtual Water Scenario in Agricultural Sector, Case Study: Hirmand Catchment, Iran

Ali Sardar Shahraki; Javad Shahraki; Seyed Arman Hashemi Monfared

Volume 9, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 25-35

Abstract
  Due to the frequent drought periods, water consumption increase, and competition of different water-using sectors, the Hirmand catchment is in a critical water status in the Sistan region. This threat has been intensified in recent years. To cope with this problem, we must pay more attention to different ...  Read More