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GIAN/ GAENSAR Symposium 2014


The international GIAN/ GAENSAR Symposium took place on 8th and 9th of October 2014 at the University of Teheran, Karaj. A group of ten German experts participated in the conference, along with more than 50 Iranian and international scientists.

Presentations and expert talks included a wide range of topics such as

  • Sustainability Planning

  • Desertification and Land Degradation

  • Nature Conservation and Livelihoods in the South Caucasus

  • Highlights of Environmental Education in Iranian Universities

  • Developing precise and reliable monitoring techniques for ungulates in rugged landscapes of Iran

  • Agrobiodiversity and Protected Areas (The case of Sorkh Abad Protected Area)

  • Severity of Soil Degradation in Turkey

  • Water Shortage and Overutilization of Land in Pakistan

  • Residents´ Perception toward Environmental Impacts of Tourism Development: A Sample from Religious Tourism

  • Ecosystem: objective or subjective? Ecological or socio-economic?

  • Mitigation of human-leopard conflict in Iran through livestock collaring: lessons from villages around Golestan National Park

  • Ecohydrological parameters of semi-arid afforestations in Iran: a connection with changes in meteorological parameters in recent years

  • Polymer cellulosic Mulch for wind erosion and dust storm control

  • Ecosystems: objective or subjective? Ecological or socio-economic?

  • Possibilities and Limitations of Forestry in Drylands of Africa and South America

  • Exploring the Network Models in Irans Natural Resources Policies Using Network Analysis Method

  • Hydro-chemical and isotope studies along the Caleque-Oshakati water carrier system as possible indicators of anthropogenic influence in the semiarid, densely populated area of Northern Namibia

  • Phytoncides, a pollutant factor or a therapy treatment?

as well as an overview on the Alumni-Network itself 'The Decade of GIAN-conferences on Environment: Lessons Learnt' by S. Amini and I. Howe