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  RESEARCH INTERESTSanimation

 

  • Synoptic Climatology of Middle East and Iran
  • Regional-Scale Atmospheric Circulation over the Middle East
  • Monsoon circulation
  • Climatology of Stratosphere
  • Climate Variability
  • Regional Climate Modeling

  • Duststorms over Middle East (Atmospheric Aspects)




AWARDS AND HONORS

EDUCATION:

2012 ----------------------- Climate Variability and Seasonal Prediction Training Program 2012, APEC Climate Center (APCC), November 19- 30,

                                      Busan, Republic of Korea. (Awarded Program, hosted by APCC)

2001 ----------------------- Top Student (MA), Tehran Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran


RESEARCH:

2013-2014                 The investigation of atmospheric circulation patterns during wet and dry spells over Southern

                                coasts of the Caspian Sea. Principal Investigator (Co-Investigator: Dr. A.,Zarrin)Total award:

                                $1,500 (30,000,000 RLS), Funded by Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran. 

 

2012-2013 --------      Modeling the south Foehn event in Leeward side of Alborz Mountains. Principal Investigator

                                 (Co-Investigators: Soltanzadeh, I., Yousefi, Y., Soltani, M., Zarrin, A.,Masoompour, J.,)

                                 Total award: $3,000 (30,000,000 RLS), Funded by Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran.

 

2010-2011 -------- -   The Effect of Atmospheric Patterns on the occurrence of Mashhad Air pollution. CO-Principal

             Investigator (Sadeghi, S., FUM, and Doostan, A., FUM)

             Total award: $3,000 (30,000,000 RLS), Funded by Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran.

 

 2007-2008 ----------------   Determining the Synopyic pattern of winter heavy precipitation in Southern Coasts of Caspian Sea.

                                         Principal Investigator (CO-PI: Zarrin, A., Tabarestan Institute of Higher Education, and Ghobadi, G.,

                                         Noor Azad University) Total award: $3,800 (38,000,000 RLS), Funded by Noor Azad University,

                                         Mazandaran, Iran.

 

2007 ------------------------  Excellence in Graduate Research Award, Tarbiat Moallem University


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:

2008 - Present                Member, Association of American Geographers

2010- Present                 Member, Iranian Association of Climatology

2012- Present                 Member, American Meteorological Society

 

MEMBER OF THE STEERING COMMITTEE:

05 -2013 ---------- The First National Conference on Climatology of Iran, May 21, Graduate University of
Advanced Technology, Kerman, Iran.

 

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEMBER:

10–2013 ---------- 6th Congress of Iranian Association of Geopolitics, October 29-30, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.

 

05–2012 ---------- First International Forum on Natural Airborne Dust in Iran, May 23-25, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.

 

02–2012 ---------- The 1st International Congress on Dust Haze and Combating it's Adverse Effects, February 15-17, Khouzestan, Ahvaz, Iran.

 

11-2011 ---------- 14th National Conference on Environmental Health, November 1-3, Yazd Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.

 

MEMBER OF REFEREES COMMITTEE:

10–2013 ---------- 6th Congress of Iranian Association of Geopolitics, October 29-30, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.

05-2013 ---------- The First National Conference on Climatology of Iran, May 21, Graduate University of Advanced Technology, Kerman, Iran.

 

JOURNAL REVIEWS:

2005     IPCC, Safeguarding the Ozone Layer and the Global Climate System, Cambridge University Press,

Chapter 1; Ozone and Climate: A Review of Interconnections.

2009-    Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics (MAP)

2010-    Caspian Journal of Environmental Sciences(CJES)

2010-    Geography and Regional Development (GRD)- In Persian

2010-    Journal of the Earth and Space Physics (JESP) - In Persian

2010-    Journal of Geographical Studies in Arid Environments - In Persian

2011-    Iranian Journal of Geophysics (IJG) - In Persian

2011-    Journal of Climate Research (JCR) - In Persian

2011-    Journal of Geographical Sciences (JGS) - In Persian

2012-    Geography and Environmental Hazards (GEH) - In Persian

2013-    Physical Geography Research Quarterly (PGRQ) - In Persian


MY RESEARCH GROUP

CURRENT STUDENTS

------- Mohsen Hamidianpour (PhD. Kharazmi University), 2012-present. Mohsen PhD. thesis is about Sistan wind. Using dynamical downscalling to enhance the structure and charactristics of Sistan wind as a low level jet.

------ Mohammad Mir-drikvand (MA.), 2012-present. He is working to clarify the relationship between South Asia summer monsoon Onset and the onset of large-scale atmospheric circulation over the Middle East.

------ Azam Safari (MA.), 2011-present. She is doing research to clarify the main sources of dust for the occurrence of dust storms in south-west of Iran.

------ Mohammad Ahmadi (PhD. Tarbiat Modares University), 2011-present. Teleconnection Indices and Precipitation over Iran.

 

FORMER STUDENTS

Thesis Advisor

------ Sajad Jafari (MA, 2011):"The Study of Atmospheric Circulation Patterns related to Dust Storm Events in Southwest of Iran using a Regional Climate Model (RegCM4)"

-------- Abdolhallim (Saeed) Bayat (MA, 2012): "The Study of Alborz Mountain’s Role on Precipitation Distribution in the Southern Caspian Sea".

------- Meysam Karkhaneh (MA, 2011):"The Role of Caspian Sea on the Occurrence of Precipitation in its Southern Coasts; A Regional Climate Modeling".

------- Mohtaram Mohammadyarian (MA, 2012):"Regionalization of Atmospheric Hazards in the Great Khorasan".

------- Somayeh Kamali (MA., 2013): "Investigating the structure of dust storms in Sistan Basin using a Regional Climate model (RegCM4)".

Thesis Co-Advisor

-------- Hadis Tavakoli (MA, 2012):"The Investigation of Windchill events in North-east of Iran".

------- Leila Golzari-Partoo (MA., 2012):"Lake Oormieh Dying in a Changing Climate (A Simulation)". 

-------- A. Ahmadianrad (M.A., Oct 2013): "Investigation of tropical storms over the Arabian Sea".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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