Ahmad  Heidari

Professor in  Soil Genesis and Classification


Department of Soil Science
Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Technology
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources,
University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.

Phone: +98 26 3223 1787
Fax: +98 26 3223 1787
Email: ahaidari@ut.ac.ir
URL: http://can.ut.ac.ir/member/heidari.aspx

Academic Appointments
Education
Areas of Specialization and Research Interests
Current Teaching
Thesis Supervised
Selected Publication
Other
 
   
 Academic Appointments TOC
AppointmentsDurationAcademic Center
Head of Soil Science and Engineering DepartmentJun. 2012- 2014University of Tehran
Deputy Chief of Faculty of Soil and Water Engineering Feb. 2005- Aug. 2008 Universiyy of Tehran
Deputy Chief of Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and TechnologyAug.2008-2015Universiy of Tehran

Education TOC
Ph.D: Faculty of Soil & Water Engineering, Collage of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Universiyy of Tehran
M.Sc: Faculty of Soil & Water Engineering, Collage of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Universiyy of Tehran
B.Sc: Faculty of Soil & Water Engineering, Collage of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Universiyy of Tehran

Areas of Specialization and Research Interests TOC
Soil Genesis and Classification
Soil Survey and Mapping
Soil Micromorphology
Clay Mineralogy
Land Suitability & Land Evaluation
Geopedology
Soil and Landscape Models

Current Teaching TOC
Course TitleDegreeLevelsCourse IDCreditsSyllabusNotes
Soil Survey and MappingBs. 71041603
Soil Genesis and ClassificationBs. 71040333
Soil MicromorphologyMSc. ,Ph.D 71041592
Land Suitability & Land Evaluation Bs. 71040093
Soil GeographyBs. 71041562
Clay MineralsMSc. 71041363
Advanced Soil Genesis and ClassificationMSc. 71040893
General Soil ScienceBs. 71040573
Geomorphology (Geopedology)Ph.D 71040912

Thesis Supervised TOC
Organic carbon content changes due to land use changes in the Karaj central area   more...

Evaluation of different methods for mapping soil data processing soil in Alborz Province   more...

The effect of climatic factors on soil organic and inorganic carbon in basaltic geological formations, by A. Raheb   more...

Variability of phosphorus forms under the influence of different land uses (study area Kalardasht), by M.J. Mohebbi   more...

Spatial variability of soil development indexes in the soil map units: A Case Study in central Alborz, by M. Osat   more...

Assessment of spatial variability of soil organic carbon storage and crop production under the influence of environmental factors on loess soils Tushan watershed, Gorgan, by M. Ajami   more...

The role of nonoclays in some physical and chemical properties of soils, by M.A. Monajjem   more...

The role of mycorrhizal fungi Glomus mosseae and Glomus intraradices in the release of potassium from the illitic soils and feeding of plant phosphorus from rock phosphate in corn, wheat and canola, by Alishahi   more...

Comparison soil physico-chemical properties and clay mineralogy of some soils contaminated and non-contaminated with crude oil, by P. Asadi   more...

Laboratory examination of the effects of soil organic carbon turnover on the properties of some soils in arid and semi-arid regions, by S. Sartipi   more...

Investigation of the ability of soils derived from tuff in soil carbon sequesteration, by S. Hamzeehi   more...

Investigation the redoximorphic features and their role in the absorption and accumulation of heavy metals in the soil, by M.J. Mohebbi   more...

Image analysis and micromorphological and mineralogical characterization of paddy and non-paddy soils, by A. Raheb   more...

The application of advanced techniques for achieving sustainable agricultural land evaluation techniques using remote sensing and geographic information systems in Eastern Qazvin province, by N. Navidi   more...

The effects of land use change of forest soils on dynamics and changes of carbon isotopes, by E. Moghiseh   more...

Invetigation of redox concentrations and their role in the uptake and accumulation of heavy metals in soil, by M.J. Mohebbi, Cosupervisor   more...

Investigating soils developed on glacial sediments of central Alborz, by E. Abbasi, Supervisor.   more...

Spatial variability in soil properties developed on Green tuff of Karaj, by E. Saberi   more...

Image analysis and micromorphological and mineralogical characteristics of paddy and non-paddy soils , By Alireza Raheb, Supervisor   more...

The effect geoform properties on the spatial distribution of soil arsenic in Bijar Kurdistan arae. By Kamal Nabiollahi, Supervisor.   more...

Carbon sequestration and distribution in various land uses, Ahmad Sadeghipoor, Advisor   more...

Changes in concentrations of cadmium, tin and antimony in soils around the Sarcheshmeh copper complex, by Farsipour. Advisor.   more...

Evaluation of active carbonates in calcareous soils and their role in the physico-chemical, mineralogical and micromorphological properties of soils, by Z. Moradi, Supervisor   more...

Study of soils formed on glacial sediments Central Alborz, by E. Abbasi   more...

Spatial variability of soils formed on green tuffs of Karaj, E.Saberi   more...

Investigating the effects of the amount of active carbonates in calcareous soils and their role on soil physico-chemical mineralogical and micromorphological properties, by Z. Moradi   more...

Investigating The effects of physiographic and climatic conditions on carbon sequesteration in the northern of Karaj using RS and GIS   more...

Changes of organic carbon as affected by land use change in the central part of Karaj city, by m. Osat, Supervisor.   more...

Soil carbon dynamics in the Southern Karaj Region, b M. Noori.   more...

Effects of Physiography and climate on the rate of carbon sequestration in northern Karaj county using RS and GIS, by Athar Faghih, Supervisor.   more...

Land degradation and soil salinization in Ticheng area, Jahrom, Fars Province, By Zahra Yazdani Jahromi, Cosupervisor   more...

Mineralogy and Micro-morphology of arid and semiarid regions soils by means of reconstruction of paleo-climate in part of Southern Elborz, By Shahram Manafi, Advisor.   more...

Land suitability evaluation for irrigated crops and orchards, in Zanjan University area using GIS and RS, By Hanieh Saremi, Advisor   more...

Land evaluation for economical crops by GIS and RS in Robat Karim area, By Hassan Hatami, CoSupervisor   more...

Dynamics of carbon in agricultural and saline soils Southern District of Karaj, by M. Noori   more...

Evaluation of land degradation and soil salinization in Ticheng area from Fars province (Iran), Z. Yazdani   more...

Land suitability evaluation of major irrigated and rainfed crops in Ardebil and Kermanshah provinces using RS and GIS, By Ehsan Sahebjalal, Supervisor   more...

Study of soils developed over a toposequence in Sadeh and Kamfiruz plains (Fars province), by M. Razavi, Advisor.   more...

Investigation of Physical, Chemical and Micro-morphological properties of soils in relation with Desertification in Yazd area (Iran), By Roohollah Taghizadeh, Advisor   more...

Land suitability evaluation for irrigated and rainfed crops in Fashand region by RS and GIS, By Elham Mehrabi, Advisor   more...

Preparation Data Bank of Land use for Karaj County, By Nadia Dezvareh, Supervisor.   more...

Dry and irrigated land suitability for products used in Ardebil, Kermanshah using remote sensing system, by E.Sahebjalal   more...

Mapping Saline and Alkaline soils using RS and GIS (case study of Ghazvin plain), By Maral Khodadadi, Advisor.   more...

Effects of soil Conservation on the Erosion rate and some of Soil Quality Indicators, By Elaheh Naderi, Advisor.   more...

Study of Fashand-Hashtgerd soils and investigation on the mechanisms of petrocalcic horizon formation in these soils, By Kazem Zamanian, Advisor.   more...

Study of Physico-Chemical, Mineralogical, Micromorphological Characteristics and Classification of some Gypsum-rich soils in Bam area, By Ebrahim Mogheiseh, Advisor   more...


Selected Publication TOC
A. Journals Papers
A. Raheb and A. Heidari, 2013, Effects of clay mineralogy and physico-chemical properties on potassium availability under soil aquic conditions, vol. 12, j. of Soil Sci. and Plant Nutri.   more...

E. moghiseh and a. Heidari, 2013, Polygenetic saline gypsiferous soils of the Bam region, Southern Iran. vol. 12, j. of Soil Sci. and Plant Nutri.   more...

A. Raheb and A. Heidari, 2011,Clay mineralogy and its relationship with potassium forms in some paddy and non-paddy soils of northern Iran, Australian Journal of Agricultural Engineering. Vol. 2(4).   more...

Ruhollah Taghizadeh Mehrjardi*, Shahla Mahmoodi, Ahmad Heidari, and Ali Akbarzadeh, 2009, Micromorphological Evidences of Climatic Change in Yazd Region, Iran   more...

A.Heidari, Sh. Mahmoodi and G. Stoops (2008), Palygorskite Dominated Vertisols of Southern Iran    more...

R. Taghizadeh Mehrjardi, Ali Akbarzadeh,Shahla Mahmoodi, Ahmad Heidari, F. Sarmadian, 2008, Application of Geostatistical Methods f or Mapping Ground water Quality in Azarbayjan province، Iran, American-Eurasian J. Agric.& Environ. Sci.   more...

A. Heidari, Sh. Mahmoodi, M.H. Roozitalab and A.R. Mermut, 2007, Diversity of clay Minerals in Vertisols of three different climatic regions of Iran, JAST.   more...

R. Taghizadeh Mehrjardi M. Zareian Jahromi, Sh. Mahmodi and A. Heidari, 2008, Spatial Distribution of Groundwater Quality with Geostatistics (Case Study: Yazd-Ardakan Plain), World Applied Sciences Journal   more...

E. Mogheiseh, A. Ahmadi, Sh. Mahmoodi, A. Heidari, 2007, The study of Micromorphological and SEM characteristics of saline and gypsiferous Aridisols from Eshtehard Karaj, Soil and Water sciences Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2   more...

Sh. Mahmoodi, A. Heidari, M. H. Masihabadi and G. Stoops, 2007, Soil-landscape relationship as indicated by micro-morphological data on selected soils from karaj Basin (Iran), JAST, Vol. 9:153-164.   more...

E. Mogheiseh, Sh. Mahmoodi, A. Heidari, A. Zeinoldini and M. H. Masihabadi, 2007, Study of Morphology, SEM and Genesis of some of Saliferous and Gypsiferous soils in Bam area. Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Vol. 38.   more...

A. Heidari, Sh. Mahmoodi, G. Stoops and F. Mees, 2005, Micromorphological characteristics of Vertisols in Iran, Including nonsmectitic soils, ALRM, Vol. 19.   more...

A. Heidari, Sh. Mahmoodi, 2003, Investigation of mineralogical characteristics of Vertisols of Fars Province and their relationships with some physical indices in these soils. J. of engineering Geology. Vol.1 No. 1:1-24.   more...

Sh. Mahmoodi, A. Heidari, 1998, Classification and physicochemical properties of Gypsiferous soils in southwest Gilanegharb area. Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Vol. 29 No. 2:308-315.   more...

H. Saremi, L. Kumar, F. Sarmadian, A. Heidari and F. Shabani, 2010, GIS based evaluation of land suitability: A case study for major crops in Zanjan University region. J. of Food and Agriculture Environment, Vol. 9(1).   more...

Osat Maryam, Ahmad Heidari, Mostafa Karimian Eghbal, and Shahla Mahmoodi. "Impacts of topographic attributes on Soil Taxonomic Classes and weathering indices in a hilly landscape in Northern Iran." Geoderma 281, no. 3 (2016): 90-101.   more...

Ajami, Mohammad, Ahmad Heidari, Farhad Khormali, [] [], and Shamsollah Ayobi. "Environmental factors controlling soil organic carbon storage in." Geoderma 281, no. 1 (2016): 1-10.   more...

Maryam Osat, Ahmad Heidari, Mostafa Karimian eghbal, Shahla Mahmoodi. Spatial variability of soil development indices and their compatibility with soil taxonomic classes in a hilly landscape: a case study at Bandar village, Northern Iran. Journal of Mountain Science 13(10) (2016): 1746-1759.   more...

Alireza Raheb, Ahmad Heidari and Shahla Mahmoodi. Storage of Organic and Inorganic Carbon in Arid-Semihumid Soils: A Case Study of the Rangelands of Northwestern Iran. Soil Science Volume 181, Number 11/12 (2016): 1-14.   more...

M. Sadeghi Pour Marvi‘ A. A. Pourbabaeb H. Alikhanh A. Heidari‘ Z. Manafi. The diversity of sulfur- oxidizing bacterial populations at an Iranian copper mine and the surrounding agricultural soils. APPLIED ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH 14 (2016): 509-533.   more...

Ahmad Heidari, Shahla Mahmoodi, G STOOPS , and F MEES . "Micromorphological characteristics of Vertisols of Iran,Including nonsmectitic soils." Arid Land Research and Management 19, no. 1 (2004): 29-46.   more...

Ahmad Heidari, and Ehsan Sahebjalal . "Genreation of land cover map using geospatial tools : a case study from Ardebil Iran." International Journal of Physical Sciences 6, no. 25 (2011): 6003-6008.   more...

Mohammad Javad Mohebbi Sadegh, Ahmad Heidari, and Ferydoun Sarmadian. "The role of pedogenic processes and soil characteristics on nickel distribution in some Oxiaquic Paleudalfs." International Research Journal of Applied and Basic Sciences 3, no. 5 (2012): 1032-39.   more...

Alireza Raheb, Ahmad Heidari, and Athar faghih . "Investigation of mineralogical properties of soils developed on pyroclastic deposits A case study from Karaj region Iran." International Research Journal of Applied and Basic Sciences 3, no. 2 (2012): 383-389.   more...


B. Conference Papers
Mineralogical characteristics and some Physical Indices of Non-Smectitic Vertisols from Iran, EGU   more...

Morphology of Gypsum and halite in some gypsum rich soils of Bam Area (South East iran), EGU   more...

The Influence of geochemical composition of ground water on genesis of salt minerals of Karaj area (Iran), Human impacts on soil quality attributes proceedings   more...

Micromorphology,SEM and genesis of some of saline gypseous soils of Bam area of southeastern Iran,Eighth International Conference on Development of Drylands    more...

Micromorphological characteristics of palygorskite-dominated Vertisols of Iran,12th International Meeting on Soil Micromorphology    more...

Sustainable management of soils expansible, Tenth Iranian Congress of Soil Science   more...

Investigation the capability of ETM data for mapping salt-affected soils in the plain of Qazvin, Tenth Iranian Congress Soil Science    more...

Investigation Changes in physical, chemical and micromorphological properties of soils of desertification process in Yazd, Tenth Iranian Congress of Soil Science   more...

Genesis and development of salic, gypsic and petrogypsic horizons in saline and gypsiferous soils of Bam region, Tenth Iranian Congress of Soil Science   more...

Effect of surface crust on the dynaics of sheet erosion, Tenth Iranian Congress of Soil Science   more...

Significance of mollic horizon in classification of Vertisols, Tenth Congress of Soil Science   more...

Application of image analysis in Soil Micromorphology. 9th Iranian Congress of Soi Science   more...

Characterization of salts and gypsum micromorphology and SEM in soils rich in gypsum from Bam area, 9th Congress of Soil Science   more...


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