National (Persian and/or English) Research Journal Papers

  1. Heidarpour, B., Saghafian, B., Shamsai, A., and Golian, S., 2015, Evaluating the impacts of using extraordinary floods in flood frequency analysis, Watershed Engineering and Management, 7(3): 317-330.
  2. Saghafian, B., Bagheri, M., anf Ghermezcheshmeh, B., 2015, A novel mapping approach for flood data transposition within stream network, , Journal of Water Resources Engineering, Spring, No. 24, 79-88.
  3. Ghobadi, F., Saghafian, B., Araghinejad, Sh., 2015, The Drought Threshold, a Realistic Water Resources Management Measure for Urmia Lake Basin, Iran Water ResourcesResearch, Winter, 10(3): 66-76.
  4. Khazaei, M., Zahabiyoun, B., and Saghafian, B., 2015, Simulation of daily watershed flow in scare data condition, Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 17(1): 77-90.
  5. Shafiei, M., Ghahraman, B., Saghafian, B., Davary, K., and Vazifehdost, M., 2014, Calibration and uncertainty analysis of SWAP model using GLUE approach, Journal of Water Research in Agriculture, 28(2): 477-488.
  6. Rashidi Mehrabadi, M. H., Saghafian, B., and Sadeghian, M. S., 2014, Evaluation of performance for rainwater harvesting from the roof of residential buildings to meet non-potable water demand in coastal cities of Iran, Journal of Water Resources Engineering, Winter, No. 6, 1-15.
  7. Ghafouri, M.R., Taheri Shahraiyni, H., and Saghafian, B., 2013, Modeling of continuous daily runoff of Karoon River using SMA loss function, Iran Water Resources Research, Fall, 9(2): 73-77.
  8. Shafeie, M., Ghahraman, B., and Saghafian, B., 2013, Evaluation and optimization of raingauge network using probability kriging (Case Study: Gorgan-Rud watershed), Iran Water Resources Research, Fall, 9(2): 9-18.
  9. Saghafian, B., Ghasemi, A.R., and Golian, S., 2013, Flood analysis on the basis of rainfall-runoff simulations and statistical distributions, Water and Soil Research Journal, 44(1): 21-32.
  10. Azari, M., Moradi, H.R., Saghafian, B., and Faramarzi, M., 2013, Assessment of hydrological effects of climate change in gourganroud river basin, Journal of Water and Soil, 27(3): 537-547.
  11. Norozpour, S., Akhondali, A.M., and Saghafian, B., 2012, Effect of plane curvature on hydrologic response of parallel slopes using kinematic wave, Water Resources Engineering, 5: 73-85, Summer.
  12. Byzedi, M., Saghafian, B., Siosemarde, M., 2012, Simulation and spatiotemporal analysis of meteorological drought in Karoon, Karkhe, and Dez basins, Watershed Management Research, No. 95: 55-64, Summer.
  13. Rayati, M, Saghafian, B., and Gharavi, M, 2012, Determination of suitable window for neighborhood analysis, Iran J. of Remote Sensing and GIS, 3(4):……
  14. Rayati, M, Gharavi, M, and Saghafian, B., 2011, Identity of hydrologic homogenous regions using Fuzzy C-Means method, Iran Water Resources Research, 7(2): 37-49.
  15. Anvari Tafti, S., Saghafian, B., and Morid, S., 2011, Stream flow forecast using ANN models and investigation of model’s performance by SOI inputs, J. of Water and Soil Conservation, 18(1): 163-181.
  16. Mahsafar, H., Maknoon, R., and Saghafian, B., 2011. The impact of climate change on Uromia lake water level. Iran Water Resources Research, 7(1): 47-58.
  17. Kalantari, A., Saghafian, B., and Alesheikh, A. A., 2011, A solution for application of ModClark within HEC-HMS model in Iran using GIS, Journal of Spatial Information Technology, 1(3): 1-14.
  18. Saghafian, B., Goharnejad, H., and Asadi, E., 2011, Variation of snowmelt runoff with elevation in watersheds, J of Hydraulic Structures Eng., Islamic Azad University, 3(5): 48-58.
  19. Saghafian, B., and Nikbakht Shahbazi, A., 2010, Effect of rainfall spatial distribution on flood index, J of Civil Engineering, Islamic Azad University, 3(4): 18-25.
  20. Anvari Tafti, S., Morid, S., and Saghafian, B., 2010, Performance comparison of Artificial Neural Networks and Fuzzy models in determination of monthly flows using short-term data, Journal of Irrigation Sciences and Engineering, 33(2): 113-125.
  21. Ghorbanizadeh, H., Sedghi, H., Saghafian, B., and Porhemmat, J., 2010, Study on the climate change effect on snowmelt runoff timing in Karoon basin, Iranian J. of Watershed Management Science and Engineering, 3(9): 45-50.
  22. Ghorbanizadeh, H., Sedghi, H., Saghafian, B., and Porhemmat, J., 2010, Prediction of the temporal distribution of snowmelt runoff in the next half century under climate change conditions, JOURNAL OF WATER ENGINEERING (JWE), SPRING, 1(1);43-52.
  23. Rahimi Bondarabadi, S., and Saghafian, B., 2010, OPTIMIZED SITE SELECTION FOR RAIN GAGE NETWORKS BASED ON ANNUAL AND MONTHLY RAINFALL, Iranian J. of Watershed Management Science and Engineering, 4, No. 12: 27-36.
  24. Bakhshaki, Saghafia B., Sedghi, Fahmi, Mosavi jahromi ,Short term rainfall forecasting: A method for improving flash flood warnings (Case Study: Golestan Dam I basin in Golestan province)2009, Journal of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources.
  25. Khazaei, M.R., Zahabiyoun, B., and Saghafian, B., 2009, and  Automatic Calibration of the ARNO Conceptual Rainfall-Runoff Model, Iranian J. of Watershed Management Science and Engineering, 3(8): 21-28.
  26. Golian, S., Saghafian, B., and Zakery, M., 2009, Estimation of overland travel time based on diffusive wave approximation, J. of Hydraulics, 3(4): 1-12.
  27. Saghafian, B., and Eslami, A.R., 2008, Effect of morphometric and climatic factors on flood regime, Pajouhesh, 78: 149-157.
  28. Saghafian, B., and Mohammadi, S., 2008, Derivation of low flow maps by transferring regression models to GIS, Journal of the Iranian Natural Resources, 61(2): 281-295.
  29. Saghafian, B., and Ghermezcheshmeh, B., 2008, Spatial variation of flood index, Iran Water Resources Research, 4(1), 28-39.
  30. Haghnegahdar, O., Saghafian, B., and Akhtari, R., 2008, Effect of El Nino-southern oscillation on annual maximum flood in southwestern of Iran, J. of Water and Wastewater, No. 64: 66-78.
  31. Eslami, A.R., and Saghafian, B., The role of Watershed morphometric and climatic factors In producing of flood flows (case study: Western Caspian Sea watersheds), 2008, Journal of Research and Construction – Natural Resources Division, 78: 149-157.
  32. Najafi, A., Ghodoussi, J., Saghafian, B., Porhemmat, J., 2007, Snowmelt runoff estimation by using RS & GIS (A case study in Shahrchaie watershed – Orumiyeh), Pajouhesh, 76: 177-185.
  33. Shokoohi, A.R., and Saghafian, B., 2007, Isochrones delineation in converging flows for using in time-area method, Iran Water Resources Research, 3(3), 20-29.
  34. Rahimi, S., and Saghafian, B., 2007, Estimating spatial distribution of rainfall by fuzzy set theory, Iran Water Resources Research, 3(2), 26-38.
  35. Saghafian, B., Eslami, A., and Ghermezcheshmeh, B., 2007, A new approach in extraction of flood index maps in rivers, Iranian J. of Watershed Management Science and Engineering, 1(2), 30-38.
  36. Saghafian, B., and Farazjo, H., 2007, Prioritization of hydrologic units with respect to flood potential in Golestan dam river basin, Iranian J. of Watershed Management Science and Engineering, 1(1), 1-11.
  37. Razie, T., Arasteh, P.D., and Saghafian, B., 2007, Analysis of temporal and spatial patterns of meteorological droughts in Sistan Balouchestan province, Scientific Journal of Agriculture, 30(1), 85-100.
  38. Heidari, A., Saghafian, B., and Maknoon, R., 2007, Application of generalized likelihood uncertainty estimation approach real time updating of flood forecasting model: Part II: Application, Journal of Hydraulics, 4, 17-32.
  39. Saghafian, B., Heidari, A., and Maknoon, R., 2007, Application of generalized likelihood uncertainty estimation approach real time updating of flood forecasting model: Part I: Methodology, Journal of Hydraulics, 3, 25-36.
  40. Razei, T., Arasteh, P., Akhtari, R., and Saghafian, B., 2007, Investigation of meteorological drought in Sistan Balouchestan Province, south eastern Iran, using standardized precipitation index (SPI) and Markov Chain model, Iran Water Resources Research, 3(1).
  41. Shokoohi, A.R., and Saghafian, B., 2007, Isochrones mapping methods in time-area routing technique, Iran Water Resources Research, 2(3), 39-50.
  42. Saghafian, B., Ghermezcheshmeh, B., Samiee, M., and Asheghi, R., 2007, Analysis of effective factors on suspended sediment load in southwestern region of Iran, Journal of Water and Watershed, 2(4): 35-48.
  43. Khalighi, Sh., Mahdavi, M., and Saghafian, B., 2006, Land use change effects on potential flooding, using NRCS model (Case study: Barandoozchay basin), Iranian J. of Natural Resources, 58(4);733-742.
  44. Saghafian, B., Eslami, A.R. and Ghiasi, N., 2006, A method for derivation of flood peak profile along stream networks based on transposition of regional models using GIS, J. of Watershed Engineering and Management.
  45. Qaderi, K., Mohammad Vali Samani, J., Eslami, H.R., and Saghafian, B., 2006, Automatic calibration of a rainfall-runoff model using SCE optimization method, Iran Water Resources Research, 2(2): 39-52.
  46. Samiee, M., Mahdavi, M., and Saghafian, B., 2006, Regional analysis of hydrological drought in Tehran watersheds, Iranian J. of Natural Resources, 59(1), 27-40.
  47. Alvankar, R. Saghafian, B., Sedghi, H., 2006, Investigation of spatial resolution of a hydrologic model in simulation of flood peak, Agricultural Science Journal, 12(2): 329-346.
  48. Yazdani, M.R., Chavoshi, S., Khodagholi, M., and Saghafian, B., 2006, Analysis of meteorological drought in Isfahan province, Water and Watershed, 1(4), 41-51.
  49. Saghafian, B., Farazjo, H., Sepehry, A., and Najafinejad, A., 2006, Effect of land use changes on flood regime of Golestan Dam watershed, Iran Water Resources Research, 2(1): 18-28.
  50. Heidari, A., Saghafian, B., and Maknoon, R., 2005, Improved hydrologic model calibration based on coupled Monte Carlo and Bayesian theory, Iran Water Resources Research, 1(3): 29-40.
  51. Arasteh, P.D., Tajrishi, M., Mirlatifi, M., Saghafian, B., 2005, Statistical model of evaporation from Sistan Chahnimeh Reservoir based on volume budget, Journal of Research and Construction – Natural Resources Division, No. 68, 2-14.
  52. Raziei, T., Arasteh, P.D., and Saghafian, B., 2005, Annual trend analysis in arid and semi-arid regions of central and eastern Iran, J. of Water and Wastewater, No. 54: 73-81.
  53. Ghanbarpour, M.R., Mohseni-Saravi, M., Saghafian, B., Ahmadi, H., and Abbaspour, K., An evaluation of regions effective in accumulation and persistence of snow cover and snowmelt contribution in runoff, Iranian J. of Natural Resources, Vol. 58, No. 3: 503-515.
  54. Khosroshahi, M., and Saghafian, B., 2005, Sensitivity analysis of some influential factors on subwatershed flood potential based on outlet hydrograph analysis and HEC-HMS model, Forest and Rangeland, 67: 28-37.
  55. Saghafian, B., and Rahimi-Bondarabadi, S., 2005, Comparison of interpolation and extrapolation methods for mapping annual rainfall, Iran Water Resources Research, 1(2), 74-84.
  56. Arasteh, P.D., Tajrishi, M., and Saghafian, B., 2005, Estimation of surface temperature using remote sensing in Sistan region, Water and Watershed, 1(2), 13-21.
  57. Saghafian, B., and Mohammadi, S., and Ghermezcheshmeh, B., 2005, Estimation of low flow in ungaged basins based on multivariate regression models, Water and Watershed, 1(2), 1-12.
  58. Khosroshahi, M., and Saghafian, B., 2005, Prioritization of flood active areas: An strategy for  flood control measures in watersheds, Science Journal of Agricultural and Natural Resources, 12(2): 128-138.
  59. Samiee, M., Mahdavi, M., Saghafian, B., and Mohseni-Saravi, M., 2005, Identification of influential factors on low flow pattern, Science Journal of Agricultural and Natural Resources, 12(2): 118-127.
  60. Samiee, M., Mahdavi, M., Saghafian, B., and Mohseni-Saravi, M., 2005, Regional analysis of low flow in Tehran Province watersheds, Iranian J. of Natural Resources, 58(1), 51-64.
  61. Porhemmat, J., Saghafian, B., and Sedghi, H., 2005, Application of SRM in simulation of snowmelt runoff using satellite images in watersheds with no snow record, Iran Water Resources Research, 1(1), 1-11.
  62. Heidari, A., Saghafian, B., and Maknoon, R., 2005, Flood hydrograph simulation considering input uncertainty of rainfall-runoff models, Journal of Esteghlal, 23(2), 93-111.
  63. Mohseni-Saravi, M., Safdari, A.A., Saghafian, B., and Mahdavi, M., 2005, Analysis of severity, duration, frequency, and aerial extent in Karun river basin based on SPI index, Iranian J. of Natural Resources, 57(4), 607-620.
  64. Saghafian, B., Rahimi, S., Taheri, H., and Ghayoumian, J., 2005, Effect of station density and regional partitioning on spatial distribution of daily rainfall, Journal of Esteghlal, 24(1): 59-75.
  65. Raziei, T., and Saghafian, B., 2004, Drought monitoring and risk management, J. of Dryland and Agricultural Drought, No. 12, Summer Issue, 13-26.
  66. Arasteh, P.D., Tajrishi, M., Mirlatifi, M., and Saghafian, B., 2004, Revision of free water surface evaporation models in arid areas with regional advection: Case study Chahnimeh reservoirs, Journal of Agricultural Engineering Research, Vol. 5, No. 18: 37-58.
  67. Raziei, T., Shokoohi, A.R., and Saghafian, B., 2003, Prediction of drought severity, duration and frequency using probabilistic and time series methods (Case study: Sistan and Balouchestan province), Journal of Desert, Vol. 8, No. 2 (In Persian).
  68. Damizadeh, M., Saghafian, B., and Fatehi, M., 2003, Studying Rainfall and vegetation relationship based on NOAA/AVHRR Images, Journal of Research and Construction – Natural Resources Division, No. 59 (in Persian).
  69. Khosroshahi, M., and Saghafian, B., 2003, Spatial effects of subwatershed contributions on flood regime of the watersheds, Journal of Research and Construction – Natural Resources Division, No. 59 (in Persian).
  70. Porhemmat, J., Saghafian, B., and Sedghi, H., 2001, A model of snow cover extent using NOAA/AVHRR imagery, Journal of Research and Construction – Natural Resources Division, No. 56 (in Persian).
  71. Shokoohi, A.R., Saghafian, B., and Kochekzadeh, S., 2001, A new analytical method of solving kinematic wave equations for converging flows, Journal of Research and Construction, No. 55 (in Persian).
  72. Taheri, H., Saghafian, B., Jalali, N., and Tajrishi, M., 2002, Estimating amount of soot deposition in Iran by processing satellite images and smoke determination index, Journal of Research and Construction – Natural Resources Division, No. 54 (in Persian).
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