We are pleased to share that the AUC Geographica was awarded an Impact Factor of 0.6 in the 2022 Journal Citation Reports™ released by Clarivate in June 2023. AUC Geographica ranks (JCI) in Q3 in Geography.
AUC Geographica (Acta Universitatis Carolinae Geographica) is a scholarly academic journal continuously published since 1966 that publishes research in the broadly defined field of geography: physical geography, geo-ecology, regional, social, political and economic geography, regional development, cartography, geoinformatics, demography and geo-demography.
AUC Geographica also publishes articles that contribute to advances in geographic theory and methodology and address the questions of regional, socio-economic and population policy-making in Czechia.
Periodical twice yearly.
Release dates: June 30, December 31
All articles are licenced under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence (CC BY 4.0), have DOI and are indexed in CrossRef database.
AUC Geographica is covered by the following services: WOS, EBSCO, GeoBibline, SCOPUS, Ulrichsweb and Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
The journal has been covered in the SCOPUS database since 1975 – today
The journal has been selected for coverage in Clarivate Analytics products and services. Beginning with V. 52 (1) 2017, this publication will be indexed and abstracted in Emerging Sources Citation Index.
The journal has been indexed by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MSHE) on the list of scientific journals recommended for authors to publish their articles. ICI World of Journals; Acta Universitatis Carolinae, Geographica.
Journal metrics 2022
Web of Science
Impact factor (JCR®): 0.6
Journal Citation Indicator (JCI): 0.24
Rank (JCI): Q3 in Geography
Cite Score: 1.1
Rank (ASJC): Q3 in Geography, Planning and Development; Q3 in General Earth and Planetary Sciences
The journal is archived in Portico.
The impact of human activities on the mangrove forests of the Qeshm Island, Iran
Mehdi Feyzolahpour, Hasan Ghasemlu, Mostafa Mahdavi Fard
zveřejněno: 16. 06. 2023
This article investigates the human impact on the mangrove forest in the Qeshm Geopark on the Qeshm Island in the south of Iran from 1986 to 2020. The area of mangrove forests increased by 14% from 5,131 hectares in 1986 to 5,472 hectares in 2000, and to 5,967 hectares in 2020. The mangrove forest is threatened by oil and gas facilities and a zinc smelter located on the island. The average concentration of nickel in sediment (97.2 μg/g) and in leaves (3.1 μg/g) was higher than the average concentration of vanadium in sediment (38.7 μg/g) and in leaves (0.5 μg/g). The results showed that the transfer coefficient of nickel and vanadium from root to leaf on the dry side of the Qeshm habitat (r = 0.597 and r = 0.516, respectively) was positively correlated with pH. Therefore, increasing the pH leads to an increased metal transfer from the root to the leaf, which endangers the mangrove habitat on the island. The mangrove forest in the vicinity of the zinc factory is threatened by high concentrations of lead (244.2 ppm), zinc (3172.8 ppm), arsenic, and cadmium found in the soil sample.
klíčová slova: geopark; mangrove change; Google Earth Engine; bio pollution; Qeshm; Iran
1. Adi, W., Sari, S. P. (2016): Detection of mangrove distribution in Pongok Island. Procedia Environmental Sciences 33, 253─257. CrossRef
2. Akbarpour, M., Nourbakhsh, F. (2011): The Role of Eco-Tourism in Urban& Rural Sustainable Development (Case Study: Qeshm Island), Journal of Housing and Rural Environment 29(132), 61-76.
3. Allen, J. A., Ewel, K. C., Jack, J. (2001): Patterns of natural and anthropogenic distribance of the mangroves on the Pacific Island of Kosrae. Wetlands Ecology and Management 9, 291-301. CrossRef
4. Alongi, D. M. (2002): Present state and future of the world's mangrove forests. Environmental Conservation 29(3): 331-349. CrossRef
5. Alongi, D. M. (2015): The impact of climate change on mangrove forests. Current Climate Change Reports 1, 30-39. CrossRef
6. Armenteros, M., Martin, I., Williams, J. P., Creagh, B., Gonzales-Sanson, G. N., Capetillo, N. (2006): Spatial and temporal variations of meiofaunal communities from the Western Sector of the Gulf of Batabanó, Cuba. I. Mangrove systems. Estuaries and Coasts 29, 124-132. CrossRef
7. Barceloux, D. G., Barceloux, D. (1999): Vanadium. Journal of Toxicology: Clinical Toxicology 37(2), 265-278. CrossRef
8. Bazrafshan O., Ahmadi, S., Khoorani, A. (2016): Effect of runoff and sediment of watershed on mangroves forest area changes. Environment Erosion Researches 6(1), 88-102. In Persian, https://magazine.hormozgan.ac.ir/article-1-307-en.html.
9. Bihamta, N., Soffianian, A., Fakheran, S., Pourmanafi, S. (2019): Incorporating CART algorithm and i for mapping Mangrove using Landsat 8 imagery. Forest Research and Development 5(4), 557-569. CrossRef
10. Bihamta Toosi, N., Soffianian, A. R., Fakheran, S., Pourmanafi, S., Ginzler, C. T., Waser, L. (2020): Land Cover Classification in Mangrove Ecosystems Based on VHR Satellite Data and Machine Learning-An Upscaling Approach. Remote Sensing 12(17): 2684. CrossRef
11. Boley, B. B., Nickerson, N. P., Bosak, K. (2011): Measuring Geotourism: Developing and Testing the Geotraveler Tendency Scale (GTS). Journal of Travel Research, 50(5), 567-578. CrossRef
12. Campel, M., Nikel, G. (2006): A review of its sources and environmental toxicology. Journal of Environmental Studies 15, 375-382.
13. Catherine, E. L., Greg, S., Nail, S. (2007): Marine climate change impacts and adaptation report card (MaRC) for Australia. Assessment template, Section Title: Mangroves and tidal wetlands.
14. Comănescu, L., Nedelea, A., Dobre, R. (2011): Evaluation of geomorphosites in Vistea Valley (Fagaras Mountains-Carpathians, Romania). International Journal of Physical Sciences 6(5), 1161-1168. CrossRef
15. Danehkar, A., Mahmoudi, B., Hashemi, A. (2007): Management Plan and development of mangrove forests in the Hormozgan province, Hormozgan province. In Persian.
16. Danzon, M.A. (2000): Air quality guidelines for Europe- Nickel air quality guidelines. Second edition. Copenhagen: World Health organization. Regional Office for Europe. UN City, Denmark.
17. Defew, L. H., Mair, J. M., Guzman, H.M. (2005): An assessment of metal contamination in mangrove sediments and leaves from Punta Mala Bay, Pacific Panama. Marine Pollution Bulletin 50(5), 547-552. CrossRef
18. Denaix, L., Semlali, R. M., Douay, F. (2001): Dissolved and colloidal transport of Cd, Pb, and Zn in a silt loam soil affected by atomospheric industrial deposition. Environmental Pollution 114(1), 29-38. CrossRef
19. Duke, N. C., Meynecke, J.-O., Dittmann, S., Ellison, A. M., Anger, K., Berger, U., Cannicci, S., Diele, K., Ewel, K. C., Field, C. D., Koedam, N., Lee, S. Y., Marchand, C., Nordhaus, I., Dahdouh-Guebas, F. (2007): A World Without Mangroves? Science 317(5834), 41-42. CrossRef
20. Eggert, H., Olsson, B. (2009): Valuing multi-attribute marine water quality. Marine Policy 33(2), 201-206. CrossRef
21. Eslami-Andargoli, L., Dale, P., Sipe, N., Chaseling, J. (2009): Mangrove expansion and rainfall patterns in Moreton Bay, Southeast Queensland, Australia. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 85(2), 292-298. CrossRef
22. FAO (2016): State of the world's forests (SOFO) in 2016. Forests and agriculture: land use challenges and opportunities. FAO.
23. Giri, C., Ochieng, E., Tieszen, L. L., Zhu, Z., Singh, A., Loveland, T., Duke, N. (2011): Status and distribution of mangrove forests of the world using earth observation satellite data. Global Ecology and Biogeography 20(1), 154-159. CrossRef
24. Giri, C., Zhu, Z., Tieszen, L. L., Singh, A., Gillette, S., Kelmelis, J. A. (2008): Mangrove forest distributions and dynamics (1975-2005) of the tsunami-affected region of Asia. Journal of Biogeography 35(3), 519-528. CrossRef
25. Giri, C., Pengra, B., Zhu, Z., Singh, A., Tieszen, L. L. (2007): Monitoring mangrove forest dynamics of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh and India using multi-temporal satellite data from 1973 to 2000. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 73(1-2), 91-100. CrossRef
26. Hajjarian, M. (2006): Check quantitative changes mangrove forest island using aerial photographs and satellite data over a period of forty years. Master thesis. Department of Natural Resources, Tehran University, Karaj. In Persian.
27. Halpern, B. S., Selkoe, K. A., Micheli, F., Kappel, C. V. (2007): Evaluating and Ranking the Vulnerability of Global Marine Ecosystems to Anthropogenic Threats. Conservation Biology 21(5), 1301-1315. CrossRef
28. Ielenicz, M. (2009) Geotope, Geosite, Geomorphosite. The Annals of Valahia University of Targoviste, Geographical Series 9, 7-22.
29. Iftekhar, M., Takama, T. (2008): Perceptions of biodiversity, environmental servis and conservation of planted mangrove: a case study on Nijhum Deip Island, Bangladesh. Wetlands Ecology and Management 16, 119-137. CrossRef
30. Jensen, J. R. (2015). Introductory Digital Image Processing: A Remote Sensing Perspective. 4th ed. Prentice Hall Press, United States.
31. Kapusta, P., Szarek-Lukaszewska, G. M., Stefanowicz, A. (2011): Direct and indirect effects of metal contamination on soil biota in a Zn-Pb post-mining and smelting area (S Poland). Environmental Pollution 159(6), 1516-1522. CrossRef
32. Karen, L., Kee, M. (2004): Global Change Impacts on Mangrove Ecosystems USGS Fact Sheet 2004-3125 (U.S. Geological Survey National Wetlands Research Center 700 Cajundome Blvd. Lafayette, LA 70506 337-266-8500. http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov.
33. Khorani, A., Bineiaz, M., Amiri, H. R. (2016): Mangrove forest area changes due to climatic changes (Case study: forest between the port and the Khamir island). Journal of Aquatic Ecology 5, 100-111. In Persian.
34. Kjerfve, B., Donald, J. M. (1997): Climate change impacts on mangrove ecosystems. Proceedings of Mangrove Ecosystem Studies in Latin America and Africa sponsored by UNESCO. Niteroi, Brazil 1993, 1-7.
35. Yáñez-Espinosa, L., Flores, J. (2011): A Review of Sea-Level Rise Effect on Mangrove Forest Species: Anatomical and Morphological Modifications. In Global Warming Impacts - Case Studies on the Economy, Human Health, and on Urban and Natural Environments. InTech. CrossRef
36. Liu, K., Li, X., Shi, X., Wang, S. (2011): Monitoring mangrove forest changes using remote sensing and GIS data with decision-tree learning. Wetlands 28, 336-346. CrossRef
37. Moradi, H., Razavi, Z., Heydari Khosro, A., Mahboobi Soofiani, N. (2014): Effects of sediment Characteristics on the Accumulation and Transfer Rate of Heavy Metals in Mangrove Trees (Case Study: Nayband Bay and Qeshm Island), Iranian Journal of Applied Ecology 3(8), 79-90, https://ijae.iut.ac.ir/article-1-520-en.html&sw=Effects+of+Sediment+Characteristics+on+the+Accumulation. In Persian.
38. Mafi Gholami, D., Baharlouii, M., Mahmoudii, B. (2017): Mapping area changes of mangroves using RS and GIS (Case study: mangroves of Hormozgan Province). Environmental Sciences 15(2), 75-92, https://envs.sbu.ac.ir/article_97847.html?lang=en.
39. Mahdavi, A., Zobeiry, M. Namiranian, M. (2003): The trend of qualitative and quantitative changes Qeshm Mangrove forests using aerial photos from 1967 and 1994 aerial photos. Iranian Journal of Natural Resources 3, 386-377. In Persian.
40. Mahendra, W. K., Jamaluddin, I., Kamal, M. (2019): Mangroves Change Detection using Support Vector Machine Algorithm on Google Earth Engine (A Case Study in Part of Gulf of Bone, South Sulawesi, Indonesia). The 40th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS 2019), October 14-18, 2019 / Daejeon Convention Center (DCC), Daejeon, Korea, https://a-a-r-s.org/proceeding/ACRS2019/ThC1-3.pdf.
41. Manson, F. J., Loneragan, N. R., Phinn, S. R. (2003): Spatial and temporal variation in distribution of mangroves in Moreton Bay, subtropical Australia: a comparison of pattern metrics and change detection analyses based on aerial photographs. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 57(4), 653-666. CrossRef
42. Moore, F., Kargar, S., Rastmanesh, F. (2013): Heavy Metal Consentration in Soils Assected by Zn; Smelter Activities in the Qeshm-Island, Iran. Advanced Applied Geology 2(4), 1-10, https://aag.scu.ac.ir/article_11581.html?lang=en.
43. Mostofi Almamaleki, R., Rostam Gourani, E. (2009): Investigating the Factors Affecting the Use of Residential Fields in Qeshm Using Analysis Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Priority TOPSIS. Geography and Regional Development 7(13), 81-107.
44. Myers, N. (1988): Threatened biotas: "Hot spots" in tropical forests. Environmentalist 8, 187-208. CrossRef
45. Nguyen, H.H., McAlpine, C., Pullar, D., Johansen, K., Duke, N.C. (2013): The relationship of spatial-temporal change in fringe mangrove extent and adjacent land-use: Case study of Kien Giang coast, Vietnam. Ocean and Coastal Management 76, 12-22. CrossRef
46. Sabokkhiz, F., Hejazi, S. H., Moghadasian, M. (2012): Analyzing Geotourism of Khas-e-Tarash Cave by Prolong method. Geography and Environmental Planning 23(2), 69-86. In Persian.
47. Saleh, M. A. (2007): Assessment of mangrove vegetation on Abu Minqar Island of the Red Sea. Arid Environments 68(2), 331-336. CrossRef
48. Salehipour Milani, A., Lak, R. (2014): Monitoring the extent of mangrove forests in the southern coast of Iran. In proceedings in the 1st international congress of earth sciences, 13th February, Tehran, Iran. 145-157. Available online: https://www.sid.ir/FileServer/JF/77113960205.pdf.
49. Seto, K. C., Fragkias, M. (2007): Mangrove conversion and aquaculture development in Vietnam: A remote sensing - based approach for evaluating the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. Global Environmental Change, 17(3-4), 486-500. CrossRef
50. Singh, A. (1989): Review Article Digital change detection techniques using remotely-sensed data. International Journal of Remote Sensing 10(6), 989-1003. CrossRef
51. Sirajuddin, F. (2012): The effect of fluctuations in the climate of the area's mangrove forests Iran (Case Study: Guatre Bay). Physical Geography Master's thesis in climatology trends in environmental planning. University of Sistan and Baluchestan. In Persian.
52. Smical, A.-I., Hotea, V., Oros, V., Juhasz, J., Pop, E. (2008): Studies on transfer and bioaccumulation of heavy metals from soil into lettuce. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal 7(5), 609-615. CrossRef
53. Taghizadeh, A., Danehkar, A., Kamrani, E., Mahmoudi, B. (2009): Investigation on the structure and dispersion of mangrove forest community in Sirik site in Hormozgan province. Iranian journal of Forest 1(1), 25-34. In Persian.
54. Venter, O., Brodeur, N. N., Nemiroff, L., Belland, B., Dolinsek, I. J., Grant, J. W. A. (2006): Threats to Endangered Species in Canada. BioScience 56(11), 903-910. CrossRef
55. Viana, C. M., Oliveira, S., Oliveira, S. C., Rocha, J. (2019 Land Use/Land Cover Change Detection and Urban Sprawl Analysis. In Spatial Modeling in GIS and R for Rarth and Environmental Sciences, 621-651, Elsevier. CrossRef
56. Vo, Q. T., Oppelt, N., Leinenkugel, P., Kuenzer, C. (2013): Remote Sensing in Mapping Mangrove Ecosystems - An Object-Based Approach, Remote Sensing 5(1), 183-201. CrossRef
57. Virk, R., King, D. (2006): Comparison of Techniques for Forest Change Mapping Using Landsat Data in Karnataka, India. Geocarto International 21(4), 49-57. CrossRef
58. Walters, B. B., Rönnbäck, P., Kovacs, J. M., Crona, B., Hussain, S. A., Badola, R., Primavera, J. H., Barbier, E., Dahdouh-Guebas, F. (2008): Ethnobiology, socio-economics and management of mangrove forests: A review. Aquatic Botany 89(2), 220-236. CrossRef
The impact of human activities on the mangrove forests of the Qeshm Island, Iran is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
210 x 297 mm
vychází: 2 x ročně
cena tištěného čísla: 200 Kč