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Mostafa Keshtkar | Ecosystem services | Young Scientist Award

 Dr. Mostafa Keshtkar| Ecosystem services | Young Scientist Award

🌱 With a solid academic background in Environmental Science and Engineering, culminating in a Ph.D. focused on spatial planning and ecosystem services, I have developed expertise in strategic environmental assessment and sustainable land use planning. My research contributions, showcased in reputable journals, demonstrate a keen interest in addressing pressing environmental challenges such as urban growth impacts, land use change effects on soil retention, and air pollution dynamics, particularly in the context of Iran. My professional journey spans roles as an Environmental Expert in government ministries, spatial planning consultancy, academic research, and entrepreneurial endeavors, reflecting a commitment to advancing environmental sustainability through interdisciplinary approaches and innovative solutions. 🌍

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🎓Academic Education and Training:

Elementary School (1999-2004), Marvdasht, Fars, Iran, Secondary School (2004-2007), Marvdasht, Fars, Iran High school (2007-2011), Marvdasht, Fars, Iran. B. Sc. of Environment Science and Engineering (2011 to 2015) – Shiraz University, Fars, Iran. M. Sc. of Environment Planning (2015-2018 July) – Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran. Master thesis entitled: Land Sustainable Planning Based on Strategic Assessment of Ecosystem Services (Case Study: Zagros Biom’s in Iran) Supervisors: Dr Shahindokht Barghjelveh, Dr. Naghmeh Mobarghaei. Ph.D of Environment Science and Engineering – spatial Planning (2023) Ph.D dissertation entitles: Using the Ecosystem Services Nexus(ESsN) approach in strategic spatial planning in national scale (Case study: Iran) Supervisors and Advisor: Dr Naghmeh Mobarghaei, Dr. Romina Sayahnia and Dr. Zahra Asadolahi

👩‍🎓Working Experiences:

Environmental Expert, Iran Ministry of Energy, Tehran, Iran (2023 – now). Spatial Planning and Environment-specific Expert, Development and Foresight Research Center, Tehran, Iran (2019-2023). Research Assistant and Teacher Assistant in Environmental Sciences Research Institute Shahid .Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran (2015- now). Expert Environmental Assessment, Ab Gostaran Mihan, Tehran, Iran (2018-2019). CEO of Iedepardazan Sabz Takhtejamshid Company, Marvdasht, Fars, Iran (2013-2015).

Patent:

  • Fermenter system optimized for production of compost tea (liquid fertilizer and pesticides)
  • A novel intelligent gray water extraction system.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. Title: Landscape ecological security response to urban growth in Southern Zagros biome, Iran
    • Journal: Ecological Indicators, 2023, 154, 110577
    • Abstract: This article discusses the landscape ecological security response to urban growth in the Southern Zagros biome in Iran.

 

  1. Title: Impact of Land Use/Land Cover Change on Soil Retention Service: A Case of Agricultural-Urbanized Landscape in Northern Iran
    • Journal: Journal of Landscape Ecology (Czech Republic), 2022, 15(2), pp. 34–58
    • Abstract: This article examines the impact of land use/land cover change on soil retention service, focusing on an agricultural-urbanized landscape in Northern Iran.

 

  1. Title: Analysis of changes in air pollution quality and impact of COVID-19 on environmental health in Iran: application of interpolation models and spatial autocorrelation
    • Journal: Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2022, 29(25), pp. 38505–38526
    • Abstract: This article analyzes changes in air pollution quality and the impact of COVID-19 on environmental health in Iran, applying interpolation models and spatial autocorrelation.

 

  1. Title: Site selection of a waste incineration plant using integrated fuzzy-ANP and weighted sum-ANP in Qazvin Province, Iran
    • Journal: International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 2020, 25(3), pp. 381–394
    • Abstract: This article discusses the site selection of a waste incineration plant in Qazvin Province, Iran, using integrated fuzzy-ANP and weighted sum-ANP methods.
Mostafa Keshtkar | Ecosystem services | Young Scientist Award
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