Watershed Management Research Dept.
Department of watershed was established in 1996 and consists of five research groups : Hydrology, Soil and Water Conservation, Watershed Management, Artificial Recharge of Aquifers and River Engineering. The main subjects of research in the watershed department are soil and water conservation, flood and drought, watershed management, wind and water erosion, etc.
The main objective of the watershed department is studying of different methods for management of watersheds according to their ecological and socio – economic potentials. The watershed department have got three field stations in Meimeh and Chadegan and Khoor countrysides which are characterized with different climate and ecological indices for studying on soil and water conservation in varied conditions. Moreover, another field station is under construction in kashan countryside.
Due to study on soil and water subjects in watershed department, a soil and water lab is used in order to analysis the field samples.
1-Watershed Management Research Unit
- Farzad Dastjerdi