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Yamani M. Locating the Site of Ski Resort in Lorestan Province. MJSP. 2016; 19 (4) :217-242
URL: http://hsmsp.modares.ac.ir/article-21-2633-en.html
1- University of Tehran
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The Lorestan province is one of the most suitable areas of Iran for planning and development of tourism projects based on natural resources; the position of province in the zone of central Zagros Mountains with numerous elevations and holds the snow is caused to be desirable potential of development recreation and Mountain sports. The main objective of this article is locating and identifies favorable zones of province for construction of ski resort with emphasis on geomorphologic characteristics. In this article that is done in two stages, has been used of the geomorphologic information layers, climatic elements, land use, supplementary data and data extracted from the questionnaires and interviews. Stages of prioritize, weighting and normalization of input criteria have been implemented in the specialized software’s and multivariate models of integrating layer in geographic information system (GIS). The first stage results showed that in case study range, located in 3 regions, so convenient zones; northern slopes of the Oshtorankooh Mountains, Ghalikooh and Gareen elevations. In the second stage, Oshtorankooh that in terms of the 8 initial natural index was identified as one of the suitable regions to create ski resort, in terms of the studied supplementary indicators that is included the infrastructures and wind speed indicator, is in more suitable situation compared to Ghalikooh and Gareen elevations, thus in terms of collection of studied indicators is most suitable region for the construction of ski resort
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Subject: planning models,techniques and methods
Received: 2014/10/28 | Accepted: 2015/03/17 | Published: 2016/01/21

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