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    Finding place for industrial sites is a critical factor in regions planning and management with regard to environmental and economical consequences. Since sites factors are diverse and extensive, it is necessary to choose suitable factors to reach the best results. Final sites should at least cover all required factors and roles. Sustainable development need a novel method for planning and establishing industrial sites to minimize the negative environmental effects resulted from industries generation and utilization. In this study, eight factors including slope, distance from the transit roads, distance from rivers, distance from residential regions, land uses, protected areas, distance from faults, and distance from dry rivers were chosen and used to evaluate industrial town sites of Kohgiloye and boyer ahmad province. Data layers of factors were imported to GIS environment. To standardize the factors using the Bolin mind, standardized layers were first overlaid by union function; and industries fitness map was then provided. In the next step, factors standardization was done by fuzzy functions. Layer weighting was done by pair method. Constraining layers i.e. distance from faults, distance from dry rivers, and protected areas were finally standardized by using the Bolin mind. Slope, distance from the transit roads, distance from rivers, distance from residential regions, land uses layers were standardized by using fuzzy functions. The layers were overlaid using linear weighting combination equation in GIS environment and the establishment suitability map was resulted.

    The results of Bolin overlay showed that there are 20 suitable patches for industries establishment that are located in the southern and eastern parts of the region. The results of weighting combination method indicated that 5.5% of the region has the high suitability for industries establishment. Overlaying positions map of established industrial towns with Bolin resulted map showed that industrial towns of Kohgiloye and boyer ahmad province are located on unsuitable sites. Also the map resulted from linear weighting combination showed that none of the province industrial towns are located on high suitability sites.
















    Key words: Finding Place for Industrial Sites; Fuzzy Method; Weighted Linear Combination Method; Hieratical Analysis; Multi-Criteria Decision Making; Kohgiloye and Boyerahmad Province.



    Hamedan Branch

    Faculty of Basic Sciences-Department of the Environment

    Thesis for receiving «M.Sc» degree on Environmental Sciences



    Environmental Evaluation of Industrial Estates Site Selection (Case Study: Kohgiluyeh and Boyerahmad Province, Iran)



    Dr. S. M. Monavari


    Consulting Advisor:

    Dr. S. Sobhan Ardekani



    Seyed Saeed Mohaghegh

    summer 2012

    1- Pull

    2- Push

    3- Noxious Location Models

    4- Balancing

    1- Non-compensatory Model

    1- Compensatory Model

    2- Keeney

    3- Raiffa

    1- Risto

    1- Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP)

    2- Thomas L. Saaty

    1- Multi Attribute Decision Analysis (MADA)

    2- Importance

    3- Likelihood

    4- Preference

    5- Reciprocal Axiom

    6- Homogeneity Axiom

    1- Pair Wise Comparison (PWC)

    1- Unity

    1- Complexity

    2- Interdependence

    3- Hierarchy Structuring

    4- Measurement

    5- Inconsistency

    6- Synthesis

    7- Trade-offs

    8- Process Repetition



    [23]– Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP)

    [24]– Sontay



    1- Quercus persica

    [27]– Spatial Data Modeler (SDM)