Abteilung Grünland und Futterbau/Ökologischer Landbau

Dr. Iraj Emadodin

Iraj EmadodinRoom: 214
+49 431 880-1516

Research project

Interests and experiences

  • Rangeland ecology
  • Rangeland management and restoration in arid and semi-arid areas
  • Plant-soil interactions
  • Soil conservation
  • Soil restoration
  • Soil degradation


  • Gholamhosseinian A, Sepehr A, Sohrabi M, Emadodin I 2021. Assessing the role of lichens in the prevention of dust emission in dryland: Case study at north-eastern Iran. Aeolian Research 50, 100697. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aeolia.2021.100697
  • Emadodin I, Corral DEF, Reinsch T, Kluß C, Taube F 2021. Climate Change Effects on Temperate Grassland and Its Implication for Forage Production: A Case Study from Northern Germany. Agriculture 11, 232. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture11030232
  • Gholamhosseinian A, Sepehr A, Emadodin I 2020. The effects of biocrusts on soil parameters in a semi-arid pediment at north-eastern Iran. Revista De Geomorfologie, 22, 5-19. https://doi.org/10.21094/rg.2020.094
  • Nyameasem JK, Reinsch T, Taube F, Domozoro CYF, Marfo-Ahenkora E, Emadodin I, Malisch CS 2020. Nitrogen availability determines the long-term impact of land use change on soil carbon stocks in grasslands of southern Ghana, SOIL, 6, 523–539, https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-6-523-2020
  • Motamedi J, Afradi J, Sheidai Karkaj E, Alijanpour A, Emadodin I, Banej Shafiei S, Zandi E (2020). Environmental Factors Affecting the Structural Trials and Biomass of Onobrychis aurea Bioss. ECOPERSIA. ; 8 :247-259. URL: http://ecopersia.modares.ac.ir/article-24-27458-en.html
  • Emadodin I., Reinsch T., Ockens R.R., Taube F. 2020. Assessing the Potential of Jellyfish as an Organic Soil Amendment to Enhance Seed Germination and Seedling Establishment in Sand Dune Restoration. Agronomy 10, 86310. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10060863
  • Emadodin I., Reinsch T., Rotter A., Orlando-Bonaca M., Taube F., Javidpour J. 2020. A perspective on the potential of using marine organic fertilizers for the sustainable management of coastal ecosystem services. Environmental Sustainability 3, 105–115. https://doi.org/10/ggkg93
  • Emadodin I., Reinsch T., Taube F. 2019. Drought and Desertification in Iran. Hydrology 6, 66. 10.3390/hydrology6030066
  • Emadodin I. and Reinsch,T. 2018.  Assessing the impact of land use change on aridification in semi-arid land. Land Degradation and development 29,  3423-3431.10.1002/ldr.3108
  • Taravat A., Rajaei M., Emadodin I. 2017. Urbanization dynamics of Tehran city (1975–2015) using artificial neural networks. Journal of Maps 13, 24-30. 10.1080/17445647.2017.1305300
  • Taravat A., Rajaei M., Emadodin, I., Hasheminejad H., Mousavian R, Biniyaz E 2016. A spaceborne multisensory, multitemporal approach to monitor water level and storage variations of lakes. Water 8, 478 . 10.3390/w8110478
  • Emadodin I., Taravat A., Rajaei M. 2016. Effects of urban sprawl on local climate: A case study, north central Iran. Urban Climate. 10.1016/j.uclim.2016.08.008
  • Emadodin I., Bork, H.R. 2012. Degradation of soils as a result of long-term human-induced transformation of the environment in Iran: an overview. Journal of land use science. 10.1080/1747423X.2011.560292
  • Emadodin I., Narita D., Bork H.R. 2012. Soil degradation and agricultural sustainability: an overview from Iran. Environ Dev Sustain, 14, 611-62510.1007/s10668-012-9351-y
  • Emadodin I., Behrens A., Mitusov A.V., Bork H.R. 2012. Soil formation under and in the surrounding area of a Neolithic burial mound: A case study on Burtevitz, Rügen, NE-Germany. In: Hinz M., Müller J. (Hrsg.), Siedlung, Grabenwerk, Großsteingrab. Studien zu Gesellschaft, Wirtschaft und Umwelt der Trichterbechergruppen im nördlichen Mitteleuropa. Frühe Monumentalität und soziale Differenzierung 2 (Bonn 2012) 211 – 219.
  • Emadodin, I., 2011. Soil and Sediment Chronology as a Tool to Study Long-term Natural and Human-induced Land Degradation: An Overview. International Journal of Soil Science. 10.3923/ijss.2011.12.18
  • Emadodin, I., Reiss, S., Bork, H.R. 2011. Colluviation and soil formation as geoindicators to study long-term environmental changes. Environ Earth Sci, 62, 1695–1706. 10.1007/s12665-010-0665-5
  • Bahrami A., Emadodin, I., Atashi M.R., Bork H.R. 2010. Land-use change and soil degradation: A case study, North of Iran. Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America (ABJNA) http://www.scihub.org/ABJNA
  • Emadodin, I., Reiss,S., Mitusov, A., Bork, H.R. 2009. Interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to the study of long-term soil degradation: A case study from Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Land Degradation and development. 20, 551–561 10.1002/ldr.941
  • Emadodin, I., Reiss, S., Bork, H.R. 2009. A study of the relationship between land management and soil aggregate stability (case study near Albersdorf, Northern-Germany). ARPN Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science
  • Emadodin, I. 2008. Impacts of land management on soil formation and soil degradation during middle and late holocene in Schleswig-Holstein (Germany). https://d-nb.info/1019809760/34


Forschung und Publikationen