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Jaber Rahimi

Dr. Jaber Rahimi

Guest Scientist /PostDoc
group: Regionalization of Biogenic Trace Gas Fluxes
room: 292
phone: +49 8821 183 286
fax: +49 8821 183 294
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Rahimi Jaber

Research Interests

  • Climate Change
  • Agro Climatology
  • Extreme Climate Events
  • Agro-climatic Risk Assessment
  • Drought
  • Global Dataset
  • Livestock and Environment

Current Projects

  • UPSCALERS: Upscaling site-specific climate-smart agriculture and land use practices to enhance regional production systems in West-Africa (link)

Employment

  • Postdoctoral Researcher (2016- 2018), Agricultural Meteorology, Meteorological Division, Department of Irrigation & Reclamation Engineering, University-College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj-Iran

Project: Regionalizing the Climate of Iran Using Thornthwaite and Köppen Classification System and Quantitative Evaluation of Its Changes under Global Warming Conditions during the 21st Century

Education

  • PhD (2012- 2016), Agricultural Meteorology, Meteorological Division, Department of Irrigation & Reclamation Engineering, University-College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.

Thesis: Uncertainty of Statistical Downscaling Methods in Quantifying Last Spring Frost Risk under Different Climate Change Scenarios in Iran.

  • M.Sc. (2009 –2012), Agricultural Meteorology, Meteorological Division, Department of Irrigation & Reclamation Engineering, University-College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.

Thesis: Comparison of Effective Rainfall Estimation Methods for Dryland Wheat Crop in Several Climatic Samples of Iran.

  • B.Sc. (2005 –2009), Agricultural Sciences, Abureyhan Campus, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

Project: Camel Distribution in Response to Climate Change.

Publications

Book Chapter

  • Khalili, A., Rahimi, J. (2018). Climate of Iran. In: The Soils of Iran. Springer Nature, Chapter 3, 25 pages, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-69048-3_3  (link)

Journal Publications     

  • Rahimi, J., Khalili, A., Butterbach-Bahl, K. (2019). Projected Changes in Modified Thornthwaite Climate Zones over Southwest Asia under RCP Scenarios using a CMIP5 Multi-model Ensemble. International Journal of Climatology. https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.6088. (Link)
  • Rahimi, J., Malekian, A. (2019). Climate Change Impacts in Iran: Assessing Our Current Knowledge. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 135(1-2), 545-564 (link)
  • Rahimi, J., Khajeh, M., Alipour, A., Bazrafshan, O. (2018). Quantitative Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on the Spatial Characteristics of Drought Hazard in Arid and Semi-arid Regions of Iran. International Journal of Water (Under Review, IJW_234442).
  • Rahimi, J., Khalili, A., Bazrafshan, J. (2018). Modeling uncertainty of statistical downscaling methods in quantifying the climate change impacts on late spring frost risk over Iran. Modeling Earth Systems and Environment. 4(1), 421–435. (link)
  • Rahimi, J., Khalili, A., Bazrafshan, J. (2017). Analysis of Late Spring Frost Dates over Iran under Current Climate and Future Scenarios. Modeling Earth Systems and Environment. 3(4), 1601–1610. (link)
  • Khalili, A., Bazrafshan, J., Rahimi, J. (2017). Quantifying the Probable Impacts of Climate Change on Date and Risk of Late Spring Frost during 21st Century over Iran. Journal of Agricultural Meteorology (In Persian). 4(2), 38-48. (link)
  • Rahimi, J., Khalili, A., Bazrafshan, J. (2017). Evaluation of Different Missing Data Reconstruction Methods for Daily Minimum Temperature in Elevated Stations of Iran: Comparison with New Proposed Approach. Iranian Journal of Soil and Water Research. (In Persian). 48(2), 231-238. (link)
  • Alipour. A., Rahimi, J., Azarnivand, A. (2017). Groundwater Quality Analysis for Drinking and Agricultural Purposes-a Prerequisite for Land Use Planning in the Arid and Semi-arid Regions of Iran. Journal of Range & Watershed Management (In Persian). 70(2), 423-434. (link)
  • Rahimi, J., Khalili, A. (2016). Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Precipitation Patterns over Iran (an Arid/Semi-arid Climate). International Journal of Hydrology Science and Technology. (Under Publication) (link)
  • Ghamghami, M., Hejabi, S., Rahimi, J., Bazrafshan, J., Olya, H. (2015). Modeling a Drought Index Using a Nonparametric Approach, Global NEST Journal. 19 (1), 58:68. (link)
  • Ebrahimpour, M., Rahimi, J., Nikkhah, A., Bazrafshan, J. (2014). Monitoring Agricultural Drought Using the Standardized Effective Precipitation Index. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering (ASCE). 141(1), 04014044. (link)
  • Rahimi, J., Khalili, A., Bazrafshan, J. (2014). Estimation of Effective Precipitation for Winter Wheat in Different Regions of Iran using an Extended Soil-Water Balance Model. DESERT. 19-2: 91-98. (link)
  • Bazrafshan, J., Rahimi, J. (2014). Radiation, Advection, and Mixed Frost Risk Assessment and Zoning in Iran. Journal of Agricultural Meteorology (In Persian). 2(1), 67-79. (link)
  • Rahimi, J., Ebrahimpour, J., Khalili, A. (2013). Spatial Changes of Extended De Martonne Climatic Zones Affected by Climate Change in Iran, Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 112 (3-4), 409-418. (link)
  • Khalili, A., Rahimi, J. (2013). High-Resolution Spatio-Temporal Distribution of Precipitation in Iran: A Comparative Study with Three Global-Precipitation Datasets. Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 118(1-2), 211-221. (link)
  • Bazrafshan, J., Hejabi, S., Rahimi, J. (2013). Drought Monitoring using the Multivariate Standardized Precipitation Index (MSPI). Water Resource Management. 28(4), 1045-1060. (link)
  • Rahimi, J., Bazrafshan, J., Khalili, A. (2013). A Comparative Study on Empirical Methods for Estimating Effective Rainfall for Rainfed Wheat Crop in Different Climates of Iran. Physical Geography Research Quarterly (In Persian). 45(3), 41-36. (link).
  • Rahimi, J., Bazrafshan, J., Rahimi, A. (2013). Study of Persistence of Days Infected Pollutant Carbon Monoxide (CO) in City of Tehran using Markov Chain Model. Journal of Environmental Sciences and Technology (In Persian). 15(2), 79-90. (link)
  • Rahimi, J., Khalili, A., Bazrafshan, J. (2012). A Computer Model Based on Soil-Water Balance for Estimating the Effective Rainfall in Dryland Wheat Crop (The Case Study of Fars Province). Journal of Water and Soil (Agricultural Sciences and Technology) (In Persian). 26(3), 786-798. (link)