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Yasaman Rafighdoust

Research Scholar
The Department of Geology welcomes Yasaman (Jasmin) Rafighdoust, a visiting Ph.D. student from Ferdowsi University, Mashhad, Iran. Jasmin completed her M.Sc. in Geology (Sedimentology) from Tehran, Iran, and she is presently focusing on environmental geology and sedimentology for her Ph.D. research.  Specifically, her research lies in the determination of water quality and assessment of transport and fate of contaminant in rivers. She is seeking to identify the effects of hydrocarbon springs in concentration of organic contaminates and heavy metals in soil and water and also the effect of sediments in the absorption process of these heavy metals.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Rafighdoust, Y., Moussavi-Harami, R., Mahboubi, A. and Adabi, M.H. (2006), Geochemical and petrographical evidences of burial diagenesis in carbonate rocks of the Mozduran Formation- north of Mashhad: Proceeding of the 10th Symposium of the Geological Society of Iran, August 2006, Tarbiatt-e- Moddaress University, Tehran, Iran (in Persian with English abstract).

Rafighdoust, Y., Moussavi-Harami, R., Adabi, M.H., Mahboubi, A. and Javanbakht, M. (2007), Sequence stratigraphy and depositional environment of Mozduran Formation in Radkhan region (NW Mashhad): Proceeding of the 11th Symposium of the Geological Society of Iran, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran, p. 2436-2444 (CD in Persian with English abstract).

Torshizian, H., Rafighdoust, Y. (2007), Geophysical exploration by magnetic survey method in Central of Iran- Anarak (Proceeding Symposium of the Geology and Environmental Geology in Islamshahr University)

Refighdoust, Y., Moussavi-Harami, R., Mahboubi, A. and Javanbakht, M., (2008), Depositional history, geochemistry and sequence strstigraphy of Mozduran Formation (Upper Jurassic) north of Chenaran (north-east Iran): Journal of Research in Earth Sciences, V. 1, no. 1, p. 1-23 (in Persian with English abstract).

Rafighdoust, Y., Moussavi-Harami, R., Adabi, M.H. and Mahboubi, A. (2010), The comparison of geochemical data of carbonate rocks of Mozduran Formation at central and eastern part of the Hopet-Dagh Basin: Proceedings The First International Applied Geological Congress, Islamic Azad University Mashhad Branch, April 26-28, 2010, Mashhad Iran, V. 2, p. 1696-1699 (in English).

Rafighdoust, Y., Mahboubi, R., Mahmoodi Gharaee, M.H (2011), Petrography and geochemistry of Jurassic dolomites of Mozduran Formation at Central Kopet-Dagh, NE of Chenaran: Iranian journal of Crystalography and Mineralogy (in press)

Hashemian kakhki, N., Ariaye, A.A., Allameh, M., Rafighdoust, Y. (2010), Sequence stratigraphy of Early Cretaseous and Eastern part of basin, NE Iran: 63th Geological Congress of Turkey.

Rafighdoust, Y., Ghasemzadeh, F., Mashreghi, M., (2011). Tracing, isolation and degradation ability of hydrocarbon degrading bacteria from hydrocarbon spring, Tang-Bijar region, Ilam Province: International congress on Applied biology.

Rafighdoust, Y., Mashreghi, M., Ghasemzadeh, F., (2011), Identification and tracking of hydrocarbon degrading bacteria from hydrocarbon spring, Tang-Bijar region,Ilam Province: 7th Irainian conference of Engineering geology and the Environment.

Research Areas
  • Environmental Geology
  • Sedimentology
  • Geomicrobiology
Yasaman Rafighdoust
OFFICE
Department of Geology