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Journal of Geosciences and Geomatics. 2016, 4(2), 29-35
DOI: 10.12691/jgg-4-2-2
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The Application of VIKOR Model on the Measurement and Ranking of Geo-morph Sites in the Geo-tourism Areas of Damavand

Saeedeh Fakhari1 and Azam Ali khademi2,

1Assistant Professor of Geomorphology, Department of Geography Sciences, Kharazmi University

2MA in English, Azad university central Tehran branch

Pub. Date: April 05, 2016

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Saeedeh Fakhari and Azam Ali khademi. The Application of VIKOR Model on the Measurement and Ranking of Geo-morph Sites in the Geo-tourism Areas of Damavand. Journal of Geosciences and Geomatics. 2016; 4(2):29-35. doi: 10.12691/jgg-4-2-2


The researchers examine the application of VIKOR model on the measurement and rank of geo-morph sites in the tourism areas of Damavand. Thus, the main objective of the study is: to determine the best geo-morph site with the help of criteria’s and indicators. The researchers selected VIKOR models and relevant analytical methods in order to rank 30 studied geo-morph site in tourism areas. 12 geo-morph sites were selected based on restrictions that the researchers determined According to these models, the value of Q represented the final ranking of each site from the total 6 main indicators and 41 sub indicators. This value is between zero and one. If the value is near one, it is desirable and if it is near zero, it is undesirable. The findings of the study reveal Lar plain, Mosha plain, and Damavand volcano have the highest value of Q and Shebli tower, Ski result, and Central mosque have the lowest value of Q among sites. According to the highest and the lowest value of Q, the area can be ranked and divided in to 4 groups; poor, fair, good, and great.

Geo-tourism area VIKOR model Geo-morph site Damavand

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