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Journal of Rangeland Science (JRS)

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Ali Ashraf Jafari

Online ISSN: 2423-642X

Print ISSN: 2008-9996

Publishes Quarterly

Publisher Change Announcement:

Since the publication of Issue 3, Volume 13 (July 2023), the Journal of Rangeland Sciences has been published by OICC Press (, and manuscript submission can be made via this link:

OICC Press Contact details:

Address: Stroud Court, Oxford Road, Eynsham, Witney, OX29 4DA, Oxfordshire, UK.

Tel: +44 1865 884350

E-mail address: [email protected]

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Journal of Rangeland Science (JRS)  has published original, peer-reviewed and technical rangeland articles since the autumn of 2010 to serve rangeland science, engineering and management by publishing timely and reliable information.

Journal DOI: 10.57647/jrs

Journal Abbreviation: J Rangeland Sci

Journal Title Acronym: JRS

Journal Owner: Islamic Azad University

JRS is an integral partner with the scientific and technical communities, delivering superior information products and services that foster communication. It builds insights and enables individual and collective advancement in rangeland research. To provide rangeland scientific information and the general public with descriptions of timely, contemporary advances in rangeland issues for improving rangeland protection, JRS tries to conserve natural resources.

Scopus: CiteScoreTracker 2022=1.1 (Q3)

Scopus: SJR 2022= 0.276

Ali Ariapour
Publishing Editor
Range Management Department
Alternative e-mail: [email protected] 

Latest Articles

Original Article
Prediction of Climatic Ecological Nest of Artemisia aucheri Boiss, in Tehran Province, Iran Based on Modeling

Optimal habitat has a beneficial effect on species survival. In this research a logistic regression statistical method was used to prepare the potential distribution map of Artemisia aucheri Boiss. in 2020-2021. The maps of 19 bioclimatic and three physiographic variables with a resolution of 4.9 km under the current conditions prepared. Then, sampling information related […]

Original Article
Production of Browse Trees/Shrubs under Climate Change Conditions in the Butana Rangelands of Sudan

The study was conducted in the Butana region of Sudan to assess the impact of climate change on the browse trees/shrubs cover and production in the Butana rangelands. Five meteorological stations surrounding Butana were selected to represent the region’s climate. Simple regression analysis was used to analyze the trend of climate variables (rainfall, temperature). The […]

Original Article
Determining Ecological Thresholds in Saline Habitats on Western Shore of Lake Urmia, Iran

In temporal and spatial patterns, the critical (ecological) thresholds have rapid changes in ecological gradient. Determination of thresholds along the environmental gradients can help to control destructive factors and therefore, the success in restoration projects can be guaranteed. This study was conducted to evaluate the trend of changes in functional and structural indices along soil […]


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