In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iranian Association For Environmental Assessment (IAEA)

Document Type : Science - Research


Among the various cities, extractive towns have special features, including a high focus on industries and mining activities; high environmental contaminants and social problems caused by the occupational migration, and cultural duality that could be the issue of instability in the environmental, economic, social - cultural and physical aspects created or exacerbated. In order to applied assessment indicators to determine statues of urban sustainability for the Iranian exploitative towns seem necessary. The aim of this study was to analyze and evaluate the dimensions and indicators of sustainability and sustainable urban development in the Asalooye city located southern of Iran and north of Pars Sea coast and in term of methods and procedure governing this descriptive – analytical study. Information required by the review of documents, field and completed questionnaires were collected by using SPSS software and valuation of indicators using a Likert-case is analyzed. Statistical analysis of the results after using the T-student test, Wilcoxon and Friedman tests indicate instability in the dimensions and sustainable urban development in the city.


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