Saman Ghaffari

Saman Ghaffari
United Nations Development Programme · Sistan Project

Master of Engineering


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Additional affiliations
September 2019 - present
Center for Progress and Development of Iran
  • Water Resources Expert
April 2019 - October 2019
Presidential Center for Strategic Studies
  • Engineer
  • Flood report of Golestan province
September 2017 - September 2019
University of Tehran
Field of study
  • Water Science and Engineering-Water Structures
September 2013 - January 2017
Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Field of study
  • Water Science and Engineering-Water Structures


Publications (4)
Dam removal is one of the methods of restoring the river ecosystem. In the present study, the removal of the Voshmgir Dam on the Gorganrud River, Iran, was considered, because of the high volume of sediment deposition in the reservoir and the loss of its useful life. Three scenarios were selected for the removal of the dam: 1- complete removal; 2-...
Technical Report
Full-text available
Technical report on the causes and consequences of floods in Golestan province.
Conference Paper
One of the factors in changing the morphology of rivers and its impact on downstream rivers is dams. Today, one of the ways to revive river ecosystems is to remove the dam. This article discusses the indicators that need to be considered when deciding to remove a dam. These indicators include physical, ecological, chemical, social and economic indi...
Conference Paper
Due to the impact of spatial and temporal changes, the hydrological conditions of the catchment area and the river hydraulics, flow, and sediment modeling have a special complexity. In this study, sedimentation and erosion status in the Kabutar Khan river located in the Rafsanjan region in Kerman province have been obtained using the HEC-RAS model...



Projects (2)
Archived project
Finding the causes of floods in Golestan province (technical dimensions) in 2019 and analyzing its consequences