Behnam
Behnam Sadeghi
Role: 
PhD Candidate | Mental Health First Aid Officer
Field of Research: 
Geomathematics (e.g., fractal/multi-fractal modelling), Geostatistics, Geomodelling, GIS modelling and mapping
Contact details:
Office: 

Level 5 East
Biological Sciences South (E26)
UNSW, Kensington 2052

Quantification of Uncertainty in Univariate Geochemical Anomalies for Mineral Exploration

See also: 

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Behnam_Sadeghi2

http://ir.linkedin.com/pub/behnam-sadeghi/40/101/181

http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=IFHieB8AAAAJ

 

Supervisors: Associate Professor David Cohen and Associate Professor Shawn Laffan

 

PUBLICATIONS

Peer Reviewed Papers

Madani, N., Sadeghi, B. 2019 ‘Capturing Hidden Geochemical Anomalies in Scarce Data by Fractal Analysis and Stochastic Modelling’. Natural Resources Research, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 833–847.

Khalajmasoumi, M., Sadeghi, B., Carranza, E.J.M., Sadeghi, M., 2017, Geochemical anomaly recognition of rare earth elements using multi-fractal modeling correlated with geological features, Central Iran, Journal of Geochemical Exploration, Special issue of “Critical metals in the Middle East and North Africa – Geochemistry: Exploration and Analysis”, Vol. 181, p.p. 318–332.

Rahimzadegan, M., Sadeghi, B., 2016, Development of the iterative edge detection method applied on blurred satellite images: state of the art, Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, Vol. 10 (3) (doi: 10.1117/1.JRS.10.035018).

Sadeghi, B., Khalajmasoumi, M., 2015, A Futuristic Review for Evaluation of Geothermal Potentials Using Fuzzy Logic and Binary Index Overlay in GIS Environment, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 43C, p.p. 818-831. (DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2014.11.079).

Sadeghi, B., Madani, N., Carranza, E.J.M., 2015, Combination of geostatistical simulation and fractal modeling for mineral resource classification, Journal of Geochemical Exploration, Vol. 149, p.p. 59-73. (DOI: 10.1016/j.gexplo.2014.11.007).

Sadeghi, B., Moarefvand, P., Afzal, P., Yasrebi, A.B., Daneshvar Saein, L., Nov. 2012, Application of fractal models to outline mineralized zones in the Zaghia iron ore deposit, Central Iran, Journal of Geochemical Exploration, Special Issue "fractal/multifractal modelling of geochemical data", Vol. 122, p.p. 9-19.

Nazarpour, A., Sadeghi, B., Sadeghi, M., 2015, Application of fractal models to characterization and evaluation of vertical distribution of geochemical data in Zarshuran gold deposit, NW Iran, Journal of Geochemical Exploration, Vol. 148, p.p. 60-70.

Nazarpour, A., Rashidnejad Omran, N., Rostami Paydar, G., Sadeghi, B., Matroud, F., Mehrabi Nejad, A., 2015, Application of classical statistics, logratio transformation and multifractal approaches to delineate geochemical anomalies in the Zarshuran gold district, NW Iran, Chemie der Erde / Geochemistry, Vol. 75, p.p. 117-132 (doi:10.1016/j.chemer.2014.11.002).

Sadeghi, B., Khalajmasoumi, M., Afzal, P., Moarefvand, P., Yasrebi, A.B., Wetherelt, A., Foster, P., Ziazarifi, A., 2013, Using ETM+ and ASTER sensors to identify iron occurrences in the Esfordi 1:100000 mapping sheet of Central Iran, Journal of African Earth Sciences, Vol. 85, September 2013, p.p. 103-114.

Rahmati, A., Afzal, P., Abrishamifar, S.A., Sadeghi, B., 2015, Application of Concentration-Number and Concentration-Volume fractal models to delineate mineralized zones in the Sheytoor iron deposit, Central Iran, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 8, p.p. 2953-2965 (DOI 10.1007/s12517-014-1330-1).

Khalajmasoumi, M., Lotfi, M., Memar Kochebagh, A., Khakzad, A., Afzal, P., Sadeghi, B., Ziazarifi, A., 2015, Delineation of the radioactive elements based on the radiometric data using concentration-area fractal method in the Saghand area, Central Iran, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 8, p.p. 6047-6062 (DOI: 10.1007/s12517-014-1610-9).

Rahimzadegan, M., Sadeghi, B., Masoumi, M., Taghizadeh Ghalehjoghi, S., 2015, Application of target detection algorithms to identification of iron oxides using ASTER images: a case study in the North of Semnan province, Iran,Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 8, Issue 9, pp 7321-7331(DOI: 10.1007/s12517-014-1757-4).

Shamseddin Meigoony, M., Afzal, P., Gholinejad, M., Yasrebi, A.B., Sadeghi, B., 2014, Delineation of geochemical anomalies using factor analysis and multifractal modeling based on stream sediments data in Sarajeh 1:100000 sheet, Central Iran, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 7, p.p. 5333-5343 (DOI: 10.1007/s12517-013-1074-3).

Hosseini, S.A., Afzal, P., Sadeghi, B., Sharmad, T., Shahrokhi, S.V., Farhadinejad, T., 2015, Prospection of Au mineralization based on stream sediments and lithogeochemical data using multifractal modeling in Alut 1:100,000 sheet, NW Iran, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 8, 3867–3879 (DOI 10.1007/s12517-014-1436-5).

Daneshvar Saein, L., Rasa, I., Rashidnejad Omran, N., Moarefvand, P., Afzal, P., Sadeghi, B., 2012, Application of number-size (N-S) fractal model to quantify of the vertical distributions of Cu and Mo in Nowchun porphyry deposit (Kerman, SE Iran). Archives of Mining Sciences, Vol. 58 (2013), No 1, p.p. 89–105.

Momeni, S., Shahrokhi, V., Afzal, P., Sadeghi, B., Farhadinejad, T., Nikzad, M.R., 2014, Delineation of the Cr mineralization based on the stream sediment data utilizing fractal modeling and factor analysis in the Khoy 1:100,000 sheet, NW Iran, Bulletin of the Mineral Research and Exploration, Vol. 152, p.p. 143-151.

Afzal, P., ZiaZarifi, A., Sadeghi, B., 2013, Separation of geochemical anomalies using factor analysis and concentration-number (C-N) fractal modeling based on stream sediments data in Esfordi 1:100000 sheet, Central Iran, Iranian Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 5, p.p. 100-110.

Sadeghi, B., Khalajmasoumi, M., Afzal, P., Moarefvand, P., 2014, Discrimination of Iron High Potential Zones at the Zaghia Iron Ore Deposit, Bafq, Using Index Overlay GIS Method, Iranian Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 6(2), p.p. 91-98.

 

Non-Peer Reviewed Papers

Khalajmasoumi, M., Lotfi, M., Memar, A., Afzal, P., Sadeghi, B., Khakzad, A., 2015, Separation of Geochemical Anomalies of Rare Earth Elements by Concentration-Area Fractal Model in Anomaly No. 5 of Saghand (Central Iran), Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, Vol. 71, p.p.113-126.

Sadeghi, B., Moarefvand, P., Afzal, P., 2012, Determination of Fe grade distribution using concentration-number fractal method in boreholes of Zaghia iron ore deposit, Bafq, Journal of Earth and Resources, 4th year | 3rd issue | Autumn 2011(Series No. 12); p.p. 51-60.

Sadeghi, B., Noorollahi, Y., Radan, M.Y., Khalajmasoumi, M., Autumn 2012, Evaluation of geothermal potentials using Index Overlay and Fuzzy Logic methods, Eastern Azarbayejan province 1:250,000 mapping sheet; Journal of Exploration Geology, Vol.16, 5thyear | 3rd issue, p.p. 27-38.

Shamseddin Meigoony, M., Afzal, P., Gholinejad, M., Sadeghi, B., Winter 2012, Processing and Comparison of Airborne Magnetic and ETM+ Data for Identification of Alteration Zones, Sarajeh 1:100000 Sheet, Qom; Journal of Exploration Geology, 5th year | 4th issue, p.p. 31-43.

 

Conferences

Sadeghi, B., Cohen, D.R., 2019a, Concentration-concentration (C-C) fractal model: a model to recognize the geochemical anomalies of target elements based on their paragenesis concentrations, International Association for Mathematical Geology (IAMG) conference, State College, Pennsylvania, USA (Conference Proceedings in Press).

Sadeghi, B., Cohen, D.R., 2019b, Concentration-Distance from Centroids (C-DC) multi-fractal model: a model to recognize geochemical anomalies based on the distance of samples from the known mineralization areas, International Association for Mathematical Geology (IAMG) conference, State College, Pennsylvania, USA (Conference Proceedings in Press).

Sadeghi, B., Cohen, D.R., 2019c, ‘Selecting the most robust geochemical classification model using the balance between the geostatistical precision and sensitivity’, International Association for Mathematical Geology (IAMG) conference, State College, Pennsylvania, USA (Conference Proceedings in Press).

Sadeghi, B., Cohen, D.R., Sadeghi, M., 2019d, ‘Recognition and validation of complex geochemical anomalies related to VMS mineral deposits in Sweden’, International Association for Mathematical Geology (IAMG) conference, State College, Pennsylvania, USA (Conference Proceedings in Press).

Khalajmasoumi, M., Sadeghi, B., 2018. Lithogeochemical anomaly prospectivity mapping of HREEs using multi-fractal modeling in Saghand Area, Central Iran. IAMG Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

Sanchez, F., Sadeghi, B., 2018. Multi-fractal modeling: a significantly useful method to recognize geochemical anomalies in large-scale sampling networks. IAMG Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

Sadeghi, B., Carranza, E.J.M., Yilmaz, H., Ford, A., 2016, Mapping of Au anomalies in drainage sediments by multifractal modeling, 35th International Geological Congress (IGC), Cape Town, South Africa; paper number 1286.

Khalajmasoumi, M., Sadeghi, B., Lotfi, M., 2016, Discrimination and mapping of REEs litho-geochemical anomalies by multi-fractal modeling, 35th International Geological Congress (IGC), Cape Town, South Africa; paper number 1287.

Rasi, R., Afzal, P., Yasrebi, A.B., Wethereld, A., Sadeghi, B., Mohammadi, B., 2016, Application of fractal modeling for integration of data layers in GIS, Case study: Sharafabad-Hizehjan area (NW Iran), 35th International Geological Congress (IGC), Cape Town, South Africa (Accepted, Oral)- paper number 74.

Sadeghi, B., Carranza, E.J.M., Wang, H., Yilmaz, H., Ford, Arianne, 2016, Enhancement of Au Anomalies: Weight Bulk Leach Extractable Gold Data with Catchment Area, Goldschmidt2016, Yokohama, Japan (Accepted).

Sadeghi, B., Carranza, E.J.M., 2015, Improving geological logs of drill-cores by correlating with fractal models of drill-hole geochemical data, International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) Congress, Freiberg (Saxony), Germany (Accepted; ISBN 978-3-00-050337-5).

Sadeghi, B., Mehrabi, B., Eghbali, M.A, 2010, General exploration of abandoned lead and zinc mine of RoknAbad in Ardabil province; International Mining Congress & Expo, Tehran, Iran.

Babaei, K., Sadeghi, B., 2010, Discrimination of alteration zones from ASTER SWIR data in the lead and zinc abandoned area of RoknAbad in Ardabil province; International Mining Congress & Expo, Tehran, Iran.

Sadeghi, B., Afzal, P., Moarefvand, P., KhodaShenas Firouzabadi, N., 5-10 August 2012, Application of Concentration-Area fractal method for determination of Fe geochemical anomalies and the background in Zaghia area, Central Iran, 34th International Geological Congress (IGC), Brisbane, Australia.

Sadeghi, B., Khalajmasoumi, M., Moarefvand, P., Afzal, P., 26-29 Oct. 2012, Extraction of iron alterations from ASTER SWIR and ETM+ data from Esfordi 1:100000 sheet (Central Iran); International Mining Congress & Expo, Tehran, Iran.

Katal, R., Sadeghi, B., Adib, D., Memar KoochehBagh, A., 26-29 Oct. 2012, Geophysical sulphure zone exploration studies using IP & RS methods at Shadan area, Southern Khorasan province; International Mining Congress & Expo, Tehran, Iran.

Rahmati, A., Afzal, P., Abrishamifar, S. A., Sadeghi, B., Khodashenas Firouzabadi, N., 2013, Comparison of the geological and grade distribution models in Sheytoor iron deposit, Bafq, Iran, 23rd World Mining Congress, Montreal, Canada, ISBN: 978-1-926872-15-5.

Somayeh Momeni, Seyed Vahid Shahrokhi, Peyman Afzal, Taher Farhadinejhad, Behnam Sadeghi, 10-11 Dec. 2013, Separation of geochemical anomalies for prospecting of chromite mineralization using Concentration-Number fractal model in Khoy 1:100,000 sheet; First National Conference on Exploration Engineering of Underground Resources, University of Shahrood, Iran.

Somayeh Momeni, Peyman Afzal, Behnam Sadeghi, 2014, Separation of geochemical anomalies for prospecting of chromite mineralization using Concentration-Area fractal model in Khoy 1:100,000 sheet, 5th Iranian Mining Engineering Congress.

 

Research Projects

Sadeghi, B. 2014 Geothermal energy resources in NW Iran, Eastern Azerbaijan

Sadeghi, B. 2014 The pre-feasibility study (PFS) project of the Sarkouh Cu-Mo deposit, Iran; Project holder: National Iranian Copper Industries Co. (NICICO); Project consulter: Hampa Behineh Consultant Engineers Co.

Afzal, P., Ziazarifi, A, Sadeghi, B., 2013, “Reconnaissance of exploration targets for metallic mineralization by composition of airborne magnetometeric, remote sensing and stream sediments geochemical data in Esfordi 1:100,000 sheet, Central Iran”; by supporting of Islamic Azad University, South Tehran branch.