Professors

David Deterding

Wan Zawawi Ibrahim

Associate Professors

Ahsan Ullah

Ampuan Hj Brahim bin Ampuan Hj Tengah

Gary Jones

Hj Asbol bin Hj Mail

Khondker Iftekhar Iqbal

Noor Azam OKMB Haji-Othman

Shui Kong Ho

Senior Assistant Professors

Debbie Ho

Johannes L. Kurz

Assistant Professors

Magne Knudsen

Paul Deyuan He

Rommel Curaming

Rui Oliveira Lopes

Md Shafi Noor Islam

Senior Lecturers

Aini binti Hj Karim

Chris Woo

Hj Ramlee bin Hj Tingkong

Hjh Hairuni bte Hj Mohamed Ali Maricar

Hjh Dyg Fatimah binti Hj Awang Chuchu

James McLellan

Martie Geiger-Ho

Salbrina Hj Sharbawi

Sharifah Nurul Huda Alkaff

Yabit Alas

Lecturers

Ak Hj Ashrol Rahimy bin Pg Hj Damit

Asmali Hj Sulaiman

Daniel Wee

Dk Noor Hasharina bte Pg Haji Hassan

Ena Herni binti Wasli

Gabriel Yong

Hannah Ho Ming Yit

Hjh Asiyah Az-Zahra bte Hj Ahmad Kumpoh

Hjh Aznah binti Hj Suhaimi

Izni Azrein bin Noor Azalie

Kathrina bte DP Haji Mohd Daud

Khairunnisa Haji Ibrahim

Lalit Dagar

Low Kok Wai

Mardina binti Hj Mahadi

Maslin bin Haji Jukin/Jukim

Mohd. Zefri Ariff bin Mohd. Zain Ariff

Nani Suryani binti Hj Abu Bakar

Norzurianie Hj Kamarulzaman

Pg Hj Mohamed Pg Damit

Rinni Marliyana binti Hj Amran

Shirley Chin

Siti Mazidah binti Hj Mohamad

Assistant Lecturers

Mayyer Ling

Tutors

Exzayrani binti Awang Sulaiman

Pg Mohd Rahiman Pg Aliudin

Siti Badriyah Hj Mohd Yusof

Siti Ifwah Fauzani binti Hj Chuchu

Administrative Staff

FASS Administrative Staff

Research Students

FASS PhD Students

 

Md Shafi Noor Islam

Room(s) 2.17
Phone Ext 1440
E-Mail shafi.islam@ubd.edu.bn
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Academic Qualifications

Habilitation (Dr.rer.nat.habil.) Candidate (Ecosystem Services and Food Security in Asian Mega Deltas)
Ph.D. (in Environmental and Resource Management)
M.A. (in World Heritage Studies)
M.Phil. (1st Part) (Geography and Environment)
M.Sc. (Geography – Planning)
B.Sc.(Hons) (Geography)

Teaching, Semester 2, 2015/2016

Supervised Discovery Year: Internship 2015/2016

Supervised Academic Excercises

Supervising Master Thesis

Co-Supervising of PhD Thesis

Research Areas

Publications

Books

Islam, S. N. 2015. Cultural Landscape Changing Due to Anthropogenic Influences on Surface Water and Threats to Mangrove Wetland Ecosystems: A Case Study on the Sundarbans, Bangladesh, pp 1-186 (Under Review).

Islam, S. N. 2015. Wetlands Ecosystems in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Rivers Delta in Bangladesh: Geo-Environmental Perspective, pp 1-270 (Under review).

Islam, S. N. 2003. Sustainable Eco-Tourism as a site management Policy- an analysis on the Sundarbans Mangrove World Natural Heritage Site, Bangladesh, AH Development Publishing House, Dhaka, pp 1-175.

Book Chapters

Islam, S. N., Reinstädtler, S., & Gnauck, A. 2016. Capacity Building and Drought Management (Chapter 3). In: Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity, Volume 3, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, Florida, USA, pp 1-37 (Accepted, in Press).

Islam, S. N., Reinstädtler, S., & Gnauck, A. 2016. Drought and Natural Resources Management (Chapter 4), In: Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity, Volume 3, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, Florida, USA, pp 1-34 (Accepted, in Press).

Islam, S. N., Reinstädtler, S., Sa’xavier, M. A. D., & Gnauck, A. 2016. Food Security and Nutrition Policy (Chapter 28). In: Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity, Volume 1, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, Florida, USA, pp 1-41 (Accepted, in Press).

Islam, S. N., & Mazumder, S.T. 2016. Drought Impacts on Urbanization (Chapter 2), In: Handbook of Drought and Water Scarcity, Volume 2: Environmental Impacts and Analysis on Drought and Water Scarcity, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, Florida, USA, pp 1-41 (Accepted, in Press).

Reinstädtler, S., Islam, S. N., & Eslamian, S. 2016. Drought Management for Landscape and RuralSecurity (Chapter 9), In: Volume 2: Environmental Impacts and Analysis on Drought and Water Scarcity, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, Florida, USA, pp 1-82 (Accepted, in Press).

Islam, S. N., Reinstädtler, S., & Eslamian, S. 2015. Water Reuse Sustainability in Cold Climate Regions (Chapter 68), In: Handbook of Urban Water Reuse, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, New York, pp 883-894.

Ferdaush, J., Islam, S. N., Reinstädtler, S., & Eslamian, S. 2015. Ethical and Cultural Dimension of Water Reuse in Global Aspects (Chapter 24). In: Handbook of Urban Water Reuse, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, New York, pp 285-296.

Islam, S. N., Reinstädtler, S., & Eslamian, S. 2015. Water Reuse Sustainability in Cold Climate Regions (Chapter 33), In: Handbook of Urban Water Reuse, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, New York, pp 876-286 (In Press).

Ferdaush, J., Islam, S. N., Reinstädtler, S., & Eslamian, S. 2015. Ethical and Cultural Dimension of Water Reuse in Global Aspects (Chapter 24). In: Handbook of Urban Water Reuse, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, New York, pp 286-296 (in Press).

Islam, S. N., Karim, R., Islam, A. N., & Eslamian, S. 2014. Wetland Hydrology (Chapter 29). In: Handbook of Engineering Hydrology Vol. 3, Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, New York, pp 119 -134.

Islam, S, N., Gnauck, A., Voigt, H.-J., & Eslamian, S. 2014. Hydrological Changes in Mangrove Ecosystems (Chapter 18). Handbook of Engineering Hydrology, Vol. 2, Taylor & Francis, pp 356-373.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2012. Climate Change Impact and Management of Coastal Ecosystem Services in the Asian Mega Deltas Modelling and Simulation of Ecosystems, Shaker Verlag, pp 119-134.

Fongwa, A. F., & Islam, S. N. 2012. Transculturality and Impact on the Environment: Fundamental of Economic Development of Indigenous Communities Sustainability Assessment: Practice, method and emerging Socio-cultural issues for sustainable development, Sudwestdeutschher-Verlag, pp 184-193.

Schulze, S., & Islam, S. N. 2012. Bangladesh (Country Profile) Encyclopedia of Global Warming & Climate, SAGA Publications, pp 121-122.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2011. Food Security and Ecosystem Services under Threat in the coastal Region of Ganges Delta in Bangladesh: Preliminary Result Analysis, In: Modelling and Simulation of Ecosystems, Shaker Verlag Aachen, pp 158-274.

Islam, S. N. 2011. Shortage of Fresh Water Flow in Gorai River Basin and Damage of Ecosystems services in Ganges Delta, Bangladesh. In: Brigge, A. C.(ed.,) Water Shortage Environmental and Social Impacts, Nova Publishers, USA, pp 125-141.

Islam, S. N. 2010. Climate Change versus Urban Drinking Water Supply and Management: A Case Analysis on the Coastal Towns of Bangladesh. In: WWW-YES Workshop at the University of Paris Est, Paris, France pp 152-163.

Islam, S. N. 2010. Changing Morphology and Threatened Ecosystem Services in Gorai River Catchment in Ganges Delta Modellierung und Simulation von Okosystemen, Shaker Verlag Aachen, pp186-203.

Akter, J., Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2010. Water Resources Management in the Coastal Region of Bangladesh Modellierung und Simulation von Okosystemen, Shaker Verlag Aachen, pp165-185.

Wei, S., & Islam, S. N. 2009. Environmental and Energy Problem in China. In: Gnauck, A. (Edi.,) Modellierung und Simulation von Okosystemen, Shaker Verlag Aachen, Germany, pp 202-211.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2007. Salinity Intrusion due to Freshwater Scarcity in the Ganges Catchment: a Challenges for Urban Drinking Water and Mangrove Wetland Ecosystems in the Sundarbans Region, Bangladesh 6th WWW-YES , University of Paris VII, Paris, France, pp 20-30.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2007. Water Salinity and Thresholds for the Protection of Mangrove Wetland Ecosystems in the Sundarbans Region Modellierung und Simulation von Okosystemen, Shaker Verlag Aachen, Germany, pp 187-201.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2007. Effects of salinity intrusion in mangrove wetlands ecosystems in the Sundarbans: An alternative approach for sustainable management. In: Okruszko, T., Jerecka, M., & Kosinski, K. (eds.) Wetlands: Monitoring Modelling and Management. Leiden, Taylor & Francis, Balkema, The Netherlands. pp 315 -322.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2006. Water Sharing Conflict in Transboundary Catchment of the Ganges River and Degrading of Mangrove Wetlands Ecosystem in the Sundarbans of Bangladesh 7th Hydro informatics, Nice, France, pp 1-8.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2005. Cultural Landscape Changing and threats to Ecosystems: a case study on the Sundarbans for a Management Plan Modellierung und Simulation von Okosystemen, Shaker Verlag Aachen, Germany, pp 190- 204.

Journal Articles

Islam, S. N. 2016. Deltaic Floodplains Development and Wetland Ecosystems Management in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Rivers Delta in Bangladesh, In: J. Sustain. Water Resour. Manag. Springer, pp 1-20. (DOI 10.1007/s40899-016=0047-6).

Islam, S. N., Reinstädtler, S., & Gnauck, A. 2016. Coastal Environmental Degradation and Water Resources Management in the Ganges Deltaic Region. In: International Journal of Economics and Ecological Statistics (IJEES/MS 251115), pp 1-27 (Accepted, in press).

Islam, S. N., Reinstädtler, S., & Ferdaush, J. 2016. Climate Change Impacts on Urban Water Quality Management and Planning in Coastal Towns of Bangladesh. In: International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development (Under review).

Islam, S. N. 2015. Char-lands Development Policies for Settlement and Livelihoods Sustainability in the Ganges-Padma River Basin in Bangladesh: A Case Analysis. In: International Journal of Policy Studies (IJPS), 6(1): 1-24.

Islam, S. N. 2014. Degradation of coastal wetlands ecosystems and mangrove biodiversity in Sundarbans in Bangladesh. In: Journal of the Bangladesh National Geographical Association (BNGA), 32(1&2): 1–14.

Islam, S. N. 2014. An analysis of the Damages of Chakoria Sundarbans Mangrove and Consequences on Community livelihoods in South East Coast of Bangladesh. In: International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development (IJESD), Vol. 13(2): 153-171.

Islam, S. N., Karim, R. U., Newaz, N., Alam S. I., Akter, Z., Akter, S., Rouf, A., & Shaheed, H. 2012. Padma Bridge in Bangladesh - an Opportunity and Challenges for Char-Land Livelihoods Sustainability: a Case Study on Char-Janajat in the Ganges Active Delta. In: Asia Pacific Journal of Rural Development (APJORD), 21 (2): 119 – 138.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2011. Water salinity investigation in the Sundarbans Rivers in Bangladesh. In: International Journal of Water (IJW), 6 (1-2): 74-91.

Islam, S. N., Gnauck, A., & Voigt, H. J. 2011. Fourier Polynomial approximation of estuaries water salinity in the Sundarbans Region of Bangladesh. In: International Journal of Hydrology Science and Technology, 1(3-4): 207 – 223.

Islam, S. N. 2010. Threatened wetlands and ecologically sensitive ecosystems management in Bangladesh. In: Frontiers Earth Science in China, Springer Verlag Berlin, 4 (4): 438 – 448.

Islam, S. N. Singh, S. Shaheed, H., & Wei, S. 2010. Settlement relocations in the Char-lands of Padma River basin in Ganges Delta, Bangladesh. In: Frontiers Earth Science in China, Springer Verlag Berlin, 4 (4): 393 – 402.

Islam, S. N. 2010. Char-lands erosion, livelihoods and cyclic displacement of people in Ganges-Padma River Basin in Bangladesh. In: Asia-Pacific Journal of Rural Development, 20 (1): 151-174.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2009. Threats to the Sundarbans mangrove wetland ecosystems from transboundary water allocation in the Ganges basin: A preliminary problem analysis. In: International Journal of Ecological Economics & Statistics (IJEES), Vol. 13(09): 64-78.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2008. Mangrove wetland ecosystems in Ganges-Brahmaputra delta in Bangladesh .In: Frontiers of Earth Science in China. Springer Verlag, Vol 2(4): 439- 448.

Shamim, A. A., Islam, S. N., & Chowdhury, M. A. 2000. Role of uncultivated traditional food plants in nutrition and food security. In: Grassroots Voice: A Journal of Resource and Development, Vol. 3 (1-2): 52-56.

Encyclopedia Article

Schulze, S., & Islam, S. N. 2012. Bangladesh (Country Scenario). Encyclopedia of Global Warming & Climate Change. In: Philander, S. G. 2nd (ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, inc., pp 121-122.

Non-Refereed Journals

Islam, S. N. 2013. Threats of Climate change impact to conservation and management of World Heritage sites: A case study on Sundarbans, Bangladesh World Heritage and Sustainable Development, IAWHP e.V, BTU Cottbus, Germany, pp 32-44.

Islam, S. N., Roh, E., & Dewan, A. M. 2011. Char-land development policy for livelihoods sustainability in the Padma River basin in Ganges delta in Bangladesh Korean Association for Policy Studies (KAPS), pp 349-368.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2011. Water Shortage in the Gorai River basin and Damage of mangrove wetland ecosystems in Sundarbans, Bangladesh Water and Flood Management (ICWFM), Nilkhet, Dhaka, pp 1-15.

Islam, S. N. 2010. Coastal mangrove wetland ecosystem management in Red river Delta, Vietnam Mega Delta Watching in Asia: Networking and Coastal erosion in Deltas, pp 46-47.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2009. The Coastal mangrove wetland ecosystems in the Ganges Delta: A case Study on the Sundarbans in Bangladesh. In: Proceeding of American Association of Petroleum Geologist – AAPG Hedberg Conference on Variations in Fluvial-Deltaic and Coastal Reservoirs Deposited in Tropical Environments, from 29th April – 2nd May, 2009, Jakarta, Indonesia. pp 26-29.

Wei, S., & Islam, S. N. 2009. Analysis of China’s Energy Challenges and Problems 20th Symposium simulations Techinik, ASIM 2009, pp 240-244.

Shaheed, H., & Islam, S. N. 2008. Changes in stream depth and width in moribund delta and effects on primary economy: A case study on greater Kushtia and Jessore of Bangladesh EMECS-8 Harmonizing River catchment and estuary, shanghai, China, pp 175-176.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2007. Increased salinity in the Ganges delta and impacts on coastal environment in Bangladesh Logistics and Economics of resource and energy-saving in industries (ISPC LEREI-2-2007), Saratov State University, Russia, pp 244-248.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2006. Transboundary water management conflict in the Ganges basin a Challenge for mangrove wetlands ecosystems in the Sundarbans, University of de Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain, pp 1-13.

Islam, S. N., & Gnauck, A. 2004. The threatened mangrove wetlands ecosystem in Bangladesh: A case study on the Sundarbans 7th INTECOL International Wetlands Conference, Utrecht, The Netherlands, pp 109.

Islam, S. N. 1995. Water supply and sanitation system of Dhaka City: A geographical study Pani Probah-A Magazine of urban and rural water and sanitation research, NGO-Forum, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp1-4.

Islam, S. N. 1995. The Causes of Floods by Rainfall and River Flows and Water Problems in Dry Season: A Geographical Analysis ADHUNA – Journal of ADAB, Bangladesh, pp 1-13.

Islam, S. N. 1992. The Recreational Facilities of Dhaka City: an Experience on Zoo and Botanical Gardens Bhugul Patrika (Geographical Journal, Vol. 11(2): 99-108.

Theses and Dissertations

Habilitation (Dr.rer.nat.habil.) Thesis (2016). Ecosystem Services and Food Security under Threat in the Mega Delta of Asian Coastal Reign: An Analysis on the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Rivers Delta in Bangladesh (In Process), Department of Ecosystems and Environmental Informatics, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany.

PhD Thesis (2008). Cultural Landscapes Changing due to Anthropogenic Influences on the Natural Resources and Threats to Mangrove Wetlands Ecosystems in Bangladesh. Department of Ecosystems and Environmental Informatics, at the Brandenburg Unibersity of Technology Cottbus-Senfenburg, Germany.

Post-Doctoral Research (2010). Food Security and Ecosystem Services Services in the Ganges Delta and the Climate change Impacts (FOSES). Chair of Ecosystems and Environmental Informatics, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus, Germany.

M.A. Thesis (2002). Eco-Tourism as a Practicable Site Management Policy? A Case Study on the Sundarbans Natural Heritage Site, Bangladesh. International Study Course - World Heritage Studies, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus, Germany.

M.Phil. Thesis (1999). The Settlement Dynamics and Agricultural Cropping Pattern: A case Study of a Char-Land (Working), in the Department of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

M.Sc. Thesis (1992): Urban Recreational Facilities in Dhaka City: A Case study on Zoo and Botanical Gardens. In the Department of Geography, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

B.Sc. Thesis (1991). The Potentiality of Tourism Industry in Bagerhat and the Sundarbans Region. In the Department of Geography, Jahangirnagar University, Sava, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Seminar Papers/Conference Presentations (as Speakers, facilitator, etc.)