Dr.Md. Nurul Islam Professor, Department of Geography & Environment

Research Interest

Floodplain Sedimentation and Water Resources Management, Climate Change and it's Impact on Agriculture, Disaster Management; Environmental Cognition and Perception, Ethnopedological Study  Using Techniques of Field Investigation.

Conference Papers

Presentation

Nurul Islam, Colin Thorne and Nick Mount, Impact of sedimentation on agricultural land use of the Jamuna Floodplain, Bangladesh. Advances in River Sciences, Swansea University, UK. 18 -21 April 2011.


Nurul Islam, Colin Thorne and Nick Mount, Sedimentation and agricultural land use dynamics of the Brahmaputra-Jamuna Floodplain in Bangladesh. British Society for Geomorphology (BSG/BGRG) Annual Conference, Durham University, UK. 7 - 9 September 2009.


Nurul Islam, Overland flow and sedimentation: A case study from Jamuna floodplain of Bangladesh. British Society for Geomorphology (BSG/BGRG) Annual Conference , 2-4 July 2008, University of Exeter, UK , 2 – 4 July 2008, University of Exeter, UK.


Nurul Islam, A comparative study of mean sea level pressure of Chittagong during 1950-80 and 1981-99, Presented at the BGS international conference, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2000


Nurul Islam, Ship Breaking and Environmental Hazards: A case study on Shitakund in Chittagong, Presented at the 9th National Geographical conference, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh, 2000.

Journals Papers

List of Publication

Ullah, H., Islam, M N., and Malak, M.A., 2014: Charland Dynamics of the Bramhaputra-Jamuna River of Bangladesh, Social Science Review, Faculty of Social Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh, Part 2, Vol. XXXIV/2010, ISSN 1682-7422.pp 165-182


Shabnam, M., Islam, M.N., and Mahmud, K.H. 2014: Mahasthangarh as Archaeological Sites: A Geographical Investigation, Jahangirnagar University Vugol o Poribesh Somikhon (A Journal of Geography) Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh Vol. 32 / 2013. ISSN 1027-8567 pp 11-24.


Mondol, M.A.H., Islam, M.N., and Das, S.C. 2014: An Analysis of the Pattern, Nature, and Impact of Drought in Bangladesh, Jahangirnagar University Vugol o Poribesh Somikhon (A Journal of Geography) Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh Vol. 32 / 2013. ISSN 1027-8567 pp 157-170.


Bhuiyan, A.H., Islam, M.N., and Rashid, S.M. 2014: Application of GIS and Remote Sensing to Analyze the Green area of Detailed Area Plan (DAP) of Dhaka in Bangladesh Using Google Earth Images, Jahangirnagar University Environmental Bulletin, Department of Environmental Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh Vol. 3/ 2014. ISSN 2304-3326.


Shima, B. and ISLAM, M.N. Analysis of agricultural crops and Irrigation System of Bangladesh. Jahangirnagar University Geography and Environment Review, Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 31, 25-27.


SIDDIKI, U.R. and ISLAM, M.N. 2012. GIS based mapping and environmental impact of wetland changes in a Riverine districts of Bangladesh, J. Geomatics and Geoscience, 3:2,321-338.


SIDDIKI, U.R., ISLAM, M.N. and ANSARI, M.N.A. 2012. Cyclonic track analysis using GIS over the Bay of Bengal, J. App. Sc. and Eng. Res., 1: 5, 689-701.


Siddiki, U, R. and Islam, M. N. 2012. Population Displacement Due to Riverbank Erosion in Manikganj District. Journal of the Bangladesh National Geographical Association (BNGA), 38 (1), 105-121.


Islam, M. N., Ullah, H. and Siddiki, U, R. 2012. Overbank Sand Deposition of the Brahmaputra-Jamuna River in Bangladesh. Journal of the Bangladesh National Geographical Association (BNGA), 37 (1& 2), 123-140.


Siddiki, U.R., ISLAM, M.N., and Parvez, M.P., 2012. Changes Wetlands in Daulatpur Upazila: A Geographical Analysis. The Jahangirnagar Review, Part II, Social Sciences, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 33,  195-217.


ISLAM, M.N., Bayesian Network: A Structural Analysis. Jahangirnagar University Geography and Environment Review, Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 30, 173-183.


SARWAR, M.I., MAJUMDER, A.K., and ISLAM, M.N., 2010. Water Quality Parameters: A Case Study of Karnafully River, Chittagong, Bangladesh, Bangladesh J. Sci. Ind. Res. 45(2), 177-181.


MAJUMDER, A.K., HOSSAIN, M.E., ISLAM, M.N., and SARWAR, M.I., 2007. Urban Environmental Quality Mapping: A Perception Study on Chittagong Metropolitan City. Kathmandu University Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology, 1(4), 1-14.


Islam, M.N. 2006: Laser Diffraction Method to Analyse the Sediment Particle size distribution. Bhugal Patrica (A Journal of Geography), Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 25, 187-198,(ISSN 1027-8567).


Islam, M.N. 2005: Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Tornado in Bangladesh. Bhugal Patrica (A Journal of Geography), Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 24, 28-45,(ISSN 1027-8567).


ISLAM, M.N. and ISLAM, M.N., 2005. Causes and Consequences of Landslide hazards: A study on Chittagong. The Jahangirnagar Review, Social Science, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 28(2), 1-10.


ISLAM, M.N., 2005. Implications of Hill Cutting in Chittagong City, Bangladesh Journal of environmental Research, 3, 21-34.


ISLAM, M. N., 2004. Flash Flood Related Hazards: A Case study. Bhugal Patrica (Journal of Geography), Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 23, 1-13. (ISSN 1027-8567).


ISLAM, M. N., 2004. Mean Sea-level Pressure in Chittagong: A Comparison between the time periods 1951-1980 and 1981-1999. Disaster and the Silent Gender- Contemporary Studies in Geography (Edited Book), Bangladesh Geographical Society, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 77-92.    


ISLAM, M.N. and ISLAM, M.N., 2002. Analysis of Cross- sectional Morphology of the Manu River. The Jahangirnagar Review, Social Science, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 19-22(2),  30-45.


ISLAM, M.N., Hill Cutting and Usage: An Environmental Assessment on Chittagong City. Bhugal Patrica (Journal of Geography), Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 20, 13-23.


ISLAM, M.N, ISLAM, M.N and ISLAM, M.N., 2001. Human Interference and Its Impact on Wetlands: A Case Study of Chalan Beel. Bhugal Patrica (Journal of Geography), Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 20, 55-70 (ISSN 1027-8567).


ISLAM, M.N, Huda, K.M. and Ali, M.M., 1999. Analysis of Rainfall Variability: A study on Chittagong. Bhugal Patrica(A Journal of Geography), Department of Geography  and Environment, Jahangirnagar University ,Dhaka , Bangladesh. 18, 59-70 (ISSN 1027-8567).


Huda, K.M. and ISLAM, M.N., 1999. Assessment of Impact of Flood embankment in Dhaka City: A Geographical and Environmental Analysis. Bhugal Patrica (A Journal of Geography), Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 18, 117-129 (ISSN 1027-8567).


ISLAM, M.N., 1999. Non-dimensional Analysis of Hydraulic Parameters: A study on the Manu river: The Chittagong University Journal of Science, Chittagong University, Chittagong, Bangladesh. 23(1), 63-72 ( ISSN 1561-1167).


ISLAM, M.N., Analysis of land utilization trend of Bangladesh. Bhugal Patrica (A Journal of Geography), Department of Geography and Environment. Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 17, 103-112 (ISSN 1027-8567).


ISLAM, M.N., 1996. Hydraulic Geometry: A Study of Manu River. Bhugal Patrica (A Journal of Geography), Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 15, 83-92,(ISSN 1027-8567)

Workshops

WORKSHOPS AND SEMINAR ATTENDED

Bridging GIS, Landscape Ecology and Remote Sensing for Landscape planning, 3-6 July 2009, Salzburg University, Austria


Geoinformatics Forum (GI_Forum) Conference, 7-10 July 2009, Salzburg University, Austria


International Association of Landscape Ecology (IALE) European Conference, 13-16 July, 200, Salzburg University, Austria


Windsor post-graduate research symposium. Week –long training workshop provided by the training workshop British Society for Geomorphology, December 2006.


Stream reconnaissance training, Workshop provided by the Midlands Research Training Consortium, 2006


Analysis of Glacial sediment , Training workshop provided by the Midlands Research Training Consortium, 2006


Analysis of laminated lake sediment, Training workshop provided by the Midlands Research Training Consortium, 2006


Beyond monkeys pushing buttons: customizing ARC GIS with Visual Basic, Training workshop provided by the Midlands Research Training Consortium, 2006


Environment and Environmental Law, Jointly organized by Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) and UNDP, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 24-29 September, 2005.


South Asian Lightning Awareness Program (SALAP), from the Department of Physics, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. December 17, 2004.


Training Course on Potential and Application of Microwave Remote Sensing, GIS Application Center, STAR Program, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. 27th August – 7th September 2001.


Summer Workshop on Climatology & Meteorology, From the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh. June 12-26, 1999.


Coastal Quaternary of Bengal Basin: Quaternary mapping (Geological), Biostratigraphy, Remote Sensing and GIS, from the Bose Institute of Calcutta in India. January 04-09, 1999


Geographic Information System (GIS); GIS Basics, Vector and Raster formats of Spatial and attribute data, Data capture, Conversion, Editing, data management and analysis on IDRISI and PC/ARC Info environment and use of GPS, from the Department of Geography & Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. July 01-28, 1997