Profile of Dr. M. Shahidul Islam

Profile of Dr. M. Shahidul Islam

Dr. M. Shahidul Islam
Professor
Department of Geography & Environment
Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Email: shahidul.geoenv@du.ac.bd
Phone: 9661900-59 Ex- 7265
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Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Ph.D. Physical Geography University of St. Andrews United Kingdom 1996
Masters Geography Unuiversity of Dhaka Bangladesh 1984
Bachelor Geography (Hons) University of Dhaka Bangladesh 1983
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
International Visiting Fellowship 2006 Japan Visiting Professor, Department of Geography, University of Nagoya, Japan, (June to September, 2006
International Ramsar Grants 2001 Malaysia Received the RCJ (Ramsar Center Japan) grants as support to participate the Asian Wetland Symposium-2001 in Malaysia.
International IPS Grants 2000 Canada Received the IPS (International Peat Society) grants as support to participate the International Wetland Congress in Canada, August, 2000
International IGU Grants 2000 South Korea 5. IGU (International Geographical Union) Fellowship As support to participate the 29th IGU (International Geographical Union) Congress in Korea, August, 2000
International INQUA Grants 2000 Maldives Received INQUA (International Union for Quaternary Research) grant as support to participate a month long expedition in the Maldives in October, 2000
National Best Paper Award 1998 Bangladesh Received the Best Paper Award for the paper presented in 20th BAAS (Bangladesh Association for Advancement of Sciences) conference Dhaka, 28-30 November, 1998
International Best Paper Award 1997 India Received the Best Paper Award for the paper presented in an International Seminar on ‘Sea-level Variations’, held in Tamil University, India, 20-26 January, 1997
National Chancellor's Award 1995 Bangladesh Received the Chancellor’s Award for securing the first class first positions both in B.Sc. and M. Sc. Examinations.
International Commonwealth Fellowship 1992 United Kingdom Full support for Ph.D. Program
International Visiting Fellowship 1981 United Kingdom For the first time received this Visiting Fellowship and recognized as Member of Senior Common Room of University College, University of Durham, UK. as honour for any Bangladeshi in the history of the College.
Research Interest
Subject Description
Physical Oceanography Major research interests and publications are on Ocean dynamics, Shelf topography, Sediment dynamics, Morphology and ecology of off-shore islands, Estuarine environment, Marine environment, Marine disaster and Blue economy
Geomorphology Major research interests and publications are on Fluvial dynamics, Floodplain morphology, Wetland morphology & ecosystem, Coastal morphology, Lake environment,
Palaeogeography Major research interests and publications are on Reconstruction of Quaternary Environment, Holocene Sea-level Changes, Palaeo-monsoon, Palaeo-archeology and Palaeo-oceanography using litho-bio-& chrono-stratigraphic techniques
Coastal Geography and Environment Major research interests and publications are on Coastal morphology, Coastal dynamics, Landuse change, Man-environment linkage, Coastal disaster, Coastal people & their livelihood and Coastal tourism
Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
No project/research supervision is found
Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
Arial Beel Late Quaternary Delta Development and Recent Changes in Floodplain Morphology of Arial Beel Area in Bangladesh UGC
St. Martins Island Underwater Observation (Scuba Diving) for Determination of the Characteristics of Sediment Dynamics, Pollutant Influx and Marine Pollution in the South-eastern Continental Shelf Zone of Bangladesh with Special Emphasis on the Conservation of Sub-aquatic Ecology of St. Martins Island Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of BD
Quaternary Sea-Level Change Reconstructing Late-Quaternary Sea-Level Change from Deep Sea Drilling Data of North-eastern Bay of Bengal and its Implication to Ocean Dynamics UGC
Palaeo-monsoon Reconstructing Palaeo-monsoon Variability of Bangladesh from Lake Sediments of Boga-lake and Pukurpara-lake of Chittagong Hill Tract Districts University of Dhaka
Blue Economy Issues Related to Blue Economy and the Identification of Suitable Beach Locations and Beach Resources along the Coastal Belt and Off-shore Islands for Sustainable Development of Coastal Tourism in Bangladesh Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of BD
Ocean Dynamics Sediment Dynamics and Spatio-temporal Changing Pattern of Bottom Topography of the Continental Shelf of Bangladesh Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of BD
Invited Talk
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Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
Dean, Faculty of Science Jagannath University Dhaka 01-01-1970 01-01-1970 As the first Dean (from the University Faculties) of the newly established University (previously it was a college) was responsible for all planning, teacher recruitment and management issues not only related the Faculty, but also the University.
Founding Chairman Dept of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Chittagong Chittagong 01-01-1970 01-01-1970 As a founding Chairman was responsible for all activities related to the planning, development, teacher recruitment and overall management of the newly established Department.
Associate Professor Universityof Chittagong Chittagong 01-01-1970 01-01-1970 Teaching and supervise research
Visiting Professor University of Nagoya Japan 01-01-1970 01-01-1970 Responsibilities were share for collaborative research, supervise thesis and ongoing research, class lecture, supervise fieldwork and seminar presentation.
Professor University of Chitagong Chittagong 01-01-1970 01-01-1970 Teaching and Research Supervision (mostly on Physical Geography)
Professor Jagannath University Dhaka 01-01-1970 01-01-1970 Teaching and Research Supervision (mostly on Physical Geography)
Professor (Physical Geography) University of Dhaka Dhaka 01-01-1970 Currently Working Teaching and Research Supervision (mostly on Physical Geography)
Book
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Rafiqul Islam, Md. Nurnabi, M. Shahidul Islam, M. Shafiq-ur-Rahman, Anwar Zahid and Mohammad Shahruzzaman. ClimateChange: Mitigation and Adaptation. Dhaka: CCCSRU-BACSAF-AAGUB, 2019 .
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M. Shahidul Islam, M. Maksudur Rahman, Md. Humayun Kabir and Md. Serajul Islam. Learning Geography and Environment in the Field. Dhaka: Dept. of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka, 2018 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Md. Khalequzzaman. Floods Waterlogging and Landslides in bangladesh. Dhaka: BAPA-BEN, 2018 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Md. Khalequzzaman. Sustainable Development Goals and Bangladesh Environment. Dhaka: BAPA-BEN, 2017 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Md. Khalequzzaman. Coastal and Marine Environment of Bangladesh. Dhaka: BAPA-BEN, 2016 .
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M. Shahidul Islam, M. Alam and S. Mantel. Landuse Planning and Environmental Control in the Chittagong Hill Tracts. Dhaka: BCAS-ISRIC- CEGIS under CHARM Project, 2007 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. Sea-Level Changes in Bangladesh: The Last Ten Thousand Years. Dhaka: Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 2001 .
Book Section
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Reconstruction of Palaeogeography and Palaeoenvironment of Bangladesh: Geographical PerspectiVES." Geography in Bangladesh: Concepts, Methods and Applications. Sheikh Tawhidul Islam and Alak Paul (Eds) Routledge India, 2019 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Premananda Debnath. "Centinial to Decadal Scale Monsoon Variabilities in Bangladesh and Its Implication in CHT Region." Climate Change: Mitigation and Adaptation. Islam, R., Nurnabi, Md., Islam, M.S., Rahman, M.S., Zahid, A., and Shahruzzaman, M. Dhaka: CCCSRU-BACSAF-AAGUB, 2019 313-323 .
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Monojit Saha, Maliha Haque, Bandhan Dhar and M. Shahidul Islam. "Application of Remote Sensing Techniques for Studying the Bankline Shifting of the Teesta Riverin Bangladesh:." Flood Waterlogging and Landslides in Bangladesh:. M. Shahidul Islam and Md. Khalequzzaman Dhaka: BAPA-BEN, 2018 138-149 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Landslide in Bangladesh: A New Challange in Disaster Management." Floods Waterlogging and Landslides in Bangladesh.. M. Shahidul Islam and Md. Khalequzzaman (ed) 2018 50-70 .
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S.M. Sihabul Islam and M. Shahidul Islam. "Use of Black Soil (Kasam Mati) as Fuel for Adaptation to Climate Change and Its Environmental Impact." Sustainable Development Goals and Bangladesh Environment. M. Shahidul Islam and Md. Khalequzzaman (eds) Dhaka: BAPA-BEN, 2017 144-156 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Sustainable Development Goals and the Context of Marine Ecosystem of the Bay of Bengal." Sustainable Development Goals and Bangladesh Environment. M. Shahidul Islam and Md. Khalequzzaman (eds) Dhaka: BAPA-BEN, 2017 59-66 .
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Sanjoy Roy and M. Shahidul Islam. "Suspended Sediment Estimation and Siltation in the Bay ofBengal Using Geo-spatial Techniques." Coastal and Marine Environment of Bangladesh. M. Shahidul Islam and Md. Khalequzzaman (eds) Dhaka: BAPA-BEN, 2016 312-328 .
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M. Shahidul Islam, Sirajur rahman Khan and Monzurul Haque. "Sub-Aquatic Environmental Pollution of St. Martins Island with Special Emphasis to Ecological Conservation." Coastal and Marine Environment of Bangladesh. M. Shahidul Islamd and Md. Khalequzzaman (eds) Dhaka: BAPA-BEN, 2016 67-81 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Kamol Sen Gupta. "Pollution of the Kaptai Lake: A Geo-environmental Study." Bangladesh Environment -2010. M.Feroze and Saleh, A.Tanveer (eds) Dhaka: BAPA-BEN, 2010 417-432 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Application of the Tendency Model to Regional Correlation of Holocene Marine Events within the Bengal Basin." Quaternary Sea-level Variations, Shoreline Displacement and Coastal Environments (eds). G. Victor Rajamanickam and Michael J.Tooley Delhi, India: New Academic Publisher (NAP), 2001 171-183 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Michael J Tooley. "Holocene Sea-level Movements and Coastal Dynamics:Records of Last 9000 years at Panigati near Khulna, Bangladesh." Information Technology, Environment and Development in Bangladesh. Piter J Atkins and Md. Shamsul Alam Durham, UK: Dept. of Geography, Durham University, UK, 1996 84-100 .
Journal Article
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M. Shahidul Islam and Champa Rani Saha. "The Emergence of Bangabandhu Iland in the Western Shelf Zone of Bangladesh and Its Morphological Changes." The Journal of NOAMI 34 , no.2 (2017) : 25-36 .
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M. Shahidul Islam, Premananda Debnath and Jean Marie Garnier. "An Approach to the Origin of Boga Lake and Pukurpara Lake in the Hill Districts of Bangladesh." Oriental Geographer 58 , no.2 (2017) : 31-52 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Mahnaz Sarker Meem. "Pollution of the Water Mass and Bottom Sediments in the South Western Shelf Zone of Bangladesh." The Journal of NOAMI 34 , no.1 (2017) : 1-16 .
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Nazla Bushra, M. Shahidul Islam and Amanat Ullah Khan. "Dune Morphology of Kuakata Coast in Bangladesh." The Journal of NOAMI 33 , no.1 & 2 (2016) : 91-102 .
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M. Shahidul slam, Sirajur Rahman Khan and Monzurul Haque. "Underwater Observation Through Scuba Diving to Study Physical Damages of Corals and Sub-aquatic Environment of St. Martins Island, Bangladesh." The Journal of NOAMI 33 , no.1 & 2 (2016) : 1-18 .
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M. Shahidul Islam, M.S. Shahjahan and Ahmed Kamruzzaman Majumder. "Pollution Status of Water Column in the North-western Shelf Zone of Bangladesh." Stamford Journal of Environment and Human Habitat 5 , no.1 (2016) : 7-13 .
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Premannanda Debnath and M. Shahidul Islam. "Environment of Naturally formed Lakes in the Hill Districts of Bangladesh: A Comparative Analysis of Bogalake and Pukurpara lake." Bhuguol-O-Poribesh Journal (in Bengali) 9 (2015) : 1-15 .
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Nazla Bushar, Amanat Ullah Khan and M. Shahidul Islam. "Natural Process on Coastal Sand Dune Dynamics of Kuakata: A Geographical Analysis." Bushra, N., Khan, A.U and Islam, M.S (2014) Natural Process on Coastal Sand Dune Dynamics of Kuakata: A Geographical Analysis Dhaka University Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 3 (1), 9-14. 3 , no.1 (2014) : 9-14 .
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B.M. Avi Nahmias and M. Shahidul Islam. "Available Tidal Records in bangladesh: How Reliable are they for Sea-Lvel Research ?." Oriental Geographer 55 , no.1 & 2 (2014) : 13-36 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Mahmuda Islam. "Land-Ocean Interface and the Exixtence of Late-Holocene Mangrove Forest in the Arial Beel Area of Bangladesh." The Journal of NOAMI 31 , no.1 & 2 (2014) : 27-44 .
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Alak Paul and M. Shahidul Islam. "Analysis of Location, Carrying Capacity and Utility Analysis of Cyclone Shelter Center in the Coastal Belt of Bangladesh: The Case of Kutubdia Island." Dhaka University Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences 2 , no.2 (2013) : 53-63 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Md. Tariqul Islam. "Morpho-ecological Charecteristics of Sand Dunes along the Coastal Belt of Bangl;adesh." Oriental Geographer 54 , no.1 & 2 (2013) : 23-40 .
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Nahid Sultana, M. Shahidul Islam, Abdul Haque and Mahbub Murshed. "Micro-morphological and Sedimentological Characteristics of Saltpans in the Chittagong Coastal Belt." The Journal of NOAMI 30 , no.1 & 2 (2013) : 47-60 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Nasreen Akter. "Geomorphological Classification of Chittagong City Coast." The Journal of NOAMI 29 , no.2 (2012) : 29-46 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Taj Sultana. "Holocene Geomorphic Evolution of the Mathamuhuri Delta in Bangladesh." Oriental Geographer 51 , no.1 & 2 (2011) : 1-22 .
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Abdul Haque, M. Shahidul Islam and Alak Paul. "Geomorphological Evolution of Kuakata Coastal Plain in bangladesh." Oriental Geographer 52 , no.1 & 2 (2011) : 11-24 .
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Bimal Kanti Paul, Harun Rashid, M. Shahidul Islam and Len M Hunt. "Cyclone Evacuation in Bangladesh: Tropical Cyclone Gorky (1991) vs. Sidr (2007)." Environmental Hazard (USA) 9 (2010) : 89-101 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Geomorphological Control of Urban Land Development and Geo-environmental Settings in Chittagong City, Bangladesh." Plan Plus 5 (2009) : 1-11 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Earthquake and Bangladesh: A Geoenvironmental Preview (In Bangla)." Journal of Teachers Association if Chittagong University 2 (2008) : 54-72 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Mahmuda Islam. "Geomorphological Evolution of Arial Beel of Dhaka District (In Bangla)." Bhuguol-O-Poribesh Journal (in Bengali) 8 (2008) : 1-14 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Fahmida Rahman. "Delineation of Estuarine Environmental Gradient: The Case of Chittagong Coast." Journal of the Bangaldesh National Geographical Association 36 , no.1 & 2 (2008) : 1-13 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Fahmida Rahman. "Ecological Characteristics of Estuaries: A Study of the Sangu and Kumira Estuaries Along Chittagong Coast in Bangladesh,." Journal of the National Geographical Association of Bangladesh 34 , no.1 & 2 (2006) : 1-12 .
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M. Shahidul Islam, Mohammad Sahid Ullah and Alak Paul. "Community Response to Broadcast Media for Cyclone Warning and Disaster Mitigation: A Perception Study of Coastal People with Special Reference to Meghna Estuary in Bagladesh." Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution (In India) 1 , no.1 & 2 (2004) : 55-64 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Research on Sea-Level Changes in Bangladesh and Need for Quality Data (In Bangla)." Bhugol Potrika ( in Bangla) 23 (2004) : 118-133 .
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Nuruddin Mahmood, M. Shahidul Islam and M.J. Faruk. "Stone Corals of St. Martins Island in bangladesh and Their Environmental Implication." Oriental Geographer 48 , no.1 (2004) : 17-28 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Alak Paul. "Muhuri Irrigation Project at the Feni River Mouth in the Coastal Zone of Bangladesh: A Geoenvironmental Study." The Journal f NOAMI 21 , no.1 (2004) : 63-84 .
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Dale T.M. Dominey-Howes, M. Shahidul Islam, Andy B Cundy and Michael J Tooley. "Investigating the Records of Past Tropical Cyclone Flooding in West Bengal (India) and Bangladesh." The Journal of Geo- Environment , 3, 26-36. 3 (2003) : 26-36 .
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Abdul Haque and M. Shahidul Islam. "Local Wisdom in Disaster Management Case Studies in Chakoria and Moheskhali." Journal of the BangladeshNationalGeographical Association of Bangladesh 31 , no.1 & 2 (2003) : 34-43 .
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M. Shahidul Islam, Abdul Haque and M. Rabi Uzzaman. "Islam, M.S, Hoque, Quaternary Geomorphic Evolution of the St.Martin’s Island in Bangladesh." Indian Journal of Geography and Environment 6 , no.1 (2001) : 1-24 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Landuse Change and Environmental Degradation of the Chakoria Sundarbans in Bangladesh." Journal of the National Geographical Association of Bangladesh 29 , no.1 & 2 (2001) : 16-29 .
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M. Maksurur Rahman, Asraf Mahmud Dewan and M. Shahidul slam. "Degradation of Urban Environment: A Case Study of Citizens’ Perception in Chittagong City." Oriental Geographer 45 , no.1 (2001) : 35-52 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Drainage Pattern of Chittagong Region: A Morphometric Analysis." Journal of the Bangladesh National Geographical Association. 21-26, 1-12 21-26 (2000) : 1-12 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Drainage Pattern of Chittagong Region: A Morphometric Analysis." Journal of Bangladesh National Geographical Association 21-26 , no.1 & 2 (2000) : 1-12 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Michael J Tooley. "Coastal and Sea-level Changes During the Holocene in Bangladesh." Quaternary International 55 (1999) : 61-75 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Sea-level Changes and Bangladesh Perspective (in Bangla)." Bhugul Patrica (in Bangla) 18 (1999) : 71-86 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Abdul Haque. "Application of the Remote Sensing Technique to Study the Landuse Changes of Maheshkhali Island in Bangladesh,." Journal of Remote Sensing and Environment 2 (1998) : 69-85 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Implication of Relative Sea-level Movements on Vertical Land Displacement and Coastal Dynamics: Example from the Bengal Basin." Indian Journal of Earth Sciences 25 , no.1-4 (1998) : 42-57 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Relative Sea-level Movements and the Holocene Geomorphic Evolution at Matuail near Dhaka, Bangladesh." Indian Journal of Geomorphology 2 , no.2 (1997) : 127-148 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Coastal Environment and Vegetation History of Bangladesh: An Implication of Relative Sea-level Movements on Mangal Limits Since About Last 9000 Years, Oriental Geographer, 39, 1&2, 60-85." Oriental Geographer 39 , no.1 & 2 (1997) : 60-85 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Coastal Environment and Vegetation History of Bangladesh: An Implication of Relative Sea-level Movements on Mangal Limits Since About Last 9000 Years, Oriental Geographer, 39, 1&2, 60-85." Oriental Geographer 39 , no.1 & 2 (1997) : 60-85 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Sea-level Changes and Research Methodology with Special Reference to the Recent Geological Past." Journal of Bangladesh National Geographical Association 20 , no.1 & 2 (1992) : 1-18 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Topography of the Barind Tract and Its Drainage Systeme (in Bangla)." (Bhugul Patrica (in Bangla) 10 (1991) : 5-10 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Shoreline Shifting Pattern of Brahmaputra Jamuna River within Bangladesh: 1830-1988 (In Bangla)." Bhugul Patrica (in Bangla) 8 (1989) : 5-11 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Bed Level Changes of the Brahmaputra-Jamuna within Bangladesh." Journal of Bangladesh National Geographical Association 15 &16 , no.1 &2 (1988) : 139-148 .
Conference Proceedings
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M. Shahidul Islam. "World Habitat Day 2011: Urbanization and Climate Change (In Bangla)." Proceedings of the World Habitat Day 201 , pp. 1-5. Dhaka: Ministry of Housing and Public Works, 2011 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "New Challenges of Cyclone Disaster Management in Bangladesh: Lesson from Super Cyclone SIRD." Umitsu. M (ed) Proceedings of the International Seminar on Coastal Disaster in Asian Countries, Nagoya, Japan. , pp. 57-67. Nagoya, Japan: Dept. of Geography, Nagoya University, 2009 .
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M. Shahidul Islam and Alak Paul. ". Islam,Mangrove Restoration and Biodiversity at Chakoria Sundarbans in Bangladesh: A Geo-environmental Assessment." . Islam, M.S. and Paul.A. (2008)) Mangrove Restoration and Biodiversity at Chakoria Sundarbans in Bangladesh: A GNitish C Debnath (ed) Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference of SCVASU, Chittagong , pp. 139-150. Chittagong: CVASU, 2008 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Mid-Holocene Human Occupancy in Bangladesh: Pollen and Charcoal Evidence from Khulna Region." In K. Anupama, and Hema Achyuthan (ed) Late Quaternary Environmental Change: Emerging Issues, Proceedings of the International PAGES workshop , Pondicherry, India, ISSN-0971-3107 , pp. 14-20. Pondecherry: Institute Francais de Pondecherry, 2003 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Planned City Chittagong: A Geographical Approach." Proceedings of the Seminar on Chittagong: Planned Urbanization , pp. 39-41. Chittagong: Fourum for Planned Chittagong (FPC), 2000 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Use of Peat Layers as Natural Archive and Reconstruction of the Holocene Vegetation History of Bangladesh." in L. Rochfort and J.-Y. Daigle (Eds) Sustaining Our Peatlands; Proceedings of 11th Intr Congress ISBN 95197744-4-0, 29-35. , pp. 29-35. Quebec, Canada: International Peat Society (IPS), 2000 .
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M. Shahidul Islam. "Mid-Holocene Environmental and Vegetational Changes in the Coastal Region of Bangladesh." In: Staurt J McLelland, Andrew R , Skellern, and Philip R Porter (eds) Postgraduate Research in Geomorphology, Selected Paper from the 17th BGRG Postgraduate Symposium , pp. 14-20. Leeds, UK: School of Geography, University of Leeds, 1995 .
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