Md. Ashik-Ur-Rahman

Md. Ashik-Ur-Rahman
Khulna University | KU · Environmental Science Discipline

MSc in Natural Resources Management

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Additional affiliations
July 2019 - present
Khulna University
Position
  • Lecturer
May 2019 - July 2019
State University of Bangladesh
Position
  • Lecturer
Education
August 2016 - May 2018
Asian Institute of Technology
Field of study
  • Natural Resources Management
January 2011 - December 2015
Khulna University
Field of study
  • Environmental Science

Publications

Publications (12)
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This study diagnoses temporal and spatial variations in the performance of different social-ecological systems (SES) in coastal floodplain management in the Ganges-Brahmaputra delta. We go beyond common pool resource management problems and address the management of local public goods. In the assessment, we consider recent developments in the frame...
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Tidal River Management (TRM) is a local adaptation strategy for coastal floodplains in the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta in Bangladesh. TRM involves the periodic opening and closing of embankments to accelerate land accretion (or reclamation) in a floodplain. Although the approach is considered a promising adaptation strategy, there have been both posit...
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Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) transportation is one of the essential elements in solid waste management. Management of urban solid waste is reflected as the most severe and challenging environmental problem confronting municipal authorities in Bangladesh. So, ensuring an effective route for transportation and solid waste disposal is a critical factor...
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The Ganges-Brahmaputra (GB) delta is one of the most disaster-prone areas in the world due to a combination of high population density and exposure to tropical cyclones, floods, salinity intrusion and other hazards. Due to the complexity of natural deltaic processes and human influence on these processes, structural solutions like embankments are i...
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Purpose The effects of population growth in the developing world and climate change have increased the stress on available water resources. The majority of Rajshahi city, Bangladesh, is facilitated with groundwater withdrawal. As Bangladesh is a country of monsoon climate, reserved rainwater can be contributed as an alternative to extracted groundw...
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The present study was carried out to characterize leachate from waste dumping site and its impact on surrounding surface water quality at Rajbandh in Khulna. For this purpose, surface water samples (10) and leachate samples (5) were taken from the site during two season the monsoon season and post monsoon respectively. The samples were taken during...
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People, ecosystems and resources are three crucial components for understanding resource use conflicts. This study examines resource use conflicts in two coastal villages of south-western Bangladesh, where access to resources are essential to rural livelihoods. Resource utilization conflicts can emerge when interests and needs of different users gr...
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The people of Bangladesh are dependent mostly on groundwater for their drinking purpose. But due to salinity and arsenic problem in ground water, alternative techniques such as pond sand filters (PSF), rainwater harvesting system (RWH) and protected pond water (PW) are widely been used in saline and arsenic affected areas of southwestern coastal re...
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The Mongla municipality of Bangladesh- on the one hand, having a large number of population and on the other hand, being experienced acute freshwater shortage problems- lies in the south-western coastal area. In order to meet such drinking water shortage, the municipal authority exploits monsoon water of the Mongla river and hence, the study made a...
Conference Paper
The Sundarbans – a world heritage site of mangrove connected by net-worked rivers with Mongla port. A medium to low navigation activities generally happened on different seasons of the year. A tanker (OT Southern Star) carrying a reported 357,664 litres of heavy fuel oil collided on 9 December, 2014, at around 5:00 am local time, with another vesse...

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Question
Impacts of soil salinity on crop production which will reduce food availability as well as food security.

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To assess the soil salinity impacts on food security