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Researcher: Ara, I (Dr Iffat Ara)

Fields of Research

Agricultural Spatial Analysis and Modelling
Sustainable Agricultural Development
Agricultural Systems Analysis and Modelling
Natural Resource Management
Environmental Impact Assessment
Geospatial Information Systems
Environmental Science and Management
Environmental Management
Agricultural Land Management
Agricultural Land Planning

Research Objectives

Environmentally Sustainable Information and Communication Services
Sustainability Indicators
Climate and Climate Change
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Environmental Management Systems
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Winter Grains and Oilseeds
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Soils
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A review of food security and the potentials to develop spatially informed food policies in Bangladesh; Earth Systems and Environment
A spatial analysis of food security in Bangladesh, based on climate change, management practices and socio-economic variables
Assessment of supplied water quality of Sutrapur Thana, Dhaka; Journal of Environmental Science & Natural Resources
Developing baseline information for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) using images from Google Earth and Indian Remote Sensing (IRS): a case from Jamuna Floodplain; Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Research
Food security, agricultural diversification and the Monga in Northern Bangladesh; Jahangirnagar Review, Part B: Social Science
Impact of climate change on agriculture: an investigation of vulnerability and adaptation of the coastal areas of Bangladesh; Journal of Environmental Science & Natural Resources
Labour force structure in Bangladesh: 1974-2000; Journal of the Bangladesh National Geographical Association
Meteorological drought index mapping in Bangladesh using Standardized Precipitation Index during 1981-2010; Advances in Meteorology
Monitoring concentration of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) among the workers of ship industries: An urgent need for epidemiological studies; Journal of Environmental Science & Natural Resources
Perceptions and responses to climate change: understanding adaptation strategies and multi-level capacities in northern Bangladesh using livelihood resources; Regional Problems
Postgraduate Student Award
Social and environmental impact of bird flu on poultry industries in Bangladesh; Bangladesh Journal of Social Science Review
Spatio‑temporal analysis of the impact of climate, cropping intensity and means of irrigation: an assessment on rice yield determinants in Bangladesh; Agriculture & Food Security
Understanding the Monga vis-à-vis famine in Northern Bangladesh; Oriental Geographer
Understanding the spatially variable effects of climate change on rice yield for three ecotypes in Bangladesh, 1981-2010; Advances in Agriculture
Understanding the ‘Monga’ (local term refers to regional low food security) in Northern Bangladesh

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision