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Dr. Abdullah Harun Chowdhury
Professor

Awarded "BANGLADESH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES GOLD MEDAL AWARD 2009"


Academic Performance

 

Ph. D.

2002

Ph. D. (N.S.T. Fellow) in Ecology and Environmental Branch, Department of Botany, Faculty of Life and Earth Science, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.

Thesis Title: Impact of Water Pollution on the Ecology and Biology of Aquatic insectivorous   plant (Utricularia L.) in Rajshahi          

 

M. Phil

1999

M. Phil. (N.S.T. Fellow) in Ecology and Environmental Branch, Department of Botany, Faculty of Life and Earth Science, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.

Thesis Title: Impact of Industrial Effluents on the Water Quality and Aquatic Biota in Rajshahi

 

M. Sc.

1991

M. Sc. In Botany (Thesis: Phycology, Limnology, Water Pollution and Aquatic Environ. Branch), First Class, Raj. Univ., (Exam. held in 1994)

Thesis Title: Studies on the physico-chemical and biological conditions of a canal receiving industrial effluents and their effects on the river Padma in Rajshahi

 

B.Sc.(Hons.)

1990

B.Sc. (Hons.) in Botany, Raj Univ., (Exam. held in 1993)Subsidiary: Zoology and Chemistry

 


Ecology and Environment;

Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management;

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) & Environmental Management Plan (EMP);

Climate Change and Disaster Management; 

Wetlands and Water Pollution; 

Environmental Law and Policy

PERSONAL PROFILE OF ABDULLAH HARUN CHOWDHURY 


Present Position (Teaching 

Working as a Professor of Environmental Science Discipline in B Sc. and M S. level (Courses: Biodiversity Conservation and Restoration; Environmental Microbiology; Ecology; Coastal Environment and alternative Livelihoods; Environmental Biology, Research Planning and Design; Limnology & Oceanographic Environment; Water Pollution; Wetlands Resource Management; Community & Sustainable Management; and Environmental Law, Protocol & Ethics) of Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh, from 08 February 2011 to date. 

Experience as a Teacher

1.    Worked as an Associate Professor of Environmental Science Discipline in B Sc. and M S. level of Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh, from 08 February 2007 to 07 February 2011.

2.    Worked as an Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Discipline in B Sc. and M S. level of Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh, from 25 August 2003 to 07 February 2007.

3.    Worked as a Lecturer of Environmental Science Discipline in B Sc. and M S. level of Khulna University, Khulna 9208, Bangladesh, from 25 August 2002 to 24 August 2003.


Experience as a Consultant


(1)   Worked as an Environmental Expert with TTT (Wellington, New Zealand and Bangladesh) under Study Project (39.00.0000.PD.SPEMA.06.2016-131) for Establishment of Marine Aquarium at Bangladesh Oceanographic Research Institute, Cox’s Bazar under Ministry of Science and Technology of Bangladesh from January to June 2017.

(2)   Worked as an Environmental Specialist (IEE, EIA, EMP, Environmental Monitoring and Evaluation) of the consultants firm DDC of the Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project (ECRRP), BWDB, Government of Bangladesh (World Bank funded Project- ida credit number 4507-bd) from June 2010 to December 2016 (32 Polders of Patuakhali, Barguna and Pirojpur districts).

(3)   Worked as a Consultant of Survey for Assessment of Disaster Preparedness and Coping Mechanisms in SDBC-Sundarbans Pilot areas under project Sustainable Development and Biodiversity Conservation in Coastal Protection Forests (SDBC-Sundarbans) implementing agency: giz-Germany from April- July 2013.

(4)   Worked as a National Consultant on the Identification and sustainable uses of Marine Algae, and Aquatic Pollution of St. Martin’s island under the Conservation of Biodiversity, Marine Park Establishment & Eco-tourism Development Project at St. Martins Islands; Ministry of Environment and Forest from Dec 2005- November 2006.

(5)   Worked as an Environmental Consultant of Khulna Development Authority on the Second Phage and Twenty Five Years Master Plan of Khulna Development Authority from May 2009 to April 2010.

(6)   Worked as a Consultant of Ashroy Foundation for Preparing Contingency Plan in 2012.

(7)   Worked as a Consultant of PRODIPON on the Baseline survey of the project Ensuring rights of the poor professional workers on the harvestable resources of Sundarbans [Prodipan-Manusher Jonno Project].

(8)   Worked as a Consultant of Ashroy Foundation on the Community Risk Assessment (CRA) of the project Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) in Rayenda and Southkhali unions [CMDRR- A SDC supported Project of Ashroy Foundation] in 2011.

(9)   Worked as a Consultant of Ashroy Foundation on the Baseline survey of the project Community needs and suggestions regarding multi-purpose cyclone shelters in Rayenda and Southkhali unions [DRR through community ownership of shelters (Nirapod)- A SDC supported Project of Ashroy Foundation] in 2010.

(10)                  Worked as a Consultant on Impact evaluation of family strengthening programmes (FSP) -A Project of SOS International Children’s Village Organization in 2007.

(11)   Worked as a National Consultant on Identify the socio-economic problem of Islanders and Find out the alternative sustainable Livelihoods for islanders of St. Martin’s Island under the Conservation of Biodiversity, Marine Park Establishment & Eco-tourism Development Project at St. Martins Islands; MoEF from Dec 05- Nov 06.

(12)     Worked as a Consultant of EIA on the Impact on the Biodiversity of proposed deep-sea port in Akram point. IUCN and Asia Energy in 2006.

(13)   Worked as a Consultant on the Impact of climate change on the living pattern of Char Islands and develop a coping mechanism under a DFID funded project of ITDG in 2004.

(14)   Worked as a Consultant on the Impact of climate change on the Biodiversity and the Fisherman communities of Coastal area of Bangladesh under the project of Dialogue on Water and Climate of IUCN and World Secretariat of Dialogue on Water and Climate in 2002.

(15)   Worked as a Consultant on Biodiversity conservation in relation to socio-economic conditions of Sonadia Islands under the Costal & Wetlands Biodiversity Management Project, Department of Environment in 2006-07.

(16)   Worked as a Consultant on the Status of River Erosion, Climate change, Coping pattern and their Impact on the Jamuna floodplain area under a joint project of USAID and DFID in 2003.

(17)   Worked as a Consultant on the Environmental degradation in Chalan beel area in relation to socio-economic and livelihoods pattern under a joint project of World Fish center in 2003.

Experience as a Teacher of Disaster Management

 

Working as a Regular Teacher from August 2009 to date of Diploma and Short Term Training in Disaster Management (Courses: Damage, Loss and Need Assessment after Disaster; Disaster Mitigation Needs, Policies and Capacity; Tools for Evaluating Disaster Risk Reduction Initiatives; Livelihoods Aspects and Social Impact after a Disaster) -a jointly organized Professional Capacity building Program of Environmental Science Discipline, Khulna University and CDMP, Ministry of Food and Disaster, Bangladesh. 


Technical Member

 

Technical Advisor of Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK Television) of Japan on the

(1)  Impact of Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction

                                         (2) Alter native livelihoods and Coping mechanism

 in the South Asia region (Bangladesh Chapter), from 2007 to date.

 

Technical Member of the Committee of (1) Wetlands and Aquatic Resources Management

                    (2) Species Conservation

                          of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP), Ministry of Environment and Forest,

                                Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (Prepared by IUCN), from 2003 to 2005.

Member of the Commission on Ecosystem Management of IUCN- International Union for Conservation of Nature.

 

 Research Experience

A

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Conducted research on the Impact of Oil spill on the Ecosystem of the Sundarbans (World Largest Mangrove Forest) from 11 to 25 December 2014 and February 2015 to January 2016.

B

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Conducted research on Environmental Impact of Coal based Power Plant of Rampal on the Sundarbans (World Largest Mangrove Forest) and Surrounding areas from August 2010 to July 2012.

C

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Conducted research on Environmental Impact of Salinity Increasing on Soil, Water and Floral Diversity of Rampal Upazilla, Bagerhat from January 2010 to December 2012.

D

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Conducted research on Impact of Environmental Hazards on the Plant Diversity of Sundarbans (World Largest Mangrove Forest) in relation to Water and Soil from January 2007 to December 2010.


E

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Conducted research on Environmental Threats on the Angiospermic Plant Resources of the South-West Coastal Area of Bangladesh from July 2007 to June 2012.

F

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Conducted research on Environmental threats on algal diversity of St. Martin’s island of Bangladesh January 2005 to December 2008.

G

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Conducted research on Angiospermic plant resources of the St. Martin’s Island- an ecologically critical area of Bangladesh from January 2005 to December 2007.

H

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Conducted research on Environmental Threats on the Aquatic Macrophytes in the South-West Coastal Area of Bangladesh January 2007 to December 2010

I

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Conducted research on Ecology of the Marine Algae of St. Martin’s Island as a Consultant of the Ministry of Environment and Forest from November 2005 to June 2008.

J

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Conducted research on Environmental Biology, Aquatic Ecology and Environment as a N.S.T. research fellow from July 1999 to June 2001 for Ph.D degree in Rajshahi University.

K

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Conducted research on Aquatic Ecology and Environment since September 1993 up to date. From January 1997 to December 1998 worked as a N.S.T. research fellow for an M. Phil. Degree of Rajshahi University on Industrial Pollution.

L

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Conducted research on the Algal Flora of Kuakata and Madarbunia Mangrove forest, in relation to Ecological conditions.

M

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Conducted '' Preliminary investigation of the physico-chemical qualities of the water bodies of  Rajshahi Metropolis " (published a research article).

N

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Conducted research on the impact of Azolla sp. (Used as a fertilizer) treatment in the rice field and fish culture since October`95 (Work continuing).

O

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Conducted ''LIMNOLOGICAL STUDIES OF SIX FISH PONDS IN RELATION TO SODIUM CHLORIDE (NaCl) TREATMENT AGAINST ULCERATIVE SYNDROME IN RAJSHAHI”` (published a research article).

P

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Conducted research on physico-chemical and biological conditions (water quality standards) of the Padma (Ganga) river in Rajshahi (Published a research article)

Q

:

Conducted two years research on physico-chemical and biological conditions (Limnological work) of the greater Chalan Beel wetland, Bangladesh.

R

:

Conducted investigation on "The different drinking water quality standard (Biological and physico-chemical conditions) in Rajshahi Metropolis city. (Published a research article)


Research Project Performance

  

COMPLETED RESEARCH PROJECT

 

1.   Conducted research on Physico-chemical conditions and floral population of the Marjat Baor - an ecologically critical wetland. Funded by University Grants Commission.

2.   Conducted research on Innovation of Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in the South-West Coastal Area of Bangladesh. Funded by MOIST, Bangladesh

3.   Conducted research on Environmental Impact of Salinity Increasing on Soil, Water and Floral Diversity of Rampal Upazilla, Bagerhat Funded by University Grants Commission.

4.   Conducted research on A Comparative Account on the Macrophytes of Shrimp Culture Ponds and Some Freshwater Ecosystems of Koyra upazila. Funded by University Grants Commission.  

5.   Biological control of algal (Microcystis sp., Euglena sp. and others algae) bloom in rural ponds. Funded by Ministry of Science, Information and Communication Technology and Research cell, Khulna University.

6.   Impact of industrial effluents on the water quality and biodiversity of the river Rupsha, Khulna. Funded by Research Cell of Khulna University.

7.   Floral diversity of Beel Dakatia in relation to its limnological conditions. Funded by the UGC.

8.   Algal diversity of Sundarbans in relation to its ecological conditions. Funded by the UGC.

9.   Biological control of harmful zooplankton in nursery fish ponds. Funded by University Grants Commission.

 

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECT

 

1.   Ongoing Research (from 2008 to date) on Impact of climate and environmental changes on the ecological conditions and biodiversity of the South and South-West Coastal areas of Bangladesh.

2.   Ongoing Research (from 2007 to date) on Impact of environmental hazards on the floral and faunal composition of the Sndarbans in relation to ecological factors.

3.   Ongoing Research (from 2010 to date) Environmental Impact of Coal based Power Plant of Rampal on the Sundarbans (World Largest Mangrove Forest) and Surrounding areas.

4.   Ongoing Research (from 2014 to date) Environmental impact of oil spills and sinking of fertilizer and coal loaded ships on the floral and faunal composition of the Sundarbans.



Experience as a Research Guide

 

 PH D. GUIDE

02 (Two) Ph. D fellows completed research under my Supervision on the following topics and their degree have been awarded,

Research title- 1Impact of Environmental hazards on the plant diversity of Sundarbans, Satkhira range.

Research title- 2Aquatic flora of Bagerhat in relation to its ecological factors.

01 (One) Ph. D fellow is doing research under my Supervision on the following topic:

Research title- 3Impact of Climate Changes on the Fisheries Resources in Southern Coastal Areas of Bangladesh.

 M S THESIS GUIDE 


17 (Seventeen) M S thesis students have been done their research on the following areas-

1.      Impact of salinity intrusion on the aquatic plants and faunal diversity of the freshwater Ecosystems of the South-West coastal areas of Bangladesh.

2.      Environmental threats on the Aquatic resources of the South and South-West coastal areas of Bangladesh.

3.      Ecology of flora and fauna of the rain fed large water bodies of Rampal.

4.      Impact of climate change and environmental hazards on the wetlands biodiversity of the South-West Coastal areas of Bangladesh.

5.      Ecological and biological conditions of different water bodies of the Barind Tract areas and North Western districts of Bangladesh.

6.      Conservation and cultivation of aquatic medicinal plants of Bangladesh.

7.      Non cultivated wild aquatic biodiversity and their role in livelihoods of the poor people.

8.      Physico-chemical and biological conditions of the river Kirtankhola, near Barishal City.

9.      Impact of industrial effluents on the water quality and biodiversity of the river Rupsha, Khulna.

10.   Phytoplankton diversity of the Sundarbans in relation to its ecological conditions.

11.   Limnological conditions of the river Shandha and Kocha.

12.   Environmental impact of salinity increasing on soil, water and floral diversity of South-West coastal area. 

13.   Impact of cyclone Aila on the fresh water ecosystems of South-West coastal region of Bangladesh.

14.   Algal flora of the Kuakata and Madarbunia Mangrove forest.

15.   Physico-chemical and Biological conditions of the Chalan Beel, Trimohini Beel of Bangladesh.

16.   Physico-chemical and Biological conditions of the open reservoir of drinking water in the coastal area.

17.   Limnological conditions of some selective Baors (Ox-bow lakes) of the South-West region of Bangladesh.

 

12 (Twelve) M S thesis students are doing research on Four different Biological Environmental Problems.

 


 

B SC. LEVEL PROJECT THESIS GUIDE

 

1.         More than 75 (Seventy  Five) B Sc. thesis students have been done their research on the Forty Five different Biological and Aquatic environmental topics and obtained B Sc. (Hon’s) degree.


Experience as a Ph. D Examiner

(1)    Worked as Ph. D. Examiner of the Department of Biology, The Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University Tamilnadu, India in November 2016 [Title: Bioremediation of diesel contaminated soil using bacterial consortium and its influence on black gram Vigna mungo (l.) Hepper]

(2)    Worked as Ph. D. Examiner of the Department of Biology, The Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University Tamilnadu, India in November 2016 [Title: Development of carrier based mycorrhizal biofertilizer for improved crop production of Lycopersicon esculentum MILL.]

(3)    Worked as Ph. D. Examiner of the Department of Botany, Alagappa University, Karaikundi-630003, Tamilnadu, India in June 2010 [Title: Bio-energy from seaweeds of the Palk Bay]

(4)    Worked as Ph. D. Examiner of the Department of Botany, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh in May 2016 [Title: Study on the aquatic phytodiversity of Hakaluki haor and their ecosystem based adaptation]

(5)    Worked as Ph. D. Examiner of the Department of Botany, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh in October 2013 [Title: Ecosystem health status assessment of the Sundarbans mangrove forest in Bangladesh]

(6)    Worked as Ph. D. Examiner of the Department of Botany, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar-608002, Tamilnadu, India in August 2008 [Title: Salinity induced changes in growth, organic and inorganic constituents and Photosynthetic activity of Bruguiera conjugate MERR.]

(7)    Worked as Ph. D. Examiner of the Department of Botany, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh in October 2010 [Title: Ecological study of Tilagarh Eco-park, Sylhet in relation to edaphic feature and vegetation]


Working (Service) Experience


A.   

:

Worked as a Programme Officer from 18 July 2001 to 20 August 2002 in IUCN (The World Conservation Union) Bangladesh Country Office; particularly was responsible to Coordinate the activities of Bangladesh Wetlands Network that was setup to influence its members to i) Conserve and restore wetlands biodiversity, ii) Rehabilitate and degraded or abandoned wetland areas, iii)  Ensure equitable access of the community to the wetland resources, (iv)Identify indicators for different areas to monitor the changes in health of the ecosystem, v) Identify gaps and conflicts in different sectoral policies, especially land use policy in terms of conservation of Wetlands and fisheries resources and vi) Develop policy guidelines on different environmental issues of wetlands.

Organized a two day Conference on Wetlands: People, Land, Water and Fish; Organized dialogues on Shrimp fry collection and Kash jalmahal leasing system.

Prepared an Annotated bibliography on Wetlands and their resources and a draft policy paper on the Kash jalmahal leasing system to ensure sustainable management of jalmahals including rivers/ flowing water and recognize access of the poor.

 

B.       

:

Experienced as a "Technician" in National Conservation Strategy Implementation Project-1 (NCSIP-1) Survey of Flora, operated by the National Herbarium [Finance by Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh] from June, 1996 to November, 1997 studies on Chalan Beel in the areas of physico-chemical and biological conditions of the wetlands ecosystem, which helped in the preparation of the final report on the project work.


 

IMPACT OF OIL SPILL ON THE SUNDARBANS MANGROVE FOREST

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF COAL BASED POWER PLANT OF RAMPAL ON THE SUNDARBANS


List of Research Publications

Book

Chowdhury, A. H. 2012. Impact of Water Pollution on the Ecology and Biology of Aquatic Carnivorous Plants (Book). Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. 132p.


Research Papers

1.      Chowdhury, A. H. 2017. Environmental Impact of Coal based Power Plant of Rampal on the Sundarbans (World Largest Mangrove Forest) and Surrounding Areas. MOJ Ecology & Environ Sci .2(3):1-17 (00022.DOI: 10.15406/mojes.2017.02.00022)

2.      Chowdhury, A. H. and M. A. Akber. 2015. Study of Impacts of oil spill on the Sundarbans mangrove forest of Bangladesh J. Asiat. Soci. Bangladesh Sci .41(1): 75-94.

3.      Chowdhury, A. H. 2014. Solieria robusta (Greville) Kylin - New record of a marine red alga for Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 21(1): 97-99.

4.      Chattapadhyay, T., A. H. Chowdhury and D.D. Chatterjee.2014. Impact on Biological Properties of Fresh Water Bodies of Aila Affected South-West Region of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Res. Pub. J. 9(3): 200-207.

5.      Aziz, A. and A. H. Chowdhury. 2013. Limnological Status of Trimohini Beel of Rajshahi, Bangladesh J. Asiat. Soci. Bangladesh Sci .39(2): 172-182.

6.      Ahmed, R., M. M. Rahman and A. H. Chowdhury. 2013. Physico-chemical attributes of different water bodies of Rampal Upazila at Bagerhat Jahangirnagar University J. Biol. Sci. 2(2): 33-41.

7.      Chowdhury, A. H.  and R. Ahmed. 2012. Water, sediment and macrophyte quality of some shrimp culture ponds and fresh water ecosystems of Koyra. Bangladesh J. Botany 41(1): 35-41.

8.      Mannan, M. A., M. M. Rahman and A. H. Chowdhury. 2012. Plant population of Satkhira range of the Sundarban in relation to its physico-chemical conditions of soil. J. Biol. Sci. 1(2): 17-24.

9.      Aziz, A., S. Islam and A. H. Chowdhury. 2010. Marine algae of St. Martin’s Island, Bangladesh. IX. New records of green algae (Chlorophyceae). Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 17(2): 193-198.

10.   Islam, S., A. Aziz and A. H. Chowdhury. 2010. Marine algae of St. Martin’s Island, Bangladesh. VIII. New records of red algae (Rhodophyceae). Bangladesh J. Botany 39(1): 87-96.

11.   Islam, M. A. and A. H. Chowdhury. 2009. Biological control of harmful zooplankton by the spawns of Catla catla in nursery fish ponds. South. Asian. J. Agric. 4(1& 2): 59-62.

12.   Hossain, M. Z. and A. H. Chowdhury. 2008. Phytoplankton abundance in relation to physico-chemical conditions of the Sundarbans estuary. J. Asiat. Soci. Bangladesh Sci. 34(2): 103-112.

13.   Islam, M. A. and A. H. Chowdhury. 2008. Biological control of harmful zooplankton by the spawns of Silver Carp in nursery fish ponds. South. Asian. J. Agric. 3(1& 2): 51-54.

14.   Salam, M. A., A. H. Chowdhury and M. Zaman. 2008. New record of Cynophyceae from Bangladesh. J. of Taxonomy and Biodiversity Research 2(1): 9-16.

15.   Masud, M. M. A., A. H. Chowdhury, Milton and M. Akhtaruzzaman. 2007-2008. The impacts of food habit and sanitation on child (under 5) in relation to their diarrhoeal disease. Bangladesh J. of Nutr. 20-21(December):9-16.

16.   Chowdhury A.H. and R. Ahmed. 2007. Neurymenia fraxinifolia (Mert.) J. Ag. - a new record of a marine red alga for Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Botany 36(1): 81-83.

17.   Chowdhury, A. H. 2006. Chlorophyll and protein content of Utricularia L. Bangladesh J. Bot. 35(2): 169-171.

18.   Chowdhury, A.H. and M. Zaman. 2006. Limnological conditions of Utricularial habitat. Ecol. Env. & Cons. India 12(1): 17-23.

19.   Islam, M.A., A.H. Chowdhury and M. Zaman. 2005. Biological control of harmful zooplankton in nursery fish ponds. Ecol. Env. & Cons. India 11(3-4): 505-509.

20.   Chowdhury A.H. and A. A. Mamun. 2005. Physico-chemical conditions and plankton population of two fish ponds of Khulna. Univ. J. Zool.Raj. Univ. 25: 74-79.

21.   Chowdhury, A.H. and M. Zaman. 2002. Phytoplankton and physico-chemical conditions of water in a sugar mill effluent fed water body. Bangladesh J. Life. Sci. 14(1&2):131-140.

22.   Chowdhury, A.H. and M. Zaman. 2001. Analysis of stream water contaminated effluents from sugar mill and study of its plankton population. J. Asiat. Soci. Bangladesh Sc. 27(2): 175-182.

23.   Chowdhury, A. H. and M. Zaman. 2001. Physico-chemical characteristics and phytoplankton abundance of a water body polluted by oil-grease. Bangladesh J. Life. Sci. 13(1&2):197-203.

24.   Chowdhury, A.H., S. Naz and M. Zaman. 2001. Common plankton prey of Utricularia L. in Rajshahi. Bang. J. Bot .30(2): 145-147.

25.   Islam, M.A., A.H. Chowdhury and M. Zaman. 2001. Limnology of fish ponds in Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Ecol. Env. & Cons. 7(1): 1-7.

26.   M. Fakruzzaman, A. H. Chowdhury, S. Naz and M. Zaman. 2001. Zooplankton of some fish ponds in Barind Tract in relation to its physico-chemical variables. Univ. J. Zool.Raj. Univ. 20: 75-80.

27.   Chowdhury, A.H., A.B.M.S. Rahman and M. Zaman. 2000. Impact of Sugar Mills Effluent on the Water Quality and Aquatic Biota in Rajshahi. Ecol. Env. & Cons. India 6(1): 121-126.

28.   Chowdhury, A.H., and M. Zaman. 2000. Limnological conditions of the river Padma, near Rajshahi city, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Bot. 29(2): 159-165.

29.   Chowdhury, A.H. and M. Zaman. 2000. Macrovegetation of a polluted canal receiving industrial effluents. J. Asiat. Soci. Bangladesh Sci26(2): 157-164.

30.   Chowdhury, A.H., M.N. Uddin, S. Naz and M.Zaman. 2000. Blue Green Algae (Oscillatoriaceae) of Kuakata and Madarbunia Mangrove forest, Bangladesh. Bangladesh. J. Plant Taxon. 7(2): 1-7.

31.   Chowdhury A.H. and M. Zaman. 1999. Zooplankton of the river Padma near Rajshahi, in relation to its physico-chemical conditions. Univ. J. Zool.Raj. Univ. 18: 117-123.

32.   Chowdhury, A. H., S. Naz and M. Zaman. 1998. Evaluation of water quality and plankton abundance in a canal receiving sugar mill effluent in Rajshahi. J. Asiat. Soci. Bangladesh Sci. 24(2): 283-291.

33.   Islam, M.A., A.H. Chowdhury and M. Zaman. 1998. Seasonal occurrence of zooplankton in four managed fish ponds in Rajshahi. Univ. J. Zool., Raj. Univ. 17: 51-60.

34.   Chowdhury, A.H., S. Naz and M. Zaman.1996. Effect of industrial effluents on the physico-chemical and biological conditions of the Padma water near Rajshahi. J.  Bio-sci. 4: 9-19.

 

Published in the Reviewed Conference Proceedings

1.   Chowdhury, A.H. and M. A. A. Kawser. 2005. Studies on the medicinal plants (herbs and shrubs) of KhulnaPublished in the proceedings of Conference on Utilization of Plant Resources and Plant Taxonomy, 10 March, 2005, Organized by Bangladesh Association of Plant Taxonomists. pp 27-30.

2.  Chowdhury, A.H. and M. Zaman. 2002. Impact of power plants effluent on the zooplankton. Published in the proceedings of Conf. Industry & Environment, 28-30, December 1999 in Karad, India (Editor: R. K Trivedy)         pp 201-207.

3.  Chowdhury, A.H., S. Naz and M. Zaman. 2001. Effect of industrial effluents on the water quality and aquatic biota in Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Published in the proceedings of Int. Conf. Envi. & Agri. 1-3, November 98, Kathmandu, Nepal. (Eds: P. K. Jha, S. R. Baral, S. B. Karmacharya, H. D. Lekhak, P. lacoul and C. B. Baniya) pp. 562-571.

4.  Uddin, M. N., S. Naz, A. H. Chowdhury and M. Zaman. 2001. Distribution of the algal flora in Kuakata and Madarbunia Mangrove forest, Bangladesh. Published in the proceedings of Int. Conf. Envi. & Agri. 1-3, November 98, Kathmandu, Nepal. (Eds: P. K. Jha, S. R. Baral, S. B. Karmacharya, H. D. Lekhak, P. lacoul and C. B. Baniya) pp. 75-77.

 

Published in Bilingual Journal

1.  Chowdhury, A. H., S. Naz, M. F. Zaman and M. Zaman.1998. Effect of common salts on the Water qualities of some fish ponds in Rajshahi. Limnologia Vol. 4, Bangladesh.

2.  Chowdhury, A.H., S. Naz and M. Zaman. 1998. Diurnal and Nocturnal changes in the Physico-chemical conditions of some Mini and Large ponds of Rajshahi. Limnologia  Vol. 4, Bangladesh.

3.  Chowdhury, A.H., M. F. Zaman and M. Zaman.1998. Drinking water quality of Rajshahi Metropolis city. Limnologia Vol. 4, Bangladesh.

4. Zaman, M., S. Naz, N. Mushfaqua and A.H.Chowdhury.1996. Preliminary investigation on the physicochemical qualities of the water bodies of Rajshahi Metropolis. Limnologia Vol. 1, Bangladesh.

5.   Naz, S., A.H. Chowdhury, N. Mushfaqua and M. Zaman.1996. Plankton and physico-chemical conditions of the Padma river water. Limnologia Vol. 3, Bangladesh.



Conference Papers

Chowdhury, A.H. 1998. Impact of Sugar mill and Power Plants effluents on the Aquatic Biota in Rajshahi (Best Presentation). International Conference on Environment and Agriculture, 1-3 November 1998, Tribhuban University Kathmandu, Nepal.

Chowdhury, A. H. 1999. Impact of Power plants effluents and Oil-grease pollution on the Aquatic Ecosystems of the River Padma and a Perennial CanalConference on Industry and Environment 28-30 December 1999, Karad, India.

Chowdhury, A. H. 1999. Role of some selective plants in the Aquatic ecosystems. National Symposium on Frontiers of Research in Plant Sciences, 2-4 Dec. 1999, Kolkata University, India.

Chowdhury, A. H. 2002. Ecological degradation of habitats of aquatic insectivorous plant Utricularia sp. of BangladeshInternational Conference on Natural Bio-Resources Management, 12-14 October 2002. Barkatullah University, Bhopal, India.

Chowdhury, A. H. 2003. Glimpses of Flora and Fauna of the Sundarbans. National Workshop on the Sundarbans, the Largest Mangrove Forest on the Earth: A World Heritage Site, 25-26 June 2003 Khulna University, Bangladesh. 

Chowdhury, A.H. 2009. Environmental threats on algal diversity of St. Martin’s island of Bangladesh (Best Speaker presentation). 4th International Botanical Conference, January 16-18, 2009, Dhaka University, Bangladesh.

Chowdhury, A.H. 2010. Angiospermic plant resources of the St. Martin’s Island- an ecologically critical area of Bangladesh. Annual Botanical Conference, January 09-10, 2010, Chittagong University, Bangladesh.

Chowdhury, A.H. 2011. Environmental threats on the plant resources of the sundarbans-the world heritage site of Bangladesh. International Conference on Advances in Ecological Research December, 19-21, 2011, Bikaner, India.

Chowdhury, A.H. 2011. Impact of Ecological and Environmental changes on the biodiversity (Invited Guest Speaker presentation). International Conference on Advances in Ecological Research December, 19-21, 2011, Bikaner, India.

Chowdhury, A.H. 2014. Revisiting Aila: Impact, salinity intrusion, livelihoods resilience and safe wash in the South-West coastal areaConsultation Workshop on Revisiting Aila: Cry for Safe WaSH.  25 May 2014, Conference Room, DPHE, Kakrail, Dhaka.

Chowdhury, A.H. 2014. Environmental threats on the Aquatic macrophytes of greater Khulna of Bangladesh. 6th International Botanical Conference, December 06-07, 2014, Dhaka University, Bangladesh.

Chowdhury, A.H. 2015. Environmental Threats on the Angiospermic Plant Resources of the South-West Coastal Area of BangladeshThe Gobeshona Conference  for research on climate change in Bangladesh, January 08-11, 2015 International Centre for Climate Change and Development and Independent university, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Chowdhury, A.H. 2015. Environmental threats on the fruits and medicinal plants in the south-west coastal area of Bangladesh. The 3rd International Symposium on Minor fruits, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants. May 20-21, 2015, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.

Chowdhury, A.H. 2017. Glimpses of Flora and Fauna of the Sundarbans (World Largest Mangrove Forest) of Bangladesh and Environmental Threats on its Biodiversity. International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment and Impacts on LivelihoodJanuary 10-12, 2017, Kathmandu, Nepal.