Md. Saidur Rahman
Associate Professor

Mr. Md. Saidur Rahman is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA). It is a recognition of professional practice for supporting teaching and learning in higher education. He was also Commonwealth fellow to pursue PhD in Durham University in the UK. 

Currently he is doing PhD studies at the Department of Geography, Durham University, UK. His research focuses on the ecology and management of mangroves. Using earth observation data, he focuses on mapping and monitoring vegetation and biomass changes in the mangroves and urban green areas in Bangladesh. He completed M.Sc. in Forest and Nature Conservation from Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands and M.Sc. in Forestry and B. Sc. in Forestry from Khulna University, Bangladesh.


MSc in Forest and Nature Conservation, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

MSc in Forestry, Khulna University, Bangladesh

BSc (Hon's) in Forestry, Khulna University, Bangladesh

Mangrove ecology, Nature Conservation, Remote sensing, GIS

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Journal Article 

  1. Ahmed, S., Kamruzzaman, M., Rahman, M. S., Sakib, N., Azad, M. S., & Dey, T. 2022. Stand structure and carbon storage of a young mangrove plantation forest in coastal area of Bangladesh: the promise of a natural solution. Nature-Based Solutions, 100025
  2. Rahman, M. S., Donoghue, D. N., Bracken, L. J., & Mahmood, H. 2021. Biomass estimation in mangrove forests: a comparison of allometric models incorporating species and structural information. Environmental Research Letters 16, 124002
  3. Sultana, N., Limon, S.H., Rahman, M.S., Akther, A., Salekin, S., Meason, D.F., Bloomberg, M., 2021. Germination and growth responses to water stress of three agroforestry tree species from Bangladesh. Environmental Challenges, 100256.
  4. Rahman, M.S., Alam, M.A., Salekin, S., Belal, M.A.H. and Rahman, M. S. 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic: a threat for forest and wildlife conservation in Bangladesh? Trees, Forests and People 5, 100119.
  5. Amin, M. N., Islam, S., Rahman, M. S. and Snigdha, S. S. 2021. Influence of humanitarian assistances on ecosystem services in Bangladesh coast. International Journal of Forestry, Ecology and Environment, 04(01), pp. 153-162.
  6. Rahman, M.S., Donoghue, D.N.M., Bracken, L.J., 2021. Is soil organic carbon underestimated in the largest mangrove forest ecosystems? Evidence from the Bangladesh Sundarbans. CATENA. 200, 105159.
  7. Rahman, M. S., Sass-Klassen, U., Zuidema, P. A., Chowdhury, M. Q. and Beeckman, H. Salinity drives growth dynamics of the mangrove tree Sonneratia apetala Buch.-Ham. in the Sundarbans, Bangladesh. Dendrochronologia 62, 125711.
  8. Mitu, M., Islam, M. A., Rahman, M. S. Feroz, M. S., Mollick, A. S. and Kabir, M. E. 2019. Pyrolysis kinetic study on waste particle residue from particle board industry. Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science 16 (1), 58-66.
  9. Mahmood, H., Siddique, M. R. H., Abdullah, S. M. R., Saha, S., Ghosh, D. C., Rahman, M. S. and Limon, S. H. 2014. Nutrient Dynamics Associated with Leaching and Microbial Decomposition of Four Abundant Mangrove Species Leaf Litter of the Sundarbans, Bangladesh. Wetlands 34(3), 439–448.
  10. Mahmood, H., Siddique, M. R. H., Rahman, M. S., Hossain, M. Z. and Hasan, M. M. 2011. Nutrient dynamics associated with leaf litter decomposition of three agroforestry tree species (Azedarachta indica A. Juss., Dalbergia sissoo Roxb., and Melia azedarach L.) of Bangladesh. Journal of Forestry Research 22(4), 577-582.
  11. Mahmood, H., Limon, S. H., Rahman, M. S., Azad, A. K., Islam, M. S. and Khairuzzaman, M. 2009. Nutrients (N, P and K) dynamics associated with the leaf litter of two agroforestry tree species of Bangladesh. iForest–Biogeosciences and Forestry2(5), 183-186.

Book Chapter

  1. Rahman, M. S., Shanu, S. A. and Amin, M. N. 2022. Socio-ecological perspectives of Urban Green Spaces (UGSs) policies in Bangladesh. Landscape, Ecology and Infrastructure. Next50 Collective Futures. Open Studio UK and Context BD. (accepted).

  2. Shanu, S. A. and Rahman, M. S. 2017. Exploring Cross-Sectoral Adaptation Challenges in the Coastal Areas of Bangladesh. In: Islam, Z., Shafie, H. and Mahmood, R. (eds.). Culture, Adaptation And Resilience: Essays on Climate Change Regime in South Asia. Bangladesh Climate Change Trust (BCCT) and Department of Anthropology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. pp: 201-215.