Sharmin Sultana

MS in Soil Science (Khulna University)

Bsc. in Soil Science (Khulna University)

Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition; Irrigation Management and Soil Conservation; Water Quality Assessment

Current Research Project/Collaboration

SL Title Research Role Awarded Date Completion Date Funding Agency
1 Enhancement of soil fertility level, nutrient use, and wheat yield by fertility and irrigation management practices Principal Investigator June, 2019 Dec, 2020 National
2 Impact of different irrigation regimes on nitrogen dynamics in saline soil Principal Investigator 01.10.2023 Running National

Performing as Lecturer in Soil, Water & Environment Discipline, Khulna University from 24.10.2022 to till date.

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SL Title Degree Role Start Date End Date
1 Assessment of Nitrate Pollution in Groundwater of Khulna City Bachelor Supervisor Jan, 2023 Running

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Surface Chemistry

This course is designed to provide the concepts about colloids, their basic properties and uses with special reference to soil colloids. Upon completion of this course the students will be able to:
1. Outline the properties of colloids, various processes of colloid formation, purification, destruction and basic differences between pure colloid and soil colloid;
2. Describe the diffuse double layer of soil colloids;
3. Classify the adsorption phenomena and demonstrate the mechanisms of adsorption.

Soil Survey and Land Evaluation

This course is designed to illustrate what soil survey and land evaluation are about. It focuses on the tools and methods of soil survey in order to meet the information demand for land evaluation including its scale and purpose. The main emphasis will be on the linkage between soil survey, soil survey interpretation and physical land evaluation for the intended purpose. Upon completion of this course the students will be able to:
1. Explain soil survey, its importance, uses and the types and techniques of soil survey;
2. Interpret base materials, aerial photographs and demonstrate the knowledge of remote sensing;
3. Make use of soil maps, units and legend and interpret plotting of soil boundaries;
4. Make use of soil survey information for the assessment of land capability classification and interpret land use and land use planning.

Soil Geochemistry

The course aims to explain in how chemical principles are used to explain chemical processes that occur in soil systems and the mechanisms that control the large geological systems. the course also provides the student with specialist knowledge and skills in modern geochemical methods.

Upon completion of this course the students will be able to: 

1. Learn about the relevance of geochemistry to understanding and discussing soil environmental processes;

2. Evaluate, interpret and summarize basic principles to explain complex phenomena at the interfaces of chemistry, geology, hydrology and soil science;

3. Developed skills in interpreting geochemical research findings and presenting geochemical information verbally and in written essay format;

4. Developed skills about stable isotope and radioactive geochemistry.


Groundwater Management

The course is designed to provide the knowledge of groundwater flow, solute transport, interrelationship between quality and quantity analysis, groundwater-surface water interaction and saltwater intrusion with the objectives of development, management, modeling and forecasting of groundwater resources.

Upon completion of this course the students will be able to:

1. Describe the parameters for groundwater hydrological characterization;

2. Illustrate the fate and transport processes of groundwater contaminants and their mathematical modeling in quantitative analysis;

3. Explore the concepts and principles of groundwater and surface water interactions for developing groundwater resources;

4. Outline the management of density-dependent flow and saltwater intrusion in coastal aquifers and review different remediation methods for resorting contaminated groundwater systems.

  • Soil Geochemistry
  • Groundwater Management