- GIS | Health & Hazards Lab
- City and Community Studies Initiative
- Center for Ecology and Natural Resource Sustainability
Munshi Rahman is currently in the third year of his Doctoral program in Geography. He holds a M.S. in Geography and Environmental Studies from the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh and a M.A. in Geography from the University of Northern Iowa, and is currently working as a Teaching Assistant within the Department of Geography. His research interests include the applications of geospatial technologies as they relate to environmental problems and disaster vulnerability assessments and mitigation due to global climate change.
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Rahman, M.K., and Schmidlin, T.W. (2013). Perception of Natural Hazards and Their Impacts on Fishing Communities of Kutubdia Island, Bangladesh. Geographical Review (accepted on July 31, 2013).
Paul, B.K., and Rahman, M.K. (2013). “Recovery Efforts: The Case of the 2007 Cyclone Sidr in Bangladesh. In Palutikof, J., and Karoly, D.J. (eds.), Natural Disasters and Adaptation to Climate Change, pp. 167-173. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Paul, B.K., Rahman, M.K., and Rakshit, B.C. (2011). Post-cyclone Sidr Illness Patterns in Coastal Bangladesh: An Empirical Study. Natural Hazards, 56:841-852.
- Hazards and Disasters
- Climate Change and Climatology
- Geography of Health and Public Health
- GIS, Remote Sensing, GPS
AffiliationsAssociation of American Geographers (AAG) Specialty Group: Human Dimensions of Global Changes, Health and Medical Geography,Hazards, Climate, Geographic Information Science and Systems.
OFFICEDepartment of Geography
OFFICE HOURSTuesday 1:30 pm to 3:10 pm.
COURSES TEACHINGFall 2013
- GEOG 10160 - 001 Introduction To Geography
- GEOG 10160 - 002 Introduction To Geography