Peer-reviewed Journal:

Imtiaz, S. (2018). Ecological impact of Rohingya refugees on forest resources: remote sensing analysis of vegetation cover change in Teknaf Peninsula in BangladeshEcocycles, 4(1), pp. 16-19. 

Hassan, M. A., Mahjabin, R., Islam, M. R., and Imtiaz, S. (2019). Land Cover Classification and Change Detection Analyzing Multi-Temporal Landsat Data: A Case Study of Gazipur Sadar, Bangladesh between 1973 and 2017. GEOGRAPHY, ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABILITY12(1), 104-118..


Imtiaz, S. (2020). Effects of Temperature and Humidity on COVID-19 Transmission in Tropical Climate: The Case of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Abstract [GH002-05] presented at 2020 Fall Meeting, AGU, 1-17 Dec.

Imtiaz, S. (2020). Spatial distribution of COVID-19 importation risk in South Asia against health emergency preparedness capacity and vulnerability, Abstract [P-0418] presented at 32nd Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology,  24-27 Aug.

Imtiaz, S. (2019). Impact of Rohingya crisis on the resilience of coastal community in Bangladesh: GIS and satellite remote sensing analysis of deforestation, presented at 2019 Conference on Managed Retreat, Columbia University, New York, Oral presentation 19-21 June.

Imtiaz, S. (2019). Remote sensing-based burn severity analysis of Amazon wildfire disaster in 2019: The case of Candeias do Jamari municipality in Rondonia State, Brazil, presented at  2019 Symposium on DRR Exposure & Opportunities, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, Poster Presentation, 13 Oct               

News Media:

Imtiaz, S. (2017). Social Cohesion during Disasters. The Daily Star, 10 February. Available at:

Imtiaz, S. (2016). Water Crisis in Bangladesh”s Urban Slums. The Diplomat, 30 December. Available at:

Imtiaz, S. (2016). The Unsung Heroes of the Tampaco Factory Fire. The Diplomat, 22 September. Available at:
Imtiaz, S. (2017). Conflict of interest at UN climate talk. The Financial Express, 16 May. Available at:
Imtiaz, S. (2017). Carbon Tax on Fossil Fuel. The Financial Express, 01 June. Available at:

Imtiaz, S. (2017). Trump withdraws US from Paris Climate Accord. The Financial Express, 04 June. Available at:

Imtiaz, S. (2016). First to Respond: A Success Story of Community Volunteers. ReliefWeb, 07 Jun. Available at:

Imtiaz, S. (2016). Wall Collapse: Changing Attitude in Community Response. ReliefWeb, 07 Jun. Available at:

Imtiaz, S. (2017). Non-economic loss and damage from climate change. The Financial Express, 16 Dec.


Imtiaz, S. (2017). Most of urban poor population lives in informal settlements that lack resilient infrastructure, Interviewed by Nyoman Prayoga for Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN), 26 May. Available at:


Multi-Hazard Early Warning System in Cox's Bazar: Report on Stakeholder Consultation Workshop ReliefWeb, 19 September.