Md Sarwar Hossain

Dr. Md Sarwar Hossain
Integrative Geographie
Universität Bern
Hallerstrasse 12
CH-3012 Bern

Phone: +41 (0) 31 631 33 23
Phone2: +41 (0) 31 631 86 70
Fax: +41 (0) 31 631 81 11
E-mail: sarwar.sohel(at)
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Key Publications of Md Sarwar Hossain (up to ten) :
Sohel, Sarwar; Pogue, Sarah J.; Trenchard, Liz; Van Oudenhoven, Alexander P.E.; Washbourne, Carla-Leanne; Muirui, Evalyne W.; Tomczyk, Aleksandra M.; Garcia-Llorente, Marina; Hale, Rachel; Hevia, Violeta; Adams, Tom; Tavallali, Leila; de Bell, Sian; Pye, Marian; Resende, Fernando (2018). Identifying future research directions for biodiversity, ecosystem services and sustainability: perspectives from early-career researchers. International journal of sustainable development & world ecology, 25(3), pp. 249-261. Taylor & Francis 10.1080/13504509.2017.1361480

Szabo, Sylvia; Sohel, Sarwar; Renaud, Fabrice; Djaffra, Traore; Hussain, Abid; , ; Matczak, Piotr; Ahmad, Sate; Singh, Devendra Raj; Neumann, Barbara; Matthews, Zoë (2018). Accelerating Progress Toward the Zero Hunger Goal in Cross-Boundary Climate Change Hotspots. Environment : science and policy for sustainable development, 60(3), pp. 18-27. Taylor & Francis 10.1080/00139157.2018.1449530

Hossain MS, Dearing JA, Eigenbrod F, Johnson FA (2017) Operationalizing safe operating space for regional social-ecological systems. Science of The Total Environment

Hossain MS and Sazbo S (2017) Understanding the socio-ecological system of wetlands. In: Prusty BA, Chandra R, Azeez PA (ed.) Wetlands Science: Perspective from South Asia. Springer nature. DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-3715-0_15

Hossain MS, Kabir A, Nargis P (2017) Climate Change impacts and adaptation in wetlands. In: Prusty BA, Chandra R, Azeez PA (ed.) Wetlands Science: Perspective from South Asia. Springer nature. DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-3715-0_15

Hossain MS, Eigenbrod F, Johnson FA, Dearing JA (2016) Unravelling the interrelationships between ecosystem services and human wellbeing in the Bangladesh delta. Int. J. Sustain. Dev. World Ecol.

Barbosa CCA, Dearing J, Szabo S, Hossain MS, Binh NT, Nhan DK, Matthews Z (2016) Evolutionary social and bio geophysical changes in the Amazon, Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna and Mekong deltas. 2016. Journal on Sustainability Science. DOI 10.1007/s11625-016-0371-7

Hossain MS, Dearing JA, Eigenbrod F, Johnson FA (2016) Recent trends of human wellbeing in the Bangladesh delta. Environ. Dev.

Szabo SM, Renaud FG, Hossain MS, Sebesvári Z, Matthews Z, Foufoula-Georgiou E, Nicholls RJ (2015) Sustainable Development Goals Offer New Opportunities for Tropical Delta Regions. Environment Science and Policy for Sustainable Development. 57(4):16-23. DOI:10.1080/00139157.2015.1048142

Hossain MS, Dearing JA, Rahman MM, Salehin M (2015) Recent changes in ecosystem services and human wellbeing in the coastal zone. Reg. Environ. Chang.

Expertise of Md Sarwar Hossain:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Topic Economy/ResourceUseFood Security
Land Cover / Land Use / Landscape
Topic Politics/LawAdaptation
Topic SustainabilityEcological Sustainability
Social Sustainability
Economic Sustainability
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Coastal Zone
Spatial ScaleRegional
National / Cultural
Local / Community
Time FramePast
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
Time ScaleSeasonal / Annual
Decadal / Centennial
MethodsData Collection
Data Collection - Interviews, Questionnaires
Data Analysis
Literature Study
Integrated Assessment

Specialties of Md Sarwar Hossain:
Social-ecological systems
System dynamic modelling and integrated modelling
Ecosystem Services and human well-being
Boundaries for sustainable development, tipping point, Safe and just operating space
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Interdisciplinary research and sustainability challenges in Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria and Switzerland
Further professional interests

Climate change (Impacts and Adaptation)
Complexity science
Environment and development
Water resources management and poverty

Last update: 11/15/19
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