Ahasanul Hoque

Ahasanul Hoque

Lives in Bangladesh
Ahasanul Hoque

Posts Categorized / Environmental Issues

Chikungunya Map: Areas at Higher Risk in Dhaka

Chikungunya is a mosquito-borne viral disease first described during an outbreak in southern Tanzania in 1952. It is an RNA virus that belongs to the alphavirus genus of the family Togaviridae. The name “chikungunya” derives from a word in the Kimakonde language, meaning “to become contorted”, and describes the stooped appearance of sufferers with joint […]

Cyclone Mora : Probable Impact Areas in Bangladesh

Potential storm surge flooding from Tropical Cyclone Mora in southeast Bangladesh indicated by aqua-colored arrows.  (Google Maps) According to satellite imagery, Mora’s maximum surface sustained winds were about 83 km/h (52 mph) with gusts to 102 km/h (63 mph). The estimated central pressure was about 992 hPa. The system is likely to intensify further into a Severe […]

Say ‘I Love You’ with your GPS

February 14, 2015 | Environmental Issues, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Are you a GIS geek? Do you like to play with your GPS or location/gps apps of your phone? Then lets play with that for expressing your love. You can express your love in an unique way, you might consider using your GPS and your favorite mapping application. In this Valentine let me tell you […]

Map: Possible Oil Spill Spread In Sundarban !!!!

December 11, 2014 | Environmental Issues | by aHaSaN

This map is created to show the possible spread area of the oil spill that occurred inside Sundarban Forest on 09 Dec 2014. The bands are of each 12 km linear distance. It was assumed that with each tide, if the average tidal velocity of water is 2 km/hour the oil may spread up to […]

How to plan for an open city mapping project using OSM ?

November 10, 2014 | Disaster Management, Environmental Issues, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

The World Bank recently released its extensive guide to planning an Open Cities mapping project, which was proudly co-authored by HOT.  The Open Cities Project began two years ago under the World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), with initial locations in Nepal, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. The aim is to promote open data ecosystems […]

Earth at Night

September 10, 2014 | Environmental Issues, General Science, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Apr 18, 2012 City Lights of the United States 2012 Nov 12, 2012 Old Night Vision Meets New Sep 24, 2012 Korea and the Yellow Sea Apr 18, 2012 City Lights of Australia, or Not Oct 13, 2012 City Lights Illuminate the Nile Mar 27, 2012 The Lights of London Sep 30, 2012 Moon Phases […]

The Changes of Our World

September 10, 2014 | Disaster Management, Environmental Issues, GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Earth is constantly changing. Some changes are a natural part of the climate system, such as the seasonal expansion and contraction of the Arctic sea ice pack. The responsibility for other changes, such as the Antarctic ozone hole, falls squarely on humanity’s shoulders. Our World of Change series documents how our planet’s land, oceans, atmosphere, […]

Years of Living Dangerously Premiere Full Episode

“Years,” created by a pair of producers who worked together on “60 Minutes,” is billed as a documentary series about climate change, but it’s constructed like a newsmagazine, albeit a nine-hour newsmagazine about a single subject. Each episode weaves together several reports, some done by journalists like Lesley Stahl or Chris Hayes, but most by a […]

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