Ahasanul Hoque

Ahasanul Hoque

Lives in Bangladesh
Ahasanul Hoque

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Its a Hard Choice: Nuclear over Coal ??

October 10, 2013 | Climate Change, Environmental Issues | by aHaSaN

Most of the world’s electrical power is generated by utilizing non-renewable energy resources such as coal or uranium. While each material has a long and productive history of powering electrical plants, they also provide environmental challenges that defy easy comparison. Only by examining the total lifetime risks of the coal and uranium used in energy […]

Which will Give the Signal Green: Coal or Nuclear ??

October 10, 2013 | Climate Change, Environmental Issues | by aHaSaN

Human-caused climate change and air pollution remain major global-scale problems and are both due mostly to fossil fuel burning. Mitigation efforts for both of these problems should be undertaken concurrently in order to maximize effectiveness. Such efforts can be accomplished largely with currently available low-carbon and carbon-free alternative energy sources like nuclear power and renewables, […]

Food Security Risk Index Map 2013

October 1, 2013 | GeoTechnology, Socio Economic | by aHaSaN

  This is a map created by risk analysis experts Maplecroft using the key elements of food security set by FAO. The Food Security Risk Index (FSRI) is calculated based on assessing 12 components of food security. The indicators include the accessibility and availability of food and the stability of food supplies across all countries. […]

Hunger Map 2013

October 1, 2013 | Socio Economic | by aHaSaN

The FAO Hunger Map 2013 has been published . This map displays nutritional information for developing countries. The data are based on the latest edition of FAO’s annual publication “The State of Food Insecurity in the World”. Most of the world’s hungry live in developing countries. According to the latest Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) […]

URGENT : Job Oppertunity (Part Time)

September 30, 2013 | Geospatial & Environmental Job | by aHaSaN

We have an Urgent Requirement for 2 young and energetic male students as Field Executive for World Bank and IWM supported Doctoral Research entitled “Water Management in Coastal Bangladesh & Livelihood Adaptations: A Study on Policies and Institutions” . It will be an excellent opportunities for the field executives to work with a highly experienced […]

OSM is not only a dataset, but also a community

August 28, 2013 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

The crowd is teeming with cartographers. At least according to a (very pretty) new data report from MapBox. The report details the explosive growth of OpenStreetMap, a free global, crowdsourced map, started in 2004, which OpenStreetMap’s annual international conference, State of the Map is returning to the UK, the first time it has come to […]

Web GIS : Changes Everything

August 23, 2013 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

GIS –> Web GIS This vision is being driven by the transformation of GIS into web GIS.  This evolution means that GIS can fully leverage and take advantage of the web and the cloud, big data, faster machines, and other big technology trends.  GIS is also advancing by integrating all of the new measurement types–remote […]

GIS: Transforming Our World

August 23, 2013 | GeoTechnology | by aHaSaN

Today our world is facing serious challenges, and it’s clear that we need to work together to collectively create a better future.  We don’t really have a lot of choice in this matter.  We need to leverage our very best brains, our best creative talent, our best design talent, our technology, and our science, and […]

URGENT: JOB OPPERTUNITY

August 14, 2013 | Geospatial & Environmental Job | by aHaSaN

I have been requested to urgently collect  CVs of  2/3 Potential female candidates who should have  Professionalism, Proficiency in English, Computer Literacy, excellent communication skills and should be enterprising, dynamic and energetic. The following are the details of the opening: Post : Disaster Risk Management Officer Company : Khulna Based Reputed NGO Salary : Lucrative […]

Global Climate Change: Key Indicators

August 14, 2013 | Climate Change, Disaster Management | by aHaSaN

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is an important heat-trapping (greenhouse) gas, which is released through human activities such as deforestation and burning fossil fuels, as well as natural processes such as respiration and volcanic eruptions. The chart on the left shows the CO2 levels in the Earth’s atmosphere during the last three glacial cycles, as reconstructed from […]