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Official Website Dr. Waseem Razzaq Khan


Waseem Razzaq Khan (Dr.)

BSc. (Pakistan Forest Institute), Msc. (National University of Science and Technology, Pakistan), Ph.D (UPM)
Tel. : (6019) -3557839
Google Scholar: Waseem Razzaq Khan

 Research Interest

  1. Mangroves Ecology and stable Isotopes Ecology
  2. Forest Degradation and Nutrient Cycling
  3. Forest Productivity and Ecological restoration
  4. Silviculture, Sustainable Forest Management and REDD+

Research Activities

  1. Macro & micronutrient estimation in above and below ground mangrove tissue and in soil
  2. Changes in elemental concentrations and isotopic ratios along inundation gradient
  3. Productivity estimation using stable isotopic modelling and biomass measurements in managed mangrove forest
  4. Influence of increased nitrogen influx on productivity in mangroves
  5. Heavy metal risk assessment in sediments of mangroves
  6. Phytoremediation potential assessment of local mangrove species for future mangrove conservation

Selected Publications

  1. Waseem Khan, Fahad Rasheed, Syaizwan Zulkifli, Martin Zimmer, Nur Amiera Kamarudin, Zikria Zafar, Mohamad Roslan Kasim, Ahmad Mustapha Mohamad Pazi, Faridah Ibrahim, Mohd Nazre Saleh (2020) Phytoextraction potential of Rhizophora apiculata: A case study in Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, Malaysia. Tropical Conservation Science Journal.,13, 10.1177/1940082920947344
  2. Waseem Khan, Syaizwan Zulkifli, Martin Zimmer, Nur Amiera Kamarudin, Fahad Rasheed, Zikria Zafar, Mohamad Roslan Kasim, Ahmad Mustapha Mohamad Pazi, Faridah Ibrahim, Mohd Nazre Saleh (2020) Risk Assessment of Heavy Metal Concentrations in Sediments of Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve (MMFR). Tropical Conservation Science Journal,13, 10.1177/1940082920933122
  3. Wan Mohd Jaafar, W. S., Abdul Maulud, K. N., Muhmad Kamarulzaman, A. M., Raihan, A., Md Sah, S., Ahmad, A., ... & Razzaq Khan, W. (2020). The Influence of Deforestation on Land Surface Temperature—A Case Study of Perak and Kedah, Malaysia. Forests, 11(6), 670.
  4. Arif, M., Hussain, A., Shahzad, M. K., Khan, W. R., Na, N., Zarif, N., ... & Yukun, C. (2020). One Belt One Road Initiative: Pakistan’s forest-based sector investment opportunities within the context of globalization. CUSTOS E AGRONEGOCIO ONLINE, 15(4), 165-194.
  5. Rasheed, F., Zafar, Z., Waseem, Z. A., Rafay, M., Abdullah, M., Salam, M. M. A., ... & Khan, W. R. (2020). Phytoaccumulation of Zn, Pb, and Cd in Conocarpus lancifolius irrigated with wastewater: does physiological response influence heavy metal uptake? International Journal of Phytoremediation, 22(3), 287-294.
  6. Khan, W. R., Zulkifli, S. Z., Kasim, M. R. B., Pazi, A. M., Mostapa, R., & Nazre, M. (2019). Mangrove Productivity Estimation using Modelling Approach and Tree Parameters Assessment. Tropical Conservation Science, 12, 1940082919872137.
  7. Khan, W. R., Nazre, M., Zulkifli, S. Z., Kudus, K. A., Zimmer, M., Roslan, M. K., ... & Gandaseca, S. (2017). Reflection of stable isotopes and selected elements with the inundation gradient at the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve (MMFR), Malaysia. International Forestry Review, 19(3), 1-10.
  8. Mustapha, A., Gandaseca, S., Hanafi, A., Nurhidayu, S., Roslan, M., Khan, W., & Nuruddin, A. (2017). Sediment Quality Index in Mangrove Forest. Pertanika Journal of Scholarly Research Reviews, 3(3).
  9. Khan, W. R., Arif, M., Shakoor, S., Nazre, M., & Muslim, M. (2018). Therapeutic Characteristics of Murree Plants: An Emerging Feature. In Plant and Human Health, Volume 1 (pp. 719-729). Springer, Cham.
  10. Arif, M., Khan, W. R., Shahzad, M. K., Hussain, A., & Yukun, C. (2018). Exploring the Therapeutic Characteristics of Plant Species in the Chichawatni Irrigated Plantation Pakistan. In Plant and Human Health, Volume 1 (pp. 707-718). Springer, Cham.
  11. Haider, K., Khokhar, M. F., Chishtie, F., Razzaq Khan, W., & Hakeem, K. R. (2017). Identification and future description of warming signatures over Pakistan with special emphasis on evolution of CO 2 levels and temperature during the first decade of the twenty-first century. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24(8), 7617-7629.
  12. Khokhar, M. F., Nisar, M., Noreen, A., Khan, W. R., & Hakeem, K. R. (2017). Investigating the nitrogen dioxide concentrations in the boundary layer by using multi-axis spectroscopic measurements and comparison with satellite observations. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24(3), 2827-2839.
  13. Yasmin, N., Khokhar, M. F., Tanveer, S., Saqib, Z., & Khan, W. R. (2016). Dynamical assessment of vegetation trends over Margalla Hills National Park by using MODIS vegetation indices. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 53(4).
  14. Assessing the context of REDD+ in Murree hill Forest, Pakistan” in the Journal of “Advances in Environmental Biology” in Malaysia on 21-22 April 2015 (ISI) WR Khan et al. Advances in Environmental Biology, 9(6) Special 2015, Pages: 15-20
  15. Poster presentation on “NO2 measurements in Tolipeer, Pakistan using Car Max DOAS” at the Second Annual Regional Atmospheric Science Workshop, Nepal, June 2014 WR Khan et al

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