Physics professor delivers keynote in Bangladesh

Miah M. Adel, professor of space and environmental physics at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, recently delivered a keynote speech entitled “Downstream effects from headstream interventions” in Dhaka Press Club at Dhaka, Bangladesh.

He focused on the surface water scarcity, lack of groundwater recharging and depletion of natural breeding and raising grounds of 109 Gangetic fisheries and other aquatic animals.

His discussion also included people’s sufferings from malnutrition, loss of inland navigable routes, generation of extreme climate and groundwater arsenic contamination.