Salman Qureshi

Research Fellow
Geography (Landscape Ecology) / School of Architecture
Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany / Birmingham City University, UK

Fields of interest:

landscape ecology, socio-ecological modelling in megacities, landscape perception, urban biodiversity and ecosystem services, health and wellbeing, urban resilience and sustainability, remote sensing/GIScience

Recent publications:

Breuste J., Li J., Qureshi, S. (Guest Eds.):
Urban Ecosystems (Springer, USA 2013). Special Issue: Urban Ecology for Sustainable Urban Environment.

Qureshi B.A., Karim Z., Qureshi S.:
Heavy metal content in urban soils as an indicator of anthropogenic and natural influences on landscape of Karachi – probing spatio-temporal variations using multivariate analysis.
Ecological Indicators 2013 (in press)

Qureshi S., Haase D., Coles R.:
Theorized Urban Gradient (TUG) method – a parameterized conceptual framework for socio-ecological sampling in complex urban agglomeration.
Ecological Indicators 2013 (in press)

Shaikh S., Kami J.H., Qureshi S.:
Monitoring the diversity of malaria/dengue vector in Karachi – studying genera and sub-genus of mosquitoes under different ecological conditions.
Pakistan Journal of Zoology 2013 (in press)

Breuste J.H., Qureshi S., Li J.:
Scaling down the ecosystem services at local level for urban parks of three megacities.
Hercynia N. F. (Halle, Germany) 2013, 46 (in press)

Qureshi S., Breuste J.H., Jim C.Y.:
Differential community and the perception of urban green spaces and their contents in the megacity of Karachi, Pakistan.
Urban Ecosystems 2013, DOI 10.1007/s11252-012-0285-9.

Blaschke T., Donert K., Gossette F., Kienberger S., Marani M., Qureshi S., Tiede D.:
Virtual globes: serving Science and society.
Information 2012, 3: 372–390.

Breuste J.H., Qureshi S.:
Urban sustainability, urban ecology, and Society for Urban Ecology (SURE).
Urban Ecosystems 2011, 14: 313–317.

Qureshi S.:
On the multidisciplinary perspectives to address environmental issues in a regional context.
Landscape Ecology 2011, 26: 891–892.