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Name: Dr. Riffat Naseem Malik
Designation: Assistant Professor and Chairperson
Department: Environmental Sciences


Qualifications:

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Lancaster Environmental Centre, Lancaster University, UK (http://www.lec.lancs.ac.uk/)

PhD  The Reading University, Reading,  UK (www.Reading.ac.uk )

Research Fellowship Department of Geography, University of Turku, Finland (www.utu.fi)

M.Phil Quaid-i-Azam Universiyt, Islamabad, Pak

M.Sc Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pak



Phone: +92-51 9064-3017
Email: r_n_malik2000@yahoo.co.uk
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

Environmental Biology and applied Ecotoxicology research group focuses on monitoring and assessment of environmental pollution; evaluation, occurrence, spatial and temporal trends and source identification of heavy metals and Persistent Organic Pollutant (POPs) in aquatic and terrestrial resources of Pakistan; their effects on form and functionality of biota, and ecological systems; identification and development of biological indicators/markers to assess the integrity and health conditions of an ecosystem.

ISI Impact Factor Journal

  1. Chaemfa, Chakra; Xu, Yue; Li, Jun; Chakraborty, Paromita; Syed, Jabir; Malik, Riffat; Wang, Yan; Lie, Jun; Zhang, Gan; Jones, Kevin [2014]. Screening of Atmospheric Short- and Medium-Chain Chlorinated Paraffins in India and Pakistan using Polyurethane Foam Based Passive Air Samplers. Environmental Science & Technology. DOI: 10.1021/es405186m.
  2. Xu Y, Li J, Chakraborty P, Syed JH, Malik RN, Wang Y, Tian C, Luo C, Zhang G, Jones KC [2014]. Atmospheric polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCNs) in India and Pakistan. Science of the Total Environment, 466-467; 1030-1036.
  3. Alamdar A, Syed JH, Malik RN, Katsoyiannis A, Liu J, Li J, Zhang G, Jones KC [2014]. Organochlorine pesticides in surface soils from obsolete pesticide dumping ground in Hyderabad City, Pakistan: Contamination levels and their potential for air–soil exchange. Science of The Total Environment, 470–471, 733-741.
  4. Syed JH, Malik RN, Li J, Chaemfa C, Zhang G, Jones KC [2014]. Status, distribution and ecological risk of organochlorines (OCs) in the surface sediments from the Ravi River, Pakistan. Science of The Total Environment 472, 204–211.
  5. Syed JH, Malik RN, Muhammad A [2014]. Organochlorine pesticides in surface soils and sediments from obsolete pesticides dumping site near Lahore city, Pakistan; contamination status and their distribution. Chemistry and Ecology, 30, 87-96.
  6. Ali U, Syed JH,   Malik RN, Katsoyiannis A, Li J.  Zhang G., Jones KC., [2014]. Organochlorine Pesticides (OCPs) in South Asian region: A Review.  Science of the Total Environment, Science of The Total Environment, 476–477, 705–717.
  7. Ali, U., Syed, J.H., Junwen, L., Sánchez-García, L., Malik, R.N., Choudhary, M.J.I., Arshad, M., Li, J., Zhang, G., Jones, K.C. 2014. Assessing the relationship and influence of black carbon on distribution status of organochlorines in the coastal sediments from Pakistan. Environmental Pollution 190, 82-90.
  8. Malik RN, Mehboob F, Ali U, Katsoyiannis A,  Schuster JK, Moeckel C, Jones KC [2014]. Organo-halogenated contaminants (OHCs) in the sediments from the Soan River, Pakistan: OHCs (adsorbed TOC) burial flux, status and risk assessment, Science of The Total Environment,  481, 343–351.
  9. Zahra A, Hashmi MZ, Malik RN., Ahmed Z [2014]. Enrichment and geo-accumulation of heavy metals and risk assessment of sediments of the Kurang Nallah-Feeding tributary of the Rawal Lake Reservoir, Pakistan. Science of The Total Environment, 470-471, 925–933.
  10. Ullah M, Khan MU, Mahmood A, Malik RN, Hussain M, Wazir SM, Daud M, Shinwari ZK[2014]. An ethnobotanical survey of indigenous medicinal plants in Wana district South Waziristan Agency, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 150,  918–924.
  11. Khan, M.U., Malik RN, Muhammad S [2014]. Potential risk assessment of metal consumption in food crops irrigated with wastewater. CLEAN - Soil, Air, Water, 42 (9999), 1–8
  12. Junaid M, Khan, MU, Ahmad F, Malik RN, Shinwari, ZK, [2014].  Rice husk as dye removal from impregnated cotton waste generated in sports industries of Sialkot, Pakistan. Pak J Bot, 46(1): 293-297.
  13. Khan MU, R Malik RN, Muhammad S, Ullah F, Qadir A [2014]. Health Risk Assessment of Consumption of Heavy Metals in Market Food Crops from Sialkot and Gujranwala Districts, Pakistan.BHER Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, DOI:DOI:10.1080/10807039.2014.913445.
  14. Ali Z, Malik RN, Shinwari ZK, Qadir A [2014]. Enrichment, risk assessment, and statistical apportionment of heavy metals in tannery-affected areas. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. DOI: 10.1007/s13762-013-0428-4.
  15. Malik RN, Hashmi MZ, Huma Y [2013]. Heavy metal accumulation in edible fish species from Rawal Lake Reservoir, Pakistan. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21,  1188-1196.
  16. Ullah K, Hashmi MZ, Malik RN   [2014]. Heavy-Metal Levels in Feathers of Cattle Egret and Their Surrounding Environment: A Case of the Punjab Province, Pakistan. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology , 66,139-153.
  17. Summiya Nazeer, Muhamad Zaffar Hashmi, Riffat Naseem Malik [2014]. Heavy metals distribution, risk assessment and water quality characterization by water quality index of the River Soan, Pakistan. Ecological Indicators 43, 262–270.
  18. Kamal A, Malik RN [2014].  Comments on “Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in urban surface dust of Guangzhou, China: Status, sources and human health risk assessment”. Science of The Total Environment, 478, pg.200
  19. Kamal A, Malik RN [2014].  Concerning the manuscript “Burnt sugarcane harvesting: Particulate matter exposure and the effects on lung function, oxidative stress, and urinary 1-hydroxypyrene”.Science of The Total Environment, 479–480, Pg: 319
  20. Waheed S, Kamal A,  Malik RN [2014].  Human health risk from organ-specific accumulation of toxic metals and response of antioxidants in edible fish species from Chenab River, Pakistan. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21, 4409-4417.
  21. Mahmood, A., Syed J.H., Malik, R.N., Zheng, Q., Cheng z., Li, J., Zhang, G. [2014]. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in air, soil, and cereal crops along the two tributaries of River Chenab, Pakistan: Concentrations, distribution, and screening level risk assessment. Science of the Total Environment. 481, 596–604.
  22. Mahmood, A., Malik, R.N., Li, J., Zhang, G., Jones, K.C. 2014. PCNs (polychlorinated napthalenes): dietary exposure via cereal crops, distribution and screening-level risk assessment in wheat, rice, soil and air along two tributaries of the River Chenab, Pakistan. Science of the Total Environment, 481, 409–417.
  23. Mahmood, A., Malik, R.N., Li, J., Zhang, G. [2014]. Levels, distribution profile and risk assessment of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in water and sediment from two tributaries of River Chenab, Pakistan. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-2611-7.
  24. Mahmood A, Malik RN [2014]. Human health risk assessment of heavy metals via consumption of contaminated vegetables collected from different irrigation sources in Lahore, Pakistan. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 7, 91-99.
  25. Mahmood, A., Malik, R.N., Li, J., Zhang, G. 2014. Congener specific analysis, spatial distribution and screening-level risk assessment of polychlorinated napthalenes in water and sediments from two tributaries of the River Chenab, Pakistan. Science of the Total Environment. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.03.118.
  26. Saqib Z, Mahmood A., Malik RN, Mahmood A, Syed, JH, Ahmad T, [2014]. Indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants in Kotli Sattian, Rawalpindi district, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 151, 820-828.
  27. Nazeer S., Malik RN [2014]. Long-term changes in fish assemblage structure of River Soan, a lower Himalayan foothill river. Iranian Journal of Science and Technology.
  28. Ali N, Eqani S-A-M-A-S, Malik RN, Neels H, Covaci A [2013]. Organohalogenated contaminants (OHCs) in human serum of mothers and children from Pakistan with urban and rural residential settings. Science of The Total Environment, 461–462, 655-662.
  29. Ali Z, Malik RN, Qadir A [2013]. Heavy metals distribution and risk assessment in soils affected by tannery effluents. Chemistry and Ecology, 29, 676-692.
  30. Khan, M.U., Malik RN, Muhammad S [2013]. Human health risk from Heavy metal via food crops consumption with wastewater irrigation practices in Pakistan. Chemosphere, 93, 2230–2238.
  31. Ali N, Malik RN, Mehdi T, Eqani S-A-M-A-S, Javeed A, Neels H, Covaci A [2013].Organohalogenated contaminants (OHCs) in the serum and hair of pet cats and dogs: Biosentinels of indoor pollution. Science of the Total Environment 449, 29–36.
  32. Eqani S-A-M-A-S,Malik RN, Cincinelli A, Zhang G, Li X, Mohammad A, Qadir A, Rashid A, Bokhari H, Jones KC, Katsoyiannis A [2013].Uptake of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) by river water fish: The case of River Chenab. Science of the Total Environment, 450–451, 83-91.
  33. Syed JH, Malik RN, Liu D, Xu Y, Wang Y, Li Y, Zhang G, Jones KC [2013]. Organochlorine pesticides in air and soil and estimated air–soil exchange in Punjab, Pakistan. Science of the Total Environment, 444, 498-507.
  34. Syed JH, Malik RN, Li J, Zhang G, Jones KC [2013]. Levels, distribution and air-soil exchange fluxes of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the environment of Punjab Province, Pakistan. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 97, 189–195.
  35. Syed JH, Malik RN, Li J, Wang Y,  Xu Y,  Zhang G, Jones KC [2013]. Levels, profile and distribution of Dechloran Plus (DP) and Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) in the environment of Pakistan. Chemosphere , 93, 1646–1653
  36. Hashmi MZ, Malik RN, Shahbaz M [2013]. Heavy metals in eggshells of cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis) and little egret (Egretta garzetta) from the Punjab province, Pakistan. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 89, 158-165.
  37. Malik RN, Ghaffar B, Hashmi MZ [2013].  Trace metals in Ganges soft-shell turtle (Aspideretes gangeticus) from two barrage: Baloki and Rasul, Pakistan. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 20, 8263-8273.
  38. Shahbaz M., Hashmi MZ, Malik RN, Yasmin A [2013].  Relationship between heavy metals concentrations in egret species, their environment and food chain differences from two wetlands of Pakistan. Chemosphere, 93, 274–282.
  39. Malik RN, Hashmi MZ, Huma Y [2013]. Heavy metal accumulation in edible fish species from Rawal Lake Reservoir, Pakistan. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21,  1188-1196
  40. Mahmood A, Mahmood A, Malik RN, Shinwari ZK [2013]. Indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants from Gujranwala district, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 148, , 714–723.
  41. Mahmood A, Rashid S, Malik RN [2013]. Determination of toxic heavy metals in indigenous medicinal plants used in Rawalpindi and Islamabad cities, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 148, 158–164.  Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 148, 158–164.
  42. Ullah M, Khan MU, Mahmood A, Malik RN, Hussain M, Wazir SM, Daud M, Shinwari ZK[2013]. An ethnobotanical survey of indigenous medicinal plants in Wana district South Waziristan Agency, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 150, 918–924.
  43. Muhammad S, Shah MT, Khan S, Saddique U, Gul N, Khan MU, Malik RN, Farooq M, Naz A [2013]. Wild Plant Assessment for Heavy Metal Phytoremediation Potential along the Mafic and Ultramafic Terrain in Northern Pakistan. Biomed Research International, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/194765.
  44. Kamal A,  Ali U, Ramey MI, Younas SMZ, Malik RN, Rashid A [2013]. A Principle component analysis of flue gas exhaust from a functional incinerator in the vicinity of Rawalpindi Pakistan. Arabian Journal of Chemistry,  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.arabjc.2013.08.006
  45. Waheed S, Malik RN, Jahan S [2013]. Health risk from As contaminated fish consumption by population living around River Chenab, Pakistan. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 36, 579-587
  46. Arshad M, Malik RN, Saqib Z [2013]. Assessing potential habitats of Kashmir Markhor in Chitral Gol National Park, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany 01/2013; 45(SI):561-570.
  47. Saqib Z, Malik RN, Wehren HV [2013]. Land-cover dynamics in relation to Western Tragopan occurrence in Pakistan: A regional assessment.  Pakistan Journal of Botany 01/2013; 45(SI):551-559.
  48. Ali N, Ali LN, Eqani SAMAS, Malik RN, Neels H, Covaci A [2013]. Profiling of organ halogenated contaminants in the serum of mothers and their children from Pakistan with different residential settings. Organohalogen Compounds, 75, 265-268.
  49. Nazir A., Malik RN, Ajaib M., Shaheen H [2014]. Accumulation of Cadmium in Soil and Plants in Vicinity of Koh-E-Noor Textile Mills Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Biologia, 59, 197-203.
  50. Llabjani, V., Malik RN; Trevisan J., Hoti V, Ukpebor J, Shinwari ZK, Moeckel C, Jones KC, Shore RF, L Martin FL (2012).Alterations in the infrared spectral signature of avian feathers reflect potential chemical exposure: A pilot study comparing two sites in Pakistan. Environmental International, 48, 39-46.
  51. Chaudry MJI, Darcy, OL, Malik RN, MZ. Virani and Giovanni, MD [2012]. First evidence that population of the critically endangered Long-billed Vulture Gyps indicus in Pakistan have increased following the ban of the toxic veterinary drug diclofenac in south Asia. Bird Conservation International, 22, 389-397.
  52. Eqani S-A-M-A-S, Malik RN, Zhange G., Mohammad A., Chakraborty P [2012].  Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the sediments of the River Chenab, Pakistan. Chemistry and Ecology, 28, 327-339.
  53. Eqani S-A-M-A-S, Malik RN, Alamdar A, Faheem H [2012]. Status of Organochlorine Contaminants in the Different Environmental Compartments of Pakistan: A Review on Occurrence and Level. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 88:303–31
  54. Eqani S-A-M-A-S, Malik RN, Katsoyiannis A, Zhang G, Chakraborty P., Mohammad A,Jones KC (2012). Distribution and Risk Assessment of Organochlorine Contaminants in Surface Water from River Chenab, Pakistan. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 14, 1645-1654.
  55. Kamal A, Malik RN, Fatima N, Rashid A. 2012. Chemical exposure in occupational settings and related health risks: A neglected area of research in Pakistan. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 3 4, 46–58.
  56. Kamal A, Malik RN [2012]. Hematological Evidence of Occupational Exposure to Chemicals and Other Factors among Auto-Repair Workers in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives, 3, 229-238.
  57. Malik RN, Shinwari ZK, Waheed H (2012). Linkages between spatial variations in riparian vegetation and floristic quality to the environmental heterogeneity a case study of River Soan and its associated streams, Pakistan. Pak J Bot, 44,187-197.
  58. Mahmood A, Mahmood A, Malik RN [2012]. Indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants from Leepa valley, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 143, 338-346.
  59. Arshad M, Qamer FQ, Saleem R, Malik RN [2012]. Prediction of Kashmir markhor habitat suitability in Chitral Gol National Park, Pakistan.  Biodiversity, 13, 78-87.
  60. Qadir A, Malik RN [2011]. Heavy Metals in Eight Edible Fish Species from Two Polluted Tributaries [Aik and Palkhu] of the River Chenab, Pakistan. Biological Trace Element Research, 143, 1524-1540
  61. Malik RN, Moeckel C, Jones KC, Hughes D [2011] Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers [PBDEs] in feathers of colonial water bird species from Pakistan. Environmental Pollution, 159, 3044-3050.
  62. Malik RN, Nadeem M [2011]. Spatial and temporal characterization of trace elements and nutrients in the Rawal Lake Reservoir, Pakistan using multivariate analysis techniques. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 33[6]:525-41.
  63. Syed JH, Malik RN [2011]. Occurrence and source identification of organochlorine pesticide [OCPs] in the surrounding surface soils of the Ittehad Chemical Industries Kalashah Kaku, Pakistan. Environmental Earth Sciences, 62, 1311-1321
  64. Ali SM, Malik RN [2011]. Spatial Distribution of Metals in Top Soils of Islamabad City, Pakistan. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 172:1–16.
  65. Farooq S, Eqani S-A-M-A-S, Malik RN, Katsoyiannis A, Zhang G, Yanlin Z, Li J, Xiang L, Jones KC, Shinwari ZK [2011]. Occurrence, finger printing and ecological risk assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons [PAHs] in the River Chenab, Pakistan. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 13, 3207-3215.
  66. SAMAS Eqani, Malik RN, Mohammad A [2011]. The level and distribution of selected organochlorine pesticides in sediments from River Chenab, Pakistan. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 33, 33-47.
  67. Malik RN, Rauf S, Mohammad A, Eqani SAMAS, Ahad K [2011]. Organochlorine residual concentrations in cattle egret from the Punjab Province, Pakistan. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 173:325–341.
  68. Nazir A, Malik RN, Ajaib M, N Khan, Siddiqui MF [2011]. Hyperaccumulators of heavy metals of industrial areas of Islamabad and Rawalpindi Pakistan  Journal Botany, 43[4]: 1925-1933
  69. Walter C, Shinwari ZK, Afzal I, Malik RN [2011]. Antibacterial Activity in herbal products used for throat and chest infection. Pak J Bot, 43: 147-154.
  70. Saqib Z., Malik RN, Shinwari MI, Shinwari ZK, [2011]. Species richness, ethonobotanical species richness and human settlements along a Himalayan altitudinal gradient: prioritising plant conservation in Palas Valley, Pakistan, Pakistan. Pak j. Bot., 43, 121-125.
  71. Mahmood A, Malik RN, Shinwari ZK, Mahmood A. [2011]. Ethnobotanical survey of plants from Neelum, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan. Pak j. Bot., Pak j. Bot., 43, 97-102.
  72. Malik RN, Jadoon W. [2010]. Metal contamination of surface soils of industrial city Sialkot Pakistan: A multivariate and GIS approach. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 32, 179-191.
  73. Ali SM, Malik RN [2010]. Vegetation communities of urban open spaces: green belts and parks in Islamabad City. Pakistan Journal of Botany 42[2], 1031-1039.
  74. Ali SM, Malik RN [2010]. Spatial patterns of vegetation with underlying soil properties prevailing along drain side areas in Islamabad city. Pakistan Journal of Botany 42[4]: 2397-2410.
  75. Malik RN, Husain SZ, Nazir I. [2010]. Heavy metal contamination and accumulation in soil and wild plant species from industrial area of Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany 42[1]: 291-301.
  76. Malik RN and Zeb N [2009]. Assessment of environmental contamination using feathers of Bubulcus ibis as a biomonitor of heavy metal pollution, Pakistan. Ecotoxicology, 18:522–536.
  77. Qadir A, Malik RN [2009]. Assessment of an index of biological integrity [IBI] to quantify the quality of two tributaries of River Chenab, Sialkot, Pakistan. Hydrobiologia, 621: 127-153.
  78. Qadir A, Malik RN, Ahmed T, Sabir AM [2009]. Patterns of Fish Assemblage and Distribution under the Influence of Environmental Variables in Nullah Aik and Nullah Palkhu – tributaries of River Chenab, Pakistan. Biological Diversity and Conservation, 2: 110-124.
  79. Ullah R, Malik RN and Qadir A [2009]. Assessment of groundwater contamination in an industrial City Sialkot, Pakistan.  African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 3, 429-446.
  80. Qadir A, Malik RN and Husain SZ [2008]. Spatio-temporal variations in water quality of Nullah Aik-tributary of the River Chenab, Pakistan. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 140:43-59.
  81. Malik RN, Husain SZ, [2008]. Linking spectral reflectance information and the ecological vegetation Communities: A Multivariate Approach. Pakistan Journal of Botany 40[1], 337-349.
  82. Husain ZS, Malik RN, Javaid M, Bibi S [2008]. Ethnobotanical properties and uses of medicinal plants of Morgha Biodiversity Park, Rawalpindi. Pakistan Journal of Botany 40 [5]: 1897-1911.
  83. Bibi S, Husain SZ, Malik RN [2008]. Pollen analysis and heavy metals detection in honey samples from seven selected countries. Pakistan Journal of Botany 40[2], 507-516.
  84. Malik RN, Husain SZ [2007]. Broussonetia papyrifera [L.] L’Hér. ex Vent.: An Environmental Constraint on the Himalayan Foothills vegetation. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 39[4], 1045-1053.
  85. Malik RN, Husain SZ, [2006]. Spatial distribution of ecological communities using remotely sensed data. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 38[4]571-582.
  86. Malik RN, Husain SZ [2006]. Land-cover mapping: A remote sensing approach. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 38[3]559-570.
  87. Malik RN, Husain SZ [2006]. Classification and ordination of vegetation communities of the Lohibehr reserve forest and its surrounding areas, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.  Pakistan Journal of Botany, 38[3]543-558.
  88. Saqib Z, Malik RN, Husain SZ [2006]. Modelling potential distribution of Taxus wallichiana in Palas valley, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 38[3]539-542.
  89. Toivonen T, Kalliola K, Ruokolainen K, Malik RN [2006]. Across-path DN gradient challenge the Landsat TM interpretations in the Amazonian lowlands. Remote Sensing of Environment. 100: 550-562.
  90. Salovaara KJ, Thesseler S, Malik RN, Tuomisto H [2005].Clasification of Amazonia primary rain forest vegetation using Landsat ETM+ satellite imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 97: 39-51.
  91. Malik RN, Husain SZ [2005]. Assessment of image value gradient problem in the Amazon Landsat TM data. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 37[4], 843-852

 

Books Written/Edited and Books Chapters

Book Chapter

  1. Ali, A., Ali Z., Qureshi, UM, Kazi AG., Malik RN, Sher H, Kazi MK [2014] Chapter 14: Integrating physiological and genetic approaches for improving drought tolerance in crops.; In: Advances in Endophytic Research; byAhmad Vol 2 1611061 pp 301-320,   ISBN: 978-81-322-1574-5 (Print) 978-81-322-1575-2 (Online). Elsevier.
  2. Hussain M, Muhammad S, Malik RN, Khan MU, and Farooq U [2014] Status of Heavy Metal Residues in Fish Species of Pakistan. In: Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology (ed. David M. Whitacre). Volume 230, pp 111-132.; Springer, ISBN: 978-3-319-04410-1 (Print) 978-3-319-04411-8 (Online).
  3. Ali Z, Malik RN, Kazi A G and Mujeeb-Kazi A [2014].  Chapter: Taming food security through wastewater irrigation practices. In Plants, pollutants and remediation. (ed) Munir Ozturk. Springer (IN PRESS).
  4. Yousaf S, Afzal M, Anees M, Malik RN, Campisano A [2014] Chapter 15: Ecology and functional potential of endophytes in bioremediation:  A Molecular Perspective; In: Advances in Endophytic Research; by VC Verma, AC Gange, pp 301-320,   ISBN: 978-81-322-1574-5 (Print) 978-81-322-1575-2 (Online). Springer, India.

Book edited

  1. Qadir A, Malik RN, Ahmed T MA [2011], Impacts of Human Activities on Streams of Sialkot, Pakistan. https://www.lap-publishing.com/catalog/ISBN 978-3-8443-9108-4/
  2. Husain SZ, Malik RN, Khan MA (2009). Pollen Atlas and Characterisation of Allergy Causing Plants in Islamabad, Pakistan. Fatima Jinnah Women University, RWP, Pakistan.

 

 

 

Conferences
  • Ali N, Mehdi T, Malik RN, Kamal A, Eqani S-A-M-A-S, Malik, Dirtu AC, Neels H, Covaci A [2012]. Human Exposure to Organic Contaminants in Different Occupational Settings from Pakistan. SETEC, 2012.
  • Z Saqib, RN Malik and H Von Wehrden - Landcover dynamics in relation to western tragopan occurrence in Pakistan: a regional assessment. 12th national and 3rd international Conference of Pakistan Botany Society, Quaid-i-Azam niversity, ISL.
  • M Arshad, RN Malik and Z Saqib - Assessing potential habitats of Kashmir markhor in Chitral Gol National Park, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. 12th national and 3rd international Conference of Pakistan Botany Society, Quaid-i-Azam niversity, ISL.
  • Walter C, Shinwari ZK, Afzal I, Malik RN [2011]. Antibacterial Activity in herbal products used for throat and chest infection. International Workshop on “Medicinal Plants: Conservation & Sustainable Use” 8-10 December, 2011, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Saqib Z., Malik RN, Shinwari MI, Shinwari ZK, [2011]. Species richness, ethonobotanical species richness and human settlements along a Himalayan altitudinal gradient: prioritizing plant conservation in Palas Valley, Pakistan, International Workshop on “Medicinal Plants: Conservation & Sustainable Use” 8-10 December, 2011, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Mahmood A, Malik RN, Shinwari ZK, Mahmood A. [2011]. Ethnobotanical survey of plants from Neelum, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Pakistan. International Workshop on “Medicinal Plants: Conservation & Sustainable Use” 8-10 December, 2011, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • A Mahar, T Ahmed, RN Malik, Qadir A, Ullah R [2009]. Concentrations of Road Transport-Related Air Pollutants and their Health Implications of Hyderabad City, Pakistan. IHDP Open Meeting 2009, 7th International Sciences Conference on the Human Dimension of Global Environmental Change, 26-30 April, World Conference Centre, Bonn, UN Campus , Bonn , Germany.
  • Malik, RN; Qadir A.  [2008]. Heavy metal contamination in surface water, Channa punctata of Nullah Aik and Palkhu, Tributaries of river Chenab, Pakistan. Environmental Bioindicators, 3[1]. 80—84 [W23], 15th International Conference of Environmental Bioindicators,  
  • Malik RN; Qadir A.  [2008]. Fish Assemblage: An indicator of stream health using Index of Biological integrity. Environmental Bioindicators, 3[1]. 80—84 [W18],
  • R. Ullaha, RN Malik, A. Muhhamad, K. Ahad, A. Qaidr [2008]. Assessment of selected persistent organic pollutants [POPs] in sediments from streams of Sialkot District. In an International Conference of Plant Scientist [10th National Meeting of Plant Scientist] 21-24 April 2008, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan.
  • Abdul Qaidr, RN Malik and Tahira Ahmed [2008]. Assessment of stream condition of Nullah Aik and Nullah Pulkhu, two tributaries of river Chenab, Pakistan using biological integrity indices for fish assessable. . In the Proceeding of the International of Pakistan Congress of Zoology, March 18-20 2008, Gov. College University, Faisal University, FaisalAbad, organized by Zoological Society of Pakistan
  • Abdul Qaidr, Shakila Mushtaq, Malik RN and Arshed Makhdoom Sabir [2008]. Biodiversity of foliage and cursorial spiders in sugarcane field at Faisalabad, Pakistan. . In the Proceeding of the International Pakistan Congress of Zoology, March 18-20 2008, Gov. College University, Faisal University, FaisalAbad, organized by Zoological Society of Pakistan.
  • A Mahar, Malik RN, A Qadir, T Ahmed, Z Khan and MA Khan [2007]. Review and Analysis of Current Solid Waste Management Situation in Urban Areas of Pakistan. Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management, 5 - 7 September 2007, Chennai, India. pp.34-41
  • Syed Ali Musstjab, Mahjabeen Niazi, Malik RN & Qadir, A. [2007]. Spatial Variation in Water Quality of River Chenab from Head Trimmu to Sher Shah Pul. In the Proceeding of the International Seminar on,  “Effect of pollution on water quality and aquatic life” 26-27th June 2007 at Pakistan Agriculture Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Abdul Qadir, Malik RN and Ahmad, T. [2007]. Diversity, distributional patterns of fish community in Nullah Palkhu: a severely polluted stream of district Sialkot. In the Proceeding of the International Seminar on,  “Effect of pollution on water quality and aquatic life” 26-27th June 2007 at Pakistan Agriculture Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Malik RN and Husain Syed Z. [2007]. Overview of Aquatic Ecosystems of Pakistan. In the Proceeding of the International Seminar on,  “Effect of pollution on water quality and aquatic life” 26-27th June 2007 at Pakistan Agriculture Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Ullah R, Malik RN, Muhammad A,  Ahad K and Qadir A. [2007]. Assessment and spatial distribution of persistent organic pollutants in selected Fish species in two streams of river Chenaab. In the Proceeding of the International Seminar on,  “Effect of pollution on water quality and aquatic life” 26-27th June 2007 at Pakistan Agriculture Research Council, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Qadir, A.  Malik RN, Ahmad T, Saqib Z. [2007]. Assessment of water quality of Nullah Palkhu: Tributary of river Chenab [Pakistan]. In the Proceeding of the International Conference on “Biological Resources of Pakistan: Problems success and future perspectives” University of Arid Agriculture, 25-27 April 2007, Rawalpindi.
  • Rizwan ullah, Malik RN,  Ahad K,   Muhammad A,  Qadir A.  [2007]. Assessment of Persistent Organic Pollutants [POPs] in four fish species recorded from streams of District Sialkot. In the Proceeding of the International Conference on “Biological Resources of Pakistan: Problems success and future perspectives” University of Arid Agriculture, 25-27 April 2007, Rawalpindi.
  • Abdul Qadir, Malik RN, Ahmad T. [2006]. Effect of stress from industrial and municipal waste on distribution and diversity of fish in Nullah Aik and Nullah Palkhu: tributaries of river Chenab. International Symposium on Analytical and environmental Chemistry [July 24-26, 2006] Organized by Institute of chemical Sciences [ICS], University of Peshawar and Centre of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Jamshoro, Bara Gali, Murree, Pakistan.
  • Mahar A, Malik RN [2006]. Ambient air quality monitoring and environmental impact assessment of Hyderabad City, Sindh. International Symposium on Analytical and environmental Chemistry [July 24-26, 2006] Organized by Institute of chemical Sciences [ICS], University of Peshawar and Centre of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Jamshoro, Bara Gali, Murree, Pakistan.
  • Ulla R, Qadir A, Malik RN, Ahmad T.  [2006]. Assessment of Ground water quality in the urban aarea of Silkot city. International Symposium on Analytical and environmental Chemistry [July 24-26, 2006] Organized by Institute of chemical Sciences [ICS], University of Peshawar and Centre of Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, University of Jamshoro, Bara Gali, Murree, Pakistan.
  • Malik RN, Husain S Z. [2005]. Alien invasion: a threat to floral diversity, In: Global Change Perspective in Pakistan, Challenges, Impact, Opportunities & Prospects, 189-196. Proceeding of National Workshop, April 28-30, 2005, Islamabad.
  • Malik RN, D. M. Keith Lucas & S. Z. Husain [2004]. Land-Cover Mapping and Impact of Urbanization on the Scrub Forest in the Suburb of Rawalpindi, Pakistan. In the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society, Annual conference: RSPSOC-Mapping and resource management 7th –10th September, 2004. [see www.rspsoc.org.
  • Malik RN, Amtul Rafique & S. Z. Husain [2004]. Ethnobotanical resources of Sialkot City. International symposium on medicinal plants: Linkages beyond national boundaries. 7-9 September 2004, Islamabad. Proceeding-42-49.
  • Malik RN & S. Z. Husain [2004]. Does The Remote Sensing Data Provide Information About the Ecological Vegetation Communities? In the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society, Annual conference: RSPSOC-Mapping and resource management 7th –10th September, 2004. [see www.rspsoc.org]
  • Malik RN, Husain, S. Z. [2002]. Deforestation assessment in Northeast of Pakistan. 22nd EARSeL Symposium & General Assembly Prague, Czech Republic, 4th - 7th June.
  • Malik RN, Husain, S.  Z.  & Raouf, A.  [2000]. Mapping Different Vegetation Types by Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques: a case Study of Margalla Hills National Park, Pakistan. Adding Value to Remotely Sensed Data. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Remote Sensing Society, Leicester, 12th-14th Sept 2000, Published by The Remote Sensing Society, ISBN: 0 946226 30 X, Binding: CD ROM, 13pp.
  • Malik RN,  Raouf, A, Husain SZ [2000]. Use of GIS and image processing for vegetation mapping at Lohibehr Wildlife Park, Northeast of Pakistan. Earth observation to Information. The Proceeding of Pakistan Society of Geographic Information Systems, during 5th –8th April. Pp: 43-48.
  • Malik RN, Husain SZ, Raouf A. [1999]. Exploitation of System Probaterire de l’observation de la terre [SPOT XS] for monitoring vegetation changes in Lohibehr Wildlife Park, Northeast of Islamabad, Pakistan.  Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of Remote Sensing Society of U.K. at University of Wales, Cardiff, UK  during 8th –10th September. Pp: 733-742.

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