Dr. Michael P. Bishop

Dr. Michael P. Bishop is the founding and former Director of GEOAT, and professor and the Haynes Chair in the Department of Geography at Texas A&M University. His areas of expertise are remote sensing, geographic information science, geomorphometry, numerical modeling, mountain geomorphology, and cryospheric science. He has published over 100 scientific publications including five books and has presented over 200 national and international professional papers on various Earth science and GIScience related topics. His current research is focused on formalization of spatial concepts for spatial analysis and terrain analysis in characterizing climate-glacier dynamics, mountain geodynamics, natural hazards, and agricultural environments.

He received his Ph.D. and M.A. at Indiana State University in physical geography with an emphasis in geographic information science and technology.