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Texas A&M University
707E
MS 3147,
College Station, Texas 77843

Courses:

GEOG 361/GEOG 651 - Remote Sensing in Geosciences

GEOG 489/GEOG 689 - Special Topics: Issues in GIScience

GEOG 689 -  Special Topics: Geomorphometry

Active Research Projects:

Radiative Transfer Modeling

Alpine Glacier Mapping

Mountain Geomorphometry

Current Ph.D. Students :

Iliyana Dobreva

Panshu Zhao

Dr. Michael Bishop

Professor and Haynes Chair in Geosciences

Ph.D. Physical Geography/Remote Sensing/GIS, Indiana State University, 1987

M.A. Physical Geography/Remote Sensing/GIS, Indiana State University, 1984

B.S. Geography, Western Michigan University, 1982

Bio

Journal Articles

Bulley, H. N. N., Bishop, M. P., Shroder, Jr., J. F., and Haritashya, U. K. (2013). Integration of classification tree analyses and spatial metrics to assess changes in supraglacial lakes in the Karakoram Himalaya. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 34(2):387–411.

Sarikaya, M. A., Bishop, M. P., Shroder, Jr., J. F., and Olsenholler, J. A. (2012). Space-based observations of Eastern Hindu Kush glaciers between 1976 and 2007, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Remote Sensing Letters, 3(1):77–84.

Bishop, M. P., James, L. A., Shroder, Jr., J. F., and Walsh, S. J. (2012). Geospatial technologies and digital geomorphological mapping: Concepts, issues and research. Geomorphology, 137:5–26.

James, L. A., Walsh, S. J., and Bishop, M. P. (2012b). Geospatial technologies and geomorphological mapping - Preface. Geomorphology, 137:1–4.

Quincey, D. J., Braun, M., Glasser, N. F., Bishop, M. P., Hewitt, K., and Luckman, A. (2011). Karakoram glacier surge dynamics. Geophysical Research Letters, 38:L18504.

Copland, L., Sylvestre, T., Bishop, M. P., Shroder, Jr., J. F., Seong, Y. B., Owen, L. A., Bush, A. B. G., and Kamp, U. (2011). Expanded and recently increased glacier surging in the Karakoram. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 43(4):503–516.

Shroder, Jr., J. F., Owen, L. A., Seong, Y. B., Bishop, M. P., Bush, A. B. G., Caffee, M. W., Copland, L., Finkel, R. C., and Kamp, U. (2011). The role of mass movements on landscape evolution in the Central Karakoram: Discussion and speculation. Quaternary International, 236:34–47.

Furfaro, R., Kargel, J. S., Lunine, J. I., Fink, W., and Bishop, M. P. (2010). Identification of cryovolcanism on Titan using fuzzy cognitive maps. Planetary and Space Science, 58:761–779.

Bishop, M. P., Bush, A. B. G., Copland, L., Kamp, U., Owen, L. A., Seong, Y. B., and Shroder, Jr., J. F. (2010). Climate change and mountain topographic evolution in the central Karakoram, Pakistan. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 100(4):772–793.

Quincey, D. J., Copland, L., Mayer, C., Bishop, M. P., Luckman, A., and Belo, M. (2009). Ice velocity and climate variations for the Baltoro Glacier, Pakistan. Journal of Glaciology, 55(194):1061–1071.

Copland, L., Pope, S., Bishop, M. P., Shroder, Jr., J. F., Clendon, P., Bush, A. B. G., Kamp, U., Seong, Y. B., and Owen, L. A. (2009). Glacier velocities across the central Karakoram. Annals of Glaciology, 50(52):41–49.

Seong, Y. B., Owen, L. A., Caffee, M. W., Kamp, U., Bishop, M. P., Bush, A. B. G., Copland, L., and Shroder, Jr., J. F. (2009b). Rates of basin-wide rockwall retreat in the K2 region of the central Karakoram defined by terrestrial cosmogenic nuclide 10Be. Geomorphology, 107(254–262).

Haritashya, U. K., Bishop, M. P., Shroder, Jr., J. F., Bush, A. B. G., and Bulley, H. N. N. (2009). Spaced-based assessment of glacier fluctuations in the Wakhan Pamir, Afghanistan. Climatic Change, 94:5–18.

Seong, Y. B., Bishop, M. P., Bush, A. B. G., Clendon, P., Copland, L., Finkel, R. C., Kamp, U., Owen, L. A., and Shroder, Jr., J. F. (2009a). Landforms and landscape evolution in the Skardu, Shigar and Braldu valleys, central Karakoram Mountains. Geomorphology, 103:251–267.

Copland, L., Pope, S., Bishop, M. P., Shroder, Jr., J. F., Clendon, P., Bush, A. B. G., Kamp, U., Seong, Y. B., and Owen, L. A. (2009). Glacier velocities across the central Karakoram. Annals of Glaciology, 50(52):41–49.

Seong, Y. B., Owen, L. A., Bishop, M. P., Bush, A. B. G., Clendon, P., Copland, L., Finkel, R. C., Kamp, U., and Shroder, Jr., J. F. (2008). Rates of fluvial bedrock incision within an actively uplifting orogen: Central Karakoram Mountains, northern Pakistan. Geomorphology, 97:274–286.

Seong, Y. B., Owen, L. A., Bishop, M. P., Bush, A. B. G., Clendon, P., Copland, L., Finkel, R. C., Kamp, U., and Shroder, Jr., J. F. (2007). Quaternary glacial history of the Central Karakoram. Quaternary Science Reviews, 26:3384–3405.

Raup, B., Kääb, A., Kargel, J. S., Bishop, M. P., Hamilton, G., Lee, E., Paul, F., Rau, F., Soltesz, D., Khalsa, S. J. S., Beedle, M., and Helm, C. (2007). Remote sensing and GIS technology in the Global Land Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS) Project. Computers and Geosciences, 33:104–125.

Kargel, J. S., Abrams, M. J., Bishop, M. P., Bush, A. B. G., Hamilton, G., Jiskoot, H., Kääb, A., Kieffer, H. H., Lee, E. M., Paul, F., Raup, B. H., Shroder, Jr., J. F., Soltesz, D., Stainforth, D., Stearns, L., and Wessels, R. (2005). Multispectral imaging contributions to Global Land-Ice Measurements from Space. Remote Sensing of Environment, 99:187–219.

Bishop, M. P., Barry, R. G., Bush, A. B. G., Copland, L., Dwyer, J. L., Fountain, A. G., Haeberli, W., Hall, D. K., Kääb, A., Kargel, J. S., Molnia, B. F., Olsenholler, J. A., Paul, F., Raup, B. H., Shroder, Jr., J. F., Trabant, D. C., and Wessels, R. (2004a). Global Land-Ice Measurements from Space (GLIMS): Remote sensing and GIS investigations of the Earth’s cryosphere. Geocarto International, 19(2):57–84.

Shroder, Jr., J. F. and Bishop, M. P. (2003b). A perspective on computer modeling and fieldwork. Geomorphology, 53(1-2):1–9.

Bishop, M. P., Shroder, Jr., J. F., and Colby, J. D. (2003). Remote sensing and geomorphometry for studying relief production in high mountains. Geomorphology, 55:345–361.

Shroder, Jr., J. F., Bishop, M. P., Olsenholler, J., and Craiger, J. P. (2002). Geomorphology and the World Wide Web. Geomorphology, 47:343–363.

Bishop, M. P., Shroder, Jr., J. F., Bonk, R., and Olsenholler, J. (2002). Geomorphic change in high mountains: A western Himalayan perspective. Global and Planetary Change, 32:311–329.

Bishop, M. P. and Colby, J. D. (2002). Anisotropic reflectance correction of SPOT-3 HRV imagery. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 23(10):219–222.

Zeitler, P. K., Koons, P. O., Bishop, M. P., Chamberlain, C. P., Craw, D., Edwards, M. A., Hamidullah, S., Jan, M. Q., Khan, M. A., Khattak, M. U. K., Kidd, W. S. F., Mackie, R. L., Meltzer, A. S., Park, S. K., Pecher, A., Poage, M. A., Sarker, G., Schneider, D. A., Seeber, L., and Shroder, Jr., J. F. (2001a). Crustal reworking at Nanga Parbat, Pakistan: Metamorphic consequences of thermal-mechanical coupling facilitated by erosion. Tectonics, 20(5):712–728.

Bishop, M. P., Bonk, R., Kamp, U., and Shroder, Jr., J. F. (2001). Terrain analysis and data modeling for alpine glacier mapping. Polar Geography, 25(3):182–201.

Shroder, Jr., J. F., Bishop, M. P., Sloan, V., and Copland, L. (2000). Debris-covered glaciers and rock glaciers in the Nanga Parbat Himalaya. Geografiska Annaler, 82A:17–31.

Bishop, M. P., Kargel, J. S., Kieffer, H. H., MacKinnon, D. J., Raup, B. H., and Shroder, Jr., J. F. (2000). Remote sensing science and technology for studying glacier processes in high Asia. Annals of Glaciology, 31:164–170.

Shroder, Jr., J. F., Scheppy, R. A., and Bishop, M. P. (1999b). Denudation of small alpine basins, Nanga Parbat Himalaya, Pakistan. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 31(2):121–127.

Bishop, M. P., Shroder, Jr., J. F., and Hickman, B. L. (1999). High resolution satellite imagery and neural networks for information extraction in a complex mountain environment. Geocarto International, 14(2):17–26.

Shroder, Jr., J. F. and Bishop, M. P. (1998). Mass movement in the Himalaya: New insights and research directions. Geomorphology, 26:13–35.

Cwick, G. J., Aide, M. T., and Bishop, M. P. (1998). Use of hyperspectral and biochemical data from Black Spruce needles to map soil at a forest site in Manitoba. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing, 24(2):187–193.

Bishop, M. P., Shroder, Jr., J. F., Sloan, V. F., Copland, L., and Colby, J. D. (1998b). Remote sensing and GIS technology for studying lithospheric processes in a mountain environment. Geocarto International, 13(4):75–87.

Bishop, M. P., Shroder, Jr., J. F., Hickman, B. L., and Copland, L. (1998a). Scale dependent analysis of satellite imagery for characterization of glacier surfaces in the Karakoram Himalaya. Geomorphology, 21:217–232.

Shroder, Jr., J. F. and Bishop, M. P. (1995). Geobotanical assessment in the Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, and Himalaya. Geomorphology, 13(1):101–119.

Hickman, B. L., Bishop, M. P., and Rescigno, M. (1995). Advanced computational methods for spatial feature extraction. Computers and Geoscience, 21(1):153–173.

Cwick, G. J., Bishop, M. P., Howe, R. C., Mausel, P. W., Everitt, J. H., and Escobar, D. E. (1995). Multispectral video data for detecting biogeochemical conditions at an Alabama oil field site. Geocarto International, 10(2):59–66.

Bishop, M. P., Shroder, Jr., J. F., and Ward, J. L. (1995b). SPOT multispectral analysis for producing supraglacial debris-load estimates for Batura Glacier, Pakistan. Geocarto International, 10(4):81–90.

Bishop, M. P. and Shroder, Jr., J. F. (1994). The utilization of remote sensing and GIS technology for environmental assessment and management in the Czech Republic. Geographia Slovaca, 6:1–16.

Books

Kargel, J. S., Leonard, G., Bishop, M. P., Raup, B. H., and Kääb, A., editors (2013). Global Land-Ice Measurements From Space (GLIMS): Multispectral Imaging of Glaciers and Ice Caps. Springer-Praxis, Chichester.

Bishop, M. P., editor (2013a). Remote Sensing and GIScience in Geomorphology, volume 3 of Treatise in Geomorphology. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

James, L. A., Bishop, M. P., and Walsh, S. J., editors (2012a). Geospatial Technologies and Geomorphological Mapping, volume 137 of Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium 2010. Elsevier.

Bishop, M. P. and Shroder, Jr., J. F., editors (2004a). Geographic Information Science and Mountain Geomorphology. Springer-Praxis, Chichester.

Shroder, Jr., J. F. and Bishop, M. P., editors (2003a). Integration of Computer Modeling and Field Observations in Geomorphology, volume 53 of Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium 2000. Elsevier.

 

 
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