Mary Anne Bishop, PhD

Research Ecologist

300 Breakwater, PO Box 705 Cordova, Alaska 99574
907-424-5800 x 228
mbishop@pwssc.org

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Mary Anne is a research ecologist with a doctorate from the University of Florida at Gainesville. Her research focuses primarily on estuarine ecology, including the shorebirds, estuarine fishes and benthic invertebrates that inhabit the estuarine environment. For more than a decade she has been a co-principal investigator on the Pacific Flyway Shorebird Migration Program studying migration strategies and the importance of coastal habitats used by shorebirds during spring migration. Since 1987 Bishop has worked cooperatively with the International Crane Foundation and Chinese scientists on the Tibetan Plateau studying the ecology and conservation of bar-headed geese and the endangered black-necked crane.