Mobushir Khan

Dr Mobushir Khan

Spatial Scientist

Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences


Dr Moby Khan’s area of expertise is Geographic Information Systems and Data Modelling. He holds a doctorate in Spatial Sciences for Natural Resources from Twente University, Netherlands and about ten years of university teaching and research experience. He applies geospatial technologies to assist multiple stakeholders across natural resources including food security, water resources, environment, climate, and livestock. His research is aligned with UN SDGs, particularly Goals 2, 13 and 15 and has published 35 journal articles, and 12 commission reports.

He has also delivered keynote presentations and presented his research at National and International avenues. Moby has executed projects funded by National and International organisations such as the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Asian Development Bank (ADB), and Inter Islamic Network of Space Technology (ISNET).

  • Food security
  • Agriculture mapping and monitoring
  • Groundwater and surface water hydrology
  • Mobile and web-based decision support tools
  • Cattle disease (hotspot)
Full publications list on CRO

Recent Publications

  • Khan, M. (2023). Applications of geospatial technologies for precision agriculture. In Precision Agriculture Evolution, Insights and Emerging Trends (Vol. 1, pp. 71 - 82)
  • Amin, M., Khan, M. R., Hassan, S. S., Imran, M., Hanif, M., & Baig, I. A. (2023). Determining satellite-based evapotranspiration product and identifying relationship with other observed data in Punjab, Pakistan. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 25(1), 23-39.
  • Tariq, A., Yan, J., Gagnon, A. S., Riaz Khan, M., & Mumtaz, F. (2022). Mapping of cropland, cropping patterns and crop types by combining optical remote sensing images with decision tree classifier and random forest. Geo-spatial Information Science, 0(0), 1-19.
  • Hall, A., Horta, A., Khan, M., & Crabbe, R. (2022). Spatial analysis of outdoor wet bulb globe temperature under RCP4.5 and RCP8.5 scenarios for 2041–2080 across a range of temperate to hot climates. Weather and Climate Extremes, 35, 1-18. [100420].
  • Khan, S. S., Ahmed, H., Afzal, M. S., Khan, M. R., Birtles, R. J., & Oliver, J. D. (2022). Epidemiology, distribution and identification of ticks on livestock in Pakistan. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(5), 1-11. [3024].