Research staff: Dr. Peter Miller

Peter Miller

Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Prospect Place
The Hoe
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1752 633481
Fax: +44 (0) 1752 633101

Research interests

Automated feature detection from oceanic satellite data including oceanic fronts, discrimination of harmful algal blooms from EO visible spectral radiance (ocean colour) data, Near-real time and operational Earth observation.

Current projects

AquaMar, AlgaRisk, NEODAAS (technical lead), ECOMAR

Recent publications

Read, J.F., Pollard, R.T., Miller, P.I. & Dale, A.C. (2010) Circulation and variability of the North Atlantic Current in the vicinity of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 57(3), 307-318. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2009.11.010

Shutler, J.D., Grant, M.G., Miller, P.I., Rushton, E. & Anderson, K. (2010) Coccolithophore bloom detection in the north east Atlantic using SeaWiFS: Algorithm description, application and sensitivity analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment, 114(5), 9. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2009.12.024

Davidson, K., P. I. Miller, T. Wilding, J. D. Shutler, E. Bresnan, K. Kennington and S. Swan (2009) A large and prolonged bloom of Karenia mikimotoi in Scottish waters in 2006, Harmful Algae, 8(2), 349-361.

Latham, S.E., Cramer, R., Grant, M., Kershaw, P., Lawrence, B.N., Lowry, R., Lowe, D., O'Neill, K., Miller, P., Pascoe, S., Pritchard, M., Snaith, H. & Woolf, A. (2009) The NERC DataGrid services. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 367(1890), 1015-1019. doi:10.1098/rsta.2008.0238

Lawrence, B.N., Lowry, R., Miller, P., Snaith, H. & Woolf, A. (2009) Information in environmental data grids. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences, 367(1890), 1003-1014. doi:10.1098/rsta.2008.0237

Miller, P.I. (2009) Composite front maps for improved visibility of dynamic sea-surface features on cloudy SeaWiFS and AVHRR data. Journal of Marine Systems, 78(3), 327-336. doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2008.11.019

Priede, I.G. & Miller, P.I. (2009) A basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) tracked by satellite together with simultaneous remote sensing II: New analysis reveals orientation to a thermal front. Fisheries Research, 95(2-3), 370-372. doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2008.09.038

Ripley, S.J., Baker, A.C., Miller, P.I., Walne, A.W. & Schroeder, D.C. (2008) Development and validation of a molecular technique for the analysis of archived formalin-preserved phytoplankton samples permits retrospective assessment of Emiliania huxleyi communities. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 73(2), 118-124.

Sanchez, R.F., Relvas, P., Martinho, A. & Miller, P. (2008) Physical description of an upwelling filament west of Cape St. Vincent in late October 2004. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 113(C7), C07044 .doi:10.1029/2007JC004430

Miller, P.I., J. D. Shutler, G. F. Moore, and S. B. Groom, (2006) SeaWiFS discrimination of harmful algal bloom evolution, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 27 (11), 2287-2301.doi:10.1080/01431160500396816

Miller, P. I., (2004) Multispectral front maps for automatic detection of ocean colour features from SeaWiFS, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 25 (7-8), 1437-1442.

Rossby, H.T., and P.I. Miller, (2003) Ocean eddies in the 1539 Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus, Oceanography, 16 (4), 77-88.

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