Publications – Brendan Miller

Brendan provides expertise in terrain interpretation, and natural hazard and risk analysis at regional and provincial levels.

Position Title: Research Soil Scientist 

Contact: B.C. Government Directory

Current research projects

  • Improving post-wildfire hazard predictions in the Central Interior, and Rocky and Omineca mountains
  • Soil parent materials distribution, erosion and landslide hazard prediction in the Central Interior
  • Mapping and evaluation of soil attributes and the comparison of automated and manual mapping approaches 


Listed in order of publication date:


2016 to 2020:


  • Miller, B.G.N., Brennand, T.A., Clague, J., Geertsema, M., and Roberts, N. 2019. Deciphering the palaeogeography of glacial Lake Fraser, Canada, using high resolution DEMs.  International Union of Quaternary Research conference abstract. Dublin Ireland, July 21-31.  In press.
  • Berch, S., C. Bulmer, M. Curran, W. Chapman, G. Hope, R. Kabzems, E. Lilles, M. Kranabetter, B. Miller, M. Murray, T. Philpott, B. Wallace, and K. Hannam. 2019 Long-term soil productivity study: the effects of soil compaction and organic matter retention on long-term soil productivity in British Columbia (ep1148): Updated Establishment Report. Prov. B.C., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 122.


  • Miller, B.G.N., Dufresne, A., Geertsema, M., Atkinson, N., Evensen, H., and Cruden, D.M. 2018. Longevity of dams from landslides with sub-channel rupture surfaces, Peace River region, Canada. Geoenvironmental Disasters, 5:1.
  • Miller, B.G.N., Filatow, D., Dufresne, A., Geertsema, M., and Dinney, M. 2018. Engineering Geomorphological Mapping. In: Encyclopedia of Engineering Geology. Springer.

2000 to 2005:


  • Miller, B.G.N., and Cruden, D.M. 2002.  The Eureka River landslide and dam, Peace River Lowlands, Alberta.  Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 39.4: 863-878.