Scot Miller

  • Program Years: 2010-2014
  • Academic Institution: Harvard University
  • Field of Study: Atmospheric Sciences
  • Academic Advisor: Steven Wofsy
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2011)
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2012)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, 2015
    S.M. Engineering Sciences - Environmental Engineering, Harvard University, 2013
    M.Sc. Environmental Sciences, Trinity College Dublin, 2009
    A.B. Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard College,

Current Status

  • Research Area: Atmospheric Sciences
  • Publications

    Miller, S.M., A.M. Michalak, and S.C. Wofsy. “Reply to Hristov et al.: Linking methane emissions inventories with atmospheric observations.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), doi:10.1073/pnas.1401703111, 2014.

    Miller, S.M., D. Worthy, A.M. Michalak, E.A. Kort, et al. “Observational constraints on the distribution, seasonality, and environmental predictors of North American boreal methane emissions.” Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi:10.1002/2013GB004580, 2014.

    Miller, S.M., A.M. Michalak, and P.J. Levi. “Atmospheric inverse modeling with known physical bounds: an example from trace gas emissions.” Geoscientific Model Development, doi: 10.5194/gmd-7-1-2014, 2014.

    Miller, S.M, S.C. Wofsy, A.M. Michalak et al. “Anthropogenic emissions of methane in the US.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), doi:10.1073/pnas.1314392110, 2013.

    Kim, S.Y., Millet, D., Hu, L., Mohr, M., Griffis, T., Wen, D., Lin, J., Miller, S.M., Longo, M. “Constraints on carbon monoxide emissions in the United States based on tall tower measurements.” Environmental Science & Technology, doi: 10.1021/es4009486, 2013.

    Simonin, K.A., Link, P., Rempe, D., Miller, S.M., Oshun, J., Bode1, C., Dietrich, B., Fung, I. and Dawson, T.E. “Vegetation induced changes in the stable isotope composition of near surface humidity.” Ecohydrology, doi: 10.1002/eco.1420, 2013.

    Xiang, B., Miller, S.M., Kort, E., et al. “Nitrous Oxide (N2O) Emissions from California based on 2010 CalNex Airborne Measurements.” Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, doi: 10.1002/jgrd.50189, 2013.

    Miller, S.M., Kort, E.A., Wofsy, S.C., et al. “Regional sources of nitrous oxide over the United States: Seasonal variation and spatial distribution.” Journal of Geophysical Research, doi: 10.1029/2011JD016951, 2012.

    Miller, S.M., Matross, D.M., Andrews, A.E., et al. “Sources of Carbon Monoxide and Formaldehyde in North America Determined from High-Resolution Atmospheric Data.” Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, doi: 10.5194/acp-8-7673-2008, 2008.


    - Carnegie Institution Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship (2015)
    - Harvard Certificate of Excellence and Distinction in Teaching (2014,2015)
    - American Geophysical Union 2011 Fall Meeting Outstanding Student Paper Award (2011)
    - American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellow (2009)
    - Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow (2008-2009)
    - George Mitchell Scholar (2007)
    - USA Today All-USA College Academic Team (2007)
    - Truman Scholar (2006)
    - Morris Udall Scholar (2006)