A current CV is available here:  Curriculum Vitae [pdf]


38. Skelton, Z.R., L.R. McCormick , G.T. Kwan, J. Lonthair, C. Neira, S.M. Clements, T.R. Martz, P.J. Bresnahan, U. Send, S.N. Giddings, J.C. Sevadjian, S. Jaeger, A. Feit, B.W. Frable, P.J. Zerofski, M. Torres, J.A. Crooks, J. McCullough, M.L. Carter, E. Ternon, L.P. Miller, G.M. Kalbach, D.C. Wheeler, P.E. Parnell, K.M. Swiney, G. Seibert, J.J. Minich, J.R. Hyde, P.A. Hastings, J.E. Smith, L.M. Komoroske, M. Tresguerres, L.A. Levin, N.C. Wegner (2024) Organismal responses to deteriorating water quality during the historic 2020 red tide off Southern California. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene v12 (1), 1-27

37. Sanders, R.D., A.K. Obaza, B.C. Grime, M. Lindhart, L.P. Miller, K.E. Elsmore, O.C. Carmack, T.K. Ford, J.J. Leichter (2024). Wave, light, and dissolved oxygen exposures drive novel coastal eelgrass (Zostera pacifica) transplant performance. Frontiers in Marine Science v11, 1-19

36. Breaker, L.C. and L.P. Miller (2023). One Hundred Years of Daily Sea-Surface Temperature from the Hopkins Marine Station in Pacific Grove, California: A Review of the History, Acquisition, and Significance of the Record. In Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review v61, 3-34.

35. Elsmore, K., K.J. Nickols, L.P. Miller, T. Ford, M.W. Denny and B. Gaylord (2023). Wave damping by giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera. Annals of Botany

34. Sorte, C. J. B., K. J. Kroeker, L. P. Miller, M. E. S. Bracken. (2023) Biological modification of coastal pH depends on community composition and time. Ecology v104: e4113

33. Miller, L. P. (2022). Monitoring bivalve behavior and physiology in the laboratory and field using open-source tools. Integrative and Comparative Biology 62 (4): 1096-1110

32. Bracken, M.E.S., L.P. Miller, S.E. Mastroni, S.M. Lira and C.J.B. Sorte (2022)  Accounting for variation in temperature and oxygen availability when quantifying marine ecosystem metabolism. Scientific Reports 12, 825.

31. Lyman, T., K. E. Elsmore, B. Gaylord, J. E. Byrnes, and L. P. Miller. (2020) Open Wave Height Logger: an open source pressure sensor data logger for wave measurement. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 18: 335-355

30. Elahi, R., L. P. Miller, and S. Y. Litvin. (2020) Historical comparisons of body size are sensitive to data availability and ecological context. Ecology v101 n9: e03101. 

29. Pound, R.J., L.P. Miller, F.A. King, and J.L. Burnaford. (2020) Temperature affects susceptibility of intertidal limpets to bird predation. Journal of Experimental Biology 223: 1-11

28. Miller, L.P. and W. W. Dowd. (2019). Repeatable patterns of small-scale spatial variation in intertidal mussel beds and their implications for responses to climate change. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part A 236: 1-11

27. Miller, L.P. and W.W. Dowd (2019). Dynamic measurements of black oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani) predation on mussels (Mytilus californianus). Invertebrate Biology 138 (1) 67-73

26. Miller, L.P. and W.W. Dowd (2017). Multimodal in situ datalogging quantifies inter-individual variation in thermal experience and persistent origin effects on gaping behavior among intertidal mussels (Mytilus californianus). Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 4305-4319

25. Gleason, L.U., L.P. Miller, J.R. Winnikoff, G.N. Somero, P.H. Yancey, D. Bratz and W.W. Dowd (2017). Thermal history and gape of individual Mytilus californianus correlate with oxidative damage and thermoprotective osmolytes. Journal of Experimental Biology 220(22): 4292-4304

24. Helmuth, B., F. Choi, A. Matzelle, J.L. Torossian, S.L. Morello, K.A.S. Mislan, L. Yamane, D. Strickland, P.L. Szathmary, S.E. Gilman, A. Tockstein, T.J. Hilbish, M.T. Burrows, A.M. Power, E. Gosling, N. Mieszkowska, C.D.G. Harley, M. Nishizaki, E. Carrington, B. Menge, L. Petes, M.M. Foley, A. Johnson, M. Poole, M.M. Noble, E.L. Richmond, M. Robart, J. Robinson, J. Sapp, J. Sones, B.R. Broitman, M.W. Denny, K.J. Mach, L.P. Miller, M. O’Donnell, P. Ross, G.E. Hofmann, M. Zippay, C. Blanchette, J.A. Macfarlan, E. Carpizo-Ituarte, B. Ruttenberg, C.E. Peña Mejía, C.D. McQuaid, J. Lathlean, C.J. Monaco, K.R. Nicastro and G. Zardi (2016). Long-term, high frequency in situ measurements of intertidal mussel bed temperatures using biomimetic sensors. Scientific Data 3: 1-11

23. Early, R., B.A. Bradley, J.S. Dukes, J.J. Lawler, J.D. Olden, D.M. Blumenthal, P. Gonzalez, E.D. Grosholz, I. Ibanez, L.P. Miller, C.J.B. Sorte & A.J. Tatem (2016). Global threats from invasive alien species in the twenty-first century and national response capacities. Nature Communications 7

22. LaScala-Gruenewald, D. E., L. P. Miller, M. E. S. Bracken, B. J. Allen & M. W. Denny (2016). Quantifying the top-down effects of grazers on a rocky shore: selective grazing and the potential for competition. Marine Ecology Progress Series 533: 49-66

21. Miller, L. P. & J. D. Long (2015). A tide prediction and tide height control system for laboratory mesocosms. PeerJ 3: e1442

20. Miller, L. P., B. J. Allen, F. A. King, D. Chilin, V. Reynoso & M. W. Denny (2015) Warm microhabitats drive both increased respiration and growth rates of intertidal consumers. Marine Ecology Progress Series 522: 127-143

19. Chu, N. D., L. P. Miller, S. T. Kaluziak, G. C. Trussell & S. V. Vollmer (2014) Thermal stress and predation risk trigger distinct transcriptomic responses in the intertidal snail Nucella lapillus. Molecular Ecology Volume 23 (24): 6104–6113

18. Miller, L. P., C. M. Matassa & G. C. Trussell (2014) Climate change enhances the negative effects of predation risk on an intermediate consumer. Global Change Biology  20: 3834-3844

17. Ibáñez, I., J. M. Diez, L. P. Miller, J. D. Olden, C. J. B. Sorte, D. M. Blumenthal, B. A. Bradley, C. M. D’Antonio, J. S. Dukes, R. I. Early, E. D. Grosholz & J. J. Lawler (2014) Integrated assessment of biological invasions. Ecological Applications 24 (1): 25-37

16. Miller, L. P. (2013) The effect of water temperature on drilling and ingestion rates of the dogwhelk Nucella lapillus feeding on Mytilus edulis mussels in the laboratory. Marine Biology 160: 1489-1496

15. Sorte, C. J. B., I. Ibáñez, D. M. Blumenthal, N. A. Molinari, L. P. Miller, E. D. Grosholz, J. M. Diez, C. M. D’Antonio, J. D. Olden, S. J. Jones & J. S. Dukes (2013) Poised to prosper? A cross-system comparison of climate change effects on native and non-native species performance. Ecology Letters 16 (2): 261-270

14. Diez, J. M., C. M. D’Antonio, J. S. Dukes, E. D. Grosholz, J. D. Olden, C. J. B. Sorte, D. M. Blumenthal, B. A. Bradley, R. Early, I. Ibáñez, S. J. Jones, J. J. Lawler & L. P. Miller (2012) Will extreme climatic events facilitate biological invasions? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 10 (5): pgs. 249-257

13. Bradley B. A., D. M. Blumenthal, R. Early, E. D. Grosholz, J. J. Lawler, L. P. Miller, C. J. B. Sorte, C. M. D’Antonio, J. M. Diez, J. S. Dukes, I. Ibanez  & J. D. Olden. (2012) Global change, global trade, and the next wave of plant invasions. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 10 (1): pgs. 20-28

12. Miller L. P. & M. W. Denny. (2011) Importance of behavior and morphological traits for controlling body temperature in littorinid snails. Biological Bulletin, 220 (3): 209-223.

11. Sorte, C. J. B., S. J. Jones & L. P. Miller. (2011) Geographic variation in temperature tolerance as an indicator of potential population responses to climate change. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 400 (1): 209-217.

10. Miller, L. P., Harley, C. D. G. & M. W. Denny. (2009) The role of temperature and desiccation stress in limiting the local-scale distribution of the owl limpet, Lottia gigantea. Functional Ecology, 23 (4): 756-767.

9. Denny, M. W., Hunt, L. J. H., Miller, L. P. & C. D. G. Harley. (2009) On the prediction of extreme ecological events. Ecological Monographs 79 (3): 397-421

8. Harley, C. D. G., Denny, M. W., Mach, K. J. & L. P. Miller. (2009) Thermal stress and morphological adaptations in limpets. Functional Ecology, 23 (2): 292-301

7. Dong, Y., Miller, L. P., Sanders, J. G. & G. N. Somero. (2008) Heat-shock protein 70 (Hsp70) expression in four limpets of the genus Lottia: interspecific variation in constitutive and inducible synthesis correlates with in situ exposure to heat stress. Biological Bulletin, 215: 173-181

6. Miller, L. P. (2007) Feeding in extreme flows: behavior compensates for mechanical constraints in barnacle cirri. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 349: 227-234

5. Miller, L. P. & B. Gaylord. (2007) Barriers to flow: the effects of experimental cage structures on water velocities in high-energy subtidal and intertidal environments. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 344: 215-228

4. Miller, L. P., O’Donnell, M. J. & K. J. Mach. (2007) Dislodged but not dead: survivorship of a high intertidal snail following wave dislodgement. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 87: 735-739

3. Denny, M. & Miller, L. (2006) Jet propulsion in the cold: mechanics of swimming in the Antarctic scallop Adamussium colbecki. Journal of Experimental Biology, 209: 4503-4514.

2. Denny, M. W., Miller, L. P. & C. D. G. Harley (2006) Thermal stress on intertidal limpets: long-term hindcasts and lethal limits. Journal of Experimental Biology, 209: 2420-2431.

1. Denny, M. W., Miller, L. P., Stokes, M. D., Hunt, L. J. H. & B. S. T. Helmuth. (2003) Extreme water velocities: Topographical amplification of wave-induced flow in the surf zone of rocky shores. Limnology and Oceanography, 48: 1-8.

Book chapters

Stael, S., L. P. Miller, A. Fernandez-Fernandez, & F. Van Breusegem. (2022) Detection of damage-activated metacaspase activity by Western blot in plants. In Klemencic M., Stael S., Huesgen P.F. (eds) Plant Proteases and Plant Cell Death: Methods and Protocols, v2447. Humana, New York, NY

Blanchette, C. A., M. W. Denny, J. M. Engle, B. S. T. Helmuth, L. P. Miller, K. J. Nielsen, & J. Smith (2016) Ecosystems of California: Intertidal in Ecosystems of California. H. Mooney and E. Zavaleta eds. University of California Press ISBN-13: 978-0520278806 http://amzn.com/0520278801

R software packages

Miller, L. P. (2020) owhlR: Open Wave Height Logger Data Processing In R.

Miller, L. P. & U. Neumeier (2019) oceanwaves: Summary statistics for ocean waves.

Joe Thorley & Luke Miller (2016). rtide: Tide Heights. R package
version 0.0.2.

Ph.D. Thesis

Miller, L. P., 2008 : Life on the edge: morphological and behavioral adaptations for survival on wave-swept shores.” 205 pp.