MILLER, Michelle

Michelle Miller

Research interests

  • Spatial analysis for climate change, agriculture, landscape processes and natural resource management
  • Assessment of the vulnerability of broadacre crops to climate change
  • Water supply and demand for broadacre crops in NSW and how this may be affected by climate change


Michelle has undertaken spatial analysis for agriculture and natural resources as a researcher, educator and private consultant for over 20 years. Her previous work includes catchment scale salinity modelling, habitat corridor mapping and describing landscape processes for hazard mapping.


  • Master of Geographic Information Science, Birkbeck College, University of London UK, 2009
  • Master of Applied Science, Charles Sturt University, 2000
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Hons), La Trobe University, 1995

Current projects

Currently Michelle leads the Broadacre Cropping node of a large Climate Vulnerability Assessment project. Through this project Michelle is contributing to the understanding of the vulnerability of broadacre crops to climate change and the mitigation or adaptation strategies to ensure their resilience.  This work is part of the NSW Primary Industries Climate Change Research Strategy and is funded by the NSW Climate Change Fund.

Recent publications  

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Professional associations and activities

Riverina Spatial Information Group (RIVSIG), Member

Research fields

Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC)


  • Spatial analysis
  • Agriculture, climate change, natural resources

Contact details

Phone: 0438 163 006
Location: Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute