Nial Peters

Nial Peters’ research focusses on the collection and analysis of infra-red imagery of the Mt Erebus lava lake. A new thermal camera installed in 2010 provides higher temporal and spatial resolution data than has been previously possible. These images, together with a large archive of previous data, are analysed using advanced computer vision techniques (in particular, the Dual-Tree Complex Wavelet Transform feature tracking algorithm) to resolve the two dimensional surface velocity of the lake and the spatial distribution of radiative heat loss.

Working on: Mt Erebus