Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Jason M. Smith
Postdoctoral Fellow (Institutional)
Biological Oceanography Group

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
7700 Sandholdt Road
Moss Landing, CA 95039
Phone: (831) 775-1826
Fax: (831) 775-1620
email: jsmith


Curriculum Vitae
Google Scholar profile

Current Projects:

  • Small scale variability in elemental cycling near the base of the euphotic zone
  • Development of an in situ incubation system
  • Nitrogen isotope budget for the euphotic zone at Monterey Bay Time Series Stations M1 & M2
  • Diurnal variations in nitrification and new production in the NE Pacific Ocean
  • Nitrification as a tracer of particle flux and remineralization in the mesopelagic zone

Education:

  • Ph.D. 2013, Stanford University, Earth System Science
  • M.S. 2006, University of Florida, Environmental Science
  • B.S. 2003, University of Florida, Microbiology and Cell Science w/ minor in Chemistry

Most Recent Publications:

  • Smith, J.M., K.L. Casciotti, F.P. Chavez and C.A. Francis. 2014. Differential contribution of archaeal ammonia oxidizer ecotypes to nitrification in coastal surface waters. ISME J. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2014.11
  • Smith, J.M., A.C. Mosier and C.A. Francis. 2014. Spatiotemporal relationships between the abundance, distribution and potential activities of ammonia-oxidizing and denitrifying microorganisms in intertidal sediments. Microb. Ecol. doi: 10.1007/s00248-014-0450-1
  • Smith, J.M., F.P. Chavez and C.A. Francis. 2014. Ammonium uptake by phytoplankton regulates nitrification in the sunlit ocean. PLoS ONE 9(9): e108173. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108173
  • Damashek, J., J.M. Smith, A.C. Mosier and C.A. Francis. 2014. Benthic ammonia oxidizers differ in community structure and biogeochemical potential across a riverine delta. Front. Aquat. Microbiol. Accepted.
  • Sudek, S., R.C. Everroad, A. Gehman, J.M.Smith, F.P. Chavez and A.Z. Worden. 2015. Cyanobacterial distributions along a physico-chemical gradient in the northeastern Pacific Ocean. Environ. Microbiol. Accepted.
  • Orsi, W.D., J.M. Smith, H.M. Wilcox, J.E. Swalwell, P.Carini, A.Z. Worden and A.E. Santoro. 2015. Ecophysiology of uncultivated marine euryarchaea is linked to particulate organic matter. ISME J. Accepted.

Manuscripts Under Review/Revision:

  • Smith, J.M., C.A. Francis, J.T. Pennington and F.P. Chavez. 201X. Nitrification as a tracer of particle flux and remineralization in the twilight zone of the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Under review.
  • Smith, J.M., J. Damashek and C.A. Francis. 201X. Activity and abundance of archaeal ammonia oxidizer ecotypes throughout the ocean's dark realm. Under review.
  • Aylward, F.O., J.M. Eppley, J.M. Smith, F.P. Chavez, C.A. Scholin and E.F. DeLong. 201X. Microbial community transcriptional networks are conserved in three domains at ocean basin scales. Under review.


Last updated: Dec. 09, 2014