Kenneth L. Smith, Jr.
 

EDUCATION:

     B.A., Zoology, Southern Illinois University
     Ph.D., Zoology/Ecology, University of Georgia 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

     2006 to present – Senior Scientist, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
     2006 to present – Research Biologist Emeritus, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
     1984 to 2006 - Research Biologist, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
     1979 to 1984 - Associate Research Biologist, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
     1976 to 1979 - Assistant Research Biologist, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
     1971 to 1975 - Assistant Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 

AWARDS

     NSF- Special Creativity Award (1988-1989)
     American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow (elected 1990) 

CHAIR OF PH.D. THESIS RESEARCH (1992 - present)

     Ronald S. Kaufmann (Ph.D. - 1992) - Univ. San Diego
     Stacey E. Beaulieu (Ph.D. - 1998) - Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
     Lynn M.L. Lauerman (Ph.D. - 1998) - Univ. San Diego
     Jeffrey C. Drazen (Ph.D. - 2000) - Univ. Hawaii
     Henry A. Ruhl (Ph. D. - 2006) - National Oceanography Center, Southhampton
     Michael Vardaro (Ph. D. - 2008) - Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute  

POSTGRADUATE RESEARCHERS (1992 - present)

     Ronald S. Kaufmann (1992 - 1997)
     Anders Tengberg (2000 - 2001) University of Goteborg, Sweden
     David Bailey (2004 - 2006) - EU/ M. Curie Fellowship, Univ. Aberdeen
     Henry Ruhl (2006 - 2008) - Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
     Michael Vardaro (2008 - Present) - Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
     Stephanie Wilson (2008 - Present) - Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

PUBLICATIONS  

2009    K.L. Smith, Jr., H.A. Ruhl, B.J. Bett, D.S.M. Billett, R.S. Lampitt and R.S. Kaufmann. Climate, carbon cycling, and deep-ocean ecosystems. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 106, 19211-19218. (8 pages)

2009   N.R. Holland, W.J. Jones, J. Ellena, H.A. Ruhl and K.L. Smith, Jr. A new deep-sea species of epibenthic acorn worm (Hemichordata, Enteropneusta). Zoosystema, 31, 333 – 346. (14 pages)

2009    M.F. Vardaro, H.A. Ruhl and K.L. Smith, Jr. Climate variation, carbon flux, and bioturbation in the abyssal North Pacific. Limnol. Oceanogr., 54, 2081-2088. (8 pages)

2009    A.D. Sherman and K.L. Smith, Jr. Deep-sea benthic boundary layer communities and food supply:  A long-term monitoring strategy. Deep-Sea Res. II, 56, 1754-1762. (9 pages)

2009    P.R. McGill, A.D. Sherman, B.W. Hobson, R.G. Henthorn and K.L. Smith, Jr. Initial deployments of the Rover, an autonomous bottom-transecting instrument platform. J. Ocean. Tech. 4, 9-26. (18 pages)

2008    H.A. Ruhl, J. A. Ellena and K.L. Smith, Jr. Connections between climate, food limitation, and carbon cycling in abyssal sediment communities. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci.105, 17006-17011. (6 pages)

2008    J.C. Drazen, B.N. Popp, C.A. Choy, T. Clemente, L. DeForest and K.L. Smith, Jr. Bypassing the abyssal benthic food web: Macrourid diet in the eastern North Pacific inferred from stomach content and stable isotopes analyses. Limnol. Oceanogr. 53, 2644-2654. (11 pages)

2008    K.L. Smith, Jr., H.A. Ruhl, R.S. Kaufmann, M. Kahru. Tracing abyssal food supply back to upper-ocean processes over a 17-year time series in the NE Pacific. Limnol. Oceanogr. 53, 2655-2667. (13 pages)

2008    J.A.T. Booth, H.A. Ruhl, L.L. Lovell, K.L. Smith, Jr. Size frequency dynamics of NE Pacific abyssal ophiuroids (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). Mar. Biol. 154, 933-941. (9 pages)

2007    P.R. McGill, A.D. Sherman, B.W. Hobson, R.G. Henthorn, A.C. Chase, K.L. Smith, Jr.  Initial Deployments of the Benthic Rover, an Autonomous Bottom-Transecting Instrument Platform for Long-Term Measurements in Deep Benthic Environments. Proceedings of the MTS/IEE Oceans Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia. (5 pages)

2007    K.L. Smith, Jr., B.H. Robison, J.J. Helly, R.S. Kaufmann, H.A. Ruhl, T.J. Shaw, B.S. Twining and M. Vernet. Free-drifting icebergs: hotspots of chemical and biological enrichment in the Weddell Sea. Science 317, 478-482. (5 pages)

2007    M.F. Vardaro, D. Parmley and K.L. Smith, Jr. A study of possible “reef effects” caused by a long-term time-lapse camera in the deep North Pacific. Deep-Sea Res. I. 54, 1231-1240. (10 pages)   

2006    D.M. Bailey, H.A. Ruhl and K.L. Smith, Jr. Long-term changes in benthopelagic fish abundance in the abyssal Northeast Pacific Ocean. Ecology 87, 549-555. (7 pages)

2006    K.L. Smith, Jr., R.J. Baldwin, H.A. Ruhl, M. Kahru, B.G. Mitchell and R.S. Kaufmann. Climate effect on food supply to depths greater than 4,000 meters in the northeast Pacific. Limnol. Oceanogr. 51, 166-176. (11 pages)

2005    K.L. Smith, Jr., N.D. Holland and H.A. Ruhl. Enteropneust production of spiral fecal trails on the deep-sea floor observed with time-lapse photography. Deep-Sea Res. I. 52, 1228-1240. (13 pages)

2004    J. Hwang, E.R.M. Druffel, S. Griffin, K.L. Smith, Jr., R.J. Baldwin and J.E. Bauer. Temporal variability of delta 14C, 13C and C/N in sinking particulate organic matter at a deep time-series station in the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Global Biogeochem. Cycl. 18, GB4015, doi:10.1029/2004GB002221. (10 pages)

2004    H.A. Ruhl and K.L. Smith, Jr. Shifts in deep-sea community structure linked to climate and food supply. Science 305, 513-515. (3 pages)

2004    E.C. Fisher, R.S. Kaufmann and K.L. Smith, Jr. Variability of epipelagic macrozooplankton/micronekton community structure in the NW Weddell Sea, Antarctica (1995 – 1996). Mar. Biol. 144, 345-360. (16 pages)

2004    I.G. Priede, A.R. Deary, D.M. Bailey and K.L. Smith, Jr. Low activity and seasonal change in population size structure of grenadiers in the oligotrophic abyssal central North Pacific Ocean. J. Fish Biol. 63, 187-196. (10 pages)

2003    R.J. Baldwin and K.L. Smith, Jr. Temporal dynamics of particulate matter fluxes and sediment community response in Port Foster, Deception Island, Antarctica. Deep-Sea Res. II. 50, 1707- 1725. (19 pages).

2003    K.L. Smith, Jr., R.J. Baldwin, R.C. Glatts, T.K. Chereskin, H. Ruhl and V. Lagun. Weather, ice, and snow conditions at Deception Island, Antarctica: long time-series photographic monitoring. Deep-Sea Res. II. 50, 1649- 1664 (16 pages)

2003    R.C. Glatts, A.H. Uhlman, K.L. Smith, Jr. and R.J. Baldwin. Long time-series monitoring of the ecosystem at Deception Island Island, Antarctica: description of instrumentation. Deep-Sea Res. II. 50, 1631- 1648. (18 pages)

2003    K.L. Smith, Jr., R.J. Baldwin, R.S. Kaufmann and A. Sturz. ERUPT: Ecosystem studies at Deception Island, Antarctica: an overview. Deep-Sea Res. II. 50, 1595- 1609. (15 pages)

2002    K.L. Smith, Jr., R.J. Baldwin, D.M. Karl and A. Boetius. Benthic community responses to   pulses in pelagic food supply: North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Deep-Sea Res. I. 49, 971-990. (20 pages)

2001    K.L. Smith, Jr., R.S. Kaufmann, R.J. Baldwin and A.F. Carlucci. Pelagic-benthic coupling in the abyssal eastern North Pacific: an 8-year time-series study of food supply and demand. Limnol. Oceanogr. 46, 543-556. (14 pages)

1999    K.L. Smith, Jr. and R.S. Kaufmann. Long-term discrepancy between food supply and demand in the deep eastern North Pacific. Science 284, 1174- 1177. (4 pages)

1998    J.C. Drazen, R.J. Baldwin and K.L. Smith, Jr. Sediment community response to a temporally varying food supply at an abyssal station in the NE Pacific. Deep-Sea Res. II. 45, 893-913. (21 pages)

1998    K.L. Smith, Jr., R.J. Baldwin, R.C. Glatts, R.S. Kaufmann and E.R. Fisher. Detrital aggregates on the sea floor: chemical composition and aerobic decomposition rates at a time-series station in the abyssal NE Pacific. Deep-Sea Res .II. 45, 843-880. (38 pages)

1998    S.E. Beaulieu and K.L. Smith, Jr. Phytodetritus entering the benthic boundary layer and aggregated on the sea floor in the abyssal NE Pacific: macro- and microscopic composition. Deep-Sea Res. II. 45, 781-815. (35 pages)

1998    R.J. Baldwin, R.C. Glatts and K.L. Smith, Jr. Particulate matter fluxes into the benthic boundary layer at a long time-series station in the abyssal NE Pacific: composition and fluxes. Deep-Sea Res .II. 45, 643-665. (23 pages)

1998    K.L. Smith, Jr. and E.R.M. Druffel. Long time-series monitoring of an abyssal site in the NE Pacific: an introduction. Deep-Sea Res..II.  45, 573-586. (14 pages)

1997    K.L. Smith, Jr., R.C. Glatts, R.J. Baldwin, A.H. Uhlman, R.C. Horn, C.E. Reimers and S.E. Beaulieu. An autonomous, bottom-transecting vehicle for making long time-series measurements of sediment community oxygen consumption to abyssal depths. Limnol. Oceanogr. 42, 1601- 1612. (12 pages)

1997    K.L. Smith, Jr. and R.J. Baldwin. Laboratory and in situ methods for studying deep-sea fishes. In: W.S. Hoar, D.J. Randall and A. Farrell, eds.., Fish Physiology, Vol. 16: Deep-Sea Fishes. Academic Press, San Diego, pp. 351-378. (28 pages)

1997    L.M.L. Lauerman, J.M. Smoak, T.J. Shaw, W.S. Moore and K.L. Smith, Jr. 234Th and 210Pb evidence for rapid ingestion of settling particles by mobile epibenthic megafauna in the abyssal NE Pacific. Limnol.Oceanogr. 42, 589-595. (7 pages)

1997    R.S. Kaufmann and K.L. Smith, Jr. Activity patterns of mobile epibenthic megafauna at an abyssal site in the eastern North Pacific: results from a 17-month time-lapse photographic study. Deep-Sea Res. 44, 559-579. (21 pages)

1996    L.M.L. Lauerman, R. S. Kaufmann and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Distribution and abundance of epibenthic megafauna at a long time-series station in the abyssal NE Pacific. Deep-Sea Res. 43,  1075-1104. (30 pages)

1995    R.S. Kaufmann, K. L. Smith, Jr., R. J. Baldwin, R. C. Glatts, B. H. Robison and K. R. Reisenbichler.  The effects of seasonal pack ice on the distribution of macrozooplankton and micronekton in the northwestern Weddell sea.  Mar. Biol. 124, 387. (11 pages)

1994    I.G. Priede, P. M. Bagley and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Seasonal change in activity of abyssal demersal scavenging grenadiers Coryphaenoides (Nematonurus) armatus in the eastern North Pacific Ocean.  Limnol. Oceanogr. 39, 279.  (7 pages)

1994    K.L. Smith, Jr., R. S. Kaufmann and R. J. Baldwin.  Coupling of near-bottom pelagic and benthic processes at abyssal depths in the eastern North Pacific Ocean.  Limnol. Oceanogr. 39, 1101.  (18 pages)

1993    K.L. Smith, Jr., R. S. Kaufmann and W. W. Wakefield.  Mobile megafaunal activity monitored with a time-lapse camera in the abyssal North Pacific.  Deep-Sea Res. 40, 2307. (18 pages)

1992    K. L. Smith, Jr.  Benthic boundary layer communities and carbon cycling at abyssal depths in the central North Pacific.  Limnol. Oceanogr. 37(5), 1034.  (23 pages)

1992    K. L. Smith, Jr., R. J. Baldwin and P. M. Williams.  Reconciling particulate organic carbon flux and sediment community oxygen consumption in the deep North Pacific.  Nature 359, 313.  (4 pages)

1992    K. L. Smith, Jr., R. S. Kaufmann, J. L. Edelman and R. J. Baldwin.  Abyssopelagic fauna in the central North Pacific: comparison of acoustic detection and trawl and baited trap collections to 5800 m.  Deep-Sea Res. 39, 659.  (25 pages)

1991    I. G. Priede, P. M. Bagley, J. D. Armstrong, K. L. Smith, Jr. and N. R. Merrett.  Direct measurement of active dispersal of food-falls by deep-sea demersal fishes.  Nature 351, 647. (2 pages)

1991    J.D. Armstrong, I.G. Priede and K.L. Smith, Jr.:  Temporal change in foraging behaviour of the fish Coryphaenoides (Nematonurus) yaquinae in the central North Pacific.  Mar. Ecol.  Prog. Ser. 76, 195.  (5 pages)

1990    I. G. Priede, K. L. Smith, Jr. and J. D. Armstrong.  Foraging behaviour of abyssal grenadier fish: Inferences from acoustic tagging and tracking in the North Pacific Ocean.  Deep-Sea  Res. 37, 81.  (21 pages)

1990    W. W. Wakefield and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Ontogenetic vertical migration in Sebastolobus altivelis as a mechanism for transport of particulate organic matter at continental slope depths.  Limnol. Oceanogr. 35, 1314.  (15 pages)

1989    K. L. Smith, Jr., D. Alexandrou and J. L. Edelman.  Acoustic detection and tracking of abyssopelagic animals: Description of an autonomous split-beam acoustic array.  Deep-Sea  Res.36, 1427.  (14 pages)

1989    K. L. Smith, Jr. and W. C. Schwab (guest editors).  Biological, physical and geological studies of four Pacific seamounts.  Deep-Sea Res. 36 (12), (Special issue w/8 manuscripts)

1989    K. L. Smith, Jr., R. J. Baldwin and J. L. Edelman.  Supply of and demand for organic matter by sediment communities on two central N. Pacific seamounts.  Deep-Sea Res. 36, 1917.  (19 pages)

1989    K. L. Smith, Jr., W. C. Schwab, M. Noble and C. de Moustier.  Physical, geological and biological studies on four Pacific seamounts: Introduction.  Deep-Sea Res. 36, 1785. (6 pages)

1989    K. L. Smith, Jr., P. M. Williams and E.R.M. Druffel.  Upward fluxes of particulate organic matter in the deep North Pacific.  Nature 337, 724.  (3 pages)

1989    K. L. Smith, Jr.  Short time-series measurements of particulate organic carbon flux and sediment community oxygen consumption in the North Pacific.  Deep-Sea Res. 36, 1111. (9 pages)

1987    A. C. Bucklin, R. R. Wilson, Jr. and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Genetic differentiation of seamount and basin populations of the deep-sea amphipod Eurythenes gryllus.  Deep-Sea Res. 34, 1795. (16 pages)

1986    I. G. Priede and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Behaviour of the abyssal grenadier, Coryphaenoides  yaquinae, monitored using ingestible acoustic transmitters in the Pacific Ocean.  J. Fish. Biol. 29 (Suppl. A), 199.  (8 pages)

1987    P. M. Williams, E. R. M. Druffel and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Dietary carbon sources for deep-sea organisms as inferred from their organic radiocarbon activities. Deep-Sea Res. 34, 253.  (14 pages)

1986    C.E. Reimers, K. M. Fischer, R. Merewether, K. L. Smith, Jr., and R. A. Jahnke.  Oxygen microprofiles measured in situ in deep ocean sediments.  Nature 320, 741.  (4 pages)

1987    R. J. Baldwin and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Temporal variation in the catch rate, length, color and sex of the necrophagous amphipod, Eurythenes gryllus, from the central and eastern North Pacific.  Deep-Sea Res. 34, 425.  (15 pages)

1987    K. L. Smith, Jr., A. F. Carlucci, R. A. Jahnke and D. B. Craven.  Organic carbon mineralization in the Santa Catalina Basin: benthic boundary layer metabolism. Deep-Sea Res. 34, 185.  (27 pages)

1987    K. L. Smith, Jr.  Food energy supply and demand:  A discrepancy between particulate organic carbon flux and sediment community oxygen consumption in the deep ocean. Limnol. Oceanogr. 32, 201.  (20 pages)

1986    K. L. Smith, Jr., A. F. Carlucci, P. M. Williams, S. M. Henrichs, R. J. Baldwin and D. B. Craven.  Zooplankton and bacterioplankton of an abyssal benthic boundary layer: In situ rates of metabolism.  Oceanologica Acta 9, 47.  (9 pages)

1986    C. E. Reimers and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Reconciling measured and predicted fluxes of oxygen across the deep-sea sediment-water interface.  Limnol. Oceanogr. 31, 305.  (14 pages)

1985    R. R. Wilson, Jr., K. L. Smith, Jr. and R. H. Rosenblatt.  Megafauna associated with bathyal seamounts in the central North Pacific Ocean.  Deep-Sea Res. 32, 1243.  (12 pages)

1985    R. R. Wilson, Jr. and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Live capture, maintenance and partial decompression of a deep-sea grenadier fish (Coryphaenoides acrolepis) in a hyperbaric trap-aquarium.  Deep-Sea Res. 31, 1571.  (12 pages)

1985    M. B. Laver, M. S. Olsson, J. L. Edelman and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Swimming rates of scavenging deep-sea amphipods recorded with a free vehicle video camera.  Deep-Sea Res. 32, 1135.  (8 pages)

1985    K. L. Smith, Jr.  Deep-sea hydrothermal vent mussels: Nutritional state and distribution at Mussel Bed Site, Galapagos Rift.  Ecology 66, 1067.  (14 pages)

1985    K. L. Smith, Jr.  Macrozooplankton of a deep-sea hydrothermal vent:  In situ rates of oxygen consumption.  Limnol. Oceanogr. 30, 102.  (9 pages)

1984    R. R. Wilson, Jr. and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Effect of near-bottom currents on detection of bait by abyssal grenadier fish (Coryphaenoides spp.) recorded in situ with a video camera on a free vehicle.  Mar. Biol. 84, 83.  (9 pages)

1984    K. L. Smith, Jr. and R. J. Baldwin.  Vertical distribution of the necrophagous amphipod, Eurythenes gryllus in the North Pacific: spatial and temporal variation.  Deep-Sea Res. 31,  1179.  (18 pages)

1984    K. L. Smith, Jr. and R. J. Baldwin.  Seasonal fluctuations in deep-sea sediment community oxygen consumption: Central and eastern North Pacific.  Nature 307, 624.  (2 pages)

1983    K. L. Smith, Jr. and N. O. Brown.  Oxygen consumption of pelagic juveniles and demersal adults of the deep-sea fish Sebastolobus altivelus, measured at depth. Mar. Biol. 76, 325.  (8 pages)

1983    K. L. Smith, Jr., M. B. Laver and N. O. Brown.  Sediment community oxygen consumption and nutrient exchange in the central and eastern North Pacific.  Limnol. Oceanogr. 28, 882.  (7 pages)

1983    K. L. Smith, Jr. and K. R. Hinga.  Sediment community respiration in the deep sea. In: G. T. Rowe, ed., The Sea, vol. 8: Deep-Sea Biology.  Wiley-Interscience, New York, p. 331.  (41 pages)

1983    K. L. Smith, Jr.  Metabolism of two dominant epibenthic echinoderms measured at bathyal depths in the Santa Catalina Basin.  Mar. Biol. 72, 249.  (8 pages)

1983    K. L. Smith, Jr. and R. J. Baldwin.  Deep-sea respirometry: In situ techniques. In: E. Gnaiger and H. Forstner, eds., Polarographic Oxygen Sensors.  Springer-Verlag, Berlin, p. 298.  (22 pages)

1982    K. M. Sullivan and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Energetics of the sable fish Anoplopoma fimbria under laboratory conditions.  Can. J. Fish. Aquatic Sci. 39, 1012.  (9 pages)

1982    K. L. Smith, Jr. and R. J. Baldwin.  Scavenging deep-sea amphipods: Effects of food odor on O2 consumption and a proposed metabolic strategy.  Mar. Biol. 68, 287.  (12 pages)

1982    K. L. Smith, Jr.  Zooplankton of a bathyal benthic boundary layer: In situ rates of oxygen consumption and ammonium excretion.  Limnol. Oceanogr. 27, 461.  (11 pages)

1982    K. L. Smith, Jr. and G. A. White.  Ecological energetics studies in the deep-sea benthic boundary layer: In situ respiration studies.  In: W. G. Ernst and J. Morin, eds., The Environment of the Deep Sea.  Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., p. 279.  (12 pages)

1981    P. M. Williams, K. L. Smith, E. M. Druffel and T. W. Linick.  Organic 14C activity of mussel and tubeworm tissue from the Galapagos hydrothermal vents: Implications for dietary-carbon sources.  Nature 292, 448.  (2 pages)

1981    K. L. Smith, Jr. and M. B. Laver.  Respiration of the bathypelagic fish, Cyclothone acclinidens.  Mar. Biol. 61, 261.  (6 pages)

1979    K. L. Smith, Jr., G. A. White, M. B. Laver, R. R. McConnaughey and J. R. Meador. Free vehicle capture of abyssopelagic animals.  Deep-Sea Res. 26A, 57.  (8 pages)

1979    K. L. Smith, Jr., G. A. White and M. B. Laver.  Oxygen uptake and nutrient exchange of sediments measured in situ using a free vehicle grab respirometer.  Deep-Sea Res. 26A, 337. (10 pages)

1978    K. L. Smith, G. A. White, M. B. Laver and J. A. Haugsness.  Nutrient exchange and oxygen consumption by deep-sea benthic communities: Preliminary in situ measurements. Limnol. Oceanogr. 23, 997.  (9 pages)

1978    K. L. Smith, Jr.  Metabolism of the abyssopelagic rattail Coryphaenoides armatus measured in situ.  Nature 274, 362.  (3 pages)

1978    K. L. Smith, Jr.  Benthic community respiration in the N.W. Atlantic: In situ measurements from 40 to 5200 m.  Mar. Biol. 47, 337.  (11 pages)

1977    G. T. Rowe, C. H. Clifford and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Nutrient regeneration in sediments off Cap Blanc, Spanish Sahara.  Deep-Sea Res. 24, 57.  (7 pages)

1977    G. T. Rowe and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Benthic-pelagic coupling in the mid-Atlantic Bight.  In: B. C. Coull, ed., Ecology of Marine Benthos.  Univ. South Carolina Press, p. 55 (11 pages)

1976    K. L. Smith, Jr., C. H. Clifford, A. H. Eliason, B. W. Walden, G. T. Rowe and J. M. Teal.  A free vehicle for measuring benthic community metabolism. Limnol. Oceanogr. 21, 164.  (7 pages)

1976    G. T. Rowe, K. L. Smith, Jr. and C. H. Clifford.  Benthic-pelagic coupling in the New York Bight.  Am. Soc. Limnol. Oceanogr. Spec. Symp. 2, 370.  (8 pages)

1975    K. L. Smith, Jr., G. R. Harbison, G. T. Rowe and C. H. Clifford.  Respiration and chemical composition of Pleuroncodes planipes (Decapoda: Galatheidae): Energetic significance in an upwelling system.  J. Fish. Res. Bd. Canada 32, 1607.  (6 pages)

1975    G. T. Rowe, K.L. Smith, Jr., C. H. Clifford and P. L. Hamilton.  Benthic nutrient regeneration and its coupling to primary productivity in coastal waters.  Nature 255, 215.  (3 pages)

1974    K. L. Smith, Jr.  Oxygen demands of San Diego Trough sediments: An in situ study. Limnol. Oceanogr. 19, 939.  (6 pages)

1974    K. L. Smith, Jr., G. T. Rowe and C. H. Clifford.  Sediment oxygen demand in an outwelling and upwelling area.  Tethys 6, 223.  (8 pages)

1974    K. L. Smith, Jr. and R. R. Hessler.  Respiration of benthopelagic fishes: In situ measurements at 1230 m.  Science 184, 72.  (2 pages)

1973    K. L. Smith, Jr.  Energy transformations by the Sargassum fish, Histrio histrio (Linnaeus).  J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 12, 219.  (9 pages)

1973    K. L. Smith, Jr. and J. M. Teal.  Temperature and pressure effects on respiration of thecosome pteropods.  Deep-Sea Res. 20, 853.  (6 pages)

1973    K. L. Smith, Jr., G. T. Rowe and J. A. Nichols.  Benthic community respiration near the Woods Hole sewage outfall.  Estuar. Coastal Mar. Sci. I, 65.  (6 pages)

1973    K. L. Smith, Jr.  Respiration of a sublittoral community.  Ecology 54, 1065. (11 pages)

1973    G. R. Harbison, K. L. Smith, Jr. and R. H. Backus.  Stygiomedusa fabulosa from the North Atlantic: Its taxonomy, with a note on its natural history.  J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 53, 615.  (3 pages)

1973    K. L. Smith, Jr. and J. M. Teal.  Deep-sea benthic community respiration: An in situ study at 1850 meters.  Science 179, 282.  (2 pages)

1973    K. L. Smith, Jr., K. A. Burns and E. J. Carpenter.  Respiration of the pelagic Sargassum community.  Deep-Sea Res. 20, 213.  (5 pages)

1972    K. L. Smith, Jr. and J. D. Howard.  Comparison of a grab sampler and large volume corer.  Limnol. Oceanogr. 17, 142.  (4 pages)

1972    E. J. Carpenter and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Plastics on the Sargasso sea surface.  Science 175, 1240.  (2 pages)

1972    K. L. Smith, Jr., K. A. Burns and J. M. Teal.  In situ respiration of benthic communities in Castle Harbor, Bermuda.  Mar. Biol. 12, 196.  (4 pages)

1971    K. L. Smith, Jr.  A device for sampling immediately above the sediment water interface. Limnol. Oceanogr. 16, 675.  (3 pages)

1971    T. E. Pickett, J. C. Kraft and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Cretaceopus burrows: Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, Delaware.  J. Paleontol. 45, 209.  (3 pages)

1967    D. Frankenberg and K. L. Smith, Jr.  Coprophagy in marine animals.  Limnol. Oceanogr. 12, 443.  (8 pages)