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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Research Scientist (emeritus, retired)
Department Population Ecology Division
Institution
Fisheries and Oceans Canada- Maritimes Region, Nova Scotia ( DFO)
P.O. Box 1035 Dartmouth Nova Scotia
Address
Fisheries and Oceans Canada- Maritimes Region, Nova Scotia P.O. Box 1035
Dartmouth
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
Canada
Nationality Canada
Tel 1-902-229-9565
Email
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree MSc
Job type Natural Resource Management
Research Area(s) Fisheries, Aquaculture , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities Research scientist for DFO: Inshore scallop stock assessments, Design of field surveys, statistical analysis, modelling of relationships between distribution of animals and physical environment. Stock asssessement support
Research Region 36
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Statistical methods/theory Population Dynamics
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Mr. Stephen SMITH)

Tremblay, M. John, Jae S. Choi, Peter A. Koeller, Robert J. Miller, Dale L. Roddick, and Stephen J. Smith. 2014. Chapter 32. Science in Support of the Management of Invertebrate Fisheries. Pages 279--288 in: Voyage of Discovery: Fifty Years of Marine Research at Canada?s Bedford Institute of Oceanography (D.N. Nettleship, D.C. Gordon, C.F.M. Lewis, & M.P. Latremouille, Eds.). BIO-Oceans Association, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Pickrill, Richard A., Brian J. Todd, Stephen J. Smith, J. Vaughn Barrie, and Kim W. Conway. 2014. Chapter 21. Marine Habitat Mapping in Canada?s Oceans. Pages 185--190 in: Voyage of Discovery: Fifty Years of Marine Research at Canada?s Bedford Institute of Oceanography (D.N. Nettleship, D.C. Gordon, C.F.M. Lewis, & M.P. Latremouille, Eds.). BIO-Oceans Association, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Smith, S.J. and B. Hubley. 2014. Impact of survey design changes on stock assessment advice: Sea scallops. ICES Journal of Marine Science. 71: 320--327.
Todd, B. J., V.E. Kostylev, S.J. Smith. 2012. Seabed habitat of a glaciated shelf, German Bank, Atlantic Canada, p. 555--568. in: P.T. Harris, E.K. Baker (Eds.), Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat: GeoHab Atlas of Seafloor Geomorphic Features and Benthic Habitats, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Ellis, N., S.J. Smith, and C.R. Pitcher. 2012. Gradient forests: calculating importance gradients on physical predictors. Ecology. 93: 156--168.
Brown, C. J., J. A. Sameoto and S. J. Smith. 2012. Multiple methods, maps, and management applications: purpose made seafloor maps in support of ocean management. J. Sea Res. 72: 1--13.
Pitcher, C.R., P. Lawton, N. Ellis, S.J. Smith, L.S. Incze, C-L. Wei, M.E. Greenlaw, N.H. Wolff, J.A. Sameoto, P.V.R. Snelgrove. 2012. Exploring the role of environmental variables in shaping patterns of biodiversity composition in seabed assemblages. J. Appl. Ecology. 49: 670--679.
Miller R.J. and Smith S.J. 2012. Nova Scotia?s bloodworm harvest: Assessment, regulation, and governance. Fish. Res., 113: 84--93.
Brown, Craig J., S. J. Smith, P. Lawton, and J. T. Anderson. 2011. Benthic habitat mapping: A review of progress towards improved understanding of the spatial ecology of the seafloor using acoustic techniques. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 92: 502--520.
Smith, S.J. and S. E. Campana. 2010. Integrated stock mixture analysis for continuous and categorical data, with application to genetic-otolith combinations. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science. 67: 1533--1548.
Tremblay, M.J., S.J. Smith, B.J. Todd, P.M. Clement and D. L. McKeown. 2009. Associations of lobsters (Homarus americanus) off southwestern Nova Scotia with bottom type from images and geophysical maps. ICES J. Mar. Sci. 66:~2060--2067.
Smith, S.J., J. Black, B.J. Todd, V.E. Kostylev and M.J. Lundy. 2009. The impact of commercial fishing on the determination of habitat associations for sea scallops Placopecten magellanicus, Gmelin). ICES J. Mar. Sci. 66:~2043--2051.
Tremblay, M.J., Smith, S.J., Robichaud, D. and Lawton, P. [2006] The catchability of large lobsters (Homarus americanus) from diving and trapping studies off Grand MananIsland, Canadian Maritimes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science. 63:1925-1933.
Smith S. J. and Lundy, M.J. [2006] Improving the precision of design-based scallop drag surveys using adaptive allocation methods. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 63, 1639-1646
Smith, S.J. and P. Rago. 2004. Biological reference points for sea scallops (Placopecten magellanicus): The benefits and costs of being nearly sessile. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science. 61: 1338?1354.
Smith, S.J. and M.J. Tremblay. 2003. Fishery-independent trap surveys of lobsters (Homarus americanus): design considerations. Fisheries Research. 62: 65?75.
Smith,S.J., Lucas, Z. and Stobo, W.T. 2003. Population estimate of Ipswich sparrows on Sable Island, Nova Scotia in 1998 using a random transect survey design. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 81: 771-779.


Created: 1997-06-16 Last Updated: 2016-06-16