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Details of Dr Kenneth L. SMITH   


Gender male
Job title Research Biologist/Senior Lecturer (MBRD)
University of San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography ( UCSD SIO)
9500 Gilman Drive Mail Code 0214 La Jolla 92093
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel [8] (858) 534-2230
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Degree B.A. S. Illinois U., Ph.D. U. of Georgia
Research Activities 1. In situ metabolic studies of deep-sea benthic animals and communities in the central and eastern North Pacific, 2. Nitrogen and carbon cycling in the deep ocean, 3. Development of camera and acoustic instruments for monitoring deep-sea animal behavior, 4. Acoustic monitoring of abyssopelagic animals with active and passive sonar arrays, 5. Transport of organic matter by vertically migrating midwater and abyssopelagic animals, 6. Development of instrument for long-time series measurements of benthic community activity, 7. Long-time series measurements of food supply to and food consumption by deep-sea benthic communities, 8. In situ studies of physiological and ecological constraints on diel vertically migrating animals, 9. Long time-series monitoring of epipelagic communities and influence of seasonal ice cover in Antarctic Ocean.
Research Region Sea and ocean, central and eastern North Pacific, Antarctic Ocean

Created: 2000-03-17 Last Updated: 2010-05-10 by Annelies GROEN