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Deborah K. Smith

Deborah K. Smith

Senior Scientist

Geology & Geophysics

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2472

Fax: +1 508 457 2187



WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 22

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


B.S. University of Wisconsin, 1972, Mathematics
B.A. San Francisco State University, 1981, Geology
Ph.D. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1985, Earth Sciences

Research Interests

Spatial and temporal variability of seafloor topography; statistical techniques for modeling seafloor characteristics; seamount distributions and abundances; modeling seafloor volcanism; formation of the oceanic crust.