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Early, J., M-P Lelong, and K. S. Smith, 2018: Fast and Accurate Computation of Vertical Modes using Chebyshev Polynomials Ocean Mod., Submitted
Lévy, M., P. Franks and K. S. Smith, 2018: Submesoscale biological patchiness: from physical drivers to ecological implications. Nature Comm., In revision
Thomas, J., Bühler, O., and K. S. Smith, 2018: Wave-induced mean flows in rotating shallow water with uniform potential vorticity. J. Fluid Mech., 839, 408-429.
Lachkar, Z., Lévy, M., and K. S. Smith, 2017: Intensification and deepening of the Arabian Sea Oxygen Minimum Zone in response to increase in Indian monsoon wind intensity Biogeosciences, 15, 159-186.
Al Azhar, M., Z. Lachkar, M. Lévy and K. S. Smith, 2017: Oxygen minimum zone contrasts between the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal implied by differences in remineralization depth. Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, doi: 10.1002/2017GL075157.
Uchida, T., R. Abernathey and K. S. Smith, 2017: Seasonality in Ocean Mesoscale Turbulence in a High Resolution Global Climate Model. Ocean Mod., 118, 41-58.
Thomas, J., K. S. Smith and O. Bühler, 2017: Near-inertial wave dispersion by geostrophic flows. J. Fluid Mech., 817, 406-438.
Lachkar, Z., K. S. Smith, M. Lévy, and O. Pauluis, 2016: Eddies reduce denitrification and compress habitats in the Arabian Sea Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL069876.
Keating, S. and K. S. Smith, 2015: Upper ocean flow statistics estimated from superresolved sea-surface temperature images J. Geophys. Res.., 120, 1197–1214.
Grooms, I., A. Majda and K. S. Smith, 2015: Stochastic superparameterization in a quasigeostrophic model of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. Ocean Mod., 85, 1-15.
Shcherbina, A. and co-authors, 2015: The LatMix Summer Campaign: Submesoscale Stirring in the Upper Ocean Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., August, 96, 1257-1279.
Grooms, I., L-P. Nadeau and K. S. Smith, 2013: Mesoscale eddy energy locality in an idealized ocean model. J. Phys. Ocean., 43, 1911-1923.
Smith, K. S. and J. Vanneste, 2013: A surface-aware projection basis for quasigeostrophic flow. J. Phys. Ocean., 43, 548-562.
Smith, K. S. and E. Bernard, 2013: Geostrophic turbulence near rapid changes in stratification. Phys. Fluids, 25, 046601.
Grooms, I., K. S. Smith and A. J. Majda, 2012: Multiscale models for synoptic–mesoscale interactions in the ocean. Dyn. Atmos. Oceans, 58, 95-107.
Keating, S., A. Majda and K. S. Smith, 2012: New methods for estimating poleward eddy heat transport using satellite altimetry. Mon. Weather Rev., 140, 1703-1722.
Tulloch, R., J. Marshall, C. Hill and K. S. Smith, 2011: Scales, growth rates and spectral fluxes of baroclinic instability in the ocean. J. Phys. Ocean., 41, 1057-1076.
Venaille, A., G. K. Vallis and K. S. Smith, 2011: Baroclinic turbulence in the ocean: Analysis with primitive equation and quasi-geostrophic simulations. J. Phys. Ocean., 41 1605-1623.
Keating, S., K. S. Smith and P. Kramer, 2011: Diagnosing lateral mixing in the upper ocean with virtual tracers: Spatial and temporal resolution dependence. J. Phys. Ocean., 41, 1512-1534.
Keating, S., P. Kramer and K. S. Smith, 2010: Homogenization and mixing measures for a replenishing passive scalar field. Phys. Fluids, 22, 075105.
Smith, K. S. and R. Tulloch, 2009: REPLY to "Two comments on the Surface Quasigeostrophic model for the atmospheric energy spectrum" (Lindborg, 2009, JAS) J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 1073-1076.
Smith, K. S. and R. Ferrari, 2009: The production and dissipation of compensated thermohaline variance by mesoscale stirring. J. Phys. Ocean., 39, 2477-2501.
Tulloch, R., J. Marshall and K. S. Smith, 2009: Interpretation of the propagation of surface altimetric observations in terms of planetary waves and geostrophic turbulence. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 114, C02005, doi:10.1029/2008JC005055.
Tulloch, R. and K. S. Smith, 2009: A note on the numerical representation of surface dynamics in quasigeostrophic turbulence: Application to the nonlinear Eady model. J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 1063-1068.
Tulloch, R. and K. S. Smith, 2009: Quasigeostrophic turbulence with explicit surface dynamics: Application to the atmospheric energy spectrum. J. Atmos. Sci., 66, 450-467.
Smith, K. S. and J. Marshall, 2009: Evidence for enhanced eddy mixing at mid-depth in the Southern Ocean. J. Phys. Ocean., 39, 50-69.
Smith, K. S., 2007: The Geography of Linear Baroclinic Instability in Earth's Oceans. J. Marine Res., 65, 655-683.
Smith, K. S., 2007: Eddy amplitudes in baroclinic turbulence driven by non-zonal mean flow: Shear dispersion of potential vorticity. J. Phys. Ocean., 37, 1037-1050.
Tulloch, R. and K. S. Smith, 2006: A theory for the atmospheric energy spectrum: Depth-limited temperature anomalies at the tropopause. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 103, 14690-14694.
Smith, K. S., 2005: Tracer transport along and across coherent jets in two-dimensional turbulent flow. J. Fluid Mech., 544, 133-142.
Smith, K. S., 2004: A local model for planetary atmospheres forced by small-scale convection. J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 1420--1433.
Smith, K. S., 2004: Comment on: "The k-3 and k-5/3 energy spectrum of atmospheric turbulence: Quasigeostrophic two-level model simulation". J. Atmos. Sci., 61, 937--941.
Grianik, N., I. Held, K. S. Smith and G. K. Vallis, 2004: The effects of quadratic drag on the inverse cascade of two-dimensional turbulence. Phys. Fluids, 16.
Smith, K. S., G. Boccaletti, C. C. Henning, I. N. Marinov, C. Y. Tam, I. M. Held and G. K. Vallis, 2002: Turbulent diffusion in the geostrophic inverse cascade. J. Fluid Mech., 469, 13--48.
Smith, K. S. and G. K. Vallis, 2002: The scales and equilibration of midocean eddies: Forced-dissipative flow. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 32, 1699--1721.
Smith, K. S. and G. K. Vallis, 2001: The scales and equilibration of midocean eddies: Freely evolving flow. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 31, 554--571.
Smith, K. S. and G. K. Vallis, 1999: Linear baroclinic instability in extended regime geostrophic models. J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 1579--1593.
Other Publications and Talks
Smith, K. S., R. W. Hallberg and S. M. Griffies, 2003: The effects of resolution on the convergence of eddy statistics in numerical ocean models. (Talk)
Smith, K. S., 2003: The vertical structure of eddy tracer and potential vorticity fluxes at all supercriticalities. (Extended abstract for 2003 AMS AOFD meeting in San Antonio)
Smith, K. S., 1999:
Balanced dynamics and baroclinic instability:
Theory and application to ocean turbulence.
Ph. D. Thesis, University of California, Santa Cruz.