• B.S. Humboldt State University, Chemistry, cum laude, 1988
  • B.S. Humboldt State University, Oceanography, magna cum laude, 1988
  • M.Sc. University of Washington, Oceanography, 1994
  • Ph.D. University of Washington, Oceanography [Chemistry], 1996

Powers LC, Brandes JA, Miller WL, Stubbins A.  2016.  Using liquid chromatography-isotope ratio mass spectrometry to measure the d13C of dissolved inorganic carbon photochemically produced from dissolved organic carbon. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. 15:103–115. DOI Google Scholar BibTex XML

Chambers LR, Ingall ED, Saad EM, Longo AF, Takeuchi M, Tang Y, Benitez-Nelson C, Haley ST, Dyhrman ST, Brandes J et al..  2016.  Enhanced Dissolved Organic Matter Recovery from Saltwater Samples with Electrodialysis. Aquatic Geochemistry. DOI Google Scholar BibTex XML

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Use of Stable isotopes to determine sources and diagenesis of organic compounds and nutrients in ecosystems. Development of high resolution X-ray spectromicroscopic techniques for examining nutrient cycling and sequestration and organic matter diagenesis.

Articles Featuring Jay Brandes

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:20pm

Savannah, Ga. – There are more than a trillion microplastic particles and fibers in Georgia’s coastal waters. That is a preliminary estimate by a team of University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography researchers.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 1:25pm

In recent years, the public has become attuned to the problem of trash in the ocean, especially plastic, as images of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch have spread through media and the Internet.