M.S., Biological Oceanography, Oregon State University (2010)
B.S., Environmental Science, Antioch College (2007)
White AE, Watkins-Brandt KS, McKibben SM, Wood AM, Hunter M, Forster Z, Peterson WT. Accepted March 2014. Persistent blooms of Akashiwo sanguinea along the Oregon-Washington coastal margin in 2009. Harmful Algae.
Burkhardt BG, Watkins-Brandt KS, Paytan A, White AE. 2014. Remineralization of phytoplankton-derived organic matter by natural populations of heterotrophic bacteria. Marine Chemistry. 163: 1-9. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304420314000589
White AE, Watkins-Brandt KS, Engle MA, Burkhardt B, Paytan A. 2012. Characterization of the rate and temperature sensitivities of bacterial remineralization of dissolved organic phosphorus compounds by natural populations. Frontiers in Aquatic Microbiology. 3:1-13. http://www.frontiersin.org/Aquatic_Microbiology/10.3389/fmicb.2012.00276/full
Watkins-Brandt KS, Letelier RM, Spitz YH, Church MJ, Böttjer D, White AE. 2010. Addition of inorganic or organic phosphorus enhances nitrogen and carbon fixation in the oligotrophic North Pacific. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 432:17-29. MEPS 432:17-29 | Full text in pdf format