Dr. Gil Jacinto is recognized of his pioneering work in chemical oceanography particularly on nutrients and trace elements in sea water and marine sediments.

Sex: Male


  • University of Liverpool, England, Ph.D. in Marine Chemistry, -
  • University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, MS in Oceanography
  • University of San Carlos, Cebu City, B.S. Chemistry

Field of Specialization:

Marine Chemistry, Chemistry


Chapman, D.C., Giese, G.S., Collins, M.G., Encarnacion, R., Jacinto, G.S., (1991) Evidence of internal swash associated with Sulu Sea solitary waves
Continental Shelf Research Volume 2, No. 7

Jacinto, G.S., Van den Berg, C.M.G., (1989) Different behaviour platinum in Indian and Pacific Oceans
Nature Volume 338

Van den Berg, C.M.G., Jacinto, G.S. , (1988) The determination of platinum in sea water using adsorptive cathodic stripping voltammetry
Anal. Chim. Acta Volume 211

Chester, R., Thomas, A., Lin, F., Bashram, A., Jacinto, G.S., ( 1988) The solid states speciation of copper in surface water particulates and ocean sediments: Fingerprinting the global carbon flux
Marine Chemistry Volume 24

Jacinto, G.S. , (1983) Chemical Oceanography
Sinag-Agham Volume 1, No. 3

Jacinto, G.S., (1990) Chemistry of waters and sediments of Illana Bay, Mindanao
EPAI Technical Report

Jacinto, G.S., (1993) Hydrographic Measurement and Sampling Techniques
Field and Laboratory Manual on Red Tide Monitoring and Data Management

Jacinto, G.S., (1990) Preliminary Assessment of the Marine Environment of Isabel Region, Leyte Water and Sediment
Water and Sediment Studies

G BENOIT, J SCHWANTES, G JACINTO, M GOUDCOLLINS, (1994) Preliminary study of the redistribution and transformation of HgS from cinnabar mine trailings deposited in Honda Bay, Palawan , Philippines
Marine Pollution Bulletin Volume 28, No. 12

D. G Galope-Bacaltos, G. S Jacinto, C. L Villanoy, (1999) Nutrient Behavior and Productivity in a River System Affected by Fishpond Effluents
Marine Pollution Bulletin Volume 39, No. 1

D. G Galope-Bacaltos, G. S Jacinto, C. L Villanoy, (1999) Heavy metal fluxes in Bang Pakong River Estuary, Thailand : Sedimentary vs diffusive fluxes
Marine Pollution Bulletin Volume 39, No. 1

Maria Isabel S. Senal, Gil S. Jacinto, Fernando Siringan, Peter Zamora, Lea Soria, M. Bayani Cardenas, Cesar Villanoy, Olivia Cabrera, (2011) Nutrient inputs from submarine groundwater discharge on the Santiago reef flat, Bolinao, Northwestern Philippines
Marine Pollution Bulletin Volume 63, No. 5

Gil S. Jacinto, Lara Patricia A. Sotto, Maria Isabel S. Senal, Ma. Teresa L. Escobar, Atsuko Amano, Todd W. Miller, (2011) Hypoxia in Manila Bay, Philippines during the northeast monsoon
Marine Pollution Bulletin Volume 63, No. 5

M. Bayani Cardenas, Peter B. Zamora, Fernando P. Siringan, Mark R. Lapus, Raymond S. Rodolfo, Gil S. Jacinto, Cesar L. Villanoy, Olivia Cabrera, Maria Isabel Senal, (2010) Linking regional sources and pathways for submarine groundwater discharge at a reef by electrical resistivity tomography, 222 Rn, and salinity measurements
Geophysical Research Letter Volume 37, No. 16

Rhodora V. Azanza, Cesar L. Villanoy, Gil S. Jacinto, (2008) Eutrophic waters, algal bloom and fish kill in the fish farming areas in Bolinao, Pangasinan, Philippines
Marine Pollution Philippines Volume 57, No. 6

I. B. Velasquez, G. S. Jacinto, F. S. Valera, (2002) The speciation of dissolved copper, cadmium and zinc in Manila Bay , Philippines
Marine Pollution Bulletin Volume 45, No. 1

Papers Presented:

  • Synthesis of the Marine Physical Sciences Workshop, Sythesis Workshop on Marine Science Programs in the Quezon City, Philippines
  • The Ice-ice Problem in Seaweeds Farming, 10th International Seaweed Symposium
  • The Ice-ice Problem in Seaweed Farming , Report on the Training Course on Gracilaria Algae, South China Sea Fisheries Development and Coordinating Programme, Manila
  • Report on the Partitioning of Elements in Cores from Atlantic Abyssal Plains, Joint Research Centre
  • Some Further Considerations on the Environmental Impact of OTEC, GESAMP Working Group on Marine Pollution Implications of Ocean Energy Development Rome, Italy
  • Determination of nitrogen and phosphorus in tropical coastal waters, Workshop on Energy Transfer and Nutrients Fluxes
  • Polar Ice-cap Variations, Sea-level Changes and Coastal Flooding-changes over Geological Ages , Symposium/Workshop on Global Warming, Quezon, City
  • Copper and Mercury in the Coastal Waters and Sediments of Toledo, Cebu, 1st National Symposium on Marine Science
  • Trace Element Concentrations in Marine Sediments Around a Copper/Fertilizer Industrial Complex in the Philippines, Ocean Pollution Symposium, Puerto Rico
  • Is Dissolved Organic Nitrogen (DON) More Important than Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen (DIN) in Tropical Coastal Water , Living Coastal Resources Workshop ASTW, Singapore
  • The Circulation Near Luzon, PORSEC Conference, Taiwan
  • The 1991, 1992 and 1993 Pyrodiniu Blooms in Banban Bay, Zambales, Philippines, 6th International Conference on Toxic Marine Phytoplankton Nantes, France
  • The Offshore Physical Environment in the Philippines, Roundtable Discussion on Marine Living Resources U.P. Diliman, Quezon City


  • Outstanding Young Scientist (Marine Chemistry), NAST-DOST, 1994
  • One of Ten Outstanding Graduates, University of San Carlos, Cebu City, 1976
  • Ph.D. Fellowship, United Nations Development Programme, 1985-1988
  • Most Outstanding Alumnus in the Field of Marine Chemistry , University of San Carlos, Cebu City , 1993