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Miguel Mora

Mora, Miguel
Miguel Mora
Professor & Associate Department Head for Undergraduate Programs
258 WFES
Undergraduate Education
B.S. Biochemical Engineering, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico, D.F.
Graduate Education
M.S. Ecology, University of California, Davis.
Ph.D. Ecology, University of California, Davis.
Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Award for Diversity, September 2016

Recent Publications

Maldonado, A.R., Mora, M.A. & Sericano, Seasonal Differences in Contaminant Accumulation in Neotropical Migrant and Resident Songbirds. J.L. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol (2016). doi:10.1007/s00244-016-0323-3

Yuwei Xie, Pu Xia, Hui Wang, Hongxia Yu, John P. Giesy, Yimin Zhang, Miguel A. Mora, and Xiaowei Zhang. 2016. Effects of captivity and artificial breeding on microbiota in feces of the red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis). Scientific Reports 6:33350, DOI: 10.1038/srep33350

Torres, Z.*, Miguel A. Mora, Robert J. Taylor, and Dioselina Alvarez-Bernal. 2016. Tracking metal pollution in Lake Chapala: concentrations in water, sediments, and fish. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. DOI 10.1007s00128-016-1892-6.

Álvarez-Bernal, D., Marcos A. Lastiri-Hernández, Héctor R. Buelna-Osben, Silvia M. Contreras- Ramos, Miguel A. Mora. 2016. Vermicompost as an alternative of management for water hyacinth. Revista Internacional de Contaminacion Ambiental 32 (4):00-00.

Mora, MA., Durgin, BE.*, Hudson, LB.*, Jones, E. 2016. Temporal and Latitudinal Trends of p,p’- DDE in Eggs and Carcass of North American Birds from 1980-2005. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35:1340-1348. DOI: 10.1002/etc.3360.

Rodríguez-Jorquera, I. A., Siroski, P., Espejo, W., Nimptsch, J., Gusso Choueri, P., Brasil Choueri, R., Moraga, C. A., Mora, M. and Toor, G. S. (2016), Latin American Protected Areas: Protected from chemical pollution?. Integr Environ Assess Manag. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1002/ieam.1839

Judlyn M. Telesford-Checkley, Miguel A. Mora, William E. Grant, Diane E. Boellstorff, Tony L. Provin, Estimating the contribution of nitrogen and phosphorus to waterbodies by colonial nesting waterbirds, Science of The Total Environment, Available online 10 August 2016, ISSN 0048-9697, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.08.043. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969716317351)

Telesford-Checkley, J. M., M. A. Mora, D. E. Boellstorff, and T. L. Provin. 2016. An Evaluation of the Contribution of Macro- and Microelements from Colonial Nesting Waterbirds to Surface Water. J. Environ. Qual. 0. doi:10.2134/jeq2016.01.0019

Torres, Z., Mora, M. A.,Taylor, R. J., Alvarez-Bernal, D., Buelna, H. R., & Hyodo, A. 2014. Accumulation and hazard assessment of mercury to waterbirds at lake chapala, Mexico. Environmental science & technology,48(11), 6359. (pdf)

Watkins, C. D., Winemiller, K. O., Mora, M. A., Du, B., Chambliss, C. K., Brooks, B. W., & Phalen, D. (2014). Assessment of Mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis) Health Indicators in Relation to Domestic Wastewater Discharges in Suburbs of Houston, USA. Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology, 1-6. (pdf)

Alvarez-Bernal*, D. Salvador Ochoa-Estrada, Miriam Arroyo-Damian, Héctor Rene Buelna-Osben, Rodrigo Moncayo-Estrada, Miguel Mora . 2013. Assessment of water quality of drains from irrigation district in a semiarid agricultural zone. International Journal of Agronomy and Agricultural Research 3:7-15.

Mora, M.A., W. E. Grant, L. Wilkins, Hsiao-Hsuan Wang. 2013. Simulated effects of reduced spring flow from the Edwards Aquifer on population size of the fountain darter (Etheostoma fonticola). Ecol. Model.250:235-243. (pdf)

Parkes, M.L., M. A. Mora, and R. A. Feagin. 2012. Using Scale, Cover Type, and GIS to Evaluate Nuisance Cattle Egret Colony Site Selection. Waterbirds 35:56-63. (pdf)