Recent Submissions

  • Human impacts and aridity differentially alter soil N availability in drylands worldwide 

    Delgado Baquerizo, Manuel; Maestre, Fernando T; Gallardo, Antonio; Eldridge, David J.; Soliveres Codina, Santiago; Bowker, Matthew Alan; Prado Comesaña, Ana; Gaitán, Juan José; Quero-Perez, Jose Luis; Ochoa, Victoria; Gozalo, Beatriz; García Gómez, Miguel; García Palacios, Pablo; Berdugo, Miguel; Valencia, Enrique; Escolar, Cristina; Arredondo Moreno, José Tulio; Barraza Zepeda, Claudia Elizabeth; Boeken, Bertrand R.; Bran, Donaldo Eduardo; Cabrera, Omar; Carreira, José Antonio; Chaieb, Mohamed; Conceicao, Abel Augusto; Derak, Mchich; Ernst, Ricardo; Espinosa, Carlos Iván; Florentino de Andreu, Adriana; Gatica, Gabriel M.; Ghiloufi, Wahida; Gómez González, Susana; Gutiérrez Camus, Julio Roberto; Hernández, Rosa Mary; Huber-Sannwald, Elisabeth; Jankju, Mohammad; Mau, Rebecca L.; Miriti, Maria N.; Monerris, Jorge; Morici, Ernesto F.A.; Muchane, Muchai N.; Naseri, Kamal; Pucheta, Eduardo; Ramírez, Elizabeth; Ramirez Collantes, David A.; Romao, Roberto Lisboa; Tighe, Matthew K.; Torres, Duilio Gilberto; Torres Díaz, Cristian; Val, James; Veiga, José Pablo; Wang, Deli; Yuan, Xia; Zaady, Eli (Wiley, 2016)
    "Aims Climate and human impacts are changing the nitrogen (N) inputs and losses in terrestrial ecosystems. However, it is largely unknown how these two major drivers of global change will simultaneously influence the N ...
  • Impact of emerging, high-production-volume graphene-based materials on the bioavailability of benzo(a)pyrene to brine shrimp and fish liver cells 

    Rodd, April Lynn; Castilho, Cintia J; Flores Chaparro, Carlos Enrique; Rangel Méndez, José René; Hurt, Robert H; Agnes B. Kane (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018)
    "With increasing commercialization of high volume, two-dimensional carbon nanomaterials comes a greater likelihood of environmental release. In aquatic environments, black carbon binds contaminants like aromatic hydrocarbons, ...
  • Graphene oxide triggers mass transfer limitations on the methanogenic activity of an anaerobic consortium with a particulate substrate 

    Bueno López, José Iván; Rangel Méndez, José René; Alatriste Mondragón, Felipe; Pérez Rodríguez, Fátima; Hernández Montoya, Virginia; Cervantes Carrillo, Francisco Javier (Elsevier, 2018)
    "Graphene oxide (GO) is an emerging nanomaterial widely used in many manufacturing applications, which is frequently discharged in many industrial effluents eventually reaching biological wastewater treatment systems (WWTS). ...
  • Screening of commercial sorbents for the removal of phosphates from water and modeling by molecular simulation 

    Delgadillo Velasco, Lorena; Hernández Montoya, Virginia; Rangel Vázquez, Norma Aurea; Cervantes Carrillo, Francisco Javier; Montes Morán, Miguel A; Moreno Virgen, Ma. del Rosario (Elsevier, 2018)
    "Eight commercial sorbents of different origin and nature were studied in the present work for the removal of phosphate from water using synthetic solutions and a wastewater from an anodizing company. The materials included ...
  • Improved conductivity and anti(bio)fouling of cation exchange membranes by AgNPs-GO nanocomposites 

    López Cázares, María Irene; Pérez Rodríguez, Fátima; Rangel Méndez, José René; Centeno Sánchez, Marisol; Cházaro Ruiz, Luis Felipe (Elsevier, 2018)
    "Nafion and Ultrex membranes were modified with nanocomposites (NCs) of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) immobilized on graphene oxide (GO) as a thin film, using a polydopamine adhesive (pda). The morphological, physicochemical, ...
  • Soil fungal abundance and plant functional traits drive fertile island formation in global drylands 

    Ochoa Hueso, Raúl; Eldridge, David J; Delgado Baquerizo, Manuel; Soliveres Codina, Santiago; Bowker, Matthew A; Gross, Nicolas; Le Bagousse-Pinguet, Yoann; Quero Perez, Jose Luis; García Gómez, Miguel; Valencia, Enrique; Arredondo Moreno, José Tulio; Beinticinco, Laura; Bran, Donaldo; Cea, Alex Patricio; Coaguila, Daniel; Dougill, Andrew J; Espinosa, Carlos Ivan; Gaitán, Juan; Guuroh, Reginald T; Guzman Montalvan, Elizabeth; Gutiérrez Camus, Julio Roberto; Hernández, Rosa Mary; Huber-Sannwald, Elisabeth; Jeffries, Thomas; Linstäedter, Anja; Mau, Rebecca L; Monerris, Jorge; Prina, Aníbal Oscar; Pucheta, Eduardo; Stavi, Ilan; Thomas, Andrew D; Zaady, Eli; Singh, Brajesh K; Maestre, Fernando T (Wiley, 2018)
    "Dryland vegetation is characterized by discrete plant patches that accumulate and capture soil resources under their canopies. These fertile islands are major drivers of dryland ecosystem structure and functioning, yet ...
  • Chitosan-macroalgae biocomposites as potential adsorbents of water-soluble hydrocarbons: organic matter and ionic strength effects 

    Flores Chaparro, Carlos Enrique; Rodríguez Hernández, Mayra Cecilia; Cházaro Ruiz, Luis Felipe; Alfaro De la Torre, Ma. Catalina; Huerta-Diaz, Miguel Angel; Rangel Méndez, José René (Elsevier, 2018)
    "Nowadays the recovery of low-molecular soluble aromatic hydrocarbons (HCs) released into natural bodies of water continues to be a challenging task. These contaminants bring sever consequences to the environment and to ...
  • Screening of commercial sorbents for the removal of phosphates from water and modeling by molecular simulation 

    Delgadillo Velasco, Lorena; Hernández Montoya, Virginia; Rangel Vázquez, Norma Aurea; Cervantes Carrillo, Francisco Javier; Montes Morán, Miguel Ángel; Moreno Virgen, Ma. del Rosario (Elsevier, 2018)
    "Eight commercial sorbents of different origin and nature were studied in the present work for the removal of phosphate from water using synthetic solutions and a wastewater from an anodizing company. The materials included ...
  • Enhancement of perchlorate removal from groundwater by cationic granular activated carbon: Effect of preparation protocol and surface properties 

    Hou, Pin; Yan, Zhe; Cannon, Fred S.; Yue, Ye; Byrne, Timothy M.; Nieto Delgado, César (Elsevier, 2018)
    "In order to obtain a high adsorption capacity for perchlorate, the epoxide-forming quaternary ammonium (EQA) compounds were chemically bonded onto granular activated carbon (GAC) surface by cationic reaction. The optimum ...
  • Climate change in forest ecosystems: A field experiment addressing the effects of raising temperature and reduced rainfall on early life cycle stages of oaks 

    Pérez Ruiz, Cynthia Lilia; Badano, Ernesto Ivan; Rodas Ortíz, Juan Pablo; Delgado Sánchez, Pablo; Flores Rivas, Joel David; Douterlungne Rotsaert, David; Flores Cano, Jorge Alberto (Elsevier, 2018)
    "Higher temperatures and reduced rainfalls that are expected with the advance of climate change can impair the emergence and establishment of tree seedlings in forest ecosystems. These climatic changes can also decrease ...
  • TRUE GRASP: Actors visualize and explore hidden limitations of an apparent win-win land management strategy in a MAB reserve 

    Braasch, Marco; García Barrios, Luis Enrique; Cortina Villar, Sergio; Huber-Sannwald, Elisabeth; Ramírez Marcial, Neptalí (Elsevier, 2018)
    "Win-win solutions might be short-lived. Government permission for smallholder farmers to extract and sell resin from a pine savanna biosphere-reserve in Mexico has settled a long dispute among different stakeholders in ...
  • Rheological behavior from light to heavy oils: construction of master curves 

    Ramírez González, Patsy Verónica (American Chemical Society, 2016)
    "In this work, the rheological behavior of heavy and light stabilized (dead) oils is presented. The viscosity measurements were carried out in two different apparatuses to ensure the repetitiveness and accuracy: a Stabinger ...
  • Agave bagasse biorefinery: processing and perspectives 

    Palomo Briones, Rodolfo; López Gutiérrez, Irma; Islas Lugo, Fabiola; Galindo Hernández, Karen Lizeth; Munguía Aguilar, Dendera; Rincón Pérez, Jack Andrés; Cortés Carmona, Miguel Angel; Alatriste Mondragón, Felipe; Razo Flores, Elías (Springer, 2018)
    "Agave bagasse (AB) is the main solid waste generated by the tequila industry in Mexico, which is an environmental concern due to its considerable volume of production (377,000 Ton in 2016). AB is a lignocellulosic biomass ...
  • Habitat suitability models to make conservation decisions based on areas of high species richness and endemism 

    Hernández-Quiroz, Nathalie Socorro; Badano, Ernesto Iván; Barragán Torres, Felipe; Flores Rivas, Joel David; Pinedo Álvarez, Carmelo (Springer, 2018)
    "Biodiversity positively relates with the provisioning of ecosystem services and preserving areas with elevated diversity of highly-functional species could help to ensure human well-being. Most studies addressed to make ...
  • Mathematical modeling of a composting process in a small-scale tubular bioreactor 

    Vidriales Escobar, Guillermo; Renteria Tamayo, Raúl Israel; Alatriste Mondragón, Felipe; González Ortega, Omar (Elsevier, 2017)
    "A mathematical model is presented to describe a composting process occurring in a tubular bioreactor. The mathematical model is based on heat and mass transfer phenomena under the continuum approximation. The bioreactor ...
  • Temporal and spatial variation of waterbirds at Sayula Lagoon, Jalisco, Mexico: a five-year winter season study 

    Güitrón López, María Marcela; Huerta Martínez, Francisco Martín; Báez Montes, Oscar; Estrada Sillas, Yadira Fabiola; Chapa Vargas, Leonardo (Museu de Ciencies Naturals, 2018)
    "Wetlands in central Mexico are important habitats for assemblages of migratory and resident birds. To study variation in richness and abundance of waterbirds, we conducted monthly observations in 30 permanent plots ...
  • Hydrogen metabolic patterns driven by Clostridium-Streptococcus community shifts in a continuous stirred tank reactor 

    Palomo Briones, Rodolfo; Trably, Eric; López Lozano, Nguyen Esmeralda; Celis García, María de Lourdes Berenice; Méndez Acosta, Hugo Oscar; Bernet, Nicolas; Razo Flores, Elías (Springer, 2018)
    "The hydrogen (H2) production efficiency in dark fermentation systems is strongly dependent on the occurrence of metabolic pathways derived from the selection of microbial species that either consume molecular H2 or ...
  • Acorn weight as determinant of germination in red and white oaks: evidences from a common-garden greenhouse experiment 

    Sánchez Montes de Oca, Erik José; Badano, Ernesto Ivan; Silva Alvarado, Lilia Elizabeth; Flores Rivas, Joel David; Barragán Torres, Felipe; Flores Cano, Jorge Alberto (Springer, 2018)
    "Key message In Mexican oaks, germination increases with acorn fresh weight across oak species. Within species, these relationships are stronger in red oaks than in white oaks. In both oak groups, fresh weight of acorns ...
  • Evaluation of a membrane bioreactor system as post-treatment in waste water treatment for better removal of micropollutants 

    Arriaga García, Sonia Lorena; de Jonge, Nadieh; Nielsen, Marc Lund; Andersen, Henrik Rasmus; Borregaard, Vibeke R.; Jewel, Kevin; Ternes, Thomas A.; Nielsen, Jeppe Lund (Elsevier, 2016)
    "Organic micropollutants (OMPs) such as pharmaceuticals are persistent pollutants that are only partially degraded in waste water treatment plants (WWTPs). In this study, a membrane bioreactor (MBR) system was used as a ...
  • Aberraciones cromáticas en Aves de México: Una revisión y registros recientes en el Estado de San Luis Potosí 

    Tinajero Hernández, José Romeo; Chapa Vargas, Leonardo; Ramírez Albores, Jorge Enrique (Neotropical Ornitholigical Society, 2018)
    "La presencia de aberraciones cromáticas en las aves ha llamado la atención de los investigadores desde hace mucho tiempo. En México se ha notado un reciente incremento de artículos publicados referente a este tema. Por ...

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