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Research Output 2003 2019

  • 791 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 43 Article
  • 1 Conference article
  • 1 Note
2019
4 Citations (Scopus)

Health Risk Assessment and Urinary Excretion of Children Exposed to Arsenic through Drinking Water and Soils in Sonora, Mexico

García-Rico, L., Meza-Figueroa, D., Jay Gandolfi, A., del Rivero, C. I., Martínez-Cinco, M. A. & Meza-Montenegro, M. M., 1 Jan 2019, In : Biological Trace Element Research. 187, 1, p. 9-21 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health risks
Arsenic
Mexico
Drinking Water
Risk assessment

Role of unsaturated soil above a heavily contaminated aquifer in the natural attenuation of arsenic

Martinez-Villegas, N., Gómez, A. D. P., Zamora-Morales, A., Hernández Martínez, J. L., Meza-Figueroa, D. & Sengupta, B., 7 Jun 2019, In : E3S Web of Conferences. 98, 09017.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
Natural attenuation
natural attenuation
Arsenic
Aquifers
arsenic

Serum matrix metalloproteinase-9 in children exposed to arsenic from playground dust at elementary schools in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico

García-Rico, L., Meza-Figueroa, D., Beamer, P. I., Burgess, J. L., O’Rourke, M. K., Lantz, C. R., Furlong, M., Martinez-Cinco, M., Mondaca-Fernandez, I., Balderas-Cortes, J. J. & Meza-Montenegro, M. M., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Environmental Geochemistry and Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Matrix Metalloproteinase 9
Arsenic
Dust
serum
arsenic
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

An integrated health risk assessment of indigenous children exposed to arsenic in Sonora, Mexico

Maldonado Escalante, J. F., Meza Figueroa, D., Dévora Figueroa, A. G., García Rico, L., Burgess, J. L., Lantz, R. C., Yañez Estrada, L., Martínez Cinco, M. A., Balderas Cortés, J. D. J., Mondaca Fernández, I. & Meza Montenegro, M. M., 29 Mar 2018, In : Human and Ecological Risk Assessment. p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health risks
Arsenic
Mexico
Risk assessment
health risk
1 Citation (Scopus)
Soccer
Arsenic
Soil
Water
Geographic Information Systems
16 Citations (Scopus)

Fractionation and mobility of thallium in areas impacted by mining-metallurgical activities: Identification of a water-soluble Tl(I) fraction

Cruz-Hernández, Y., Ruiz-García, M., Villalobos, M., Romero, F. M., Meza-Figueroa, D., Garrido, F., Hernández-Alvarez, E. & Pi-Puig, T., 1 Jun 2018, In : Environmental Pollution. p. 154-165 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thallium
Fractionation
Water
Metallurgy
Minerals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Source apportionment and environmental fate of lead chromates in atmospheric dust in arid environments

Meza-Figueroa, D., González-Grijalva, B., Romero, F., Ruiz, J., Pedroza-Montero, M., Rivero, C. I. D., Acosta-Elías, M., Ochoa-Landin, L. & Navarro-Espinoza, S., 15 Jul 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. p. 1596-1607 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chromates
chromate
environmental fate
arid environment
Dust
2017

Geology and geochemistry of the Suaqui Verde deposit: A contribution to the knowledge of the Laramide porphyry copper mineralization in south central Sonora, Mexico

Ochoa-Landín, L. H., Valencia-Moreno, M., Calmus, T., Del Rio-Salas, R., Mendívil-Quijada, H., Meza-Figueroa, D., Flores-Vásquez, I. & Zúñiga-Hernández, L. G., 1 Mar 2017, In : Ore Geology Reviews. p. 1158-1171 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochemistry
Geology
porphyry
Copper
Deposits
4 Citations (Scopus)

New U–Pb and Re–Os geochronology of Laramide porphyry copper mineralization along the Cananea lineament, northeastern Sonora, Mexico: Contribution to the understanding of the Cananea copper district

Del Rio-Salas, R., Ochoa-Landín, L., Valencia-Moreno, M., Calmus, T., Meza-Figueroa, D., Salgado-Souto, S., Kirk, J., Ruiz, J. & Mendívil-Quijada, H., 1 Mar 2017, In : Ore Geology Reviews. p. 1125-1136 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
lineament
porphyry
geochronology
Copper deposits
7 Citations (Scopus)

Plants from the abandoned Nacozari mine tailings: Evaluation of their phytostabilization potential

Santos, A. E., Cruz-Ortega, R., Meza-Figueroa, D., Romero, F. M., Sanchez-Escalante, J. J., Maier, R. M., Neilson, J. W., Alcaraz, L. D. & Freaner, F. E. M., 1 Jan 2017, In : PeerJ.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abandoned mines
Tailings
phytoremediation
Paramphistomatidae
Prosopis
2016
7 Citations (Scopus)

Dust-Metal Sources in an Urbanized Arid Zone: Implications for Health-Risk Assessments

García-Rico, L., Meza-Figueroa, D., Jay Gandolfi, A., Del Río-Salas, R., Romero, F. M. & Meza-Montenegro, M. M., 1 Apr 2016, In : Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. p. 522-533 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health risks
Dust
Risk assessment
Metals
Health
3 Citations (Scopus)

Traffic signatures in suspended dust at pedestrian levels in semiarid zones: Implications for human exposure

Meza-Figueroa, D., González-Grijalva, B., Del Río-Salas, R., Coimbra, R., Ochoa-Landin, L. & Moreno-Rodríguez, V., 1 Aug 2016, In : Atmospheric Environment. p. 4-14 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pedestrian
dust
suspended particulate matter
roof
metal
2015
9 Citations (Scopus)

Historical trends and sources of TSP in a Sonoran desert city: Can the North America Monsoon enhance dust emissions?

Moreno-Rodríguez, V., Del Rio-Salas, R., Adams, D. K., Ochoa-Landin, L., Zepeda, J., Gómez-Alvarez, A., Palafox-Reyes, J. & Meza-Figueroa, D., 1 Jun 2015, In : Atmospheric Environment. p. 111-121 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

suspended particulate matter
monsoon
desert
dust
cement
3 Citations (Scopus)

Trace metals in topsoils near the Babylon Cement Factory (Euphrates River) and human health risk assessment

Khwedim, K., Meza-Figueroa, D., Hussien, L. A. & Del Río-Salas, R., 19 Jul 2015, In : Environmental Earth Sciences. p. 665-673 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health risks
cement
factories
Risk assessment
health risk
2014
1 Citation (Scopus)
Rivers
Metals
metal
Water quality
river
2013
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adsorption of arsenic on pre-treated zeolite at different ph levels

Mejia-Zamudio, F., Valenzuela-Garcia, J., Gomez-Alvarez, A., Meza-Figueroa, D. & Ela, W. P., 1 Nov 2013, In : Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability. p. 280-284 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zeolites
Arsenic
Adsorption
Metals
Water
3 Citations (Scopus)

Erosive processes in the Presa I mine dam at Nacozari de Garcia, Sonora, and their effect in the dispersion of pollutants

de la O-Villanueva, M., Meza-Figueroa, D., Maier, R. M., Moreno, D., Gómez-Alvarez, A., Del Río-Salas, R., Mendívil, H. & Montijo, A., 12 Jun 2013, In : Boletin de la Sociedad Geologica Mexicana. p. 27-38 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tailings
dam
pollutant
water erosion
particle size
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluación de la potencialidad de una chabasita natural Mexicana en la remoción de plomo en agua

Alvarado Ibarra, J., Sotelo Lerma, M., Meza Figueroa, D., Maubert Franco, M. & Paz Moreno, F. A., 2013, In : Revista Internacional de Contaminacion Ambiental. 29, 2, p. 201-210 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Genesis of manganese oxide mineralization in the boleo region and concepción peninsula, baja california sur: Constraints from Pb-Sr isotopes and REE geochemistry

Del Rio-Salas, R., Ochoa-Landín, L., Eastoe, C. J., Ruiz, J., Meza-Figueroa, D., Valencia-Moreno, M., Zúñiga-Hernández, H., Zúñiga-Hernández, L., Moreno-Rodríguez, V. & Mendívil-Quijada, H., 27 Nov 2013, In : Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas. p. 482-499 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

manganese oxide
rare earth element
geochemistry
isotope
mineralization
16 Citations (Scopus)

Geology, stable isotope, and U-Pb geochronology of the Mariquita porphyry copper and Lucy Cu-Mo deposits, Cananea District, Mexico: A contribution to regional exploration

Del Rio Salas, R., Ochoa-Landín, L., Ruiz, J., Eastoe, C., Meza-Figueroa, D., Zuñiga-Hernández, H., Mendívil-Quijada, H. & Quintanar-Ruiz, F., 1 Jan 2013, In : Journal of Geochemical Exploration. p. 140-154 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
Geology
Quartz
porphyry
Isotopes
2012
30 Citations (Scopus)

Metals in residential soils and cumulative risk assessment in Yaqui and Mayo agricultural valleys, northern Mexico

Meza-Montenegro, M. M., Gandolfi, A. J., Santana-Alcántar, M. E., Klimecki, W. T., Aguilar-Apodaca, M. G., Del Río-Salas, R., De la O-Villanueva, M., Gómez-Alvarez, A., Mendivil-Quijada, H., Valencia, M. & Meza-Figueroa, D., 1 Sep 2012, In : Science of the Total Environment. 433, 1, p. 472-481 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk assessment
risk assessment
Metals
Soils
valley
25 Citations (Scopus)

Tracing geogenic and anthropogenic sources in urban dusts: Insights from lead isotopes

Del Rio-Salas, R., Ruiz, J., De la O-Villanueva, M., Valencia-Moreno, M., Moreno-Rodríguez, V., Gómez-Alvarez, A., Grijalva, T., Mendivil, H., Paz-Moreno, F. & Meza-Figueroa, D., 1 Dec 2012, In : Atmospheric Environment. p. 202-210 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

geogenic source
lead isotope
anthropogenic source
dust
resuspension
2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

Distribution of heavy metals and their chemical speciation in sediments from the Abelardo L. Rodríguez Dam, Sonora, México

Gómez-Álvarez, A., Valenzuela-García, J. L., Villalba-Atondo, A. I., Meza-Figueroa, D., Almendariz-Tapia, F. J., Whitaker-Bojórquez, T. O., Martínez-Morales, F., Valenzuela-Corral, M. & Ochoa-Valenzuela, L. E., 1 Nov 2011, In : Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability. p. 201-212 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemical speciation
Heavy Metals
Dams
Heavy metals
Sediments
22 Citations (Scopus)
arid environment
Sediments
Rivers
Metals
metal
2010
41 Citations (Scopus)

Biomonitoring of metal in children living in a mine tailings zone in Southern Mexico: A pilot study

Moreno, M. E., Acosta-Saavedra, L. C., Meza-Figueroa, D., Vera, E., Cebrian, M. E., Ostrosky-Wegman, P. & Calderon-Aranda, E. S., 1 Jul 2010, In : International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. p. 252-258 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Environmental Monitoring
Mexico
Metals
Atomic Spectrophotometry
Chromium
2009
8 Citations (Scopus)

Adsorption of arsenic in natural zeolite pretrat With oxides of magnesium

Mejía-Zamudio, F., Valenzuela-García, J. L., Aguayo-Salinas, S. & Meza-Figueroa, D., 1 Dec 2009, In : Revista Internacional de Contaminacion Ambiental. p. 217-227 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnesia
Arsenic
zeolite
chabazite
Magnesium
18 Citations (Scopus)

Estimation of potential pollution from mine tailings in the San Pedro River (1993-2005), Mexico-US border

Gómez-Alvarez, A., Meza-Figueroa, D., Villalba-Atondo, A. I., Valenzuela-García, J. L., Ramírez-Hernández, J. & Almendariz-Tapia, J., 1 Jun 2009, In : Environmental Geology. p. 1469-1479 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailings
tailings
Pollution
pollution
Rivers
4 Citations (Scopus)
26 Citations (Scopus)

Structural and tectonic evolution of the acatlán complex, southern Mexico: Its role in the collisional history of laurentia and gondwana

Vega-Granillo, R., Calmus, T., Meza-Figueroa, D., Ruiz, J., Talavera-Mendoza, O. & López-Martínez, M., 1 Aug 2009, In : Tectonics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laurentia
Mexico
Tectonics
tectonic evolution
Gondwana
72 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of unconfined mine tailings in residential areas from a mining town in a semi-arid environment: Nacozari, Sonora, México

Meza Figueroa, D. M., Gómez Álvarez, A., Maier, R. M., De La O Villanueva, M., Moreno-Zazueta, A., Rivera, J., Campillo, A., Grandlic, C. J., Anaya, R. & Palafox Reyes, J. J., 1 Sep 2009, In : Chemosphere. 77, 1e, p. 140-147 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailings
arid environment
tailings
Efflorescence
Salts
2008
8 Citations (Scopus)

Geology, Geochemistry and Re-Os systematics of manganese deposits from the Santa Rosalía Basin and adjacent areas in Baja California Sur, México

Del Rio Salas, R., Ruiz, J., Ochoa-Landín, L., Noriega, O., Barra, F., Meza-Figueroa, D. & Paz-Moreno, F., 1 Jun 2008, In : Mineralium Deposita. p. 467-482 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manganese deposits
Lower California (Mexico)
manganese deposit
Geochemistry
geochemistry
26 Citations (Scopus)

U-Pb detrital zircon data of the Rio Fuerte Formation (NW Mexico): Its peri-Gondwanan provenance and exotic nature in relation to southwestern North America

Vega-Granillo, R., Salgado-Souto, S., Herrera-Urbina, S., Valencia, V., Ruiz, J., Meza-Figueroa, D. & Talavera-Mendoza, O., 1 Dec 2008, In : Journal of South American Earth Sciences. p. 343-354 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

provenance
zircon
terrane
Paleozoic
regional metamorphism
2007
22 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical partitioning of sediment contamination by heavy metals in the San Pedro River, Sonora, Mexico

Gómez-Álvarez, A., Valenzuela-García, J. L., Aguayo-Salinas, S., Meza-Figueroa, D., Ramírez-Hernández, J. & Ochoa-Ortega, G., 14 May 2007, In : Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability. p. 25-35 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heavy Metals
Mexico
Rivers
Heavy metals
Sediments

Chemical Partitioning of Sediment Contamination by Heavy Metals in the San Pedro River, Sonora, México

Gómez Álvarez, A., Valenzuela García, J. L., Aguayo-Salinas, S., Meza Figueroa, D. M., Ramírez-Hernández, J. & Ochoa-Ortega, G., 2007, In : Chemical Speciation and Bioavailability. 19, 1, p. 25-35 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
182 Citations (Scopus)

Heavy metal distribution in dust from elementary schools in Hermosillo, Sonora, México

Meza-Figueroa, D., De la O-Villanueva, M. & De la Parra, M. L., 1 Jan 2007, In : Atmospheric Environment. p. 276-288 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heavy metal
dust
roof
principal component analysis
nitric acid
57 Citations (Scopus)

Pressure-temperature-time evolution of Paleozoic high-pressure rocks of the Acatlán Complex (southern Mexico): Implications for the evolution of the Iapetus and Rheic Oceans

Vega-Granillo, R., Talavera-Mendoza, O., Meza-Figueroa, D., Ruiz, J., Gehrels, G. E., López-Martínez, M. & de la Cruz-Vargas, J. C., 1 Sep 2007, In : Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. p. 1249-1264 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paleozoic
metamorphism
blueschist
overprinting
ocean
2006
5 Citations (Scopus)
Geochronology
geochronology
Mexico
Tectonics
paleogeography
2005
98 Citations (Scopus)

U-Pb geochronology of the Acatlán Complex and implications for the Paleozoic paleogeography and tectonic evolution of southern Mexico

Talavera-Mendoza, O., Ruiz, J., Gehrels, G. E., Meza-Figueroa, D. M., Vega-Granillo, R. & Campa-Uranga, M. F., 15 Jul 2005, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. p. 682-699 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geochronology
geochronology
Mexico
Tectonics
paleogeography
2003
23 Citations (Scopus)

Major and trace element geochemistry and 40Ar/39Ar geochronologyof Laramide plutonic rocks associated with gold-bearing Fe skarn deposits in Guerrero state, southern Mexico

Meza-Figueroa, D., Valencia-Moreno, M., Valencia, V. A., Ochoa-Landín, L., Pérez-Segura, E. & Díaz-Salgado, C., 1 Jan 2003, In : Journal of South American Earth Sciences. p. 205-217 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

skarn
plutonic rock
gold
geochemistry
trace element
35 Citations (Scopus)

Tectonometamorphic evolution of the Acatlan Complex eclogites (southern Mexico)

Meza-Figueroa, D., Ruiz, J., Talavera-Mendoza, O. & Ortega-Gutierrez, F., 1 Jan 2003, In : Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences. p. 27-44 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

epidote
plagioclase
garnet
retrogression
greenschist facies