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Person Details: Jorge Gonzalez-Estrella

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Jorge Gonzalez-Estrella

University of New Mexico
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-001
Phone: 505-277-2722




  • Hoover JH, Bolt AM, Burchiel SW, Cerrato JM, Dashner-Titus EJ, Erdei E, Hayek EE, Hudson LG, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Luo L, MacKenzie D, Medina S, Schilz JR, Velasco CA, Zychowski KE, Lewis JL. A transdisciplinary approach for studying uranium mobility, exposure, and human health impacts on tribal lands in the southwest, United States. In: Practical Applications of Medical Geology. Springer,


  • Hayek EE, Castillo EF, In JG, Garcia M, Cerrato JM, Brearley AJ, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Herbert G, Bleske B, Benavidez A, Hsiao H, Yin L, Campen M, Yu X. 2023. Photoaging of polystyrene microspheres causes oxidative alterations to surface physicochemistry and enhances airway epithelial toxicity. Toxicol Sci doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfad023 PMID:36881996 PMCID:PMC10176241
  • Meza I, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Burns PC, Rodriguez V, Velasco CA, Sigmon GE, Szymanowski JE, Forbes T, Applegate LM, Ali AS, Lichtner PC, Cerrato JM. 2023. Solubility and thermodynamic investigation of meta-autunite group uranyl arsenate solids with monovalent cations Na and K. Environ Sci Technol 57(1):255-265. doi:10.1021/acs.est.2c06648 PMID:36525634 PMCID:PMC10039619
  • Meza I, Hua H, Gagnon K, Mulchandani A, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Burns PC, Ali AS, Spilde MN, Peterson EJ, Lichtner PC, Cerrato JM. 2023. Removal of aqueous uranyl and arsenate mixtures after reaction with limestone, PO4 3-, and Ca2. Environ Sci Technol 47(49):20881-20892. doi:10.1021/acs.est.3c03809 PMID:38019567 PMCID:PMC10739782
  • Meza I, Jemison N, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Burns PC, Rodriguez V, Sigmon GE, Szymanowski JE, Ali AS, Gagnon K, Cerrato JM, Lichtner PC. 2023. Kinetics of Na- and K- uranyl arsenate dissolution. Chemical Geology 636:121642. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2023.121642


  • DeVore C, Rodriguez-Freire L, Villa N, Soleimanifar M, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Ali AS, Lezama-Pacheco JS, Ducheneaux C, Cerrato JM. 2022. Mobilization of As, Fe, and Mn from contaminated sediment in aerobic and anaerobic conditions: chemical or microbiological triggers?. ACS Earth Space Chem 6(7):1644-1654. doi:10.1021/acsearthspacechem.1c00370 PMID:36238447 PMCID:PMC9555341


  • Velasco CA, Brearley AJ, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Ali AS, Meza MI, Cabaniss S, Thomson BM, Forbes T, Lezama-Pacheco JS, Cerrato JM. 2021. From adsorption to precipitation of U(VI): What is the role of pH and natural organic matter?. Environ Sci Technol 55(23):16246-16256. doi:10.1021/acs.est.1c05429 PMID:34797046


  • Gonzalez-Estrella J, Meza I, Burns A, Ali AS, Lezama-Pacheco JS, Lichtner PC, Shaikh N, Fendorf S, Cerrato JM. 2020. Effect of Bicarbonate, Calcium, and pH on the Reactivity of As(V) and U(VI) Mixtures. Environ Sci Technol 54:3979-3987. doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b06063 PMID:32176846 PMCID:PMC7189768


  • Velasco CA, Artyushkova K, Ali AS, Osburn CL, Gonzalez-Estrella J, Lezama Pacheco J, Cabaniss S, Cerrato JM. 2019. Organic functional group chemistry in mineralized deposits containing U(IV) and U(VI) from the Jackpile Mine in New Mexico. Environ Sci Technol 53(10):5758-5767. doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b00407 PMID:30998849 PMCID:PMC6557721


  • Gonzalez-Estrella J, Li G, Neely SE, Puyol D, Sierra-Alvarez R, Field JA. 2017. Elemental copper nanoparticle toxicity to anaerobic ammonium oxidation and the influence of ethylene diamine-tetra acetic acid (EDTA) on copper toxicity. Chemosphere 184:730-737. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.06.054 PMID:28641224


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