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Dr. Heliot Zarza

Degree in Biology from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. His postgraduate studies course at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (Master of Science and Doctorate in Biological Sciences). His research work focuses on the study of communities of small mammals and big cats in central and southeastern Mexico. It belongs to the National Level I Research System. It teaches ecology, information systems and conservation sciences at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels at the Autonomous Metropolitan University and the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He is currently Full-time Professor-Researcher "C" of the Department of Environmental Sciences, Metropolitan Autonomous University Lerma Unit.

 

Research interests:


Ecology of mammal communities.
Climate change and Biodiversity.
Identification of priority areas for conservation.
Environmental impact and ecological order

 

 

Reaserch articles in indexed and arbitrated journals:

1.         Améndola, L., F. Solorio, J. Ku-Vera, R, Améndola-Massioti, H, Zarza, K.F. Mancera, F. Galindo. 2018. A pilot study on the foraging behaviour of heifers in intensive silvopastoral and monoculture systems in the tropics. Animal:1-11. ISSN: 1751-7311 (Print), 1751-732X (Online) doi:10.1017/S1751731118001532 (IF 1.870)

 

2.         Mancera, K.F., H. Zarza, L. López. A. Carrasco, F. Montiel, F. Galindo. 2018. Integrating links between tree coverage and cattle welfare in silvopastoral systems evaluation. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 38:19. ISSN: 1774-0746 https://doi.org/10.1007/s13593-018-0497-3 (IF 4.101)

 

3.         Zarza, H., E. Martínez-Meyer, G. Suzán, G. Ceballos. 2017. Geographic distribution of Desmodus rotundus in Mexico under current and future climate change scenarios: Implications for bovine paralytic rabies infection. Veterinaria México OA. 4(3). ISSN: 2448-6760 doi:10.21753/vmoa.4.3.390 (IF 0.290)

 

4.         De la Torre, J. A., J. F. González-Maya, H. Zarza, G. Ceballos, R. A. Medellín. 2017. The jaguar's spots are darker than they appear: assessing the global conservation status of the jaguar Panthera onca. Oryx, 1-16. ISSN: 1365-3008 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0030605316001046 (IF 2.052)

 

5.         Arana-Guardia, R., C. M. Baak-Baak, N. Cigarroa-Toledo, G. C. Reyes-Solis, N. F. Ojeda-Robertos, J. E. García-Rejón, H. Zarza, G. Ceballos y C. Machain-Williams. 2015. Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) from Wild Mammals in Fragmented Environments in the South of Yucatán Peninsula, México. Southwestern Entomologist 40:657-660. ISSN: 2162-2647 http://dx.doi.org/10.3958/059.040.0321 (IF 0.462)

 

Books

1.         Ceballos, G., G. Cerecedo-Palacios, H. Zarza, I. Cassaigne, M. Lazcano, V. Towns, E. Cruz, O. Moctezuma, S. Ortiz, F. Remolina, V. Rosas-Vigil. 2018. Protocolo de Atención a Jaguares Silvestres en México: captura y reubicación. SEMARNAT-CONANP. Ciudad de México, CDMX. ISBN: 

 

2.         Medellín, R.A., J.A. de la Torre, H. Zarza, C. Chávez and G. Ceballos (compiladores). 2016. El Jaguar en el siglo XXI La perspectiva continental. Fondo de Cultura Económica, UNAM, Instituto de Ecología. Ciudad de México, México. ISBN: 978-607-16-3535-8

 

Book chapters

1.         Ceballos, G., H. Zarza, C. Chávez and J.F. González-Maya. 2016. Ecology and conservation in Jaguars in Mexico: State of Knowledge and Future Challenge. Pp. 273-289, in: Tropical Conservation: Perspectives on Local and Global Priorities (A.A. Aguirre y R. Sukumar, eds.). Oxford University Press, New York, E.E.U.U. ISBN: 978-019-97-6698-7

 

2.         Chávez, C., H. Zarza, J.A. de la Torre, R.A. Medellín and G. Ceballos. 2016. Distribución y estado de conservación del jaguar en México. Pp. 47-92, in: El Jaguar en el siglo XXI La perspectiva continental (R.A. Medellín, J.A. de la Torre, H. Zarza, C. Chávez y G. Ceballos, comps.). Fondo de Cultura Económica, UNAM, Instituto de Ecología. Ciudad de México, México. ISBN: 978-607-16-3535-8

 

3.         de la Torre, J.A., G. Ceballos, C. Chávez, H. Zarza and R.A. Medellín. 2016. Prioridades y recomendaciones. ¿Cuáles son las necesidades para el jaguar en los próximos años? Pp. 495-505, in: El Jaguar en el siglo XXI La perspectiva continental (R.A. Medellín, J.A. de la Torre, H. Zarza, C. Chávez y G. Ceballos, comps.). Fondo de Cultura Económica, UNAM, Instituto de Ecología. Ciudad de México, México. ISBN: 978-607-16-3535-8

 

Contact: h.zarza@correo.ler.uam.mx