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Dr. Gerardo Gold Bouchot
Gerardo Gold Bouchot
Phone:
(979) 845-9826
Email:
ggold@tamu.edu
Office:
Eller O&M 625
Address:

Texas A&M University O&M Building
Room 625 MS 1372
College Station, Texas 77843


Degrees:

1979 B. SC. OCEANOLOGY (COLLEGE OF MARINE SCIENCES, STATE UNIVERSITY OF BAJA CALIFORNIA, ENSENADA, MEXICO)

1983 M. SC. CHEMISTRY (UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC, STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA)

1991 SC. D. MARINE SCIENCES (CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND ADVANCED STUDIES, MERIDA, MEXICO)

Awards:
NATIONAL RESEARCHER LEVEL III, MEXICO
Courses:

MARINE POLLUTION

SAMPLING DESIGN

MULTIVARIATE STATISTICS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE


Gerardo Gold Bouchot

Professor

Research Interests

POLLUTANTS IN COASTAL AND MARINE ECOSYSTEMS

ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF POLLUTANTS

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

1. Gold-Bouchot G. y M. Herrera-Rodríguez. 1996. Efectos de los Hidrocarburos sobre la Comunidad de Nemátodos Bénticos de la Sonda de Campeche, México. En: Vázquez-Botello, A., Vázquez, F., Benítez, É., y Zárate-Lomelí, D. (Eds.) Golfo de México, Contaminación e Impacto Ambiental: Diagnóstico y Tendencias. EPOMEX Serie Científica. P.279-296.

2. Gold-Bouchot, G., O. Zapata-Pérez, M. Herrera-Rodríguez, V. Ceja-Moreno, E. Noreña-Barroso and M. Zavala-Coral. 1999. Oil Pollution in the Southern Gulf of Mexico. In: Kenneth Sherman, Herbert Kumpf and K. Steidinger (Eds.). The Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystems. Assessment, Sustainability and Management. P. 372-382. Blackwell Scientific.

3. Gold-Bouchot G. 2000. El petróleo: Características e Impacto Ambiental. En: Payán Cervera, A. R., Salazar Sáenz, F. X. y Álvarez Álvarez, L. H. (Coord.). Petróleo, Medio Ambiente y Sociedad. Senado de la República, México, D. F.

4. Adams WJ, Burgess RM, Gold-Bouchot G, Leblanc L, Liber K, and Williamson B. 2003. Porewater Chemistry: Effects of Sampling, Handling and Toxicity Testing. In: Carr S and Nipper M (Editors). Porewater Toxicity Testing: Biological, Chemical and Ecological Considerations. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC).

5. Almada-Villela PC, Sale PF, Gold-Bouchot G and Kjerfve B. 2003. Manual of Methods for the MBRS Synoptic Monitoring Program. Selected Methods for Monitoring Physical and Biological Parameters for Use in the Mesoamerican Region. Mesoamerican Barrier Reef Ecosystems Project (MBRS). Belize, Belize. Pp. 149.

6. Gold-Bouchot, G. 2002. Hidrocarburos en el Sur del Golfo de México. Pp. 657-682. In: Caso, M., Pisanty, I. y Ezcurra, E. (Comp.). Diagnóstico Ambiental del Golfo de México, Vol. II. Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, Instituto Nacional de Ecología, Instituto de Ecología y Harte Institute. México, DF. 472 Pp.

7. Gold-Bouchot, G., y O. Zapata-Pérez, 2004. Contaminación, ecotoxicología y manejo costero, p. 277-286. In: Rivera Arriaga, E., G. J. Villalobos, I. Azuz Adeath, y F. Rosado May (Eds.). El Manejo Costero en México. Universidad Autónoma de Campeche, SEMARNAT, CETYS-Universidad, Universidad de Quintana Roo. 654 Pp.

8. Alegria, H., F. Wong, T. Bidleman, M. Salvador Figueroa, G. Gold-Bouchot, S. Waliszewski, V. Ceja-Moreno y R. Infanzón. 2005. Ambient Air Levels of Organochlorine Pesticides in Air in Southern Mexico. P. 225-236. In: A. V. Botello, J. Rendón-von Osten, G. Gold-Bouchot y C. Agraz-Hernández (Eds.). Golfo de México. Contaminación e Impacto Ambiental: Diagnóstico y Tendencias, 2da. Edición. Univ. Autón. De Campeche, Univ. Nal. Autón. De México, Instituto Nacional de Ecología. 696 p.

9. Valenzuela Sánchez, I. S., G. Gold-Bouchot y V. Ceja-Moreno. 2005. Hidrocarburos en Agua y Sedimentos de la Laguna de Chelem y Puerto Progreso, Yucatán, México. P. 311-328. In: A. V. Botello, J. Rendón-von Osten, G. Gold-Bouchot y C. Agraz-Hernández (Eds.). Golfo de México. Contaminación e Impacto Ambiental: Diagnóstico y Tendencias, 2da. Edición. Univ. Autón. De Campeche, Univ. Nal. Autón. De México, Instituto Nacional de Ecología. 696 p.

10. Almira Hoogesteijn, Susana Pérez Medina, José Luis Febles Patrón, Víctor Ceja Moreno y Gerardo Gold Bouchot. 2010. Contaminación: la necesidad de crear sistemas de monitoreo.In: Duran, R. y M. Mendez (Eds). Biodiversidad y desarrollo humano en Yucatan. CICY, PPD-FMAM, CONABIO, SEDUMA. 496 pp.

Books Edited

1. A. V. Botello, J. Rendón-von Osten, G. Gold-Bouchot y C. Agraz-Hernández (Eds.). 2005. Golfo de México. Contaminación e Impacto Ambiental: Diagnóstico y Tendencias, 2da. Edición. Univ. Autón. De Campeche, Univ. Nal. Autón. de México, Instituto Nacional de Ecología. 696 p.

2. A. V. Botello, J. Rendón-von Osten, G. Gold-Bouchot y J. Benítez (Eds.). 2014. Golfo de México. Contaminación e Impacto Ambiental: Diagnóstico y Tendencias, 3era. Edición. Univ. Autón. De Campeche, Univ. Nal. Autón. de México, Instituto Nacional de Ecología. 696 p.

Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals

1. Gold, G. and Rodríguez, S. 1989. Setchenow Parameters of Naphthalene in Sea Water. Canadian Journal of Chemistry 67: 822.

2. G. Gold-Bouchot, T. Silva-Herrera and O. Zapata-Perez. 1993. Chlorinated Pesticides in the Rio Palizada, Campeche, México. Marine Pollution Bulletin 26(11): 648-650.

3. T. Alvarez-Legorreta, G. Gold-Bouchot and O. Zapata-Perez. 1994. Hydrocarbon Concentrations in Sediments and Clams (Rangia cuneata) in Laguna de Pom, Mexico. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 52(1): 39-45.

4. G. Gold-Bouchot, E. Barroso-Noreña and O. Zapata-Perez. 1995. Hydrocarbon Concentrations in the American Oyster (Crassostrea virginica) in Laguna de Terminos, Campeche, Mexico. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 53(2): 222-227.

5. G. Gold-Bouchot, T. Silva-Herrera and O. Zapata-Pérez. 1995. Organochlorine Pesticide Concentrations in Biota and Sediments from Rio Palizada, Mexico. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 54(4): 554-561.

6. Gold-Bouchot, G., R. Simá, O. Zapata, and J. Guemez. 1995. Histopathological Effects of Petroleum Hydrocarbons and Heavy Metals on the American Oyster, Crassostrea virginica, from Tabasco, Mexico. Marine Pollution Bulletin 31(4-12): 439-445.

7. Marín-Mézquita, L., L. Baeza, O. Zapata-Pérez and G. Gold-Bouchot. 1997. Trace Metals in the American Oyster, Crassostrea virginica, and Sediments from the Coastal Lagoons Mecoacan, Carmen and Machona, Mexico. Chemosphere 34(11): 2437-2450.

8. Gold-Bouchot, G., M. Zavala-Coral, O. Zapata-Pérez and V. Ceja-Moreno. 1997. Hydrocarbon Concentrations in Oysters (Crassostrea virginica) and Recent Sediments from Three Coastal Lagoons in Tabasco, Mexico. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 59(3): 430-437.

9. Noreña-Barroso, E.; O. Zapata-Pérez; V. Ceja-Moreno and G. Gold-Bouchot. 1998. Hydrocarbons and Organochlorine Compounds in Sediments from Bay of Chetumal, Mexico. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 61(1): 80-87.

10. Macías-Zamora, V., Villaescusa, J. Muñoz-Barbosa, A. and Gold-Bouchot, G. 1999. Trace Metals in Sediment Cores from the Campeche Shelf, Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Pollution 104(1): 69-77.

11. Elsa Noreña-Barroso; Gerardo Gold-Bouchot; Omar Zapata-Pérez and José L. Sericano. 1999. Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons in American Oysters (Crassostrea virginica) from the Términos Lagoon, Campeche, México. Marine Pollution Bulletin 38(8): 637-645.

12. Corona-Cruz, G. Gold-Bouchot, M. Gutierrez-Rojas, O. Monroy-Hermosillo and E. Favela. 1999. Anaerobic-aerobic degradation of DDT (Dichlorophenyl Trichloroethane) in soils. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 63(2): 219-225.

13. Zapata-Pérez, O., R. Simá-Alvarez, E. Noreña-Barroso, J. Guemes, G. Gold-Bouchot, A. Ortega and A. Albores-Medina. 2000. Toxicity of sediments from Bahia de Chetumal, Mexico, as assessed by hepatic EROD induction and histology in Nile Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus. Marine Environmental Research 50(1-5): 385-391.

14. G. Rodríguez-Fuentes and G. Gold-Bouchot. 2000. Environmental monitoring using acetylcholinesterase inhibition in vitro. A case study in two Mexican lagoons. Marine Environmental Research 50(1-5): 357-360.

15. Leaños-Castañeda, Olga; Van Der Kraak, Glenn; Lister, Andrea; Simá-Alvarez, Raúl and Gold-Bouchot, Gerardo. 2002. o,p’-DDT Induction of Vitellogenesis and its Inhibition by Tamoxifen in Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Marine Environmental Research 54: 703-707.

16. Zapata-Pérez, Omar; Gold-Bouchot, Gerardo; Ortega, Arturo; López, Tomás and Albores, Arnulfo. 2002. Effect of Pyrene on Hepatic Cytochrome P450 1A (CYP1A) Expression in Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 42(4): 477-485.

17. Medina-Elizalde Martín; Gold-Bouchot, Gerardo and Ceja-Moreno, Víctor. 2002. Lead Contamination in the Mexican Caribbean as Recorded by the Coral Montastrea annularis (Ellis and Solander). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 44: 421-431.

18. Zapata-Perez, O; Gold-Bouchot, G; Ruiz, A; Albores, A; Ortega, A. 2002. Gene expression regulation of CYP1A in Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus): cloning, and sequencing of CYP1A. Marine Environmental Research, 54 (3-5): 405-412.

19. García-Ríos, V. and Gold-Bouchot, G. 2003. Trace Metals in Sediments from Bahia de Chetumal, Mexico. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 70: 1228-1234.

20. Vidal-Martínez V, Aguirre-Macedo ML, Noreña-Barroso E, Gold-Bouchot G and Caballero-Pinzón PI. 2003. Potential Interactions Between Metazoan Parasites of the Mayan Catfish Ariopsis assimilis and Chemical Pollution in Chetumal Bay, Mexico. Journal of Helmintology 77: 173-184.

21. Hernández-Arana HA, Rowden AA, Attrill MJ, Warwick RM and Gold-Bouchot G. 2003. Large-scale environmental influences on the benthic macroinfauna of the southern Gulf of Mexico. Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Science 58: 825-841.

22. Noreña-Barroso E., Simá-Alvarez R., Gold-Bouchot G. and Zapata-Perez O. 2004. Persistent Organic Pollutants and Histological Lesions in Mayan Catfish Ariopsis assimilis from the Bay of Chetumal, Mexico. Marine Pollution Bulletin 48: 263-269.

23. Zapata-Pérez O, Castañeda Gilberto, Ceja Victor, Gold-Bouchot Gerardo, Cruz Leticia and Albores Arnulfo. 2004. Toxicokinetics of Pyrene in Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus Following Intraperitoneal Administration. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 72: 1253-1259.

24. Leaños-Castañeda O., Gold-Bouchot G., Van der Kraak G., Lister A., Ceja-Moreno V., and Simá-Álvarez R. 2004. An Aromatase Inhibitor and Tamoxifen Decrease Plasma Levels of o,p’-DDT and its Metabolites in Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Marine Environmental Research 58: 337-342.

25. Rodríguez-Fuentes G. and Gold-Bouchot G. 2004. Characterization of Cholinesterase Activity from Different Tissues of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Marine Environmental Research 58: 505-509.

26. Pascual-Barrera A., Gold-Bouchot G. and Ceja-Moreno V. 2004. Heavy Metals and Hydrocarbons in Sediments from Three Lakes from San Miguel, Chiapas, México. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 73(4): 762-769.

27. Zapata-Pérez O., Del-Río M., Domínguez J., Chan R., Ceja V. and Gold-Bouchot G. 2005. Preliminary studies of biochemical changes (ethoxycoumarin O-deethylase activities and vitellogenin induction) in two species of shrimp (Farfantapeneaus duorarum and Litopenaeus setiferus) from the Gulf of Mexico. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 61: 98-104.

28. Hernández Arana HA, Warwick RM, Attrill MJ, Rowden AA, Gold-Bouchot G. 2005. Impact of oil related activities on benthic macroinfauna assemblages of the Campeche shelf, southern Gulf of Mexico. Marine Ecology Progress Series 289: 89-107.

29. Hector A. Hernandez Arana, Martin J. Attrill, Richard Hartley and Gerardo Gold Bouchot. 2005. Transitional carbonate-terrigenous shelf sub-environments inferred from textural characteristics of surficial sediments in the Southern Gulf of Mexico. Continental Shelf Research, 25(15): 1836-1852.

30. Vidal-Martínez VM, Aguirre-Macedo ML, Del Río-Rodríguez R, Gold-Bouchot G, Rendón—von Osten J and Miranda-Rosas GA. 2006. The pink shrimp Farfantapenaeus duorarum, its symbionts and helminths as bioindicators of chemical pollution in Campeche Sound, Mexico. Journal of Helminthology 80: 159-174.

31. Gold-Bouchot G., Zapata-Pérez O., Rodríguez-Fuentes G., Ceja-Moreno V., del Río-García M. and Chan-Cocom E. 2006. Biomarkers and Pollutants in the Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, in Four Lakes from San Miguel, Chiapas, Mexico. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 26(1-3): 129-141.

32. Virginia García-Ríos, Yolanda Freile-Pelegrín, Daniel Robledo, David Mendoza-Cózatl, Rafael Moreno-Sánchez and Gerardo Gold-Bouchot. 2007. Cell wall composition affects Cd2+ accumulation and intracellular thiol peptides in marine red algae. Aquatic Toxicology 81(1): 65-72.

33. Gerardo Gold-Bouchot, Omar Zapata-Pérez, Victor Ceja-Moreno, Gabriela Rodríguez-Fuentes, Raúl Simá-Alvarez, Ma. Leopoldina Aguirre-Macedo and Victor M. Vidal-Martínez. 2007. Biological effects of environmental pollutants in American Oyster, Crassostrea virginica: a field study in Laguna de Terminos, Mexico. International Journal of Environment and Health 1(2): 171-184.

34. D. Gonzalez-Mendoza, V. Ceja-Moreno, G. Gold-Bouchot, R.M. Escobedo-Gracia, M. Del-Rio, D. Valdés-Lozano and O. Zapata-Perez. 2007. The influence of radical architecture on cadmium bioaccumulation in the black mangrove, Avicennia germinans L. Chemosphere 67(2): 330-334.

35. Zapata-Pérez O; Ceja-Moreno V; Roca-Olmos; Pérez; del Río-García M; Yarto M; Mendoza-Cantú A; Ize-Lema I; Gavilán-García A; Sanchez-Teyer; Gold-Bouchot G. 2007. Ecotoxicological Effects of POPs on Ariidae Ariopsis felis (Linnaeus, 1766) from Three Coastal Ecosystems in the Southern Gulf of Mexico and Yucatan Peninsula. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A 42(1–8): 1511-1518.

36. Noreña-Barroso E., Gold-Bouchot G., and Ceja-Moreno V. 2007. Temporal variation of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) residue concentrations in sediments from the Bay of Chetumal, Mexico. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 79 (2): 141-146.

37. Leaños-Castañeda, O, Van der Kraak G, Rodríguez-Canul R and Gold-Bouchot G. 2007. Endocrine Disruption Mechanism of o,p'-DDT in Mature Male Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 221: 158-167.

38. Sanchez-Ramirez, C; V.M. Vidal-Martinez, M.L. Aguirre-Macedo, R. Rodriguez-Canul, G. Gold-Bouchot and B. Sures. 2007. Cichlidogyrus sclerosus (Monogenea: Ancyrocephalinae) and its host the Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) as bioindicators of chemical pollution. Journal of Parasitology 93(5): 1097-1106.

39. Álvarez-Legorreta T., Mendoza-Cózatl D., Moreno-Sánchez R. and Gold-Bouchot G. 2008. Thiol peptides induction in the Seagrass Thalassia testudinum (Banks ex Konig) in Response to Cadmium Exposure. Aquatic Toxicology, 86(1): 12-19.

40. Rodas-Ortiz JP, Ceja-Moreno V, González-Navarrete RL, Alvarado-Mejía J, Hernández-Rodríguez ME and Gold-Bouchot G. 2008. Organochlorine Pesticides and Polychlorinated Biphenyls Levels in Human Milk from Chelem, Yucatán, México. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 80(3): 255-259.

41. Alpuche-Gual L. and Gold-Bouchot G. 2008. Determination of Esterase Activity and Characterisation of Cholinesterases in the Reef Fish Haemulon plumieri. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 71: 787 – 797.

42. Fiona Wong, Henry A. Alegria, Lisa M. Jantunen, Terry F. Bidleman, Miguel Salvador-Figueroa, Gerardo Gold-Bouchot, Victor Ceja-Moreno, Stefan M. Waliszewski and Raul Infanzon. 2008. Organochlorine Pesticides in Soils and Air of Southern Mexico: Chemical Profiles and Potential for Soil Emissions. Atmospheric Environment 42 (33): 7737-7745.

43. Henry A. Alegria, Fiona Wong, Lisa M. Jantunen, Terry F. Bidleman, Miguel Salvador-Figueroa, Gerardo Gold-Bouchot, Victor Ceja-Moreno, Stefan M. Waliszewski and Raul Infanzon. 2008. Organochlorine Pesticides and PCBs in Air of Southern Mexico (2002-2004). Atmospheric Environment 42 (33): 8810-8818.

44. Rodas-Ortiz JP, Ceja-Moreno V. Chan-Cocom ME and Gold-Bouchot G. 2008. Vitellogenin Induction and Increased 17 β–Estradiol Concentrations in Male Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, Exposed to Organochlorine Pollutants and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. 2008. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 81: 543-547.

45. Wong, F., Alegria, H. A., Bidleman, T., Alvarado, V., Angeles, F., Avila Galarza, A., Bandala, E. R., De la Cerda Hinojosa, I., Galindo Estrada, I., Galindo Reyes, G., Gold-Bouchot, G., Macias Zamora, V., Murguía-González, J., and Ramírez Espinoza, E. 2009. Passive air sampling of Organochlorine Pesticides in Mexico. Environmental Science and Technology, 43(3): 704-710.

46. Pech Daniel, Vidal-Martínez Victor, Aguirre-Macedo Leopoldina, Gold-Bouchot Gerardo, Herrera-Silveira Jorge, Zapata-Pérez Omar and Marcogliese David. 2009. The Checkered puffer (Spheroides testudineus) and its helminthes as bioindicators of chemical pollution in Yucatan coastal lagoons. Science of the Total Environment 407: 2315-2324.


47. Richardson, KL, Gold-Bouchot, G and Schlenk, D. 2009. The characterization of cytosolic glutathione transferase from four species of sea turtles: Loggerhead (Caretta caretta), green (Chelonia midas), olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea), and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C. 150: 279-284.

48. Barreto-Castro María del Rocío, Gómez-Martínez Lisbeth enith and Gold-Bouchot Gerardo. 2010. Tamoxifen Affects the Toxicokinetics of o,p0 -DDT in Male Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 85: 545-549.

49. Metcalfe Chris D., Beddows Patricia A., Gold-Bouchot Gerardo, Metcalfe Tracy L., Li Hongxia, Van Lavieren Hanneke. 2011. Contaminants in the coastal karst aquifer system along the
Caribbean coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Environmental Pollution, 159: 991-997.

50. Kuk-Dzul G, Gold-Bouchot G, and Ardisson PL. 2012. Benthic Fauna Variability in Relation to Environmental Factors and Organic pollutants in Tropical Lagoons from Northern Yucatan Peninsula. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64: 2725-2733.

50. Virginia García-Ríos, Leticia Alpuche-Gual, Jorge Herrera-Silveira, Jorge Montero-Muñoz, Sara Morales-Ojeda, Daniel Pech, María Fernanda CepedaGonzález, Omar Zapata-Pérez, Gerardo Gold-Bouchot. 2013. Towards a coastal condition assessment and monitoring of the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem (GoM LME): Terminos Lagoon pilot site. Environmental Development 7: 72-79.

51. Echeverría-García Adán and Gold-Bouchot Gerardo. 2013. Lead Concentrations in Sediments and Blue-Winged Teals (Anas discors) From El Palmar State Reserve, Yucatan, Mexico. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 63(5): 588-597.

52. Gol-Bouchot G., Ceja-Moreno V., Chan-Cocom E., and Zapata-Perez O. 2014.Petroleum Hydrocarbons, fluorescent aromatic compounds in fish bile and organochlorine pesticides from areas surrounding the spill of the Kab 121 well, in the Southern Gulf of Mexico: A case study. Journal of Environmental Biology 35(1): 147-156.

53. Vidal-Martinez V. M., Centeno-Chalé O. A., Torres-Irineo E., Sánchez-Ávila J., Gold-Bouchot G., and Aguirre-Macedo M. L. 2014. The metazoan parasite communities of the shoal flounder (Scyacium gunteri) as bioindicators of chemical contamination in the Southern Gulf of Mexico. Parasites and Vectors 7: 541-555.

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