Juan Jose Alava Saltos

Research Interests

Marine Eco-toxicology, Ocean Pollution, Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry
Foodweb Bioaccumulation Modeling of Pollutants (Bioaccumulation Science)
Persistent Organic Pllutants (POPs), Ocean Plastics & Microplastics., Hydrocarbons (PAHs)
Mercury, Radionuclides (Cesium 137), Pharmceuticals and Person Care Products (PPCPs)
Galapagos Science & Research
Eco-toxicology, Ecology & Conservation of Marine Mammals, Sea Turtles & Seabirds
Fishery Science and Management, Conservation Biology, Tropical Biodiversity
Climate Change Science, Adaptation and Mitigation in the Oceans, Marine Organisms & Fisheries
Aquatic Microbiology; Eco-toxicological Risk Assessment; Environmental Impact Assessments
Ocean Pollution Solutions
Ornithology and Zoology
Public Health, Tropical Parasitology and Environmental/Conservation Medicine.
COVID-19 related-multidisciplinary research

Research Options

I am available and interested in collaborations (e.g. clusters, grants).
I am interested in and conduct interdisciplinary research.
I am interested in working with undergraduate students on research projects.

Research Methodology

"Learning by Doing" with undergradute and graduate students
Development and application of foodweb bioaccumulation modelling and trophic-dynamic ecosystem models
Field sampling of water, sediment and biota for contaminants (POPs, mercury, microplastics)



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