Ricardo Cisneros, PhD, MPH.

Assistant Professor of Environmental Public Health

Office: SSM Bldg 361A,

Mail: Public Health, School of Social Sciences Humanities and Arts, University of California Merced, 5200 North Lake Road, Merced CA 95343.





rcisneros@ ucmerced.edu

Selected Publications

Curriculum Vitae

(*Corresponding author)

Navarro, K. M., *Cisneros, R., O’Neill S.M., Schweizer, D., Larkin N.L., Balmes, J.R. (2016). Air-Quality Impacts and Intake Fraction of PM2.5 during the 2013 Rim Megafire. Environmental Science & Technology, DOI:10.1021/acs.est.6b02252.

Cisneros, R., Gonzalez, M., Brown, P., Schweizer, D. (2016). Soda consumption and hospital admissions among Californian adults with asthma. Journal of Asthma, dx.doi.org/10.1080/02770903.2016.1218014.

Schweizer, D.W., *Cisneros, R. (2016). Forest fire policy: change conventional thinking of smoke management to prioritize long-term air quality and public health. Air Qual Atmos Health, DOI: 10.1007/s11869-016-0405-4.

Schweizer, D. W., Cisneros, R., Shaw G. (2016). A comparative analysis of temporary and permanent beta attenuation monitors: The importance of understanding data and equipment limitations when creating PM2.5 air quality health advisories.
Atmospheric Pollution Research, 7, 865-875.

Burley, J., Bytnerowicz, A., Buhler, M., Zielinska, B., Schweizer, D., Cisneros, R., Schilling, S., Varela, J. C., McDaniel, M., Horn, M., Dullen, D.  (2016). Air Quality at Devils Postpile National Monument, Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, USA. Aerosol and Air Quality Research., 16, 2315-2332.

Preisler, H. K., Schweizer, D., Cisneros, R., Procter, T., Ruminski, M., Tarnay, L. (2015). A Statistical Model for Determining Impact of Wildland Fires on Particulate Matter (PM2.5) in Central California aided by Satellite Imagery of Smoke. Environmental Pollution, 205, 340-349. 

Bytnerowicz, A., Fenn, M., Allen, E. B., Cisneros, R. (2015) .Atmospheric Chemistry. In H. Mooney, E. Zavaleta (Eds.), Ecosystems of California. (pp. 107-128). University of California Berkeley.  Publisher - University of California Press.

Cisneros, R., Schweizer, D., Preisler, H., Bennett, D., Shaw, G., Bytherowicz, A. (2014). Spatial and Seasonal Patterns of Particulate Matter less than 2.5 Microns in the Sierra Nevada, California. Atmospheric Pollution Research, 5, 581-590.

Schweizer, D., *Cisneros, R. (2014). Wildland fire management and air quality in the southern Sierra Nevada: Using the Lion Fire as a case study with a multi-year perspective on PM2.5 impacts and fire policy. Journal of Environmental Management, 144, 265-278. 

Shaw, G. D., Cisneros, R., Schweizer, D., Sickman, J. O., Fenn, M. E. (2013). Critical Loads of Acid Deposition for Wilderness Lakes in the Sierra Nevada (California) Estimated by the Steady-State Water Chemistry Model. Water Air Soil Pollut, 225, 1804-1820. 

Panek, J., Saah, D., Esperanza, A., Bytnerowicz, A., Fraczek, W., Cisneros, R. (2013). Ozone distribution in remote ecologically vulnerable terrain of the southern Sierra Nevada, CA. Environmental Pollution, 182, 343-356. 

Bytnerowicz, A., Burley, J. D., Cisneros, R., Preisler, H. K., Schilling, S., Schweizer, D., Ray, J., Dulen, D., Beck, C., Auble, B. (2013). Surface ozone at the Devils Postpile National Monument receptor site during low and high wildland fire years. Atmospheric Environment, 65, 129-141. 

Cisneros et al. (2012). Analysing the effects of the 2002 McNally fire on air quality in the San Joaquin Valley and southern Sierra Nevada, California. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 21(8), 1065-1075. 

Cisneros, R., Bytnerowicz, A., Schwizer, D., Zhong, S., Traina, S. J., Bennett, D. H. (2010). Ozone, nitric acid, and ammonia air pollution is unhealthy for people and ecosystems in southern Sierra Nevada, California. Environmental Pollution, 158(10), 3261-3271.