Prof. Itzhak Katra
Department of Geography and Environmental Development,
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
Research topic: dust sources and emissions, soil erosion and degradation, dynamics of loess topsoils, surface distribution of sediments, dust storms in arid lands
Prof. Hezi Yizhaq
Department of Solar Energy and Environmental Physics, Blaunstein Institute for Desert Research (BIRD), Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Research topic: sand transport mechanisms, evolution of sand ripples, vegetation patterns in water limited systems, dune dynamics, mathematical modeling and numerical simulations.