MSc theses granted






1997Perturbations in the pelagic ecosystem prior to the K/T boundary, Maastrichtian of the Negev, Israel. z

C. Benjamini,

A. Almogi-Labin

Abramovich Sigal z
2009Biogeochemistry of methane in Lake Kinneret.

O. Sivan


Adler Michal
2018Authigenic magnetite in deep sedimentsO. SivanAmiel  Nitai
2002Smectite dissolution kinetics under acidic condition.J. GanorAmram Keren
2009The effect of chalk from Avdat Group on debromination of Tetrabromobisphenol A under anaerobic conditions.

S. Feinstein,

Z. Ronen

Angel Einat
2011Multiple stable isotopes as a tool for studying the mechanism of bacterial sulfate reduction.

O. Sivan

A. V. Turchin

B. Herut

Antler Gilad
2006Metamorphic grade and P/T gradient from characteristics of K-micas in the metasediments of the Barberton greenstone belt, South Africa.H. Kisch zArbel Anya z
2010The effect of thermal pollution on benthic foraminiferal assemblages, in the Mediterrenean shoreface adjacent to Hadera power plant (Israel).

S. Abramovich

A. Almogi-Labin

B. Herut

Arieli Ruthie Nina
1999Transport of organic and inorganic contaminants in desert soil-evaluation of contaminants flushing potential from a contaminated soil near Ramat-Hovav Industrial Park. zE. Adar, Z. Ronen, A.YekirevichArnon Shai z
1999Salinization mechanisms of ground water in the coastal aquifer of Israel: The Gan-Yavne Gedera Region. zE. Adar, A. VengoshArtzy Yohanan z
2005Characterizing sea floor conditions in the phosphate member of the Mishash formation using benthic foraminifera.

C. Benjamini,

A.Almogi-Labin z

Ashckenazi Sarit
1979Characterization of ancient glasses from Sinai by mineralogical and geochemical methods. zD. Bahat zAvigour Abraham z
22202002z 02 Z200Sedimentological and micropleontological characterization of late Quaternary sediments from boreholes offshore Ashqelon. z

C. Benjamini,

A. Almogi-Labin z

Avital Adva z
2009The carbon system in the saline groundwater in the Dead Sea area.

O. Sivan

J. Ganor

Y. Yehieli

Avrahamov Naama z
2008Environmentally controlled, multi scale, dynamic behavior of rock masses.Y. Hatzor, S. GalzerBakun- Mazor Dagan
2008Adsorbed elements and SVOC compounds in flood water and channel banks of Wadi Secher draining the Hovav industrial complex, northen Negev desert, Israel.S. Feinstein, Y. LaronBalaban Noa
2002The geological structural & geomorphological evolution of "Shluchat Zalmon" and Eastern Ramon area, Israel. zY. Eyal, E. Zilberman zBar (Farago) Oded z
1977Mineralogical and chemical aspects of the process of magnesium phosphate fertilizer production from Dead Sea carnallite and Oron phosphate. zI. Pelly zBar-On Petahya z
1991The Geology of the Beerot-Oded and western Makhtesh Ramon and stages in the development of the landscape since the Miocene. zY. Eyal, E. ZilbermanBen-David Ram z
2016Kinetics of reactions between various sulfur species, free cyanide and metallo-cyanide complexes.A. KamyshnyBen Laish Ido
2000Geophysical methods as a tool for detecting near-surface oil contamination. zS. Feinstein, B. KhesinBen-Noon Gil z
1997Stability of underground openings in jointed chalky rock - a case study from Tel Beer-Sheva. zY. Hatzor zBenari Ron z
2003Spatial Distribution of Solute Transport Along Fractures in a Saturated Chalk Formation.


A.Yakirevich, R.Nativ. z

Bernstein Anat z
2010The carbonate-siliciclastic-evaporite system of the Mohilla Formation, upper Triassic, Makhtesh Ramon.Chaim BenjaminiBialik Or
2008Seismic hazard estimation along eastern margins of Sea of Galilee by back analysis of seismically induced natural and structural failures.

Y. Hatzor

R. Ami

O. Katz

Biran Gony
2011Rate and state friction experiments using direct shear.Y. Hatzor, A. ZivBiran Omer
2013Mechanical and Petrophysical behavior of oil shale from the Judea Plains, Israel

Y. Hatzor

S. Feinstein

Bisnovat Ksenia
2013Intra-Formational Mass-Movement Phenomena, in Avdat Group (Eocene) Rocks ,Avdat Plateau Area ,North-Western Negev.

Y. Eyal,

C. Benjamini,

Bnaya Ayali
1988Fluid inclusions in pegmatites and quartz segregations in the crystalline complex of Elat. zH. Kisch zBoneh Hanoch z
2007Evolution of talus in arid regions – Negev and Judea desert

Y. Eyal

R. Amit

Boroda Ronen


1982The Ring-Dike of Katherina. zM. Eyal zBruner Ilan z
1976Geochemical aspects of mineralization in the Timna area, southern Israel. zI. Pelly zCharrach Josef z
2011Sill-Laccolith Intrusion in Central Makhtesh Ramon, IsraelY. KatzirCohen Bat-Sheva
2007Environmental perturbations in the Latest Maastrichtian based on planktic foraminiferal assemblages from the Hor Hahar, Negev, Israel.

S. Abramovich,

C. Benjamini

Corem (Yovel) Shlomit
1992Dynamics of rift-related uplift in SW Sinai: evidence from apatite fission-track analysis. zB. Kohn zDal Boni Monica z
1988The petrology and geochemistry of the Asher Volcanics. zB. Kohn zDvorkin Amos z
2005Stability of High Span Openings in Discontinuous Rock – Case history: Zedekiah's Cave - Jerusalem. zY. Hatzor zEirmermacher Carola z
1995Reconstruction of the marine ecosystem in the Negev during the P/E boundary. zC. Benjamini zEisenstein Ada z
2010Assessing the fate of dissolved inorganic nitrogen in the Qishon estuary (Israel), by means of nitrate stable isotopes.



Eliani – Russak Efrat
2004Subsurface Structure of the NW Dead Sea determined by multichannel seismic profiling. z

S. Feinstein, Y.Eyal,

I. Bruner. z

Elimelech Maya z
2002Spectrometric measurement of soil moisture content. z

D. Blumberg,

Y. Eyal,     

J. Ben-Asher. z

Eliraz Gefen (Ronen) z
1999Weathering of fuel oil spill in natural conditions. zS. Feinstein, I. Pelly zEzra Shai z
2006Chromium accumulation and leachability from industrial soil, Ramat Hasharon area.N. Weisbrod, E. Adar zFerdman Miri z
2004Micro-faunal ecosystem of the Timsah springs.

C. Benjamini,

A. Almogi-Labin z

Flakowicz Shunit z
2003Cenomanian deformative bodies in the Galilee (e.g. Adamit ; Peqi'in) : facies, genesis and structural and paleogeographical context. zC. Benjamini, Y. Eyal zFrank Ran z
1983The structural petrology of the Wadi Kyd - Wadi Beda area (S.E. Sinai). zR. Shagam zGaber Lawrence J. z
2006Oxygen isotopes perspective on post orogenic alkaline magmatism in the Arabian- Nubian shield of southern Israel.zY. Katzir zGal-Steinitz Adar
2011Study of microbially induced calcium-carbonate precipitation in natural sands of the Israeli Coastal Plain.

M. Tsesarsky

Z. Ronen

Gat Daniella
1996Evaluated of empirical classification methods (Q, RMR) for tunnelling in bedded rock: Lessons from the Giloh Tunnel, Jerusalem. zY. Hatzor, Y. Arkin zGavish Ehud z
1989Salinization phenomena of the soils in Yizrael Valley as a result of the hydrogeological System. zA. Issar, E. Adar zGev Israel z
1994Estimation of the chlorophyll A concentration in the southern Mediterranean by using CZCS. zA. Gitelson zGoldman Noa z
1982Katherina Volcanics - An internal ring complex of the High Mountain, Southern Sinai. zM. Eyal zGoor Assaf z
2007Dynamic of flow and movement of organic gases in the unsaturated fractured media.E. Adar, Z. RonenGrand Oleg
1996Geological mapping of the Mount Shelomo area, Elat. zY. Eyal zGutkin Vitaly z
2005Comparison between lattice-preferred orientation of calcite (LPO) and mechanical anisotropy in chalks.Y. Hatzor, H. Kisch. zHadad Dikla z
1994Quantitative assessment of recharge and salinization processes (using chemical and isotopic tracers) in the north Arava Region, Israel. zE. Adar zHalamish Nimrod z
2008Developing a new method of measuring the dissolution rates of silicate minerals using changes in the isotopic composition of a spiked solution.J. Ganor.Harpaz Liat
2005Geochemical and isotopic (oxygen, hydrogen, boron and strontium) characterization of groundwater from the Kurnub Group aquifer in the Negev and the Arava Valley. A. Vengosh, J. Ganor. zHenig Sharona z
2001Benthic foraminifera from the Mediterranean inner shelf (to 40 m) of Israel. z

C. Benjamini,

A. Almogi-Labin

Hyams Orit z
1997Mechanical behaviour of Mt. Sedom rock salt. zY. Hatzor zHyman Pessah Eli z
2010Monitoring microseismicity in the northern Dead Sea basin using sparse seismic mini-arrays.A. Ziv Inbal Asaf
1998The tectonics and sea level changes of the Dead Sea during the Holocene in the Nahal Darga alluvial fan. zY. Eyal, Y. Enzel zKadan Galit z
2006The development of the Elat conglomerate in the Elat Massif.M. Eyal, Y. EyalKagan Ran
2006Quantification of evaporation from surface exposed fractures.N. Weisbrod zKamai- Komorowski Tamir
2006Estimation of Historical Seismic Ground-Motions Using Back Analysis of Structural Failures in Archaeological Sites.Y. Hatzor zKamai-Levy Ronnie z
2012Diagenetic tracking of sea level change in carbonate / peri-evaporitic cycles, upper part of the Saharonim Formation, Triassic of Makhtesh Ramon.

C. Benjamini

D. Korngreen

Kantorovich Antonina
1984Mineralogy and petrography of copper nodules in the upper white Nubian Sandstone in Timna Valley. zE. Azmon zKeidar Yaakov z
1994Tracing of water movement in a sandy unsaturated zone using stable isotopes of hydrogen and oxygen. zE. Adar, A. Issar Knoll-Raz Iris z
1994The Eocene regression, "Arava Valley", Southeastern Israel. zC. Benjamini zKorngrin (Schultz) Dorit z
2011Albian-Cenomanian Orbitolinids (larger foraminifera) in Israel and their Paleoenvironmental SignificanceC. BenjaminiKrasnov Helena
2015Rates of thiocyanate degradation in aquatic systemsA.     A. KamyshnyKurashova Irina
2000Recharge in arid regions. zE. Adar, A. Yakirevich zKutsushin Leonid z
2006Recent and late Pleistocene carbonate-rich sediments in the Mediterranean shelf of Israel: sedimentary, biogenic and genetic analysis 

C. Benjamini,

A. Almogi-Labin,

B. Buchbinder. z

Lazar Shaharz
1979Physical aspects of fracture in glass bottles. zD. Bahat zLeonard Gideon z
2012Transgressive and Regressive Systems Tracts in the Amminadav, Kefar Shaul, Weradim and Bina formations, Jerusalem Corridor

C. Benjamini,

B. Buchbinder

Lerner Raphael
2006Spatial and temporal variations in the concentration of volatile organic compounds in the vadose zone and the water table region at Magen-Nahalat Itzhak, Tel Aviv.

O. Dahan,

N. Weisbrod,

D. Ronen z

Lev Hagit z
2006Sorption and mobility of explosives in soils in Ramat Hasharon area.

O. Dahan,

N. Weisbrod, S.Feinstein z

Levi Liat z
2002The "old" and the "younger" paleostress along the Barak and Zchicha syinclines. zD. Bahat zLevi Tsafrir z
1997Slope stability analysis by back calculation of plane failure in Arad open pit mine. zY. Hatzor zLevin Moshe z
1981 Determination of degree of coalification by UV-fluorescence of spores and vitrinite reflectance from Triassic, Jurassic and Lower-Cretaceous rocks of the northern Negev and southern Coastal Plain of Israel. zH. Kisch, D. Gil zLevy Yair z
1999The sedimentological characteristics of Eocene section on anticline flanks near the basal unconformity, northern Negev, Israel. zC. Benjamini zLinskill Uri z
2012Evaluation of the Liquefaction Potential along the Dead-Sea Western Shores- Regional Screening and Geotechnical Analysis of Two Boreholes.

Y.H. Hatzor

A. Salamon

Livne Elhanan
1990Petrog – a petrochemical- petrographical data base for igneous and metamorphic rocks. zM. Eyal zLudwik Avraham z
2011High Fidelity Finite Element Analysis of the Bet-Guvrin Bell Shaped Caverns

M. Tsesarsky

E. Gal

Machlav Eli
2005The influence of grain contact geometry on the mechanical behavior of sedimentary rocks.zY. Hatzor, V. Palchik. zManor Shlomy z
2001Multispectral remote sensing in characterization and geological mapping of the Katharina Ring Dyke complex, southern Sinai, Egypt. zM. Eyal zMargalit Nir z
2004Subsurface imaging of the Ramon fault. z

Y. Eyal, J. Bartov,

I. Bruner z

Medvedev Benjamin z
2007The microbialite depositional environment in the Saharonim formation, Israel subtidal stromatolites in a stressed environment.C. Benjamini zMeilijson Aaron
1997Coal combustion - slagging and fouling problems in the Hadera power plant. zI. Pelly zMimran Uri z
1977Petrogentic processes in the manufacturing of fireproof burnt bricks. zE. Azmon, Y. Nathan zMishriki Samih z
2002Optical properties of algae as a basis for real-time alga monitoring of physiological condition. zM. Eyal,  A. Gitelson zMonjak Shalmi Yaron z
2007Monitoring Phytoplankton in Lake Kinneret by Satellite Remote Sensing

D. Blumberg

Y. Yacobi

Natan Amir
2000Interaction between kaolinite and oxalic acid. zJ. Ganor zNir Sharon z
2006Recent crustal movements along the carmel fault system using interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) measurements. Y. Eyal, G. Baer zNof-Novitsky Ran z
2006Tectonic and hydrothermal processes in a fossil ridge-transform intersection, Troodos Ophiolite, Cyprus.

Y. Katzir z

M. Abelson

Nuriel Perach z
2006Mechanical Properties of Loess Soils from the Southern Coastal Plain, Israel.Y. Hatzor zOrian Itay z
1981Physico-chemical parameters of dioctahedral micas and their use in recognition of metamorphic gradients in pelitic rocks at low and sub-greenschist grades. zH. Kisch, R. Shagam zPadan Ady z
1997The geology and the stratigraphy of the volcano-sedimentary units in Nahal Netafim and Nahal Roded in Eilat Area: Implications for the history of the Late Precambrian in the Eilat Region. zM. Eyal zPaz Yoram z
2006Radium isotopes enrichment, in groundwater in the Negev and Arava valley.A. VengoshPery Nizan
1999Remote Sensing for real-time monitoring of Lake Kinneret water quality throughout the domination of Peridinium gatunense. zA. Gitelson, Y. Yacobi zPlotnizki Sharon z
2011Dissolution Kinetic of Barium Chromate - BaCrO4J. Ganor, N. WiesbrodPorges Ella
2006The fate of hydrocarbons contamination in the sea of Galilee drainage system.

J. Ganor, S. Feinstein,

D. Markel z

Raviv Alon z
2007The kinetics of gypusm precipitation as a result of mixing sea water with Dead sea water and the potential of "whitening"of the surface water.

J. Ganor,

I. Gavrielli


Reznik Itay
1987Environmental reconstruction of a section of the Inmar formation at Makhtesh Ramon with special emphasis on textural analyses of sandstone. zR. Goldbery zRichardson David Alan z
2005Identification of the origion of nitrate pollution in the coastal aquifer by isotopic tracers.zA. Vengosh zRoded Dana z
1977Amora formation in the Dead Sea rift, evaporitic sedimentology and depositional environments of carbonates and sulphates in a tectonic continental basin. zE. Azmon, Y. Bentor zRoded Yehoram z
2002Soil moisture retreival using a P-band scatterometer, remote sensing and precision agriculture. z

Y. Eyal,

D. Blumberg z

Ronen Gefen z
2008Structural and tectonic problems in the west Ramon region.Y. Eyal, Y. AvniRonen Ofir
1987The Ramon Laccolith: A multi-injected magma body zY. Eyal zRophe Binyamin z
2009The fate of radium in the concentrate of a desalinization plant.J. GanorRosenberg Yoav
2000Classification and evolution of Recent open fractures along the western margins of the Dead Sea rift. zY. Eyal, D. Bowman zRoskin Joel z
Z202002    02Changes in major element and lead concentration during dissolution of the Eilat Granite and its component minerals. zJ. Ganor zRoueff Emanuelle z
2009Salinization and freshening events in coastal aquifers – study of their time scale and effects on groundwater chemistry. 

O. Sivan, J. Ganor

Y. Yehieli

Russak Amos



Crustal deformation along the Dead Sea Transform and Carmel fault inferred from GPS measurements and elastic models.

A. Ziv

Y. Hamiel


Sade May-tal
1977 zKaolinitic clays in the Makhtesh Hagadol. zE. Azmon zSagiv Benjamin z
2012Disharmonic structures along the Arava valley – a key for understanding the tectonic activity along the Dead Sea Rift Valley

Y. Eyal,

H. Ginat

Salmon Matanel
1999 zThe petrography and petrology of cored-bombs in the Ramat Yotam Caldera. zM. Eyal zSavransky  Bar  Adi z
2002002    00Microwave thermo dielectric behavior of soil-water mixtures and its potential effects on radar backscatter z

D. Blumberg,

J. Ben-Asher, 

D. Or. z

Serbin Guy z
202011011Ground motion analysis of the Dead Sea basin.  

M. Tsesarsky

O. Vilnay

Z. Gvirtzman           

Shani Kadmiel Shahar
1994 zThe ferruginous phosphorite in the Negev, Israel. zI. Pelly zShitrit David z
1997 zReal time remote sensing monitoring of effluent quality in the upper layer of waste water reservoirs. zA. Gitelson zStark Robi z
2012Modeling the Excavation Sequence with the Numerical Manifold Method (NMM).Y. HatzorTal Yuval
2007Water percolation from stream bed channel in Wadi Arava, Israel.O. Dahan, E. AdarTalby Ruth
1979Graphitization of carbonaceous matter in metasedimentary rocks as a parameter to degree of metamorphism. zH. Kisch zTannenbaum Eli z
2002High-resolution paleoclimatic changes of the Holocene, based on benthic foraminiferal assemblages of the inner shelf off Israel and their isotopic composition. z

C. Benjamini,

A. Almogi-Labin

Tapiero Ilanit z



Illite crystallinity, bO properties, and polytypism in the PQ unit, eastern Crete. zH. Kisch zTilden Robert (Shai Shertok)
1991The influence of the depositional crust on the infiltration rate of loess soil in microcatchments. zE. Adar zTsemach Yaacov z
1999zStability of underground openings in jointed chalk rock - A case study from the bell shaped caverns, Bet Guvrin National Park. zY. Hatzor zTsesarsky Michael z
1997 zModification of the hydraulic parameters due to interaction between the Eocene Chalk and Acidic wastewater from the Ramat Hovav Industrial Park. zE. Adar, R. Nativ zTsuk (Shcthupack) Shimon z
1998 zStructural and optical parameter of micro-organisms and organic matter as an indicator for the reconstruction of levels of low-grade-metamorphism in the Hatrurim Formation, Hatrurim valley. zH. Kisch, Y. Eshet zVolin Simon z
2013Microbially induced calcite cementation of sand using model and native soil bacteria.Tsesarsky MichaelWahnon Amir
2004 zLiquefaction potential of the Southern Coastal Plain, Israel. zY. Hatzor zWainshtein Ilia z
2004 zStratigraphy and paleoecology of the Cenomanian Avnon / Tamar depositional cycle, Northern Negev, Israel. zC. Benjamini zWald Reli z
2002Mapping of boron, bromide and environmental isotopes in the coastal aquifer: Impact of long tern exploitation on the water quality. zA. Vengosh zWalder Osnat z
2012Gypsum precipitation rate from dead sea-sea water mixtures under the environmental condition of the dead sea.J. Ganor , I. GavrielliWeber Nurit
2006Effects of surfactants origination from reuse of graywater on some soil properties.

E. Hadar

Z. Ronen

A. Gross

Wiel-shafran Alit
2010The significance of the geological substrate on runoff agriculture over the last 1700 years in the Negev Highlands.

C. Benjamini

Y. Avni

Wieler Nimrod
1997 zThe biostratigraphy of calcareous nannoplankton across the Early/Middle Eocene boundary in the northern Negev of Israel. z

C. Benjamini,

S. Moshkovitz

Weinbaum-Hefetz Menahem z
1980 zThe relationship between grain size textural patterns and lithofacies of the Hatira Formation Lower Cretaceous, Makhtesh Hagadol. zR. Goldbery zWeinberger Gabriel z
1978 zFission track dating of thermal events in southern Sinai. zB. Kohn zWeiner David z
1988 zGeochemical aspects of the Hor Hahar phosphate field. zI. Pelly zWinter Elkanah Yuval z
2004 zOpen fractures in the Maaleh Gerofit area. z

Y. Eyal, D. Bauman,

I. Avni. z

Yaakobi Yael z
1992 zThe development of Elat region grabens. mesostructural and paleomagnetic analysis. zY. Eyal, H. Ron zYastrov Uri z
2002Investigation of possible connection between joint density and mechanical properties of a rock layer. zY. Eyal, Y. Hatzor. zZaltzman Boaz z
1996 zFlaw (Griffith's) distribution calculation in brittle materials by measurement of the secondary crack distribution in the fracture mist zone of glass. z

D. Bahat,

A. Rabinovitch

Zlotnikov Raisa z
1997 zInfluence of grain size and texture on ultimate strength of dolomite rock. zY. Hatzor zZur Alon z
1997 zUnconformities associated with the development of Hatira monocline in the Giva't Mador area. zY. Eyal, G. Shamir zZur Yoav z
2005Colloidal transport in naturally discrete fractured chalk.

N. Weisbrod,

D. Avraham,

A. Vengosh z

Zvikelsky Ori