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I am a geochemist, doing both magmatic and aquatic (marine, groundwater) chemistry. Current main interests are aspects of submarine hydrology (interaction between the ocean and seafloor or aquifers) and fluxes of particulate and dissolved matter in the oceanic system and between land and the sea, with implications to major biogeochemical cycles, such as the C and N cycles. I have a lab of radioactive isotopes, mainly of the U-Th system, which allows tracing fluxes in the sea and in other environmental reservoirs. We also use radioactive isotopes to address other important environmental issues, such as the current thawing of frozen lands in the Circum-Arctic due to climate change.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Oct 1983Sep 2006

Award Date: 30 Sep 2006

PhD, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Jan 1992Dec 1998

Award Date: 30 Dec 1998

Master's Degree, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

… → Sep 1986

Award Date: 30 Sep 1986

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