Calvo Rani

 

 


 

Name: Rani Calvo

Email: rani.calvo@gsi.gov.il

Tel: 02-5314299

Mobile: 050-6234539

   

   

 

 

Position:

 

Head, Startigraphy and subsurface research Division

Senior researcher

   

 

 

 

Research interests:

  • Sedimntology and geochemistry of clastic rocks and diagenetic mineral.
  • Subsurface mapping with e-logs.
  • Geological storage of CO2 and radiogenic waste.
   

 

 

Main projects and grants:

Characterization of reservoir potential in the eastern Levant margin using depositional environment and diagenetic history reconstruction (Oil and Gas Commissioner in the Ministry of Energy)
The source for the fine fraction in the Hazeva Formation, Israel (The Ministry Energy)
Characterization of potential underground storage sites for radionuclide waste in Southern Israel (The Israel Atomic Energy Commission)
 

   
:Key publications                                                                                                             

Kolodny et al., 2009, "Too low" d18O of paleo-meteoric, low latitude, water; do paleo-tropical cyclones explain it? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 280: 387-395
Calvo et al., 2011, Chemical and isotopic composition of diagenetic carbonate cements and its relation to hydrocarbon accumulation in the Heletz-Kokhav oil field (Israel). J. Geochemical Exploration, 108: 88-98
Gvirtzman et al., 2011, Retreating Late Tertiary shorelines in Israel: Implications for the exposure of north Arabia and Levant during Neotethys closure. Lithosphere, 3: 95-109
Calvo and Gvirtzman, 2013, Assessment of CO2 storage capacity in southern Israel. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 14: 25-38
Zilberman and Calvo , 2013, Remnants of Miocene fluvial sediments in the Negev Desert, Israel, and the Jordanian Plateau: Evidence for extensive subsiding basin in the north-western margins of the Arabian plate. J. African Earth Sciences, 82: 33-53
Bar et al., submitted, The uplift history of the Arabian Plateau as inferred from geomorphologic analysis of its northwestern edge. Tectonophysics  Key publications (5-10 item):
Kolodny et al., 2009, "Too low" d18O of paleo-meteoric, low latitude, water; do paleo-tropical cyclones explain it? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 280: 387-395
Calvo et al., 2011, Chemical and isotopic composition of diagenetic carbonate cements and its relation to hydrocarbon accumulation in the Heletz-Kokhav oil field (Israel). J. Geochemical Exploration, 108: 88-98
Gvirtzman et al., 2011, Retreating Late Tertiary shorelines in Israel: Implications for the exposure of north Arabia and Levant during Neotethys closure. Lithosphere, 3: 95-109
Calvo and Gvirtzman, 2013, Assessment of CO2 storage capacity in southern Israel. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 14: 25-38
Zilberman and Calvo , 2013, Remnants of Miocene fluvial sediments in the Negev Desert, Israel, and the Jordanian Plateau: Evidence for extensive subsiding basin in the north-western margins of the Arabian plate. J. African Earth Sciences, 82: 33-53
Bar et al., submitted, The uplift history of the Arabian Plateau as inferred from geomorphologic analysis of its northwestern edge. Tectonophysics
 

 

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