Kafri Uri


Name: Uri Kafri

Email: uri.kafri@gsi.gov.il

Tel: 02-5314288
Mobile: 052-4300418







Emeritus researcher




Research interests:

  • Hydrogeology
  • Archaeoseismicity
  • Paleo drainage systems
  • Stratigraphy 



Main projects and grants: 


Coastal aquifer hydrogeology
Groundwater base levels




  :Key publications


Kafri U, Yechieli Y (2010) Groundwater base level changes and adjoining hydrological systems, DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-13944-4, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 171 p
e Kafri  U., Yechieli  Y. (2010)  The role of hydrological base level in the formation of sub-horizontal caves horizons, example from the Dead Sea Basin, Israel. Environ Earth Sci, 61:1145-1152, DOI: 10.1007/s12665-009-0435-4

Yechieli Y., Shalev E., Wollman S., Kiro Y. and Kafri U. (2010) Response of the Mediterranean and Dead Sea coastal aquifers to sea level variations. Water Resour Res, 46: W12550 DOI:10.1029/2009WR008708
Kafri  U., Yechieli Y. (2011) The relationship between current and paleo groundwater base levels. Quant Int  257: 83-96. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2011.08.028
YECHIELI, Y.; KAFRI, U. & SHALEV, E., 2011. The effect of climate and anthropogenic sea level changes on Israeli coastal aquifers. Chapter 12.  Climate Change Effects on Groundwater Resources, ed. by H. Treidel, et al., CRC Press. Kafri  U., Shalev E., Lyakhovsky V., Wollman S., and Yechieli Y (2013) Numerical modeling of seawater intrusion into endorheic hydrological systems. Hydrogeol J . DOI  10.1007/s10040-013-0972-5
Amir N., Kafri U., Herut B., Shalev E (2013) Numerical simulation of submarine groundwater flow in the coastal aquifer at the Palmahim area, the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Water Resour Manag DOI: 10.1007/s11269-013-0392-2
Kafri U., Goldman M., Levi E., Wollman S (2014) Detection of saline groundwater bodies between the Dead Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, Israel, using the TDEM method and hydrochemical parameters. Environ Process. 1:21-41 DOI: 10.1007/s40710-014-0001-2.


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