Mushkin Amit

 

 

Name: Amit Mushkin

Email: mushkin@gsi.gov.il

Tel: 02-5314254
Mobile: 050-6236498
Personal Website at UW:  Amit Mushkin

   

 

 

Position:

Researcher

Head, Geological Mapping division 

   

 

Research interests:

  • Geomorphology.
  • Neotectonics.
  • Remote Sensing.
  • Surface processes on Mars.

   

 

Main projects and grants:

  • The evolution of Israel’s Mediterranean coastal cliff during the Holocene (Ministry of Energy). 
  • Slope streaks on Mars (BSF).

   

 

 

  : Key publications

     

Hetz, G., Mushkin, A., Blumberg, G, D., Baer, G., Ginat, H., (2016). Estimating the age of desert alluvial surfaces with spaceborne radar data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 184, pp. 288-301. http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1TQ0M7qzSbsCe

Wang, Guangjun, Alan R. Gillespie, Shihai Liang, Amit Mushkin, and Qingbai Wu, (2015). Effect of the Qinghai–Tibet Railway on vegetation abundance. International Journal of Remote Sensing 36, no. 19-20: 5222-5238.

Shirman, B., Rybakov, M., Beyth, M., Mushkin, A., & Ginat, H. (2015). Deep structure of the Mount Amram igneous complex, interpretation of magnetic and gravity data. Geophysical Journal International, 200(3), 1362-1373.

Mushkin, A., Sagy, A., Trabelci, E., Amit., R., Porat, N., (2014). Measuring the time and scale-dependency of subaerial rock-weathering rates over geologic timescales with ground-based LiDAR. Geology 42 (12), p. 1063-1066.

Amit, R., Enzel, Y., Mushkin, A., Gillespie, A., Jigjidsuren, B., Crouvi, O., Vanderberghe, J., Zhisheng, A., (2014) Linking coarse silt production in Asian sand deserts and Quaternary accretion of the Chinese Loess Plateau. Geology 42(1), p.23-26.

Shirman, B., Beyth, M., Rybakov, M., Mushkin, A., Ginat, H. (accepted). Deep Structure of the Mount Amram Igneous Complex, Interpretation of Magnetic and Gravity Data. Geophysical Journal International.

Mushkin, A., Sagy, A., Trabelci, E., Amit., R., Porat, N., (2014). Measuring the time and scale-dependency of subaerial rock-weathering rates over geologic timescales with ground-based LiDAR. Geology 42 (12), p. 1063-1066.

Amit, R., Enzel, Y., Mushkin, A., Gillespie, A., Jigjidsuren, B., Crouvi, O., Vanderberghe, J., Zhisheng, A., (2014) Linking coarse silt production in Asian sand deserts and Quaternary accretion of the Chinese Loess Plateau. Geology 42(1), p.23-26.

Katz, O., Mushkin, A., (2013) Characteristics of sea-cliff erosion induced by a strong winter storm in the eastern Mediterranean, Quaternary Research, 80(1) p. 20-32.

Matmon, A., Mushkin, A., Enzel, Y., Grodek, T., ASTER team (2013) Erosion of a granite inselberg, Gross Spitzkoppe, Namib Desert,Geomorphology, 201, p. 52-59.

Katz, O., Mushkin, A., (2013) Characteristics of sea-cliff erosion induced by a strong winter storm in the eastern Mediterranean, Quaternary Research, 80(1) p. 20-32.

Matmon, A., Mushkin, A., Enzel, Y., Grodek, T., ASTER team (2013) Erosion of a granite inselberg, Gross Spitzkoppe, Namib Desert, Geomorphology, 201, p. 52-59.

Shirman, B., Beyth, M., Rybakov, M., Mushkin, A., Ginat, H. (accepted). Deep Structure of the Mount Amram Igneous Complex, Interpretation of Magnetic and Gravity Data. Geophysical Journal International.

Mushkin, A., Sagy, A., Trabelci, E., Amit., R., Porat, N., (2014). Measuring the time and scale-dependency of subaerial rock-weathering rates over geologic timescales with ground-based LiDAR. Geology 42 (12), p. 1063-1066.

Amit, R., Enzel, Y., Mushkin, A., Gillespie, A., Jigjidsuren, B., Crouvi, O., Vanderberghe, J., Zhisheng, A., (2014) Linking coarse silt production in Asian sand deserts and Quaternary accretion of the Chinese Loess Plateau. Geology 42(1), p.23-26.

Katz, O., Mushkin, A., (2013) Characteristics of sea-cliff erosion induced by a strong winter storm in the eastern Mediterranean, Quaternary Research, 80(1) p. 20-32.

Matmon, A., Mushkin, A., Enzel, Y., Grodek, T., ASTER team (2013) Erosion of a granite inselberg, Gross Spitzkoppe, Namib Desert, Geomorphology, 201, p. 52-59.

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:Degrees, Post-docs, Sabbaticals

On sabbatical at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA until Summer 2015.  b

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Education: b
Ph.D. – 2007, Earth & Space Sciences, University of Washington. b
M.Sc. – 2001, Geology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. b
B.S. – 1998, Geology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. b

 
  

 

 

 :Membership in public committees

 
  

 

 

:Membership in international organizations

 
  

 

 

:Significant awards

 

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