Sandler Amir


Name: Amir Sandler


Tel: 02-5314295







Senior researcher
In charge of the XRD laboratory




Research interests:

  • Sedimentology and stratigraphy.
  • Clay minerals.
  • Composition and evolution of soils and paleosols.






Main projects and grants:

  • Neogene chronostratigraphy of the northern valleys.
  • Anthripogenic impact on Yizre’el Valley soils.
  • Formation of iron minerals in Israeli soils.




  : Key publications


Bluvshtein, N., Mahrer, Y., Sandler, A., and Rytwo, G, 2011. Evaluating the impact of anthropogenic activity on 2 suspended and accumulated dust: a case study from a limestone quarry. Atmospheric Environment v. 45, pp. 1732-1739
Sandler, A., Teutsch, N., and Avigad, D., 2012. Sub-Cambrian pedogenesis recorded in weathering profiles of the Arabian-Nubian Shield. Sedimentology v. 59, pp. 1305-1320
Avnaim-Katav, S., Almogi-Labin, A., Sandler, A., Sivan, D., Porat, N., and Matmon, A., 2012. The chronostratigraphy of a Quaternary sequence at the distal part of the Nile littoral cell, Haifa Bay, Israel. Journal of Quaternary Science v. 27, pp. 675-686
Tsatskin, A., Sandler, A., and Porat, N., 2013. Toposequence of sandy soils in the northern coastal plain of Israel: Polygenesis and complexity of pedogeomorphic development. Geoderma v. 197-198, pp. 87-97
Vachtman, D., Sandler, A., Greenbaum, N, and Herut, B., 2013. Dynamics of suspended sediment delivery to the Eastern Mediterranean continental shelf. Hydrological Processes v. 27, pp. 1105-1116
Sandler, A., 2013. Clay distribution over the landscape of Israel: from the hyper-arid to the Mediterranean climate regimes. Catena v. 110, pp. 119-132
Avnaim-Katav, S., Almogi-Labin, A., Sandler, A., and Sivan, D., 2013. Benthic foraminifera as palaeoenvironmental indicators during the last million years in the eastern Mediterranean inner shelf. Paleo Paleo Paleo, v. 386, pp. 512-530
Sandler, A., Meunier, A., and Velde B., 2015. Mineralogical and chemical variability of mountain red/brown Mediterranean soils. Geoderma, v. 239-240, pp. 156-167
Suchý, V., Sandler, A., Slobodník, M., Sýkorová, I., Filip, J., Melka, K., Zeman, A., 2015. Diagenesis to very low-grade metamorphism in Lower Palaeozoic sediments: a case study from deep borehole Tobolka 1, the Barrandian Basin, Czech Republic. International Journal of Coal Geology, v. 140, pp. 141-160.


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:Degrees, Post-docs, Sabbaticals




 :Membership in public committees




:Membership in international organizations




:Significant awards


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