Segev Amit



Name: Amit Segev


Tel: 02-5314256 

Mobile: 054-4531605





Senior researcher (Emeritus)




Research interests:

  • Geology and mapping.
  • Geophysics, 3-D crustal structure.
  • Tectonics and geodynamics.
  • K-Ar and Ar-Ar geochronology Economic geology (ore deposits).



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  : Key publications


Segev, A., 2009. 40Ar/39Ar and K-Ar geochronology of Berriasian-Hauterivian and Cenomanian tectonomagmatic events in northern Israel: implications for regional stratigraphy. Cretaceous Res. 30, 810-828.
Segev, A., Rybakov, M., 2010. Effects of Cretaceous plume and convergence, and Early Tertiary tectonomagmatic quiescence on the central and southern Levant continental margin. J. Geol. Soc. Lond. 167, 731–749.
Segev, A., Rybakov, M., 2011. History of faulting and magmatism in the Galilee (Israel) and across the Levant continental margin inferred from potential field data. J. Geodyn. 51, 264–284.
Segev, A., Schattner, U., Lyakhovsky, V., 2011. Middle–Late Eocene structure of the southern Levant continental margin–Tectonic motion versus global sea-level change. Tectonophysics 499, 165–177.
Segev, A., Rybakov, M., Mortimer, N., 2012. A crustal model for Zealandia and Fiji. Geophys. J. Int. 189, 1277-1292.
Avni, Y., Segev, A., Ginat, H., 2012. Oligocene regional denudation of the northern Afar dome: pre and syn-breakup stages of the Afro-Arabian plate. Geol. Soc. Am. Bull. 124 (11/12), 1871–1897.
Lyakhovsky, V., Segev, A., Schattner, U., Weinberger, R., 2012. Deformation and seismicity associated with continental rift zones propagating toward continental margins. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13.
Segev, A., Lyakhovsky, V., Weinberger, R., 2014. Continental transform–rift interaction adjacent to a continental margin: The Levant case study. Earth-Sci. Rev., 139, 83-103.
Regenauer-Lieb, K., Rosenbaum, G., Lyakhovsky, V, Liu, J., Weinberg, R., Segev, A., Weinstein, Y., 2015. Melt instabilities in an intraplate lithosphere and implications for volcanism in the Harrat Ash-Shaam volcanic field (NW Arabia). J. Geophys. Res.: Solid Earth,


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