Yechieli Yoseph

Name: Yoseph Yechieli

Email: yechieli@gsi.gov.il

Tel: 02-5314236
Mobile: 050-6234515

   

 

 

Position:

 

Director of the Geological Survey of Israel 

Senior researcher
Hydrogeologist

   

 

 

Research interests:

  • Hydrogeology.
  • Dating of groundwater.
  • Seawater intrusion into coastal aquifers.
  • Sinkholes in the Dead Sea coastal area.
   

 

 

Main projects and grants:

  • Hydrogeology and sinkholes in the Dead Sea area (funded by Ministry of Environmental protection and ISF).
  • Monitoring of seawater intrusion (funded by Water Authority and MERC).
   

 

 

  : Key publications

     

Kafri, U. and Yechieli, Y. (2010) Groundwater base level changes and adjoining hydrogeological systems, 171 pp, Springer.
Yechieli, Y., E. Shalev, S. Wollman, Y. Kiro, and U. Kafri (2010). Response of the Mediterranean and Dead Sea coastal aquifers to sea level variations. Water Resour. Res., 46, W12550, doi:10.1029/2009WR00870
Magal, E. Weisbrod, N., Yakirevitz, A., Walker, S.L. and Yechieli, Y. (2011) Colloid transport in porous media: impact of hyper-saline solutions. Water Research 45: 3521-3532

Weinstein, Y., Yechieli, Y., Shalem, Y., Burnett, W.C., Swarzenski, P.W. and Herut, B. (2011) What is the role of fresh groundwater and recirculated seawater in conveying nutrients to the coastal ocean? Environmental Science and Technology 45: 5195-5200

Weisbrod,N,. Alon-Mordish,C,  Konen,E. and Yechieli Y. (2012) Dynamic dissolution of halite rock during flow of diluted saline solutions Geophys. Res. Lett. 39, L09404, doi:10.1029/2012GL051306, 2012
Kiro Y., Weinstein Y., Starinsky, A., Yechieli Y. (2013). Groundwater ages and reaction rates during seawater circulation in the Dead Sea aquifer, Geochimica et Cosmichimica acta, v. 122, 17-35.
Levanon, E., Yechieli, Y., Shalev, E., Friedman, V., and Gvirtzman, H. ( 2013). Reliable Monitoring of the transition zone between fresh and saline waters in Coastal Aquifers. Groundwater monitoring & remediation 33 (3): 101-110.
Avrahamov, N., O. Sivan, Y. Yechieli, B. Lazar (2013). Carbon isotope exchange during calcite interaction with brine: Implication for 14C dating of hypersaline groundwater.  Radiocarbon, Vol 55, Nr 1, pp
Kiro Y., Weinstein Y., Yechieli Y., Starinsky A., (2014) The extent of seawater circulation in the aquifer and its role in elemental mass balances: a lesson from the Dead Sea. Earth and Planetary Science Letters ; 394:146–158.
Oz, I., Shalev, E., Yechieli, Y.,  Gavrieli I. and Gvirtzman, H.   (2014) Flow dynamics and salt transport in a coastal aquifer driven by a stratified saltwater body: Lab Experiment and Numerical Modeling. Journal of Hydrology 511 (2014) 665–674
Key publications (5-10 item):
Kafri, U. and Yechieli, Y. (2010) Groundwater base level changes and adjoining hydrogeological systems, 171 pp, Springer.
Yechieli, Y., E. Shalev, S. Wollman, Y. Kiro, and U. Kafri (2010). Response of the Mediterranean and Dead Sea coastal aquifers to sea level variations. Water Resour. Res., 46, W12550, doi:10.1029/2009WR00870
Magal, E. Weisbrod, N., Yakirevitz, A., Walker, S.L. and Yechieli, Y. (2011) Colloid transport in porous media: impact of hyper-saline solutions. Water Research 45: 3521-3532
Weinstein, Y., Yechieli, Y., Shalem, Y., Burnett, W.C., Swarzenski, P.W. and Herut, B. (2011) What is the role of fresh groundwater and recirculated seawater in conveying nutrients to the coastal ocean? Environmental Science and Technology 45: 5195-5200

Weisbrod,N,. Alon-Mordish,C,  Konen,E. and Yechieli Y. (2012) Dynamic dissolution of halite rock during flow of diluted saline solutions Geophys. Res. Lett. 39, L09404, doi:10.1029/2012GL051306, 2012
Kiro Y., Weinstein Y., Starinsky, A., Yechieli Y. (2013). Groundwater ages and reaction rates during seawater circulation in the Dead Sea aquifer, Geochimica et Cosmichimica acta, v. 122, 17-35.
Levanon, E., Yechieli, Y., Shalev, E., Friedman, V., and Gvirtzman, H. ( 2013). Reliable Monitoring of the transition zone between fresh and saline waters in Coastal Aquifers. Groundwater monitoring & remediation 33 (3): 101-110.
Avrahamov, N., O. Sivan, Y. Yechieli, B. Lazar (2013). Carbon isotope exchange during calcite interaction with brine: Implication for 14C dating of hypersaline groundwater.  Radiocarbon, Vol 55, Nr 1, pp
Kiro Y., Weinstein Y., Yechieli Y., Starinsky A., (2014) The extent of seawater circulation in the aquifer and its role in elemental mass balances: a lesson from the Dead Sea. Earth and Planetary Science Letters ; 394:146–158.
Oz, I., Shalev, E., Yechieli, Y.,  Gavrieli I. and Gvirtzman, H.   (2014) Flow dynamics and salt transport in a coastal aquifer driven by a stratified saltwater body: Lab Experiment and Numerical Modeling. Journal of Hydrology 511 (2014) 665–674

 

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:Degrees, Post-docs, Sabbaticals

 
  

 

 

 Membership in public committees:

 

2006 - President of the Israeli Geological Society
2010-2012 - Chairman of the Israeli Society of Water Resources
  

 
  

 

 

:Membership in international organizations

 
  

 

 

:Significant awards

 

 


 

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