1982-1985 B.Sc. in Geology and Physical Geography, the
Title of thesis: “The geology, paleogeography and Landscape
evolution in the central
Supervisors: Prof. Z. Garfunkel and Dr. E. Zilberman.
1991-1996 Ph.D. in Geology, the
Title of thesis:
“The geological evolution of the southern and central
Sea Transform western margin in the Late Neogene
Supervisors: Prof. Z. Garfunkel and Dr. Y. Bartov.
II. Positions Held and Academic Status
1986-1987 Teaching assistant at the
of Earth Sciences.
1990 -2000 Research scientist at the
Institute for Desert Research,
1998 -2006 Lecturer (extern) at the
1995 to date Research Scientist at the Geological Survey of Israel:
1/2/1998 – Appointed to grade C
1/4/2004 – Appointed to grade B
III List of major 5 publications
1. Avni, Y,. Bartov, Y., Garfunkel, Z and Ginat, H. (2000)
The evolution of the Paran drainage basin and its relation to the Plio-
Pleistocene history of the Arava Rift western margin,
Isr. J. Earth Sci. v-49: 215-238
2. Avni, Y,. Bartov, Y., Garfunkel, Z and Ginat, H. (2001)
The Arava Formation – A Pliocene sequence in the
western margin, southern
3. Avni, Y., (2005).
4. Avni, A., Porat, N., Plakht, J., and Avni., G. (2006).
5. Avni, Y., and Zilberman, E. (2007).
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