Avni Yoav

yavni@gsi.gov.il

 Tel:     02-5314345
 Mobile:050-6235274

I. University Education

 

1982-1985 B.Sc. in Geology and Physical Geography, the Hebrew

                  University, Jerusalem.

1986-1989 M. Sc. in Geology, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

                              Title of thesis: “The geology, paleogeography and Landscape

                              evolution in the central Negev highlands and the western Ramon

                              ridge”.

                              Supervisors: Prof. Z. Garfunkel and Dr. E. Zilberman.

1991-1996 Ph.D. in Geology, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

                              Title of thesis:

                             “The geological evolution of the southern and  central

                               Negev as an indicator of the evolution of the Dead

                               Sea Transform western margin in the Late Neogene

                               and Quaternary”.

               Supervisors: Prof. Z. Garfunkel and Dr. Y. Bartov.

 

 II. Positions Held and Academic Status

 

1986-1987 Teaching assistant at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, the institute

                   of Earth Sciences.

1990 -2000 Research scientist at the Ramon Science Center, the Jacob

                    Blaustein

                    Institute for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

1998 -2006 Lecturer (extern) at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev,

                    Geology department.

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, Israel.

           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 Arava Valley and its

         western margin, southern  Israel. Isr. J. Earth Sci. v-50: 101-120.

3. Avni, Y., (2005).
Gully incision as a key factor in desertification in an arid environment, the Negev Highlands, Israel. Catena 63: 185-220.

4. Avni, A., Porat, N., Plakht, J., and Avni., G. (2006).
Geomorphologic changes leading to natural desertification processes versus
anthropogenic land conservation in an arid environment, the Negev Highlands,
Israel. Geomorphology 82: 177-200

5. Avni, Y., and Zilberman, E. (2007).
Tectonic and landscape evolution of the Sede Zin region, Central Negev. I.J.E.S. (in press).

         To access my publications please click here.

 

Jump to page content