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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Professor, Director General IOLR
Department Israel Oceanographic & Limnological Research
Institution
Israel Oceanographic & Limnological Research, Haifa ( IORL)
Tel- Shikmona, P.O.B. 8030 Haifa 31080
Address
Tel Shikmona
Haifa
31080
Tel 97248565221
Fax 97248511911
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Activities studies on marine pollution, chemistry of atmospheric aerosols, water geochemistry and chemical oceanography. Emphasis on transfer mechanisms of major and trace constituents from the atmosphere and land to the marine and other aquatic reservoirs, and their role in biogeochemical processes across the reservoirs.
Research Region 2, 3, 5
Skills/Expertise Herut received his PhD in 1992 (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel) and was promoted to Senior Scientist (full Research Professor) in 2003. He was appointed as the Director General of Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Institute since 2005 (www.ocean.org.il). In 1998-9 he has been a visiting professor at the College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University (USA) and since 2008 affiliated as full professor at the University of Haifa. Herut has published 104 refereed journal articles and book chapters, 41 conference proceedings, 177 abstracts and 200 scientific reports and supervised 25 graduate students. His main interests concern studies on marine pollution, chemistry of atmospheric aerosols, water geochemistry and chemical oceanography. Emphasis on transfer mechanisms of major and trace constituents from the atmosphere and land to the marine and other aquatic reservoirs, and their role in biogeochemical processes across the reservoirs. He is coordinating Israel's National Monitoring Program along the Mediterranean coast. He has worked on several geo-chemical studies in the SE Mediterranean, the Dead Sea and the Red Sea.
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Group(s): IOC , Tsunami , ICG/NEAMTWS , COPY Permanent Delegations , ICG/NEAMTWS COPY Permanent Delegations
Created: 2009-08-13 Last Updated: 2015-05-18 by Barak HERUT