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Appelbaum, Prof. Dr. Samuel  
 research and lecturer
 Head of the Bengis Center for Desert Aquaculture

Institutes for Desert Studies
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Sede Boqer Campus 
84990 Midreshet Sede Boqer
Israel

Phone: +972 (0)86596761
Cellphone: +972 528795783
Fax: +972 (0)86596810
 sappl@bgu.ac.il

Thematic Expertise:
Fish/shrimp nutrition, physiology, reproduction and general biology 

Regional Expertise:
Aquaculture in arid lands 


Berkowicz, Simon  

Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Edmond Safra Givat Ram Campus 
91904 Jerusalem
Israel

Phone: +972 (0)6584353
Fax: +972 (0)5662581
 simonb@mail.huji.ac.il

Thematic Expertise:
Topoclimate, dew, fog, desert rainfall 

Regional Expertise:
Israel, Canada, Australia 


Berliner, Prof. Dr. Pedro  
 Lecturer
 Director

Wyler Dept. of Dryland Agric.
French Associates Institute for Agric. and biotechnology
Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
Ben Gurion University
84990 Beer Sheva
Israel

Phone: +97286596700
 berliner@bgu.ac.il
 Skype: berliner_bidr 

Thematic Expertise:
Efficient use of water in agriculture, transpiration, evaporation, energy balances, soil physics 

Regional Expertise:
Middle East, Meridional Africa 


Fine, Dr. Pinchas  

ARO
Volcani Center, Institute of Soil, Water and Environmental Research
PO Box 6 
50250 Bet Dagan
Israel

Phone: +972 3 9683317
Fax: +972 3 9604017
 finep@volcani.agri.gov.il
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
Soil chemistry, Pedology, Recycling of Wastewater, Biosolids and Biowastes, Phytoremediation, Agroforestry, Organic Agriculture 

Regional Expertise:
Israel 


Kaplan, Prof. Dr. Aaron  

Life Sciences
Dept. Plant & Environmental Sciences
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Edmond Safra Givat Ram Campus 
91904 Jerusalem
Israel

Phone: +972 (02)6585234
Fax: +972(0)26584463
 aaronka@vms.huji.ac.il

Thematic Expertise:
Cyanobacteria, desert sand crusts, molecular ecology, plant stress 

Regional Expertise:
Israel 


Karnieli, Prof. Arnon  
 University lecturer/researcher
 Head of The Remote Senisng Laboratory

The Remote Sensing Laboratory
Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
84990 Sede Boqer Campus
Israel

Phone: +972 (0)8 6596855
Cellphone: +972 (0)528795925
Fax: +972 (0)8 6596805
 karnieli@bgu.ac.il
 Skype: arnon_karnieli 
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
Desertification processes, climate change, Remote sensing, GIS 

Regional Expertise:
Israel, Middle East, Central Asia, Far East, Sahel 


Meir, Prof. Dr. Isaac  
 Architect Planner
 Senior Researcher

Desert Architecture & Urban Planning Unit, Dept. Man in the Desert
Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Sede Boqer Campus 
84990 Midreshet Ben-Gurion
Israel

Phone: +972 (0)8 6596880
Fax: +972 (0)8 6596881
 sakis@bgu.ac.il
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
Desert architecture: adaptation of planning and building to desert conditions, energy conservation in buildings, passive and low energy architecture, indoor air quality, post-occupancy evaluation, retrofitting the vernacular by low-tech 

Regional Expertise:
Middle East and Mediterranean - highlands, deep valleys and coastal 


Pinshow, Prof. Berry  
 Department Chair

Jacob Blaunstein Institute for Desert Research, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Mitrani Department of Desert Ecology
84990 Midreshet Ben-Gurion
Israel

Phone: +972 6596787
Cellphone: +972-528-795853
 pinshow@bgu.ac.il

Thematic Expertise:
Physiological Ecology 

Regional Expertise:
Animal environment energy and water exchange 


Reisman-Berman, Dr. Orna  
 Ecologist
 researcher

The French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands
Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
84990 Sede Boqer Campus
Israel

 oreisman@bgu.ac.il

Thematic Expertise:
Vegetation ecology, dryland afforestation, woody species dynamic, Forest Ecology, Afoorestation ecology, ecological afforestation, afforestation with runoff 

Regional Expertise:
Negev woody species, Negev ecosystems, native tree populations of middle east drylands 


Rofè, Dr. Yodan  
 Architect and Urban Planner
 Senior Lecturer

Institute for Drylands Environmental Research
Blaustein Institute for Desert Research
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
84990 Midreshet Ben-Gurion
Israel

Phone: +972 (0)8 6596884
Fax: +972 (0)8 6596881
 yrofe@bgu.ac.il
 Skype: yodan_rofe 
 Website

Thematic Expertise:
Urban planning, urban design 

Regional Expertise:
Israel, Middle East 


Soares, Ines  

Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research
Department of Environmental Hydrology & Microbiology
84990 Sede Boqer Campus
Israel

Phone: +972 8 6596834
Fax: +972 8 6596909
 soares@bgu.ac.il

Thematic Expertise:
Environmental Microbiology, Microbial Ecology, Soil microbial diversity 

Svoray, Tal  

Ben-Gurion University
Beer-Sheva
Israel

 tsvoray@bgu.ac.il

Thematic Expertise:
Spatial Modeling GIS Remote sensing 

Tel-Zur, Dr. Noemi  

Ben-Gurion University
Blaustein Institute for Desert Research
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Sede Boqer Campus 
84990 Midreshet Ben-Gurion
Israel

Phone: +972 (0)8 656 3462 (office) +972 (0)8 656 3462 (office) +972 (0)8 656 3463 (lab)
Fax: +972 (0) 659 6742
 telzur@bgu.ac.il

Thematic Expertise:
Development of new drought-tolerant fruit cultivars of under-exploited species, as new crop candidates for desert zones (Cacti and other under-exploited fruit crops) 


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