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דר' שטנר אורי

Uri Schattner

מחלקה: החוג למדעים גיאו-ימיים

טלפון: 04-6647983

טל' פנימי: 7183

חדר: 271

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Research Interests

Tectonics, seismic stratigraphy, Earth systems, marine geophysics, structural geology, sea floor morphology

 

 

Education

BSc in Geology and Biology from the Hebrew University (Jerusalem). Both MSc (applied geodesy) and PhD (tectonics) in Geophysics from Tel Aviv University, and two post-docs at Geological survey of Israel and the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds (UK).

 

Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals

  1. Baer, G., Schattner, U., Wachs, D., Sandwell, D., Wdowinski, S., Friedman, S., 2002. The lowest place on Earth is subsiding – An InSAR (Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar) perspective: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 114, no. 1, p. 12-23.
  2. Schattner, U., Ben-Avraham Z., Reshef M., Bar-Am G. and Lazar M., 2006. Oligocene-Miocene formation of the Haifa basin: Qishon-Sirhan rifting coeval with the Red Sea-Suez rift system: Tectonophysics, v. 419, no.1-4, p. 1-12.
  3. Ben-Avraham, Z., Schattner, U., Hall, J.K., Ben-Gai, Y., Neev, D., Reshef, M., and Lazar, M., 2006. Segmentation of the Levant continental margin, eastern Mediterranean: Tectonics, 25, TC5002, doi:10.1029/2005TC001824.
  4. Ginzburg A., Reshef M., Ben-Avraham Z. and Schattner U., 2006. The style of transverse faulting in the Dead Sea basin from seismic reflection data: The Amazyahu fault. Israel Journal of Earth Sciences, V. 55, no. 3, p. 129-139.
  5. Lazar M., Ben-Avraham Z. and Schattner, U., 2006. Formation of sequential basin along a strike slip fault – geophysical observations from the Dead Sea basin: Tectonophysics, V. 421, no. 1-2, p. 53-69.
  6. Schattner, U., Ben-Avraham, Z., Lazar M. and Hübscher C., 2006. Tectonic isolation of the Levant basin offshore Galilee-Lebanon - Effects of the Dead Sea fault plate boundary on the Levant continental margin, eastern Mediterranean : Journal of Structural Geology, V. 28, p. 2049-2066.
  7. Schattner, U. and Ben-Avraham Z., 2007. Transform margin of the northern Levant, eastern Mediterranean – from formation to reactivation: Tectonics, 26, TC5020, doi:10.1029/2007TC002112.
  8. Schattner, U. and Weinberger, R., 2008. A mid-Pleistocene deformation transition in the Hula basin, northern Israel: Implications for the tectonic evolution of the Dead Sea Fault , Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 9, Q07009, doi:10.1029/2007GC001937.
  9. Schattner, U. and Lazar, M., 2009. Subduction, collision and initiation of hominin dispersal. Quaternary Science Reviews, 28, 1820-1824.
  10. Schattner, U., 2010. What triggered the early-to-mid Pleistocene tectonic transition across the entire eastern Mediterranean? . Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 289, 539-548
  11. Lazar, M., Schattner, U., 2010. Landscape evolution and hominin dispersal. Quaternary Science Reviews, 29, 1495-1500.
  12. Sivan, D., Schattner, U., Morhange, C., Purcell, T., and Boaretto, E., 2010. What can a sessile mollusk tell about neotectonics? Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 296, 451-458.
  13. Schattner U., Lazar M., Tibor G., Ben-Avraham Z., and Makovsky Y., 2010. Filling up the shelf – a sedimentary response to the last interglacial sea rise. Marine Geology, 278, 165-176.
  14. Weinberger, R., Schattner, U., Medvedev, B., Frieslander, U., Sneh, A., Harlavan, Y. and Gross, M.2010. A spatial and temporal transition from pure to convergent strike-slip faulting imaged by high-resolution seismic reflection data across the Dead Sea Fault . Israel Journal of Earth Sciences, 58, 203-216.
  15. Segev, A., Schattner, U. and Lyakhovsky, V., 2011. Middle-Late Eocene structure of the southern Levant continental margin - tectonic motion versus global sea-level change . Tectonophysics, 500, 165-177.
  16. Lyakhovsky, V., Segev, A., Schattner, U. and Weinberger, R., 2012. Deformation and seismicity associated with continental rift zones propagating toward continental margins: Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 13, 21 pp., doi:10.1029/2011GC003927.
  17. Kerem, D., Hadar, N., Goffman, O., Scheinin, A., Kent, R., Boisseau, O. and Schattner U., 2012. Update on the Cetacean Fauna of the Mediterranean Levantine Basin, The Open Marine Biology Journal, 2012, 6, 6-27.
  18. Schattner, U., Lazar, M., Harari, D. and Waldmann, N., 2012. Active gas migration systems offshore northern Israel, first evidence from seafloor and subsurface data, doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2012.08.003.
  19. Lazar, M., Schattner, U. and Reshef, M., 2012. The great escape: An intra-Messinian gas system in the eastern Mediterranean. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L20309, doi:10.1029/2012GL053484.
  20. Schattner, U. and Lazar, M., 2013. Flip convergence across the Phoenician basin through nucleation of subduction. Gondwana Research, In press.

 

Articles or Chapters in Scientific Books

Book sections

  1. Ben-Avraham, Z., Lazar, M., Schattner, U. and Marco S., 2005. The Dead Sea Fault and its effect on civilization. In: F. Wenzel (ed.), Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences: Perspectives in Modern Seismology, Springer Verlag Heidelberg, v. 105, p. 147-170.
  2. Schattner, U.and Ben-Avraham, Z., 2010. Tectonic development of the Levant continental margin, eastern Mediterranean. In: "Life in the Mediterranean Sea: A look at habitat changes" (Ed. N. Stambler), Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  3. Schattner, U., 2011. Can a seamount affect the course of human history?. In:"Tectonics, vol.2" (Ed. U. Schattner), Intech open access publisher.
  4. Schattner, U. and Ben-Avraham, Z., 2011. Tectonic development of the Levant continental margin, eastern Mediterranean. In: "Life in the Mediterranean Sea: A look at habitat changes" (Ed. N. Stambler), Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

 

Proffesional reports

  1. Baer, G., Schattner, U., Wachs, D., Sandwell, D., Wdowinski, S., Friedman, S., 2000. The lowest place on Earth is subsiding – INSAR perspective: Jerusalem, Geological Survey of Israel Report No. GSI/36/2000.
  2. Wachs, D., Yechieli, Y., Shtivelman, V., Baer, G., Raz, E., Rybakov, M., and Schattner, U., 2000. Formation of sinkholes along the Dead Sea shores, Summary of findings from the first stage of research: Jerusalem, Geological Survey of Israel Report No. GSI/41/2000.
  3. Schattner, U., 2003. Geodetic monitoring of surface deformation along the western shores of the Dead Sea using GPS and InSAR observations: Jerusalem, Geological Survey of Israel Report No. GSI/28/03.
  4. Schattner, U., Ben-Avraham Z., Reshef M., Bar-Am G. and Lazar M. 2005. Development of parallel rifts across the northeastern Afro-Arabian plate, MDSRC-2005/5, Minerva Dead Sea Research Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 11 p.
  5. Schattner, U., Ben-Avraham Z., Lazar M. and Hübscher, C., 2005. Tectonic isolation of the Levant basin offshore Galilee-Lebanon - Effects of the Dead Sea fault plate boundary on the Levant continental margin, eastern Mediterranean, MDSRC-2005/3, Minerva Dead Sea Research Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 26 p.
  6. Segev, A., Reznikov, M., Lyakhovsky, V., Rybakov, M., Shaliv, G., and Schattner, U., 2006. The Carmel-Gilboa fracture system: Study of the Emeq Yizre’el subsurface: Jerusalem, Geological Survey of Israel Report No. GSI/36/06.
  7. Wald, R., Schattner, U., Segev, A., Lyakhovsky, V. and Ben-Avraham, Z., 2008. The Subsurface Pattern of the Lower Galilee Valleys -Structure and Tectonics; Stage A –Database Establishment: Jerusalem, Geological Survey of Israel Report No. ES-49-2008.
  8. Wald, R., Schattner, U., Segev, A., Lyakhovsky, V. and Ben-Avraham, Z., 2009. The Subsurface Pattern of the Lower Galilee Valleys -Structure and Tectonics; Stage B – Preliminary seismic interpretation: Jerusalem, Geological Survey of Israel Report No. ES-49-2009.
  9. Wald, R., Schattner, U., Segev, A. and Ben-Avraham, Z., 2010. The Subsurface Pattern of the Lower Galilee Basins - Structure and Tectonics, mid-term report: Jerusalem, Geological Survey of Israel Report No.

Courses

Geology of the eastern Mediterranean

Processes in marine geology

Tectonics of the oceans

Seismic data interpretation

Geological field trips: marine geology across the Carmel area, geology of the eastern lower Galilee

Scientific writing and research methods

 

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