Gideon is a marine geophysicist specializing in collecting, processing and interpretation of high resolution marine geophysical data. Gideon organized and led many multi-disciplinary research projects in the seas within and around Israel and was the coordinator of some of them. From 2013-2016 Gideon was the project manager of refitting the R/V Bat-Galim to a modern governmental research vessel. In 2016-2017 Gideon led the project of multibeam mapping of the Israeli Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).


Gideon received his PhD in 1992 (Dept. of Geophysics at Tel Aviv University, Israel) and was promoted in 2008 to senior research scientist at IOLR and part time Senior Lecturer at Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences, University of Haifa. 


Gideon’s main interests are the development and applications of high resolution marine geophysical and remote sensing methods for studying phenomena’s that influence our marine environment and natural resources. Specifically ocean color remote sensing, Holocene evolution of Lake Kinneret, Holocene evolution of the Gulf of Eilat/Aqaba and the Messinian event in the Levant margin.


Department of Marine Geology and Geophysics
Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research
Tel-Shikmona, P.O.B. 8030 
Haifa 31080
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