Tali Ilani (2002-2004) Interactions of Hydrophobic Organic Pollutants with Dissolved Organic Matter from Treated Wastewater.
Adi Oren (2002-2005) Sorption of hydrophobic organic contaminants to sediments of the Kishon River.
Orna Dorot (2001-2006) Sorption of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) to structural fractions of Olive leaf cuticle. Read more about Students
71018: Fundamentals of Soil Science
Instructor: Prof. Benny Chefetz
Course Level: undergraduate
Course Description: Soil as a dynamic system. Soil-plant relationship. Processes and states of compounds, elements and nutrients in the soil. Organic matter in soils. Soil carbonates. The soil as a colloidal system; the soil as a porous system. Soil-water relationship. Flow of water - laboratory and field. Soil aeration. Soil and environmental quality. Read more about Courses
Dissolved organic matter fractionation and pollutant interactions in soils irrigated with reclaimed wastewater
PIs: Benny Chefetz, Myrna Simpson (University of Toronto) and Edward G. Gregorich (Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada)
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Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment
B.Sc. Agr. (Magna Cum laude) at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Soil Sciences.
Ph.D. at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Dept. of Soil and Water Sciences. Thesis: Transformation of organic matter during composting of municipal solid waste. Supervisors: Prof. Yona Chen and Prof. Yitzhak Hadar. Read more about Prof. Benny Chefetz