Prof. Alexandra Chudnovsky

Department of Geophysics
חוג למדעי כדור הארץ סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Alexandra Chudnovsky
Phone: 03-6409989
Office: Yad Avner - Geography, 221


  • Monitoring the urban air quality using combined, passive and active remote sensing means

  • Anthropogenic vs Natural sources of pollution as defined based on remote sensing observations, statistical and spatial modelling

  • Development of spatial models based on satellite imagery to estimate exposure levels to air pollution, temperature and vegetation

  • Impact of military activity to dust storm intensity

  • Development of ecological indicators based on remote sensing methods to estimate environmental quality


  • BA, Geography, Tel Aviv University, 1992-1995

  • MA, Geography (cum laude), Tel Aviv University, 1995-2000

  • PhD, Geography, concentration in Remote Sensing/GIS, Tel Aviv University, 2002-2008

Academic Appointments

  • Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, 2007-2009

  • Research fellow, Department of Environmental Health, T. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, USA 2010-2013

  • Visiting Scientist, T. Chan HSPH, Harvard University, USA, 2013-Present

  • Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Human Environment, Tel-Aviv University, 2013-Present

Awards and Prizes

  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Environment and Health Fund, Israel, 2009-2011

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