Dr. Lev Eppelbaum

Department of Geophysics
חוג למדעי כדור הארץ סגל אקדמי בכיר
Dr. Lev Eppelbaum
Phone: 03-6405086
Another phone: 03-6406972
Fax: 03-6409282
Office: Kaplun, 208


  • Development of advanced system of processing and interpretation of potential geophysical fields under conditions of rugged terrain relief, oblique polarization and unknown level of analysis of geophysical, geological and related data

  • Geophysical the normal background

  • Nonconventional analysis of magnetic data (from very detailed to regional scales): removing different types of noise, qualitative and quantitative analysis & 3D modeling

  • Integrated recognition of hidden karst terranes

  • Archaeological geophysics (magnetic, self-potential, microgravity, temperature, GPR, etc.); Construction of 2.5D and 3D physical-archaeological models

  • Nonlinear geophysics and its applications to different geological-geophysical problems

  • Investigation of magnetic, radon and VLF variations as possible earthquake precursors

  • Studying seismo-tectonic pattern by the use of numerous geological-geophysical and other indicators

  • Tectonic and geodynamic reconstructions with utilization of geophysical and paleogeographical data analysis

  • Development of Moho and Curie maps

  • Investigation of Ring Structures in the Earth’s environments

  • Multilevel measured geophysical data as a new source for receiving new information

  • Satellite gravity and magnetic observations: A new powerful tool for unmasking Earth’s structure

  • Searching hydrocarbon deposits and different types of hard economic minerals

  • 3D combined gravity-magnetic field modeling as a powerful tool of geological-geophysical data examination

  • Examination of climate of the past by the use of thermal data observed in boreholes

  • Processing and interpretation of thermal data observed in oil&gas and water wells

  • Thermal processes in the Earth’s crust

  • From the early Earth to modern state: plate tectonics

  • Regional paleomagnetic reconstructions and their relations to tectonic processes

  • Analysis of geophysical data measured in the Remote Operated Vehicles

  • Informational and wavelet approaches to geophysical data examination

  • Marine geophysics: magnetic, gravity, thermal, electromagnetic and seismic data analysis

  • Most studied regions: Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East; Caucasus



  • MSc, Oil and Gas University, Baku, Azerbaijan, 1977-1982

  • PhD, Inst. of Geophysics, Georgian Acad. of Sci. & Moscow Mining Academy, 1985-1989

  • Postdoc, Dept. of Geophysics, Tel Aviv University, 1991-1993 


Academic Appointments

  • Geophysicist, All-Union Inst. of Geophysics, Southern Branch, Baku, Azerbaijan, 1982-1983

  • Researcher, 1983-1988

  • Senior Researcher, 1988-1990

  • Researcher & Postdoc, Dept. of Geophysics, Tel Aviv University, 1991-1993

  • Researcher, 1993-1995

  • Senior Researcher, 1995-1998

  • Senior Researcher-Lecturer, 1998-2005

  • Principal Research Assoc. (Assoc. Prof.), 2005-2014 


Awards and Prizes

  • NATO, “Integrated investigation of sinkholes at Dead Sea borders”, 2008

  • Ministry of Energy of Israel, 2008-2010

  • FP7 European Commission, “Integrated Geophysical System for Transport Infrastructures Surveillance and Monitoring”, 2009-2012

  • MERC (USAID), “Sinkhole Hazard Assessment of the Dead Sea Area in Israel and Jordan: Multidisciplinary study”, 2009-2013

  • Cyprus – TAU  Foundation, “Advanced coupled electric-magnetic archaeological prospecting in Cyprus and Israel”, 2013-2014

  • Czech Acad. of Sci. – TAU, “Geoscience applications of satellite dynamics of the Earth artificial satellites and gravity field modelling“, 2013-2014

  • Ministry of Energy of Israel, 2008-2010, 2012-2014


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