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The geological group

The story of geological research in Israel

The geological group was founded by us: People who shared the love for the land, the sea and the earth, and carved their scientific path with imagination and curiosity, while shaping the Israeli geological narrative.

The documentation project gathers the personal stories that form the geological group.



The IGS is grateful to the following institutes for their support and contributions to IGS activities:



Geological societies

• The Geological Society of America:
• The Geological Society of London:
• Geological Society of Australia:
• Geological Association of Canada:

Research Institutions
• Geological Survey of Israel:
• Geophysical Institute of Israel:
• Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research:
• Dead Sea and Arava Science Center:
• United States Geological Survey:

• Institute of Earth Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem:
• Geological & Environmental Sciences department, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev:
• Porter School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Tel Aviv University:
• Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences, University of Haifa:
• The Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat:
• Department of Geography and Environment, Bar Ilan University:

Additional links
• The Quarry Rehabilitation Fund: 
• Harvard Seismology:
• USGS Earthquake Hazards Program:
• Israel Fossils Recognition Guide:
• Israel Association of Water Resources:


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