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Prof. Amos Frumkin
Geography Department
The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

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Prof. Amos Frumkin studies caves and karst terrains in diverse fields of research, comprising paleoclimate, geomorphology, paleohydrology, geoarchaeology, human impact on the environment and ancient water systems. Modern methods are used in order to answer open questions, such as the paleohydrologic and paleomorphologic development of the Levant.Various research methods are used, including field observation and survey, hydrological measurements, geochemical analysis of water and rocks, stable isotopes analysis, radiometric dating, geographic information systems, borehole analysis, and geophysical sub-surface methods. In Mount Carmel and Misliya Cave in particular, the study is concerned with the interaction of natural conditions, such as karst development and cliff-retreat, with human development and exploitation of resources.