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Advances in Soil Science 18 Hardcover – May 14, 1992

ISBN-13: 978-0387976976 ISBN-10: 0387976973 Edition: 1st

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Bruno Yaron, D.Sc.Prof.Emeritus

Research Interests:
- Contaminants behavior in the soil environment
- Contaminants impacts on soil-subsurface change
- Soil Anthropogenic Formation

The Weizmann Institute of Sciences
Environmental Sciences and Energy Research
Phone: +972-8-934-4230
Fax: +972-8-934-4124


2002-present: Adviser , Department of Environmental Sciences and Energy Research, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel:
1995-2001 Soil Scientist (Prof. Emeritus), Institute of Soil and Water, ARO-Bet Dagan, Israel
1986-1994 Soil Scientist (Prof.), Institute of Soil and Water, ARO-Bet Dagan, Israel
1973-1977 1980-1986 Director, Institute of Soil and Water, ARO-Bet Dagan, Israel
1960-1973 Soil Scientist, Inst. of Soil and Water, ARO-Bet Dagan, Israel
1953-1960 Research Assistant, ICAR, Bucharest, Romania

Visiting Assignments

2000, 1993, 1974,1966 - Visiting Soil Scientist: Station du Sol-INRA, Versailles, France
1989.1983 1979 - Visiting Fellow: St. Cross College, University of Oxford, UK
1984 - Visiting Prof: University of California, Riverside, USA
1966-67 - Post Doctorate Fellow: Texas A & M University, College Station, USA

1979 Canada International Development Award
1983 Fellow, American Society of Agronomy (elected)
1989 Royal Society Fellowship, Oxford University
1990 Plenary Opening Lecture, 14 International Congress, IUSS, Kyoto Japan
2006 One of the 10 most relevant papers published (together with D. H. Yaalon,
Soil Sci 102:272 - 277) in the journal Soil Science during 90 years of existence, reproduced in a special anniversary issue (Soil Sci S171:154 - 159)



Yaron B., Danfors E., Vaadia Y. (Eds.) Arid Zone Irrigation (1973) Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 349 pp.
Hadas A., Swartzenbruder D., Rijtema P.E., Fuchs M., Yaron B (eds) Physical Aspects of Soil Water and Salts in Ecosystems (1973) Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 460 pp.
Yaron B., Dagan G., Goldshmid J. (Eds.) Pollutants in Porous Media (1984) Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 295 pp.
Gerstel Z., Chen Y., Mingelgrin U., Yaron B. (Eds.) Toxic Organic Chemicals in Porous Media (1989) Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 313 pp.
Saltzman S., Yaron B. (Eds.) Pesticides in Soils (1986) Van Nostrand, New York, 342 pp.
Tanji K.K., Yaron B. (Eds.) Management of Water Use in Agriculture (1994) Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 313 pp.
Yaron B., Calvet R., Prost R. (1996) Soil Pollution-Processes and Dynamics, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 320 pp.
Berkowitz B., Dror I., Yaron B. (2008) Contaminant Geochemistry ג€" Interactions and Transport in the Subsurface Environment, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 412 pp.
Yaron B.,Dror I.,Berkowitz B. (2012) "Soil Subsurface Change-Chemical Pollutant Impact", Springer- Verlag Heidelberg, 366pp

Research and Review Papers (from 2000)

Dror I., Prost R., Yaron B. (2000) Behavior of neat and enriched volatile petroleum hydrocarbons mixtures in the subsurface during leaching Land Contamination & Reclamation 8:341-348
Dror I., Rubin H., Braester C., Gerstl Z., Yaron B. (2000) In situ effect of soil amendments on the dynamic of kerosene attenuation Land Contamination & Reclamation 8:349-357
Dror I., Rubin H., Braester C., Gerstl Z., Yaron, B. (2001) Persistence of a petroleum hydrocarbon mixture in soil profile during leaching: a field experiment. In: R. Lipnick et al. (Eds.) Persistent Bioaccumulative Toxic Chemicals: Fate and Exposure. ACS Books, 70-84
Dror I., Gerstl Z., Yaron B. (2001) A field experiment on redistribution and dissipation of residual kerosene in soil subsurface during leaching Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 48:305-323
Prost, R., Yaron, B. (2001) Use of modified clays for controlling soil environmental quality Soil Science 166:880-895
Dror I., Gerstl, Z., Prost, R..Yaron, B. (2002) Abiotic behavior of entrapped petroleum products in the subsurface during leaching Chemosphere 49:1375-1388
Dror I., Amitay T., Yaron B., Berkowitz B. (2003) Salt-Pump mechanism for intrusion of marine contaminants into coastal aquifers Science 300:950.
Dror I., Yaron B., Berkowitz B. (2003) Response to Comment on "Salt-Pump mechanism for contaminant intrusion into Coastal Aquifers" Science 302:784
Yaalon D.H.., Yaron B. (2006) Framework for man-made soil changes - an outline of metapedogenesis Soil Science 171:S154-159 (reproduced in a special anniversary issue from 1966 Soil Science 102:272-277)
Yaron B., Dror I., Berkowitz B. (2008) Contaminant induced irreversible changes in properties of the soil-vadose-aquifer zone: an overview, Chemosphere 71:1409-1321
Yaron B., Dror I., Berkowitz B. (2009) Chemical contaminants as factor of soil-subsurface metagenesis IUSS Bulletin 115:11-12
Yaron B., Dror I., Berkowitz B. (2010) Contaminant geochemistry - a new perspective, Naturwiessenschaften 97:1-17
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