Amit Segev

Research Interests

Geology and geophysics, 3-D crustal structure

Tectonics of the Middle East and the Southwest Pacific

Mantle plumes and magmatic provinces

K-Ar and Ar-Ar geochronology

Economic geology with special interest in sedimentary metallic ore deposits

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. (1986) Department of Geology, Institute of Earth Sciences, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
  • M.Sc. (1976) Department of Geology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
  • B.Sc. (1972) Department of Geology, Hebrew University, jerusalem


  • Scientist, Geological Survey of Israel, 1975 to date
  • Visiting Researcher, Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2010
  • Participation in the establishment of Mines and Quarries Authority in Israel, 1997
  • Head, Mineral & Energy Resources Division, Geological Survey of Israel, 1991 to 1996
  • Visiting Researcher, University of Heidelberg, 1988

Last modified: April, 2011.