News and Media

New Article: Tareq Abu Hamed, Lindsey Bressler; The usage of renewable energy sources increases the energy security because it brings extensive socioeconomic benefits to Israeli and Jordanian populations, added pathways for bilateral cooperation and allows countries to achieve their climate mitigation goals.
The Negev desert features numerous unique geologic phenomena, the most prominent being crater-like valleys which have formed in a complex erosional process. These erosional craters expose a large variety of ancient rocks and geologic phenomena that reveal details of a rich geologic history. The unique conditions within the erosional craters provide shelter for endemic vegetation and animals and have influenced the development of the region’s cultures and human heritage.
The article examines processes of tourism development in the Israeli desert town of Mitzpe Ramon from the perspective of community-based tourism (CBT), a position that emphasizes the empowerment of local communities as a criterion of sustainability.
The methodological approach of the study adopts elements of ethnohistory, in which historical documents are cross-referenced with ethnographic data to provide a portrayal across time that includes the perspectives of both locals (emic) and researchers (ethic).
Negev faults and hazards - Applying Precariously Balanced Rocks to constrain fault activity and models.
Seismic Hazards WorkshopBen-Gurion University, November 19th 1100-1600Building 58, Math department room -101
The Dead Sea and Arava Science Center invites you to a seismic hazard seminar, to be held on November 19th, 2018 at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. The seminar will discuss the results of an innovative research lead by Dr. Yaron Finzi, DSASC, Mitzpe Ramon Branch.