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Current Research Kinneret Limnological Laboratory

  • Monitoring of the state and water quality of Lake Kinneret
Grant/Contract: Israel Water Commission
PI: All Kinneret Limnological Laboratory staff
Collaborators: Mekorot Water Company, Meteorological Services, Hydrological Services

  • Biotic factors involved in the collapse of phytoplankton bloom events: the role of Chytrids
Grant/Contract: Israel Ministry of Science Technology and Space
PI: A. Sukenik
Collaborators: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Tel-Aviv University, The Technion

  • Dormancy and germination in Nostocales (Cyanobacteria) and its impact on perennial blooms in lakes and reservoirs
Grant/Contract: The Israel Science Foundation
PI: A. Sukenik

  • Temporal and spatial dynamics of the freshwater aquatic microbiome
Grant/Contract: Israel Ministry of Science Technology and Space
PI: A. Sukenik
Collaborators: Haifa University, Tel Aviv University, The Technion, Agriculture Research Organization

  • Fluorescence based indices for early detection of harmful algal blooms (toxic cyanobacteria) in freshwater ecosystem.
Grant/Contract: Israel Ministry of Science Technology and Space
PI: A. Sukenik
Collaborators: CNR-IFAC and CNR-ISE, Italy

  • in situ fluorescence-based identification and quantification of harmful algal bloom (HAB) in marine and fresh water ecosystems
Grant/Contract: Israel Ministry of Infrastructure Energy and Water
PI: A. Sukenik
Collaborators: Agriculture Research Organization

  • DNA barcoding of the Kinneret phytoplankton
Grant/Contract: Jewish National Fund
PI: R. Kaplan-Levi, T. Zohary

  • Understand and managing the Lake Kinneret plankton Garden -
Grant/Contract: Jewish National Fund
PI: T. Zohary
Collaborators: CWR, The University of Western Australia

  • The relationship between shore vegetation and fish survival
Grant/Contract: Israel Ministry of Agriculture
PI: T. Zohary
Collaborators: Tel Aviv University, Dept. of Fisheries - Min. of Agriculture

  • Mapping submerged vegetation and modeling Tilapia reproduction success to protect the natural reproduction of tilapia species in Lake Kinneret
Grant/Contract: Israel Ministry of agriculture
PI: T. Zohary, G. Gal
Collaborators: Tel Aviv University

  • Upgrading PlanktoMetrix a computer program to assist microscope counting and sizing of planktonic organisms
Grant/Contract: internal
PI: T. Zohary
Collaborators: Free-lance programmer

  • Is the Mougeotia sp. (Chlorophyta) expected to replace Peridinium blooms in Lake Kinneret?
Grant/Contract: Israel Water Authority
PI: O. Hadas, T. Zohary, A. Sukenik

  • Passive acoustic techniques for identifying and monitoring fish populations in Lake Kinneret
Grant/Contract: Ministry of Agriculture
PI: B. Katznelson, I. Ostrovsky
Collaborators: Haifa University

  • Bio-geochemical processes of selenium in Lake Kinneret and their control on the spring blooms of the dinoflagellate Peridinium gatunense
Grant/Contract: The Israel Water Authority
PI: Y. Beeri-Shlevin, A. Sukenik, A. Nishri
Collaborators: University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour (UPPA), France

  • Sources of Magnesium to Lake Kinneret
Grant/Contract: Internal funding
PI: A. Nishri
Collaborators: Geological Survey

  • Examining the effects of pumping of wells west of Lake Kinneret on the Barbutim salinity
Grant/Contract: The Israel Water Authority
PI: G. Tibor, A. Nishri, I. Gev, D. Markel
Collaborators: The Israel Water Authority

  • Analysis of data regarding to the effects of the drainage of the Hula Lake on the ecology of Lake Kinneret
Grant/Contract: Internal funding
PI: A. Nishri

  • Physical data collection and development of computer data analysis routines
Grant/Contract: The Israel Water Authority
PI: A. Rimmer

  • Integrating microwave lind data for analysis of small scale precipitation variability in complex terrain: theoretical aspects and hydrological applications
Grant/Contract: German Science Foundation, DFG
PI: A. Rimmer, P. Alpert, H. Messer-Yaron
Collaborators: Tel Aviv University

  • Improving Estimation of surface fluxes in Lake Kinneret Using the Kalman Filter Algoritm
Grant/Contract: Friends of IOLR, USA, Yochay Ben Nun Fund
PI: A. Rimmer, D. Broday
Collaborators: Technion

  • Microlayer characterization in large water bodies
Grant/Contract: Energy and water commission
PI: P. Astrahan

  • Dissolved organic nitrogen in Lake Kinneret-composition, origins and influence on the phytoplankton population and water quality.
Grant/Contract: The Israel Water Authority
PI: P. Astrahan, A. Sukenik

  • Toward a universal algorithm for remote pigment estimation in inland and coastal waters
Grant/Contract: US- Israel Binational Science Foundation
PI: Y. Yacobi
Collaborators: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, City College of New York

  • Dessim: a decision support system for the management of Israels Mediterranean exclusive economic zone (EEZ)
Grant/Contract:
PI: G. Gal
Collaborators: Tel Aviv University, SAMS (UK), IRD (France)

  • Use of an ecological-economic model to improve Lake Kinneret fisheries
Grant/Contract: Ministry of Agriculture
PI: G. Gal
Collaborators: Tel Aviv University, Department of Fisheries

  • Ecological status and ecosystem services of the Lake Kinneret catchment: setting the scene for the management of a multi-stressed region
Grant/Contract: GIF-Ministry of Science
PI: G. Gal
Collaborators: University of Duisburg-Essen, Tel Aviv University

  • Integrating in-situ measurements, hydrodynamic and ecosystem modeling to assess the impacts of seawater desalination discharges on the aquatic ecosystem along the Israeli Mediterranean coastline.
Grant/Contract: Ministry of Science
PI: G. Gal, N. Kress
Collaborators: Bar-Ilan University

  • Monitoring of the zooplankton population of Lake Kinneret
Grant/Contract: Israel Water authority
PI: G. Gal

  • Monitoring of the ciliate population of Lake Kinneret
Grant/Contract: Israel Water authority
PI: G. Gal

  • Tracking iron and sulfate driven anaerobic methane oxidation in estuaries using isotopic geochemical tools
Grant/Contract: The Israel Science Foundation
PI: W. Eckert, B. Herut
Collaborators: Ben Gurion University

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