Gideon Tibor

Gideon Tibor
Tel: 972-4-8565245
Dept. of marine geology & geophysics
Ph.D. 1992, Tel Aviv University, Israel
At IOLR since 2000

Research interests:

Marine geophysics & Remote sensing:
Recent tectonics and sea floor morphology – Gulf of Aqaba, Israeli EEZ, Lake Kinneret –  using high resolution shallow marine geophysics and multibeam sonar. Ocean color – using remote sensing methods

Selected publications:

Tibor, G., Markel, D., Kaplan, D., Haramati, M. and Tal, D. (2012).  A rapid and cost-effective method for vegetation mapping and nutrients content evaluation along the receding Lake Kinneret shoreline using oblique airborne video integrated into GeoSkyTM system.  Isr. J. of Plant Sciences , 60:151-159

Paz, Y., Reshef, M., Ben-Avraham, Marco, S., Tibor, G. and  Z., Nadel, D. (2013).  A submerged monumental structure in the Sea of Galilee, Israel.  Int. J. of Nautical Arch., 42:189-193.

Hartman, G., Niemi, T.M., Tibor, G., Ben-Avraham, Z.,  Al-Zoubi, A., Makovsky, Y.,  Akawwi, E., Abueladas, A.R., and Al-Ruzouq, R. (2014).  Quaternary tectonic evolution of the northern Gulf of Aqaba/Elat along the Dead Sea transform. Journal of  Geophysical Research, 119:9183-9205.

Hartman, G., Ben-Avraham, Z.,  Tibor, G., Niemi, T.M., Al-Zoubi, A., Sade R., Hall J.K., Akawi, E., Abueladas, A., Al-Ruzouq, R. and Makovsky, Y. (2015).   Distinct relict fringing reefs in the northern shelf of the Gulf of Elat/Aqaba: Markers of Quaternary eustatic and climatic episodes. Sedimentology , 62:516-540.

Gadol O., Tibor G., ten Brink U., Hall J.K., Groves‐Gidney G., Bar‐Am, G., Hübscher C. and Makovsky Y., )2019(.  Semi‐automated bathymetric spectral decomposition delineates the impact of mass wasting on the morphological evolution of the continental slope, offshore Israel. Basin Research

Kanari, M., Tibor, G., Hall, J.K., Ketter, T., Lang, G. and Schattner, U., (2020). Sediment transport mechanisms revealed by quantitative analyses of seafloor morphology: New evidence from multibeam bathymetry of the Israel exclusive economic zone. Mar. and Petro;. Geol. 114: 104224.

Kanari, M., Niemi, TM., Frieslander U., Ben-Avraham, Z., Tibor, G., Goodman-Tchernov, BN., Wechsler, N., Abueladas A., Al-Zoubi, A. and Marco, S. 2020.  Seismic potential of the Dead Sea Fault in the northern Gulf of Aqaba-Elat: New evidence from liquefaction, seismic reflection and paleoseismic data. Tectonophysics, p. 228596, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2020.228596.

Abueladas, A., Niemi, T.M., Al-Zoubi, A., Tibor, G., Kanari, M., and Ben-Avraham, Z., 2021, Liquefaction Susceptibility Maps for the Aqaba-Elat Region with Projections of Future Hazards with Sea Level Rise: Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, doi:10.1144/qjegh2020-039.

Corradino, M., Pepe, F., Burrato, P., Kanari, M., Parrino, N., Bertoti, G., Bosman, A., Casalbore, D., Ferranti, L., Martorelli, E., Monaco, C., Sacchi, M. anf Tibor, G., (2021). An Integrated Multiscale Method for the Characterisation of Active Faults in Offshore Areas. The Case of Sant’Eufemia Gulf (Offshore Calabria, Italy). Frontiers in Earth Sci. pp. 18.

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