Tamar Zohary

Tamar Zohary

Tel: 04 – 9008237

M.Sc. (Oceanography)1980, Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem Ph.D. (Botany) 1987, University of Natal, South Africa
Researcher at KLL-IOLR since 1989. 2021 – Awarded the Naumann-Thienemann Medal for outstanding scientific contributions to Limnology of SIL, the International Society of Limnology

Research interests:

Ecology of freshwater phytoplankton. Ecology of the littoral zone of lakes. Impacts of water level fluctuations on the functioning of stratified lakes.

Selected publications:

Zohary T, Flaim G, Sommer U. (2021). Temperature and the size of freshwater phytoplankton. Hydrobiologia (Special issue to commemorate CS Reynolds) Hydrobiologia 848:143–155. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-020-04246-6.Zohary T., Sukenik A, Berman T, Nishri A. [eds] 2014. Lake Kinneret: Ecology and Management. Springer, Heidelberg , 683 pp.

Zohary, T., Nishri, A. and Sukenik, A. (2012). Present-absent: a chronicle of the dinoflagellate Peridinium gatunense from Lake Kinneret. Hydrobiologia 698: 161-174. DOI 10.1007/s10750-012-1145-6.

Zohary, T., Ostrovsky, I. (2011). Ecological impacts of excessive water level fluctuations in stratified freshwater lake. Inland Waters 1: 47-59.

Zohary, T. (2004). Changes to the phytoplankton assemblage of Lake Kinneret after decades of a predictable, repetitive pattern. Freshwater Biology 49: 1355-1371.

Hillebrand, H., Durselen, C.D., Kirschtel, D., Pollingher, U. and Zohary, T. (1999). The calculation of biovolume of pelagic and benthic microalgae. J. Phycol. 35: 403-424.

Zohary, T. and Robarts R.D. (1998). Experimental study of microbial P-limitation in the eastern Mediterranean. Limnol. Oceanogr. 43: 387-395.

Robarts, R.D. and Zohary, T. (1987). Temperature effects on photosynthetic capacity, respiration and growth rates of bloom forming cyanobacteria. N.Z. J. Mar. Freshwat. Res. 21: 391 399

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