Prof. Amos Banin

Columbia Foundation Professor of Soil and Water Sciences, Emeritus

The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
P.O. Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
Tel: 08-9489288
Fax: 08-9475181


1961 - M. Sc. (With honors) in Soil Science from Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1965 - Ph.D. in Soil Science from Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Research Interests:

Physical-chemistry and technology of soils and clays; plant-soil relationships; the role of soils in the global planetary processes of Earth and the other planets.

Wastewater reclamation and reuse: Redox processes, effects on soil geochemistry.

Soil pollution by heavy metals; dynamics of trace-elements in soils.

Long-term soil deterioration processes, involving salinity and sodicity in arid-zones.

Surface acidity of clays and soils.

The soils of Mars.

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