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שלח באימייל הדפס
 
Name: Gregory Communar, Ph.D. (Retiree)
Units: Soil, Water and Environmental SciencesEnvironmental Physics and Irrigation
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  03-9683425
Cell: 054-4444469
Fax:03-9604017
Email:    communar@volcani.agri.gov.il
Office location:room number 304
Address:Institute of Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences (ARO)
The Volcani Center
P.O.Box 6
Bet Dagan 50250
Israel

Researcher

Research Interests / Job description
Trickle Irrigation, Irrigation with saline and recycled water
Methods of soil oxygenation
Flow and transport processes of water, solutes, gas molecules and colloidal particles in soils

Publications

Journal Articles

1.   Communar, G., and Alexeev, V., 1973. Restoration of the wells productivity. Determination of reagent quantity. WIST 9:15-21(Russian)

2.  Communar, G., and Alexeev, V., 1973. Transport suspension in porous media. WIST 11:18-21(Russian)

3.  Alexeev, V., and G, Communar. 1973. Kinetic aspects of porous media clogging. WIST 11:18-21(Russian)

4.  Communar, G. 1974. Clogging of porous media and aquifers. Water resources. AN USSR, 11:33-46 (Russian)

5.  Virigin, V., G. Communar., and S.,Vasilev.  1976a. Steady flow of water to wells partially penetrating in homogeneous aquifers. Theoretical model and analytical solution. Water resources. AN USSR, 2:12-19 (Russian)

6.  Virigin, V., G. Communar., and S.,Vasilev.  1976b. Steady flow of water to wells partially penetrating in homogeneous aquifers. Numerical approach. Water resources. AN USSR, 2:20-29 (Russian)

7.  Communar, G., and S.,Vasilev.  1977. Steady flow of water to wells partially penetrating in layered aquifers. Water resources. AN USSR, 4:25-32 (Russian)

8. Communar, G. 1981. Unsteady flow of water to wells partially penetrating in aquifers. Water resources. AN USSR, 4:25-32 (Russian)

 

9. Communar, G. 1978. Sorption organic substances from solutions on micro-porous adsorbents. The case of linear kinetics. J. Physic. Chem. 3: 12-15. (Russian)

 

10.   Communar, G. 1982. Removing iron from the groundwater in an aquifer. Review article. Minwodxoz USSR., 6: 49-53 (German)

 

11.  Altekov, S., Communar, G. and A. Statnik. 1979. Adsorption on micro-porous adsorbents. Mathematical model. J. Physic. Chem. 5: 22-28. (Russian)

 

12.  Communar, G. and A. Statnik. 1979. Adsorption dynamic in micro-porous adsorbents. J. Physic. Chem. 5: 22-28. (Russian)

13.   Communar, G. and A. Statnik. 1980. Dynamic of organic matter adsorption on micro-porous adsorbents. J. Physic. Chem. 2: 12-17. (Russian)

 

14.  Communar, G. 1980. Transport of reactive contaminants in heterogeneous porous media. J. Physic. Chem. 4: 27-31. (Russian)

 

15.  Communar, G. 1981. Sorption nonideality during contaminant transport in heterogeneous porous media. J. Physic. Chem. 5: 41-47. (Russian)

 

16.  Communar, G. 1981. Sorption phenomena in subsurface systems. Water resources. AN USSR, 11:15-21 (Russian)

 

17.  Communar, G. 1983. Kinetic aspect of iron oxidation at groundwater movement. Wassergas Wassertechnik, 9: 33-48. (German)

 

18.  Virigin. V., B. Sherjucov, and Communar, G. 1984. Mass-transfer in stratified porous media. Water resources. AN USSR, 4:18-27 (Russian)

 

19.  Sherjucov, B, and Communar, G. 1984. Convection-diffusion of reactive solution in stratified porous media. Water resources. AN USSR, 7:35-44 (Russian)

 

20.  Communar, G. 1986. Convection diffusion with a linear reaction in a radial flow. Water resources. AN USSR, 2:12-21 (Russian)

21. Communar, G. 1984. Hydro-geological problems of regulation of groundwater quality. J. Hydrogeology and Engineering geology, Moscow, vol. 9, 88-92. (Russian)

 

22. Communar, G., and Alexeev. V. 1996. Application of artificial geochemical barriers for ground water monitoring. 225-231. In: Advances in groundwater pollution control and remediation. NATO ASI Series. 2. Environment-vol.9., Kluwer Academic Publishers.

23. Communar, G. 1996. Mathematical models of contaminant transport in stratified media. 233-247. In: Advances in groundwater pollution control and remediation. NATO ASI Series. 2. Environment-vol.9., Kluwer Academic Publishers.

24.  Communar, G. 1998. A solute transport in stratified media. Transport in Porous Media., 31:133-143.

25. Communar, G., 2000. Unsteady flow to wells partially penetrating in two- layered aquifers. Transport in Porous Media. 39: 367 - 383.  

26. Communar, G., R. Keren and FaHu Li. 2004. Deriving boron adsorption isotherms from soil column displacement experiments. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 68:481-488.

 

27. Communar, G., and R. Keren. 2005. Equilibrium and nonequilibrium transport of boron in soil.  Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 69: 311-317.   

28.  Communar, G., and R. Keren. 2006. Rate-limited boron transport in soils: The effect of soil texture and solution pH.  Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 70:882-892.

29. Communar, G., and R. Keren. 2007. Effect of transient irrigation on boron transport in soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 71:306-313.

 

30.  Communar, G., and R. Keren. 2008. Boron adsorption by soils as affected by dissolved organic matter from treated sewage effluent. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J: 72:492-499

 

31. Keren. R., and G. Communar. 2009. Boron transport in soils as affected by dissolved organic matter in treated sewage effluent. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J: 73: 1988-1994

32. Keren. R., and G. Communar. 2009. Boron sorption on wastewater dissolved organic matter: pH effect. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J: 73: 2021-2025

33.  Communar G., and  Shmulik P. Friedman. 2010. Relative water uptake Rate as a criterion for trickle irrigation system design: I. Coupled source-sink steady water flow model. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J: 74: 1493-1508

34. Communar G., and  Shmulik P. Friedman. 2010. Relative water uptake Rate as a criterion for trickle irrigation system design: II. Surface Trickle Irrigation. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J: 74: 1509-1517

35. Communar G., and  Shmulik P. Friedman. 2010. Relative water uptake Rate as a criterion for trickle irrigation system design: III. Subsurface Trickle Irrigation. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J: 74: 1518-1525

36a. Meiria.A., B. Naftaliev, D. Shmuel, H. Yechezkel, G. Communar, Shmulik P. Friedman. 2011. Short-term watering-distance and symmetry effects on root and shoot growth of bell pepper plantlets. Agricultural Water Management. 98. 10: 1557-1568.

37. Communar G., and  Shmulik P. Friedman. 2011. General Solution for Steady Infiltration and Water Uptake in Strip-Shaped Rectangular, and Cylindrical Domains. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J: 75:2085-2094

 

Book chapters and invited reviews

1. Communar, G., and Alexeev, V. (1984): Hydro-geological problems of groundwater quality regulation. Academic Press, Moscow. pp. 91. (Russian)

2. Communar, G., and Sherjucov, B. (1989): Mass-transfer in saturated homogeneous and heterogeneous porous media. Academic Press, Moscow. pp. 143. (Russian)

 

3. Communar, G. (1989): Artifical replenishment of groundwater. In: Groundwater dynamics (F., Bochever ed.) Moscow. Nedra. pp.78-120. (Russian)

4. Communar, G., and Alexeev, V. (1996): Application of artificial geochemical barriers for ground water monitoring. In: Advances in groundwater pollution control and remediation. NATO ASI Series. 2. Environment-vol.9., Kluwer Academic Publishers(Mustafa M.Aral ed.) pp. 225-231.

5. Communar, G. (1996): Mathematical models of contaminant transport in stratified media. In: Advances in groundwater pollution control and remediation. NATO ASI Series. 2. Environment-vol.9., Kluwer Academic Publishers(Mustafa M.Aral ed.) pp. 233-247.

 

Current Projects

Adjusting the design and management of trickle irrigation with marginal water to minimize damages to annual crops, soil and ground water

Studying long term effects of wetted area and leaching management on trees and soil salinity response for optimizing drip irrigation in orchards with recycled effluent water

Increasing orchard yields in heavy-textured soils using a new sub-surface air-injection method

Development of a new method for characterizing the interactions between charged soil particles and counter and co-ions via Wien effect measurements in dilute suspensions (not funded)

 

Development of a new modelling approach and software for the design of trickle irrigation (not funded)

 

 

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