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Name: Ehud Strobach, Ph.D. (Researcher)
Units: Soil, Water and Environmental SciencesEnvironmental Physics and Irrigation
Cell: 0548199003
Email:    udist@volcani.agri.gov.il
Office location:Room 208
Address:68 HaMaccabim Road, P.O.B 15159, Rishon LeTsiyon 7528809, Israel

Researcher at the Department of Environmental Physics and Irrigation

Research Interests


Seasonal climate predictions: the ocean and land surface provide the inertia for long-term climate processes. Therefore, numerical climate prediction models require coupling the atmospheric model to an ocean and land surface models. In the case of Israel, it is still unclear how the Mediterranean Sea affects seasonal prediction skill. This is one of the topics to be investigated in my lab.


Crop modeling: seasonal climate predictions combined with crop models can provide farmers information about the optimal choice of crop for the next season, sowing time, and crop prospects. Also, it can be used to give information on the optimal space allocation for crops.


Soil-vegetation-atmosphere interactions: agriculture is directly affected by the regional climate conditions. Soil-vegetation-atmosphere interactions impact the exchange of heat, water and, as a result, the crops. in recent years, it has be realized that plant are not only affected by the atmospheric conditions, they can also impact the regional micro-climate. My research will quantify these interactions in a regional perspective relevant to Israel.


Machine learning and pattern recognition: atmospheric circulation is characterized by various patterns with characteristic synoptic scale (thousands of kilometers). Three-dimensional identification of these patterns boundaries can provide information about their interactions with the land and sea. As part of my research, we will develop various tools to identify synoptic systems and quantify their interactions with the environment. 

 

Job opportunities

I am currently in a process to establish a new agrometeorological lab. I am looking for research assistants, students (in collboration with the universities) and postdocs. In case you are interested in the topics above, contact me by email. The job require the ability and interest to program (mostly Python), work in a linux environment and use advanced general circulation models.

Additional Information and Links

For additional information about my past studies, CV and publication: Personal website

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