Shikma Zaarur

Shikma Zaarur
Postdoctoral researcher

Research interests: paleoclimate, geology, environment and current events, environmental history and geo-archeology, climate change and environmental geochemistry.

Select publications:

(2017) Zaarur, S., Wang, D., Ono, S. and Bosak T. Influence of phosphorus and cell geometry on the fractionation of sulfur isotopes by several species of Desulfovibrio during microbial sulfate reduction. Frontiers in Microbiology.

(2016) Zaarur, S., Affek, H.P., Stein, M., (2016) Last glacial-Holocene temperatures and hydrology of the Sea of Galilee and Hula Valley from clumped isotopes in Melanopsis shells. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 179, (142-155) 

(2014) Affek, H.P., Zaarur, S. Kinetic isotope effect in CO2 degassing: insight from clumped and oxygen isotopes in laboratory precipitation experiments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 143 (319-330) 

(2013) Zaarur, S., Affek, H P., Brandon, M T., A revised calibration of the clumped isotopes thermometer. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 382 (47-57)

(2011) Zaarur, S., Olack, J., Affek, H.P. Paleo-environmental implication of clumped isotopes in land snail shells. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75:22 (6859-6869)


Videos: PICO presentation (EGU, 2017)


Articles in the media

Slowly cooking on the back burner (Jerusalem Post)

The nature experience fairytale (Jerusalem Post)

Should we make the desert bloom? (Jerusalem Post)

The Dead Sea: a different kind of heritage (Jerusalem Post)

על בית מקנאביס כבר שמעתם ? (NRG)

בולענים, מה הבעיה ? (Mako)