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Curriculum Vitae

Or M. Bialik

E-mail: obialik@campus.haifa.ac.il / obialik@gmail.com | ORCID ID : 0000-0003-1915-7297

Education:

2007 - 2013: M.Sc. & Ph.D. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel (Combined program).
Dissertation title: Depositional geometry and cyclicity in ancient evaporitic basins, the Late
Triassic case study and application to other evaporite successions. Supervisors: Prof.
Chaim Benjamini, Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Ben-Gurion
University of the Negev & Dr. Dorit Korngreen, Geological Survey of Israel.

2004 - 2007: B.Sc. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Geology and Environmental Sciences.

Academic training:

2014 - Present: Postdoctoral Research Associate. University of Haifa, Dr. Moses Strauss Department of
Marine Geosciences. Mentors: Dr. Nicolas Waldmann, Dr. Yizhaq Makovsky & Prof. Zvi
Ben-Avraham. Main projects: International Ocean discovery Project expedition 359 –
reconstruction of the depositional of the Maldives archipelago and its relation to the
Miocene global oceanic reorganization. MioEast – German-Israeli Foundation for
Scientific Research and Development (GIF) project to understand the timing and effect of
the disconnection of the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean. MgSCALE – Joint Israel
Science Foundation-China National Science Foundation research project to evaluate
paleoceanographic Mg isotopic signals at both basin and global scales.

2013 - 2014: Postdoctoral Research Associate. Princeton University, Department of Geosciences. Mentor:
Prof. John Higgins. Main project: Spatial and temporal δ26Mg patterns in dolomites,
observational and experimental studies, and developing applications of Mg isotopes for
diagenetic evolution of carbonates.

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2012 - 2013: Postdoctoral fellow. Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Environmental Sciences
and Energy Research. Mentor: Dr. Itay Halevy. Main project: Characterization of
limestone-dolostone transitions using mineralogy, trace metals and stable isotopes.
[Transitional post-doc awaiting approval of PhD thesis]

2009 - 2012: Graduate student internship. Geological Survey of Israel, Jerusalem.

Teaching and instruction:

Graduate level classes


2016 - Present - University of Haifa - The Mediterranean: Past, Present and Future
International summer school course for Chinese students
(Course administrator (joint) and course lecturer)
2011 - 2012 - Ben-Gurion University - Stratigraphic Micropaleontology (Teaching assistant)
Undergraduate level classes
2015 - Ben-Gurion University - Stratigraphy (Field instructor)
2007 to 2012 - Ben-Gurion University - Introduction to Sedimentology (lead TA, carbonate sed.)
2007 to 2012 - Ben-Gurion University - Stratigraphy (lead TA)
2011 to 2012 - Ben-Gurion University - Introduction to paleontology (lead TA)
2009 to 2010 - Ben-Gurion University - Paleoecology (lead TA)
2007 to 2011 - Ben-Gurion University - Fire, Ice and Rain of Iron: Changes in Earth History
(lead TA)
Other
2015 - University of Haifa - Eocene mass transport sequences. Field trip (co-organizer)

Students (M.Sc.):

2015 to 2018 – Mor Arnon (University of Haifa, Dr. Moses Strauss Department of Marine Geosciences).
Thesis title: Geomorphology of the Late Pleistocene sequence of the Israeli shelf. Supporting
research consulting, principle supervisors Dr. Nicolas Waldmann and Dr. Yizhaq Makovsky.

2014 to 2017 - Emily Finkelman (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Geological & Environmental
Sciences) – organic rich deposits of the lower Cretaceous in northern Israel. Research advised with
Prof. Harold Vinegar and Prof. Chaim Benjamini (Ben-Gurion University).

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Grants:

2018 – 2020 - Ministry of Energy (Israel) - Strategic mapping of seafloor methane seepage edifice across
the EEZ of Israel. Co-PI with Yizhaq Makovsky (University of Haifa – PI) – 370,000 NIS.

2017 - COST-ACTION short term scientific mission – Facies and geochemical change in the lead up to the
Messinian Salinity Crisis of the Maltese carbonate platform - 2500 €.

2015 – 2018 - Ministry of Energy (Israel) - Colonization and diagenesis of Anthozoa and Porifera of the
pelagic Levant ramp in the Late Maastrichtian and Early Danian. Co-PI with Sarit Ashckenazi-
Polivoda (Arava Science center - PI) and Aaron Meilijson (University of Colorado, Boulder - CPI).
194,120 NIS.

Offshore Expeditions:

February 2018 – February 2019 - University of Haifa / Texas A&M university THAMO monthly cruises –
dissolved gasses geochemistry.

June 2017 – University of Haifa, Charney School of Marine Sciences scientific cruise – Deep water leg.
sedimentologist.

September 2016 – Eurofleet project: SEMSEEPS – deep sea cold seeps and associated communities.
Sedimentologist.

September to November 2015 – International Ocean Discovery Program expedition 359 - Sea Level,
Currents, and Monsoon Evolution in the Indian Ocean. Sedimentologist.

June 2015 – University of Haifa, Dr. Moses Strauss Department of Marine Geosciences scientific cruise –
Shelf to slope processes in southern Israel. Petrophysicist and sedimentologist.

Other Activities:

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Journal review for Geology, Carbonates and Evaporites, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta as well as
master thesis review for Ben-Gurion University (Israel) and Queensland University of Technology
(Australia).

Member of the organization stuff of the 11th International Field Workshop Pan-European Correlation of
the Triassic and the 14th Gas in Marine Sediments meeting.

Membership in professional organization: International association of sedimentologists (IAS), American


Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), Israeli Geological Society (IGS).

List of publications

Peer Reviewed Papers (in chronological order, * indicates corresponding author when not the first author)

Li, W., Bialik, O.M.*, Wang, X., Yang, T., ,Zhao, S. & Waldmann, N.D. (2019) Effects of early diagenesis on
Mg isotopes in dolomite: the roles of Mn(IV)-reduction and recrystallization. Geochimica et
Cosmochimica Acta, accepted
Kunkelova, T., Jung, J.S.A., de Leau, E.S., Odling., N., Thomas, A.L., Betzler, C., Eberli, G.P., Alvarez-Zarikian,
C.A., Alonso-García, M., Bialik, O.M., Blättler, C., Guo, J.A., Haffen, S., Horozal, S., Hui Mee, A.L.,
Inoue, M., Jovane, L., Lanci, L., Laya, J.C., Lüdmann, T., Bejugam, N.N., Nakakuni, M., Niino, K.,
Petruny, L.M., Pratiwi, S.D., Reijmer, J.J.G., Reolid., J., Slagle, A.L., Sloss, C.R., Su, X., Swart, P.K.,
Wright, J.D., Yao, Z., Young, J., Lindhorst. S., Stainbank., S., Rueggeberg, A., Spezzaferri, S.,
Carrasqueira, I., Hu, S. & Kroon, D. (2018) A two million year record of low-latitude aridity linked
to continental weathering from the Maldives. Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 5, 86,
10.1186/s40645-018-0238-x
Bialik, O.M., Wang, X., Waldmann, N.D., Frank, R. & Li, W. (2018) Mg isotope response to dolomitization
in hinterland attached carbonate platforms: Outlook of δ26Mg as a tracer of basin restriction and
seawater Mg/Ca ratio. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 10.1016/j.gca.2018.05.024
Lüdmann, T., Betzler, C., Eberli, G.P., Reolid, J., Reijmer, J.J.G., Sloss, C.R., Bialik, O.M., Alvarez Zarikian,
C.A., Alonso-García, M., Blättler, C.L., Guo, J. A., Haffen, S., Horozal, S., Inoue, M., Jovane, L., Kroon,
D., Lanci, L. Laya, J.C., Mee, A.L.H., Nakakuni, M., Nath, B.N., Niino, K., Petruny, L.M., Pratiwi, S.D.,
Slagle, A.L., Swart, P.K., Wright, J.D., Su, X.,Yao, Z. & Young, J.R. (2018) Calcareous drift fan: a new
drift type in a carbonate setting. Marine Geology, 10.1016/j.margeo.2018.04.011

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Betzler, C., Eberli, G.P., Lüdmann, T., Reolid, J., Kroon, D., Reijmer, J.J.G., Swart, P.K., Wright, J.D., Young,
J.R. Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Alonso-García, M., Bialik, O.M., Blättler, C.L., Guo, J. A., Haffen, S.,
Horozal, S., Inoue, M., Jovane, L., Lanci, L. Laya, J.C., Mee, A.L.H., Nakakuni, M., Nath, B.N., Niino,
K., Petruny, L.M., Pratiwi, S.D., Slagle, A.L., Sloss, C.R., Su, X & Yao, Z. (2018). Refinement of
Miocene sea level and monsoon events from the sedimentary archive of the Maldives (Indian
Ocean). Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, 10.1186/s40645-018-0165-x
Meilijson A., Steinberg J., Hilgen F.J., Bialik O.M., Waldmann, N.D. & Makovsky Y. (2018). Deep-basin
evidence resolves a 50-year-old debate and demonstrates synchronous onset of Messinian
evaporite deposition in a non-desiccated Mediterranean. Geology, 10.1130/G39868.1
Higgins, J.A., Blättler, C.L., Lundstrom, E.A., Santiago-Ramos, D., Akhtar, A., Curger-Ahm, A.S., Bialik, O.,
Holmden, C., Bradburyd, H., Murray, S.T. & Swart, P., (2018). Mineralogy, early marine diagenesis,
and the chemistry of shallow water carbonate sediments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 220,
512-534.
Petrash, D.A., Bialik, O.M., Roberts, J.A., Vasconcelos, C., & Konhauser, K.O., (2017). Microbially catalyzed
dolomite formation. From near-surface to burial. Earth Science Review, 171, 558-582.
10.1016/j.earscirev.2017.06.015.
Sisma-Ventura, G., Bialik O.M., Yam R., Herut, B., Silverman, J., (2017) pCO2 variability in the surface
waters of the ultra-oligotrophic Levantine Sea: Exploring the air–sea CO2 fluxes in a fast warming
region. Marine Chemistry. 10.1016/j.marchem.2017.06.006
Bialik, O.M. & Waldmann, N.D. (2017). Implication of mass transport deposits to the Lower Cretaceous
paleoceanography of the northern Levant margin. Basin Research. 10.1111/bre.12234
Sisma-Ventura, G., Sivan, D., Shtienberg, G., Bialik, O.M., Filin, S. & Greenbaum, N. (2017). Last
interglacial sea level highstand deduced from well-preserved abrasive notches exposed on the
Galilee coast of northern Israel. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 470, p. 1–
10.
Shtienberg, G., Dix, J.K., Roskin, J., Waldmann, N., Bookman, R., Bialik, O.M., Porat, N., Taha, N. & Sivan,
D. (2017). New perspectives on coastal landscape reconstruction during the Late Quaternary: a
test case from central Israel. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 468, p. 503–
519.
Bialik, O.M. & Sisma-Ventura G. (2016). Proxy-based reconstruction of surface water acidification and
carbonate saturation of the Levant Sea during the Anthropocene. Anthropocene, 16, 42-53.
Betzler, C., Eberli, G.P., Kroon, D., Wright, J.D., Swart, P.K., Nath, B.N., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Alonso-García,
M., Bialik, O.M., Blättler, C.L., Guo, J. A., Haffen, S., Horozal, S., Inoue, M., Jovane, L., Lanci, L.
Laya, J.C., Mee, A.L.H., Lüdmann, T., Nakakuni, M., Niino, K., Petruny, L.M., Pratiwi, S.D., Reijmer,
J.J.G., Reolid, J., Slagle, A.L., Sloss, C.R., Su, X.,Yao, Z. & Young, J.R. (2016). The abrupt onset of the
modern South Asian Monsoon winds. Scientific Reports, 6, 29838. 10.1038/srep29838

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Sivan, D., Sisma-Ventura, G., Greenbaum, N., Bialik, O.M., Williams, F.H., Tamisiea, M.E., Rohling, E.J.,
Frumkin, A., Avnaim-Katav, S., Shtienberg, G. & Stein, M. (2016). Eastern Mediterranean sea levels
through the last interglacial from a coastal-marine sequence in northern Israel. Quaternary
Science Reviews, 145, p. 204-225.
Meilijson, A., Bialik, O.M., & Benjamini, C. (2015). Stromatolitic biotic systems in the mid-Triassic of
Israel—A product of stress on an epicontinental margin. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology,
Palaeoecology, 440, p. 696–711.
Kongreen, D. & Bialik, O.M., (2015). The characteristics of carbonate recovery during relatively dry event
in mixed carbonate/siliciclastic environment, in the Pelsonian proximal marginal marine basins: a
case study from the tropical Tethyan northwest Gondwanan margins. Palaeogeography,
Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 440, p. 793–812.
Anenburg, M., Bialik, O., Vapnik, Y., Chapman, H.J., Antler, G., Katzir, Y., Bickle, M.J. & Turchyn, A.V.
(2014). The origin of celestine–quartz–calcite geodes associated with a basaltic dyke, Makhtesh
Ramon, Israel. Geological Magazine, 151(5), p. 798-815.
Bialik, O.M., Korngreen, D, & Benjamini, B. (2013). Carnian (Triassic) aridization on the Levant margin:
Evidence from the Dolomite Member, Mohilla Formation, Makhtesh Ramon, south Israel. Facies,
59, p. 559–581
Korngreen, D., Orlov-Labkovsky, O., Bialik, O. & Benjamini, C., (2013). The Permo – Triassic transition in
the central Coastal Plain of Israel (north Arabian Plate margin) - David 1 borehole. PALAIOS, 28(8),
p. 491-508.
Bialik, O.M., Korngreen, D, & Benjamini, B. (2012). Lithofacies and cyclicity of Mohilla evaporite basins
on the rifted margin of the Levant in the Late Triassic, Makhtesh Ramon, southern Israel.
Sedimentology, 59(7), p. 2097-2124.
Bahat, D., Bankwitz, P., Bankwitz, E., Bialik, O. & Weinberger, R. (2012). Joint formation, field and
experimental results, fracture mechanics considerations and province classification. Zeitschrift
der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften, 164(4), p. 345–359.

Submitted Manuscripts

Bialik, O.M., Frank, M., Zammit, R., Betzler, C. & Waldmann, N.D. (Submitted to Scientific reports) Two-
step closure of the Miocene Indian Ocean Gateway to the Mediterranean.
Coianiz, L., Bialik, O.M., Ben-Avraham, Z. & Lazar, M. (Submitted to Quaternary Science Reviews) Late
Quaternary lacustrine deposits of the Dead Sea basin: high resolution sequence stratigraphy from
downhole logging data.

Manuscripts in Preparation

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Bialik, O.M., Swart, P.K., Reolid, J., Waldmann, N.D., Betzler, C. & Eberli, G.P. (In preparation for
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology). Balance of neritic and pelagic contribution
to peri-platformic deposits and response to multiple orders of climateic oscillations, Early to
Middle Miocene, Maldives, western Indian Ocean.
Bialik, O.M., Auer, G., Niyazi, N., Ogawa, N.O., Ohkouchi, N., & Waldmann, N.D., (In preparation for Earth
and Planetary Science Letters) Middle Miocene circulation reorganization and the initiation of the
western Indian Ocean oxygen minimum zone (OMZ)
Bialik, O.M., Makovsky, Y., Arnon, M., Taha, N. & Waldmann, N.D. (In preparation for Marine Geology).
Shallow buried reef belt of the edge and of the Israeli continental shelf, paleo-oceanographic
implications for the East Mediterranean.

Scientific Reports

Betzler, C., Eberli, G.P., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Alonso-García, M., Bialik, O.M., Blättler, C.L., Guo, J.A.,
Haffen, S., Horozal, S., Inoue, M., Jovane, L., Kroon, D., Lanci, L., Laya, J.C., Ling Hui Mee, A.,
Lüdmann, T., Nakakuni, M., Nath, B.N., Niino, K., Petruny, L.M., Pratiwi, S.D., Reijmer, J.J.G., Reolid,
J., Slagle, A.L., Sloss, C.R., Su, X., Swart, P.K., Wright, J.D., Yao, Z. and Young, J.R. (2017) Proceedings
of the International Ocean Discovery Program, Volume 359, doi: 10.14379/iodp.proc.359.2017
Makovsky, Y., Rüggeberg, A., Bialik, O., Foubert, A., Almogi-Labin, A., Alter, Y., Bampas, V., Basso, D.,
Feenstra, E., Fentimen, R., Friedheim, O., Hall, E., Hazan, O., Herut, B., Kallergis, E., Karageorgis,
A., Kolountzakis, A., Manousakis, L., Nikolaidis, M., Pantazoglou, F., Rahav, E., Renieris, P.,
Schleinkofer, N., Sisma-Ventura, G., Stasnios, V., Weissman, A. and the EUROFLEETS2 SEMSEEP
Participants (2017). R/V AEGAEO Cruise EUROFLEETS2 SEMSEEP, Cruise Summary Report.
Betzler, C.G., Eberli, G.P., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., and the Expedition 359 Scientists (including Bialik, O.M.)
(2016). Expedition 359 Preliminary Report: Maldives Monsoon and Sea Level. International Ocean
Discovery Program. http://dx.doi.org/10.14379/iodp.pr.359.2016.
Bialik, O.M., (2011). Depositional environments, diagenesis, and development of the subsurface Kurnub
Basin, Mohilla Formation (Late Triassic) – comparative insights from the Ramon Basin, GSI report
GSI/01/2011, 79 p. (In Hebrew).

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Field Guidebooks

Bialik, O.M., Meilijson, A., Steinberg, J., Karcz, K., Waldmann, N.D., & Makovsky, Y. (2019) Albian to
Turonian Carbonate facies of Mt. Carmel. AAPG Geosciences Technology Workshops, Tel Aviv
Bear, G., Weinberger, R., Anenburg, M., Bialik, O. and Teutsch, N. (2017). Dykes, their surroundings and
volcanic collapse structures in east Makhtesh Ramon, summarizing 30 years of research. Israel
Geological Society Annual Meeting, Mitzpe Ramon (In Hebrew).
Bialik, O.M., Korngreen, D. & Benjamini, C. (2014). The Ladinian-Carnian succession at Makhtesh Ramon.
In: Korngreen, D. and Benjamini, C. (Eds). Triassic outcrops in the Negev – NW Gondwana margin
of the Neo-Tethys. pp. 49-65.
Benjamini, C., Meilijson, A., Bialik O.M. & Korngreen, D. (2014). Makhtesh Ramon, Gevanim Valley; from
the Anisian to the Ladinian. In: Korngreen, D. and Benjamini, C. (Eds). Triassic outcrops in the
Negev – NW Gondwana margin of the Neo-Tethys. pp. 27-48.
Korngreen, D., Weinbaum-Hefetz, M., Bialik¸O.M., Benjamini, C. & Avny, Y. (2014). Western ‘Arief
Makhatesh excursion. In: Korngreen, D. and Benjamini, C. (Eds). Triassic outcrops in the Negev –
NW Gondwana margin of the Neo-Tethys. pp. 66-86.
Bialik, O.M., Kantorovitch A., Meilijson A., Korngreen D. & Benjamini C. (2011). New investigations of the
Triassic carbonate-evporite system of Maktesh Ramon: Subsidence, suppressed sedimentation
and synsedimentary tectonics in a stressed ecological environment. Israel Geological Society
Annual Meeting, Mitzpe Ramon, 2011, p. 29-52. (In Hebrew).

Invited Talks and Seminars

Bialik, O.M. (2018). Closure of the Tethyan seaway - Timing and effect on Mediterranean and Indian Ocean
oceanography. Inter-University Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat, November 1st 2018. Tel Aviv University,
November 5th 2018. Ben-Gurioun University, November 27th 2018.

Bialik, O.M. (2017). Early Cretaceous record of sea level rise, anoxia and marine restriction of the Levant shelf.
University of Haifa, May 15th 2017.

Bialik, O.M. (2016). Carbonate depositional paradigms, monsoons and the dawn of the modern oceans -
New insights from the Maldives (IODP Exp. 359). University of Haifa, January 18 th 2016. IOLR, November
17th 2016.

Bialik, O.M. (2014). A multi proxy approach to the study of dolomitization and the variability of magnesium isotopes
in dolomites. Geological survey of Israel, October 25 th 2014.

Bialik, O.M. (2014). Mesozoic oscillations of major ions in seawater. West Virginia University, March 25 th 2014.

Bialik, O.M. (2014). The fill and cap of the Mohilla evaporite basins: Tectonic and sea level control accumulation
patterns. 11th international field workshop – Pan-European correlation on the Triassic, February 13th 2014.

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Benjamini C. & Bialik O.M. (2011). Triassic small evaporite basins on the Levant margin: sedimentological and
structural perspectives, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, March
31st 2011.

Abstracts, Presentations and Proceedings (Last 5 years)

Bialik, O.M., Meilijson, A., Steinberg, J., Karcz, K., Waldmann N., Li, W., Makovsky, Y. (2019) Evolution of the Albian-Turonian
Levant carbonate platform in respond to the long term transgressive forcing. EGU 2019, Vienna, Austria.

Sisma-Ventura, G., Bialik, O.M., Yam, R., Herut, B., Silverman, J. (2019) The Southeastern Mediterranean Sea shifts from
atmospheric CO2 sink to source in response to the damming of the Nile and warming. EGU 2019, Vienna, Austria.

Bialik, O.M., Benjamini, C., Finkelman, E., Hadar, D., Meilijson, A., Steinberg, J., Karcz, K., Makovsky, Y., Waldmann, N.D. (2019)
The Barremian-Albian sequence in Northern Israel: a potential onshore analog to source-rock systems in the Levant
Basin. AAPG-Geoscience Technology Workshop, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Meilijson, A., Bialik, O.M., Coletti, G., Waldmann, N., Benjamini, C., Sepúlveda, J., Makovsky, Y. (2019) A regional investigation
of an under-considered source rock in the Eastern Mediterranean: organic rich carbonates from the Eocene of the
Levant margins. AAPG-Geoscience Technology Workshop, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Bialik, O.M., Meilijson, A., Steinberg, J., Karcz, K., Li, W., Waldmann N., Makovsky, Y. (2019) Depositional and diagenetic
evolution of the Albian-Turonian Levant carbonate platform: insights from onshore outcrops. AAPG-Geoscience
Technology Workshop, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Bialik, O.M., Auer, G., Niyazi, N., Ogawa, N.O., Ohkouchi, N., & Waldmann, N.D. (2018) The initiation and establishment of the
Western Indian Ocean Oxygen Minimum Zone during the Early to Middle Miocene. Ocean Deoxygenation Conference.
Keil, Germany.

Bialik, O.M., Makovsky, Y., Arnon, M., Taha, N. & Waldmann, N.D. (2017). Discovery of a buried reef belt at the edge of the Israeli
continental shelf: oceanographic implications for the Holocene East Mediterranean. EGU 2017, Vienna, Austria.

Shtienberg, G., Dix, J., Roskin, J., Waldmann, N., Bookman, R., Bialik, O., Porat, N., Taha, N. and Sivan, D. (2017). New
perspectives on coastal landscape reconstruction during the Late Quaternary: a test case from central Israel. EGU
2017, Vienna, Austria.

Bialik, O.M., Makovsky, Y., Arnon, M., Taha, N. and Waldmann, N.D. (2017). Formation and demise of a reef belt at the edge and
of the Israeli continental shelf, effects of sea level and sediment supply since the last glacial maxima. Israel Geological
Society Annual Meeting, Mitzpe Ramon.

Hadar, D., Bialik, O.M., Simmons, M., Finkelman, E. and Benjamini, C. (2017). Open ocean early Cretaceous succession with black
shales, based on facies associations and δ13Ccarb curve from the Manara Core, northern Galilee. Israel Geological Society
Annual Meeting, Mitzpe Ramon.

Bialik, O.M., Waldmann, N.D., Hyams-Kaphzan, O, Taha, N. & Benjamini, C. (2016). Late Paleocene changes in nutrient patterns
prior to the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, Dolomieu Conference on Carbonate Platforms and Dolomite. Selva
Di Val Gardena, Italy.

Waldmann, N.D., Schalev, D., Eruteya, O.E. & Bialik, O.M. (2016). Origin of mound-like structures on the outer continental shelf
off-central Israel, Dolomieu Conference on Carbonate Platforms and Dolomite. Selva Di Val Gardena, Italy.

Meilijson A., Steinberg J., Bialik O.M., Illner P., Hilgen F.J. & Makovsky Y. (2016). Timing, stratigraphy and composition of
Messinian evaporites in the deep Eastern Mediterranean: Controversy resolved? Israel Geological Society, Annual
Meeting, Eilat.

Meilijson A., Bialik O. M. & Ashckenazi-Polivoda, S. (2016). Possible connection between methane cold seeps and colonization of
Anthozoa, Porifera and Echinodermata of the pelagic Levant ramp in the Late Maastrichtian and Early Danian, Israel
Geological Society, Annual Meeting, Eilat.

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Meilijson A., Bialik O.M., Waldmann N. & Makovsky Y. (2016). Geomorphological insights into the evolution of the Israeli
continental shelf since the Pleistocene, Israel Geological Society, Annual Meeting, Eilat.

Bialik, O.M. & Waldmann N.D. (2016), Mass transport and organic matter distribution in paleoceanographic reconstruction of
the northern Arabian Platform during the Early Cretaceous. EGU 2016, Vienna, Austria.

Shtienberg, G., Dix, J., Nicolas Waldmann, N.D., Makovsky, Y., Bookman, R., Roskin, J., Bialik, O.M., Golan, A. & Sivan, D., (2016).
Late-Pleistocene evolution of the East Mediterranean shallow continental shelf of north-central Israel. EGU 2016,
Vienna, Austria.

Sisma-Ventura, G., Shtienberg, G., Bialik, M.O., Greenbaum, N., Stein, M. & Sivan, D. (2015). Ancient tidal notches along the
Galilee coast: evidences for past sea levels, IGRG conference, Tel Aviv.

Bialik, O.M., Benjamini C. & Waldmann N.D. (2015). Aptian mass transport deposits in northern Israel and the paleo-configuration
of the northern Arabian margin. Israel Geological Society Annual Meeting, Kinar.

Schalev D., Eruteya O.E., Bialik O., Makovsky Y. & Waldmann N. (2015). Conspicuous cone-shaped mound buildups and the linkage
to a fluid flow system: Investigation from the outer continental shelf off-central Israel. Israel Geological Society Annual
Meeting, Kinar.

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