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Dan Asael

  • PhD
  • Post-doc
  • The European Institute for Marine Studies (IUEM)


    University Education 1999 – 2002 B.Sc. degree student at the Institute of Earth Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Subjects: Geology and Atmospheric Sciences. Degree Awarded 2002. 2003 - 2009: Ph.D. degree student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Thesis Title: Copper stable isotope fractionation in low-temperature geological systems. Supervisors: Prof. Alan Matthews and Dr. Miryam Bar-Matthews. 2010 – Present: Post-doc position at The European Institute for Marine Studies (IUEM) at Brest, France. Working on Mo isotopes as redox tracers of the paleo-oceans. Positions in Academic Institutes: 2001 - 2002 Student technician at the Geological Survey of Israel, working mainly on the dating of carbonates using 230Th-238U method under the supervision of Dr. Miryam Bar-Matthews. 2002 - 2003 Working on a computer program analyzing the results of a numerical model dealing with atmospheric waves under the supervision of Prof. N. Paldor of the Atmospheric Sciences Department, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. 2002 Student fellowship for visiting the University of Chicago. Working experience in the laboratories of Prof. R.N. Clayton and Dr. M. Humayun. 2003 – present: Teaching assistant at the Institute of Earth Sciences for the courses: • Introduction to Geology for Geography students • Introduction to Geology for Agriculture students • Geological Mapping A' for Geology students • Geological Mapping B' for Geology students • Dynamic Earth (Introduction to Geology for Geology students) • The Geology of the Negev Desert Field trip for Geology students 2005 and 2009 Award for teaching excellence

    Professional experience


    The European Institute for Marine Studies (IUEM)

    March 2010 - Present



    Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    October 2003 - December 2009(6 years)


    Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    October 1999 - July 2002(3 years)