Feb 09

Geopolitics of Water in Israel and the Middle East


Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Region
Co-Sponsors
Jewish Community Relations Council
Israel Center
Milwaukee Jewish Federation
Presentation
Geopolitics of Water in Israel and the Middle East
Prof. Noam Weisbrod
Director, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Date
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Thursday, February 09, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Location
Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park
1500 E. Park Place
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Space is limited. This event is free of charge.


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Prof. Noam Weisbrod is director of the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Concurrently, Prof. Weisbrod serves as head of BGU’s Department of Environmental Hydrology and Microbiology.

Prof. Weisbrod’s own major research direction is related to hydrological problems in aquifers and unsaturated systems. He was a member of several delegations focused on water problems in developing countries, including the Israeli delegation at the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) convention in Namibia.

Prof. Weisbrod earned his undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has been a member of the Ben-Gurion University faculty since 2002.