Prof. Lev V. Eppelbaum

Dept. of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences

Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Associate Professor



1993 Post Doc., Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, Dept. of Geophysics and Planetary Sciences, Geophysics

1989 Ph.D., Inst. of Geophysics, Tbilisi, Georgia, Moscow Mining Academy, Russia, Geophysics

1982 M.Sc., Oil&Gas University, Baku Azerbaijan, Geophysics

1980 B.Sc., Oil&Gas University, Baku Azerbaijan, Geophysics and Geology

Research Fields

Archaeological, Environmental and Applied Geophysics, Integrated Geophysical Data Analysis, Gravity, Magnetic, Temperature, Self-Potential, Resisitivity and VLF data processing and interpretation

Publications (Selected)

  1. Eppelbaum, L.V., 2015. Quantitative interpretation of magnetic  anomalies from thick bed, horizontal plate and intermediate models  under complex physical-geological environments in archaeological  prospection. Archaeological Prospection, 23, No. 2, 1-16.
  2. Eppelbaum, L.V. and Katz, Yu.I., 2015. Paleomagnetic Mapping in  Various Areas of the Easternmost Mediterranean Based on an Integrated  Geological-geophysical Analysis. In: (Eppelbaum L., Ed.), New
  3. Developments in Paleomagnetism Research, Nova Publisher, NY, 14-56.Eppelbaum, L.V., 2014. Geophysical observations at archaeological  sites: Estimating informational content. Archaeological Prospection,  21, No. 2, 25-38.
  4. Eppelbaum, L.V., 2014. Four Color Theorem and Applied Geophysics.  Applied Mathematics, 5, 358-366.
  5. Eppelbaum, L.V., Zheludev, V. and Averbuch, A., 2014. Diffusion maps  as a powerful tool for integrated geophysical field analysis to  detecting hidden karst terranes. Izv. Acad. Sci. Azerb. Rep., Ser.:  Earth Sciences, No. 1-2, 36-46.
  6. Eppelbaum, L.V., 2013. Potential geophysical fields – inexpensive  effective interpretation tool at archaeological sites in the Near  East. Izv. Acad. Sci. Azerb. Rep., Ser.: Earth Sciences, No. 3, 23-42.
  7. Itkis, S.E. and Eppelbaum, L.V., 2013. Magnetic Prospecting to the North of the Late Bronze City Gate, In: (Ed. I. Finkelstein), “Megiddo-V: 2004-2008 seasons”, Emery and Claire Yass Publications in Archaeology, 1295-1313.
  8. Eppelbaum, L.V., 2013. Potential geophysical fields – inexpensive effective interpretation tool at archaeological sites in the Near East. Izv. Acad. Sci. Azerb. Rep., Ser.: Earth Sciences, No. 3, 23-42.
  9. Eppelbaum, L.V., 2013. Geophysical observations at archaeological sites: Estimating informational content. Archaeological Prospection, DOI: 10.1002/arp.1468, 1-14.
  10. Eppelbaum, L.V., 2011. Study of magnetic anomalies over archaeological targets in urban conditions. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 36, No. 16, 1318-1330.
  11. Eppelbaum, L.V., 2011. Review of environmental and geological microgravity applications and feasibility of their implementation at archaeological sites in Israel. International Journal of Geophysics, doi: 10.1155/2011/927080, ID 927080, 1-9.
  12. Eppelbaum, L.V., Khesin, B.E. and Itkis, S.E., 2010. Archaeological geophysics in arid environments: Examples from Israel. Journal of Arid Environments, 74, No. 7, 849-860.
  13. Eppelbaum, L.V., 2010. Archaeological geophysics in Israel: Past, Present and Future. Advances in Geosciences, 24, 45-68.
  14. Eppelbaum, L.V., 2010. Application of potential geophysical fields at archaeological sites in Israel: An introduction. Proceed. of the 2010 SAGEEP Conference, Keystone, Colorado, USA, 23, No. 1, 989-1006.
  15. Itkis, S.E. and Eppelbaum, L.V., 2009. Magnetic survey in the vicinity of the Paneas. In: (Ed. M. Hartal) Paneas: The Survey, the Aqueduct, the northern cemeteries and excavations in the northwestern Suburb. The Israel Antique Authority, Jerusalem, 143-151.
  16. Eppelbaum, L.V., 2009. Near-surface temperature survey: An independent tool for buried archaeological targets delineation. Journal of Cultural Heritage, 12, Suppl.1, e93-e103.
  17. Eppelbaum, L.V., 2007. Localization of Ring Structures in Earth’s Environments. Jour. of the Archaeological Soc. of the Slovakian Acad. of Sci., Spec. Issue: Arch. Prosp., XLI, 145-148.
  18. Eppelbaum, L.V., Itkis, S.E., Fleckenstein, K.-H. and Fleckenstein, L., 2007. Latest results of geophysical-archaeological investigations at the Christian archaeological site Emmaus-Nicopolis (central Israel). Proceed. of the 69th EAGE Conference, P118, London, Great Britain, 1-5.
  19. Eppelbaum, L.V., Khesin, B.E. and Itkis, S.E., 2006. Some peculiarities of geophysical investigations at archaeological sites in Israel. Russian Archaeology, No. 1, 59-70.
  20. Eppelbaum, L., Itkis, S. and Khesin, B., 2006. Detailed magnetic survey unmasks Prehistoric archaeological sites in Israel. Proceed. of the 2006 SAGEEP Conf., 19, Calgary, Canada, 1366-1373.
  21. Eppelbaum, L.V., 2005. Multilevel observations of magnetic field at archaeological sites as additional interpreting tool. Proceed. of the 6th Conference of Archaeological Prospection, Roma, Italy, 1-4.
  22. Eppelbaum, L., Ben-Avraham, Z. and Itkis, S., 2003. Ancient Roman Remains in Israel provide a challenge for physical-archaeological modeling techniques. First Break, 21 (2), 51-61.
  23. Itkis, S., Khesin, B., Eppelbaum, L. and Khalaily, H., 2003. The Natufian site of Eynan (Hula valley, northern Israel): Magnetic prospecting reveals new features. Israel Journal of Earth Sciences, 52, No. 3-4, 209-219.
  24. Eppelbaum, L.V. and Itkis, S.E., 2003. Geophysical examination of the archaeological site Emmaus-Nicopolis (central Israel). Collection of Papers of the XIXth International UNESCO Symposium “New Perspectives to Save the Cultural Heritage”, Antalya, Turkey, 395-400.
  25. Eppelbaum, L.V., Khesin, B.E. and Itkis, S.E., 2001. Prompt magnetic investigations of archaeological remains in areas of infrastructure development: Israeli experience. Archaeological Prospection, 8, No.3, 163-185.

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