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B.S. במטאורולוגיה ואוקיאנוגרפיה פיזיקלית, סיטי קולג' של נו יורק, 1975
Ph.D. במטאורולוגיה, המכון לטכנולוגיה של מסצ'וסטס, 1982

 

מקומות עבודה

1980-1985 המעבדה הגיאופיזי של חיל האויר האמריקאי, חוקר
1985-2003 חקר ימים ואגמים, חוקר בכיר ומנהל המחלקה לאוקיאנוגרפיה פיזיקלית
1994-2000 אוניברסיטת בר אילן, המחלקה לגיאוגרפיה, מרצה בכיר (מורה מן החוץ)
2000-2005 אוניברסיטת בר אילן, המחלקה לגיאוגרפיה וסביבה, פרופ' חבר
2003-2009 אוניברסיטת בר אילן, המחלקה לגיאוגרפיה וסביבה, ראש המחלקה
2005-         אוניברסיטת בר אילן, המחלקה לגיאוגרפיה וסביבה, פרופ' מן המנין

תחומי התמחות

תחומי מחקר עכשווי

הדמייה ספרתית של האוקיאנוס והאטמוספירה

משטר הזרימה  ואקולוגיה של מזרח הים התיכון

משטר הזרימה ואקולוגיה של מפרץ אילת

חיזוי אוקיאנוגרפי מבצעי

אינטראקציה ים-אטמוספירה

חיזוי אקלימי לטווח קצר וארוך

משטר הזרימה בים המלח

 

פרסומים

Chisholm, D.A., C.H. Yang, K. Mitchell, S. Brenner, S. Yee, and I. Halberstam, 1984. Summary of a workshop on global NWP cloud modeling, 25-27 October 1983, Bedford, Massachusetts. Bull. Amer. Meteror. Soc., 65, 706-712.

Brenner, S., 1984. Comments on "computation of grid-point values of the wind components in spectral models." Mon. Wea. Rev., 112, 1283-1284.

Brenner, S., 1985. The effects of vertical resolution and layer distribution on a global forecast model. Seventh Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, 17-20 June 1985, Montreal, Canada. American Meteorological Society, Boston, p. 303-309.

Robinson, A.R., A. Hecht, N. Pinardi, J. Bishop, W. Leslie, Z. Rosentroub, A.J. Mariano, and S. Brenner, 1987. Small synoptic/mesoscale eddies and the energetic variability of the eastern Levantine basin. Nature, 327, 131-134. 

Brenner, S. 1988. A comparison of various numerical solutions of the hydrostatic equation. Eighth Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, 22-26 February, 1988, Baltimore, MD. American Meterological Society, Boston, p. 438-441.

Brenner, S., 1989. Structure and evolution of warm core eddies in the eastern Mediterranean Levantine basin. J. Geophys. Res., 94, 12,593-12,602.

Rozentroub, Z. and S. Brenner, 1990. On the relationship between eastern Med surface fluxes and precipitation in Israel. Isr. J. Earth-Sci., 39, 119-124.

Brenner, S., 1990. The response of a large scale model to changes in eastern Mediterranean sea surface temperature. Isr. J. Earth-Sci., 39, 125-130.

Krom, M.D., S. Brenner, L. Israilov, and B. Krumgalz, 1991. Dissolved nutrients, preformed nutrients and elemental raios in the in the southeastern Mediterranean Sea. Oceanol. Acta, 14, 189-194.

Krom, M.D., N. Kress, S. Brenner, and L.I. Gordon, 1991. Phosphorous limitation of primary productivity in the eastern Mediterranean. Limnol. and Oceanogr., 36, 424-432.

Brenner, S., Z. Rozentroub, M. Krom, and Y. Bishop, 1991. The mixed layer / thermocline cycle of a persistent warm core eddy in the eastern Mediterranen. Dyn. Atmos. Oceans, 15, 457-476.

Brenner, S., 1992. Medium and extended range forecasts with a coupled ocean-atmosphere model. The Yale Mintz Memorial Symposium on Climate and Climate Change, 28-31 December 1992, Jerusalem, p. 74-76.

Ozsoy, E., U. Unluata, A. Hecht, S. Brenner, T. Oguz, Z. Rozentroub, M.A. Latif, and Y. Bishop, 1991. On the variability of the Levantine Basin circulation and hydrography: a review of the persistence and distribution of synoptic/mesoscale circulation features. Dyn. Atmos. Oceans, 15, 421-456. 

Krom, M.D., S. Brenner, N. Kress, A. Neori, and L.I. Gordon, 1992. Nutrient dynamics and new production in a warm core eddy in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Deep Sea Res., 39, 467-480.

Wolf-Vecht, C., N. Paldor, and S. Brenner, 1992. Hydrographic indications of advective/convective effects in the Gulf of Aqaba (Elat). Deep Sea Res., 39, 1393-1401.

The POEM Group, 1992. General circulation of the eastern Mediterranean. Earth-Sci Rev., 32, 285-309.

Krom, M.D., S. Brenner, N. Kress, A. Neori, and L.I. Gordon, 1993. Nutrient distributions during an annual cycle across a warm core eddy in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Deep Sea Res., 40, 805-826.

Brenner, S., 1993. Long term evolution and dynamics of a persistent warm core eddy in the eastern Mediterranean. Deep Sea Res. II, 40, 1193-1206.

Ozsoy, E., A. Hecht, U. Unluata, S. Brenner, H. Sur, J. Bishop, T. Oguz, Z. Rozentraub, and M.A. Latif., 1993. A synthesis of the Levantine Basin circulation and hydrography, 1985-1990. Deep Sea Res. II, 40, 1075-1120.

Brenner, S., 1994. Response of the eastern Mediterranean mixed layer and heat storage to variations in surface heat fluxes. Isr. Meteorol. Res. Papers, 5, 74-78.

Berman, T., S. Brenner, and N. Paldor, 1995. Salt fingering in the Cyprus eddy. Geophysical Monographs, 94, 251-260.

Genin, A., B. Lazar, and S. Brenner, 1995. Vertical mixing and coral death in the Red Sea following the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo. Nature, 377, 507-510.

Malanotte-Rizzoli, P., A.R. Robinson, W. Roether, B. Manca, A. Bergamasco, S. Brenner, G. Civitarese, D. Georgopoulos, P.J. Haley, S. Kioroglou, H. Kontoyannis, N. Kress, M.A. Latif, W.G. Leslie, E. Ozsoy, M. Ribera d’Alcala, I. Salihoglu, E. Sansone, and A. Theocharis, 1996. Experiment in eastern Mediterranean probes origin of deep water masses. EOS Trans. Amer. Geophys. Union, 77, 305, 311.

Brenner, S., 1996. Response of a mixed layer ocean model in 30-day December forecasts with a coupled ocean-atmosphere model. J. Climate, 9, 3337-3356.

Zohary, T., S. Brenner, M.D. Krom, D. Angel, N. Kress, W.R. Li, A. Neori, and Y.Z. Yacobi, 1998. Build up of microbial biomass during deep winter mixing in an eastern Mediterranean warm core eddy. Mar. Ecolog. Progr. Ser., 167, 47-57.

Malanotte-Rizzoli, P., B. Manca, M. Ribera, A. Theocharis, S. Brenner, G. Budillon, and E. Ozsoy, 1999. The Eastern Mediterranean in the 80’s and 90’s: The big transition in the intermediate and deep circulations. Dyn. Atmos. Oceans, 29, 365-395.

Leon-Coto, S., N. Kress, C. Brenes-Rodrigues, and S. Brenner, 1999. Una contibucion a la ecologia del Golfo de Nicoya (A contribution to the ecology of the Gulf of Nicoya). Uniciencia, 15/16, 35-37. (In Spanish)

Pinardi, N. and the MFSPP Partners, 1999. The Mediterranean ocean forecasting system: The first phase of implementation. OCEANOBS-99, 6 pp.

Manca, B., A. Theocharis, S. Brenner, H. Kontoyiannis, and E. Sansone, 1999. Water masses and transports between the Aegean and Levantine Basins during LIWEX 1995. In: The Eastern Mediterranean as a Laboratory Basin for the Assessment of Contrasting Ecosystems, P. Malanotte-Rizzoli and V.N. Eremeev (Editors), Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 483-494.

Berman, T., N. Paldor, and S. Brenner, 2000. Simulations of wind-driven circulation in the Gulf of Elat (Aqaba). J. Mar. Systems, 26, 349-365.

Govindan, R.B.,  D. Vjushin, S. Brenner, A. Bunde, S. Havlin,  and H.J. Schellnhuber, 2001. Long range correlations and trends in global climate models: comparison with real dataPhysica A, 294, 239-248. 

Kress, N., S.L. Coto, C. Brenes, S. Brenner, and C. Arroyo, 2001. Horizontal transports and seasonal distributions of nutrients, oxygen, and chlorophyll-a in the Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica. Continent. Shelf Res., 22, 51-66.

Roads, J. and S. Brenner, 2002. Global model seasonal forecasts for the Mediterranean region. Isr. J. Earth-Sci., 51, 1-16.

Vjushin, D., Govindan, R.B., S. Brenner, A. Bunde, S. Havlin, and H.J. Schellnhuber, 2002. Lack of scaling in global climate models. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 14, 2275-2282.

Govindan, R.B., D. Vjushin, S. Brenner, A. Bunde, S. Havlin, and H.J. Schellnhuber, 2002. Global climate models violate scaling of the observed atmospheric variability. Phys. Rev. Lett., 89, 028501.

Berman, T., N. Paldor, and S. Brenner, 2003. The seasonality of the tidally driven circulation in the Gulf of Elat. Isr. J. Earth Sci., 52, 11-19.

Berman, T., N. Paldor, and S. Brenner, 2003. Annual cycle of SST in the Eastern Mediterranean, Red Sea, and Gulf of Elat. Geophys. Res. Lett., 30(5), 1261, doi: 10.1029/2002GL015860

Brenner, S., 2003. Simulations with a relocatable, nested, high resolution model: the eastern Levantine experience. In: Oceanography of the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea, A. Yilmaz (Editor), Tubitak Publishers, Ankara, Turkey, pp. 1022-1028.

Zodiatis, G., Drakopoulos, P., S. Brenner, and S. Groom, 2003. CYCLOPS Project: the hydrodynamics of the warm core eddy south of Cyprus. In: Oceanography of the Eastern, A. Yilmaz (Editor), Tubitak Publishers, Ankara, Turkey, pp. 18-23.

Brenner, S., 2003. High-resolution nested model simulations of the climatological circulation in the southeastern corner of the Mediterranean Sea. Annal. Geophys., 21, 267-280.

Vyushin, D., I. Zhidkov, S. Havlin, A. Bunde, and S. Brenner, 2004. Volcanic forcing improves atmosphere-ocean coupled general circulation model scaling performance. Geophys. Res. Lett., 31(10), doi: 10.1029/2004GL019499

Groom, S., B. Herut, S. Brenner, G. Zodiatis S. Psarra, N. Kress, M. Krom, C. Law, and.P.Drakopoulos, 2005. Satellite derived spatial and temporal biological variability in the Cyprus eddy. Deep Sea Res. II, 52, 2990-3010.

Zodiatis, G., P. Drakopoulos, S. Brenner, and S. Groom, 2005. Variability of the Cyprus warm core eddy during the CYCLOPS Project. Deep Sea Res. II, 52, 2897-2910.

Krom, M.D., T.F. Thingstad, S. Brenner, P.Carbo, P. Drakopoulos, T.W. Fileman, G.A.F. Flaten, S. Groom, B. Herut, V. Kitidis, N. Kress, C.S. Law, M.I. Liddicoat, R.F.C. Mantoura, A. Pasternak, P. Pitta, T. Polychronaki, S. Psarra, F. Rassoulzadegan, E.F. Skjoldal, G. Spyres, T. Tanaka, A. Tselepides, P. Wassman, C. Wexels-Riser, E.M.S. Woodward, G. Zodiatis, and T. Zohary, 2005. Summary and overview of the CYCLOPS P additiona Lagrangian experiments in the Eastern Mediterranean. Deep Sea Res. II, 52, 3090-3108.

Zodiatis, G., S. Brenner, D. Hayes, I. Gertman, and. P. Drakopoulos, 2006. The Atlantic water in the eastern Mediterranean Levantine basin. Geophys. Res. Abstr., 8, 07862 (Sred-ID: 1607-7962/gra/EGU06-A-07862.

Brenner, S., I. Gertman, and A. Murashkovsky, 2007. Pre-operational ocean forecasting in the southeastern Mediterranean: Model implementation, evaluation, and the selection of atmospheric forcing. J. Mar. Systems, 65, 268-287.

Rosentraub, Z. and S. Brenner, 2007. Circulation over the southeastern continental shelf and slope of the Mediterranean Sea: Direct current measurements, winds, and numerical model simulations. J. Geophys. Res. – Oceans, 112, C11001, doi:10.1029/2006JC003775, 21 pp. 

Brenner, S., A. Murashkovsky, and I. Gertman, 2008. Assessment of one year of high-resolution operational forecasts for the southeastern Mediterranean shelf region in the MFSTEP project. Ocean Sci. Discuss., 3, 2059-2085.

Ben Sasson, M. S. Brenner, and N. Paldor, 2009. Estimating air-sea heat fluxes in semi-enclosed basins: The case of the Gulf of Elat (Aqaba). J. Phys. Oceanogr., 39, 185-202, doi: 10.1175/2008JPO3858.1.

Dubinsky, Z., O. Chomsky, and S. Brenner, 2011. The 2004 Asian tsunami's  havoc and death toll: Nature's wrath or human shortsightedness? In: Tsunami Threat - Research and Technology, N.-A. Morner (Ed.), Intech, 10 pp., doi: 10.5772/10503.

Brenner, S., 2012. Numerical modeling of the ocean circulation: From process studies to operational forecasting – the Mediterranean example. In: Hydrodynamics – Natural Water Bodies, H.E. Schulz (Ed.), Intech, pp. 111-128, doi: 10.5772/30077.

Brenner, S., 2012. The circulation in the Mediterranean Sea, in: Life in the Mediterranean Sea: A look at habitat changes, N. Stambler (Ed.), Nova Science Publishers, pp. 99-127.

Guez, O., A. Gozolchiani, K. Yamasaki, Y. Berezin, S. Brenner, and S. Havlin, 2012. Climate network structure evolves with North Atlantic Oscillation phases. Europhys. Lett., 38006, 4 pp., doi: 1029/0295-5075/98/38006.

Brenner, S. and S. Shalev-Yitzhaki, 2013. Can regional ocean models forced with global climate model surface fluxes reconstruct the present steady climate? The Mediterranean Sea example. In: The Meditgerranean Sea: Temporal Variability and Spatial Patterns,  AGU Monographs. Under revision.

Nehorai, R., L. Hochman, I. Gertman, S. Brenner, A. Mushkin, and N.G. Lensky, 2013. Satellite observations of turbidity in the Dead Sea. J. Geophys. Res. – Oceans, 118, 1-15, doi: 10.1002/jgrc.20204.

Nehorai, R., N.G. Lensky, S. Brenner, and I.M. Lensky, 2013. The dynamics of the skin temperature of the Dead Sea. Advan. Meteorol., 2013, 296714, 9 pp, doi: 10.1155/2013/296714.

Brenner, S., 2014. The circulation in the Mediterranean Sea: Past, present, and future, In: The Glory of the Sea: Stability and Change in the Aquatic Systems of Israel, N. Stambler, T. Lotan, B. Goodman, and I. Berman-Frank (Eds.), Israel Association for Aquatic Sciences, pp. 47-58 (in Hebrew).

Malanotte-Rizzoli and the Pan-Med Group, 2014. Physical forcing and physical/biochemical variability of the Mediterranean Sea: a review of unresolved issues and directions for future research. Ocean Sci., 10, 267-279, doi:10.5194/os-10-281-2014.

Suari, Y. and S. Brenner, 2014. RGB plots as a tool for the simultaneous visualization of mutiple data layers in a two dimensional space. PLoS ONE., 9(7), e102903, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102903.

Suari, Y. and S. Brenner, 2015. Decadal biogeochemical history of the southeast Levantine basin: Simulations of the river Nile regimes. J. Mar. Sys., 148, 112-121, doi:10.1016/j.marsys.2014.02.004.

Brenner, S., 2015. Oil spill modeling in the southeastern Mediterranean Sea in support of accelerated offshore oil and gas exploration. Ocean Dyn., 65, 1685-1697, doi:10.1007/s10236-015-0902-2.