Hagai Ron Publications

1. Ron, H., Freund, R., Garfunkel, Z. and Nur, A., (1984) Block rotation by strike slip faulting: Structural and paleomagnetic evidence. J. Geophys. Research, 89, B7, 6256-6270.,

2. Ron, H., and  Eyal, Y.,  (1985) Intraplate deformation by block rotation and mesostructures along the Dead Sea transform, northern Israel. Tectonics, 4, 1, 85-105.

3. Garfunkel,  Z., and Ron H., (1985) Block rotation and deformation by strik slip faults: the properties of a typ of macroscopic discontinuities deformation, J. Geophys. Research,90, B10, 8589-8602.

4. Nur, A., Ron, H., and Scotti, O., (1986) Fault mechanics and the kinematics of block rotation. Geology, 14, 746-749.

5. Ron, H., Aydin, A. and Nur, A., (1986) Strike slip faulting and block rotation in the Lake Mead Fault system. Geology, 14. 1020-1023.

6. Nur, A., and Ron, H., (1987)  Block rotation, fault domains and crustal deformation, Annales Tectonica, 1, 1, 40-47.

7. Heimann, A., and Ron, H., (1987) Young faults in the Hula pull-apart basin, central Dead Sea transform, Tectonophysics, 141, 117-124.

8. Ron, H., (1987)  Deformation along the Yammuneh, the restraining bend of the Dead Sea transform: paleomagnetic data and kinematic implications. Tectonics, 6, 5, 653-666.

9. Nur, A., and Ron, H., (1987)  Block rotation, fault domains and crustal deformation, Estrto da Acta-Naturalia de "L'Ateneo Parmenes", 23, 4.

10. Ron, H., Aydin, A., and Nur A., (1987) Reply  "strike slip faulting and block rotation in the Lake Mead fault system" by Guth and Smith, Geology, June, 580.

11. Ron, H., and Baer, G., (1988)  Paleomagnetism of Lower Cretaceous rocks from southern Israel, Israel Journal of Earth Sciences, 37, 73-81.

12. Nur, A., Ron, H., and Scotti, O., (1989)  Kinematics and mechanics of tectonic block rotations. in: Slow deformation and transmission stress in the earth. Edited by  Steven C. Cohen and Peter Vanicek, Geophysical Monograpy: 49/IUGG series 4.

13. Nur, A., and Ron, H., (1989) Mechanics of distributed faults and block rotations, in: C. Kissel  and C. Laj (eds.) Paleomagnetic Rotation and Continental Deformation, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 209-228, NATO ASI Series.

14  Ron, H., Aydin, A., and Nur, A., (1989) Response "strike slip faulting and block rotation in the Lake Mead fault system" by J.W. Geissman, S.S. Harlen and T.F. Wawrzyniec, Geology, 17, 1057-1058.

15. Yianping, Li, Geissman, J., Nur, A.,  Ron, H., and Qing, Huang, (1990) Paleomagnetic evidence for counterclockwise rotation in the north Nevada rift region. Geology, 18, 79-82.

16. Ron, H., Nur, A., and Eyal, Y., (1990)  Multiple strike slip fault sets: a case study from the Dead Sea Transform, Tectonics, 9, 6, 1421-1431.

17. Ron, H., Nur, A., and Hofsteter, A., (1990) Late Cenozoic and recent strike slip tectonics in Mt. Carmel northern Israel, Annales Tectonicae, 4, 2, 70-80.

18 Braun, D., Ron, H., and Marco, S., (1991) Magnetostratigraphy of Erk el Ahmar formation: a hominid tool bearing strata in the northern Dead Sea Rift, Israel Journal of Earth Sciences,40, 191-197.

19. Shemesh, A., Ron, H., Erel, Y., Kolodny, Y., and Nur, A., (1992)  Isotopic compostion of vein calcite and its fluid inclusion; implications to paleohydrological system, tectonic events and vein formation processes, Chem. Geology (Iso. Geo. Section), 94, 307-314.

20. Ron, H., and Kolodny, Y., (1992) Paleomagnetic and rock magnetic study of combustion metamorphic rocks in Israel,  J. Geophys. Research, 97, b5, 6927-2939.

21. Heimann, A., and Ron, H., (1993) Geometrical changes of plate boundaries along part of the northern Dead Sea Transform: geochronological and paleomagnetic evidence, Tectonics, 12, 2, 477-491.

22. Ron, H., Nur, A., and Aydin, A. (1993) Stress field rotation or block rotation: an example from the Lake Mead fault system . Annali di Geophysica, XXXVI, 2, 65-73.

23. Nur A., Ron H., and Beroza G., (1993) , The nature of the Landers-Mojave earthquake line,   Science, 261, 201-203.

24. Marco, S., Ron, H., Matthews, A., Beyth M., and Navon O., (1993) Chemical remanent magnetization related to the Dead Sea Rift: evidence from pan-African igneous rocks from Timna, southern Israel, J. Geophys. Research,98, 16001-16012.

25. Ron H., Nur A., and Aydin A., (1993),  Stress field rotation and block rotation in the Lake Mead fault system, Geophys. Research Letter, 20,16, 1703-1706.

26. Nur A., Ron H., and Beroza G., (1993), The Landers-Mojave earthquake line: a new fault system ?  GSA today, 3,10, 256-258.

27. Calamita F., Cello G., Deiana G. and Ron H., (1993), Evidenze di rotazioni di blocchi nell’area di M.S. Vicino-Cingoli E del M. Vttore (Appennion Umbro-Marchigiano), Studi Geologici Camerti, Special Volume, 1992/1, 73-80.

28. Erel, Y., Harlavan, Y., Stein, M., Ron, H., and Blum, J.D., (1994) U-Pb dating of magnetite from the Kinsman Quartz Monzonite, New Hampshire, USA: implications for dating Natural Remnant Magnetization, Mineralogical Magazine, 58A, 255-256.

29. Weinberger R., Agnon A., Ron H., and Garfunkel Z., (1995), Rotation about an Inclined axis: Three-Dimentional matrices for reconstructionpaleomagnetic and structural data, Journal of Structural Geology, 17, 6, 777-782.

30. Eyal Y., and Ron H., (1995), Late Cenozoic crustal deformation of the north-central basin and Range province, western U.S., Tectonophysics, 246, 211-224.

31. Marco S., Stein M., Agnon, A., and Ron H., (1996), Long Term Earthquake Clustering: A 50,000 Year Paleoseismic Record in the Dead Sea Graben,  J. Geophys. Research,  101, 6179-6192.,

32. Salamon, A., Hofstetter, A., Garfunkel, Z., and Ron, H., (1995), Seismicity of the Sinai sub-Plate, Proceeding of the 2nd congress of the Hellenic Geophysical Union, 5-7 May Florina, Greece.,

33. Ron, H. and Nur A., (1996), Vertical axis rotation in the Mojave: Evidence from the Independence Dike Swarm, Geology, 24, 11, 973-976.

34. Salamon, A., Hofstetter, A., Garfunkel, Z., and Ron, H., (1996), Seismicity of the eastern Mediterranean region: perspective of the Sinai subplate, Tectonophysics, 263, 293-305.

35. Nur, A., and Ron, H., (1996)  And the walls came tumbling down: Earthqake history in the Holyland,  Archeoseismology, Proceeding of the June 1991 meeting, joint IGME and British School of Archaeology at Athens Publication, S. Stiros and R.E. Jones editors, 268 p.

36. Weinberger R., Agnon A., and Ron H., (1997), Paleomagnetic and stratigraphic reconstruction of salt diapir emplacment: A case study from Mt. Sedom, Dead Sea Rift, J. Geophys. Research, 102, 5173-5192.

37. Ron, H. and Nur A., (1997), Vertical axis rotation in the Mojave: Evidence from the Independence Dike Swarm: Reply, Geology,25,1052., (2.079, 1/32, 0).

38. Nur  A., and Ron H., (1997), Armageddon's Earthquakes, International Geology Review, 39, 532-541.

39. Baer, G., Hirsch, F., and Ron, H., (1997), The Newe Ativ graben, mt. Hermon: its origin and implications to the rwgional structure, Israel J. of Earth Sciences,46,2,61-78.

40. Nur  A., and Ron H., (1997), Earthquake: Inspiration for Armageddon, Biblical Archaeology Review, 23, 4, 49-55.

41. Marco, s., Ron, H., McWilliams, and Stein, M., (1998), High-Resolution paleomagnetic recordof geomagnetic secular variation from Late Pleistocene Lake Lisan, (paleo Dead Sea). Earth Plant. Scie. Letter, 161, 145-160.

42. Stivelman, V., Ron, H., and Israeli, A., (1998), Construction site investigation using shallow seismic reflection survey at the Margaliot site in the Upper Galilee, Israel, Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society, 3, 63-74.

43. Marco, S., Ron, H., McWilliams, M. O., and Stein M. (1999), The locking in of remanence in Late Pleistocene sediments of Lake Lisan (palaeo Dead Sea), Geol. Soc. London Special Publication, 151, 47-52.

44. Matmon , A., and Ron, H., (1999),  Dike Resembling Structures on the Yeron Plateau,  Israel J. of Earth Sciences, Israel J. of Earth Sciences, 48,2,91-100.

45. Gvirtzman G., Wieder M., Marder O., Khalaili H., Rabinovich R., and Ron H., (1999), Late Quaternary Stratigraphy of an Early Paleolithic Site near Revadim, Central Coastal Plain, Israel, Geoarcheology, in press.,

46. Ron, H., Beroza, G., and Nur, A., (2000), A mechanical explanation for

multiple-fault rupture in the Mojave, Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Tectonic problems of the  San Andreas Fault System September 6-8, 2000 Stanford University

47. Hurwitz, S., Matmon, A., Ron, H., and Heimann, A., (2000), Deformation along the margins of the Dead Sea Transform: the Yahudia Block, Golan Heights, Israel J. of Earth Sciences, 48, 257-264.

48. Ron, H., Beroza, G., and Nur, A., (2001), Simple Model explains Complex Faulting,, Eos, 82, 10, 126-129. 

49. Ron, H., and Levi, S., (2001), When did hominids first leave africa?   New high-resolution magnetostratigraphy from the Erk-el-Ahmar Formation, Israel, Geology, 29, 10, 887-890

50. Ron, H., Porat N., Ronen A., Tchernov E., and Horwitz, L., (2003), Evron quarry, a one-million-year old site in the levantine corridor, Journal of Human Evolution, 44, 633-639

51. Amit S, Sass E., Ron H., Lang B., Kolodny Y., and McWilliams M., (2003) Dating of Late Cretaceous volcanic units in northern Israel (Mount Carmel and Umm el Fahm area): Stratigraphic, radiometric, and paleomagnetic constraints, Israel Journal of Erath Sciences,.51, 297-309.

52. Nur, A., and Ron, H., (2003), Material and stress rotation: The key to reconciling crustal faulting complexity with rock mechanics, International Geology Review, 45, 671-690.

53. Salamon. A., Hofstetter, A., garfunkel, Z., and Ron, H., (2003), Seismotectonics of Sinai subplate – the eastern Mediterranean region, Geophys. J. Int., 155, 149-173.

54. Dafny E., Agnon A., and Ron H., (2003), Distributed interplate shear by block rotation: Korazim block on the Dead Sea Transform, Israel Journal of Erath Sciences, (submitted).

55. Ron, H., Nowaczyk, N.R., Frank, U., Marco, S., and Mcwilliams, M.O.,  (2006) magnetic properties of Lake Lisan and Holocene Dead Sea sediments and the fidelity of chemical and detrital remanent magnetization, in, New frontiers in Dead Sea paleoenvironmental research, Enzel, Y., Agnon, A., and Stein, M., editors, GSA special paper 401, 171-182,

56. Granot, R., Abelson, M., Ron, H., and Agnon, A., (2006), The oceanic crust in 3D: Paleomagnetic reconstruction in the Troodos ophiolite gabbro, Earth and Planetary Letters, 251,280-292.

57. Granot R., Tauxe L., Gee J., and Ron H., (2007), A view into the cretaceous geomagnetic field from analysis of gabbros and submarine glasses, Earth and Planetary Letters, 256, 1-11.

58. Ron, H., Nowaczyk, N.R., Agnon, A., Frank, U., Schwab, M., and Striewski, B., (2007), Greigite detected as dominating remanence carrier in Late Pleistocene sediments from Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee), Israel, Geophys. J. Int, 170, 117-131.

59. Ben-Yosef E., Ron, H., Tauxe, L. , Agnon, A.  , Genevey, A., Levy, T.E., Avner, U., Najjar, M., (2008),  Application of copper slag in geomagnetic archaeointensity research, J. Geophys. Research. 113,B08101

60. Ben-Yosef E., Tauxe, L., Ron, H., Agnon, A., Levy, T.E., (2008), A New Approach for Geomagnetic Archaeointensity Research: Insights on Ancient Metallurgy in the Southern Levant, Journal of Archaeological Science, 35,11, 2863-2879

61. Ben-Yosef, E., Ron, H., Tauxe, L., Agnon, A., Genevey, A., Levy, T.E., Avner, U., Najjar, M. (2008) Application of copper slag in geomagnetic archaeointensity research. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 113.

62. Ben-Yosef, E., Tauxe, L., Ron, H., Agnon, A., Avner, U., Najjar, M., Levy, T.E. (2008). A new approach for geomagnetic archaeointensity research: insights on ancient metallurgy in the Southern Levant. Journal of Archaeological Science 35, 2863-2879.

63. Chazan, M., Ron, H., Matmon, A., Porat, N., Goldberg, P., Yates, R., Avery, M., Sumner, A., Horwitz, L.K. (2008). Radiometric dating of the Earlier Stone Age sequence in Excavation I at Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa: preliminary results. Journal of Human Evolution 55, 1-11.

64. Ben-Yosef, E., Tauxe, L., Levy, T.E., Shaar, R., Ron, H., Najjar, M. (2009). Geomagnetic intensity spike recorded in high resolution slag deposit in Southern Jordan. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 287, 529-539.

65. Matmon, A., Katz, O., Shaar, R., Ron, H., Porat, N., Agnon, A. (2010). Timing of relay ramp growth and normal fault linkage, Upper Galilee, northern Israel. Tectonics 29.

66. Shaar, R., Ron, H., Tauxe, L., Kessel, R., Agnon, A., Ben-Yosef, E., Feinberg, J.M. (2010). Testing the accuracy of absolute intensity estimates of the ancient geomagnetic field using copper slag material. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 290, 201-213.

67. Shaar, R., Ben-Yosef, E., Ron, H., Tauxe, L., Agnon, A., Kessel, R. (2011). Geomagnetic field intensity: How high can it get? How fast can it change? Constraints from Iron Age copper slag. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 301, 297-306.

68. Shaar, R., Ron, H., Tauxe, L., Kessel, R., Agnon, A. (2011). Paleomagnetic field intensity derived from non-SD: Testing the Thellier IZZI technique on MD slag and a new bootstrap procedure. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 310(3), 213-224.

69. Granot, R., Abelson, M., Ron, H., Lusk, M.W., Agnon, A. (2011). Direct evidence for dynamic magma supply fossilized in the lower oceanic crust of the Troodos ophiolite. Geophysical Research Letters 38.

70. Marder, O., Yeshurun, R., Lupu, R., Bar-Oz, G., Belmaker, M., Porat, N., Ron, H., Frumkin, A. (2011). Mammal remains at Rantis Cave, Israel, and Middle-Late Pleistocene human subsistence and ecology in the Southern Levant. J Quaternary Sci 26, 769-780.

71. Matmon, A., Ron, H., Chazan, M., Porat, N., Horwitz, L.K. (2012). Reconstructing the history of sediment deposition in caves: A case study from Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa. Geological Society of America Bulletin 124, 611-625.

72. Chazan, M., Avery, D.M., Bamford, M.K., Berna, F., Brink, J., Fernandez-Jalvo, Y., Goldberg, P., Holt, S., Matmon, A., Porat, N., Ron, H., Rossouw, L., Scott, L., Horwitz, L.K. (2012). The Oldowan horizon in Wonderwerk Cave (South Africa): Archaeological, geological, paleontological and paleoclimatic evidence. Journal of Human Evolution 63, 859-866.

73. Cromwell, G., Tauxe, L., Staudigel, H., Ron, H. (2015). Paleointensity estimates from historic and modern Hawaiian lava flows using glassy basalt as a primary source material. Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 241, 44-56.

74. Shaar, R., Tauxe, L., Ron, H., Ebert, Y., Zuckerman, S., Finkelstein, I.  Agnon, A. (2016). Large geomagnetic field anomalies revealed in Bronze to Iron Age archeomagnetic data from Tel Megiddo and Tel Hazor, Israel. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 442, pp.173-185.

75. Malinsky-Buller, A., Barzilai, O., Ayalon, A., Bar-Matthews, M., Birkenfeld, M., Porat, N., Ron, H., Roskin, J.  Ackermann, O. (2016). The age of the Lower Paleolithic site of Kefar Menachem West, Israel—Another facet of Acheulian variability. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 10, pp.350-362.