Prof. Amit Gross

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Phone: 972-8-65 96895

Fax: 972-8-659 6909

amgross@bgu.ac.il




Last updated: November 19, 2013
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Publications

1.
Gross, A., C. E. Boyd, R. T. Lovell and J. Eya. 1998. Phosphorus budgets for channel catfish ponds receiving diets with different phosphorus concentrations. Journal of World Aquaculture Society 29: 31-39. Full article
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Queiroz, F. J., C. E. Boyd and A. Gross. 1998. Evaluation of a bio-organic catalyst in channel catfish, Ichtalurus punctatus, ponds. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 8: 49-61. Full article
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Boyd, C. E., A. Gross and M. Rowan. 1998. Laboratory study of sedimentation for improving quality of pond effluents. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 8: 39-48.
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Gross, A. and C. E. Boyd. 1998. Simultaneous digestion for the determination of total nitrogen and total phosphorus in fresh water ponds. Journal of World Aquaculture Society 29: 300-303. Full article
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Boyd, C. E. and A. Gross. 1998. Water use and conservation for inland aquaculture ponds. Fisheries Management and Ecology 7: 1-2. Full article
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Gross, A., C. E. Boyd and W. C. Wood. 1998. Ammonia volatilization from fishponds. Journal of Environmental Quality 28: 793-797. Full article
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Boyd, C. E. and A. Gross. 1999. Biochemical oxygen demand in channel catfish pond waters. Journal of World Aquaculture Society 30: 349-356. Full article
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Gross, A., C. E. Boyd and J. Seo. 1999. Evaluation of the ultraviolet spectrophotometric method for the measurement of total nitrogen in water. Journal of World Aquaculture Society 30: 388-393.
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Gross, A., C. E. Boyd and R. T. Lovell. 1999. Effects of crude protein concentrations in feed on quality of pond water and effluent in channel catfish culture. Bamidgeh 51(2): 47-57.
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Boyd, C. E., J. Queiroz, G. N. Whites, M. Rowan, J. Y. Lee and A. Gross. 2000. Environmental assessment of channel catfish farming in Alabama. Journal of World Aquaculture Society 31: 511-544. Full article
11.
Gross, A., C. E. Boyd and C. W. Wood. 2000. Nitrogen budget and transformations in channel catfish ponds. Aquaculture Engineering 24: 1-14. Abstract Full article
12.
Zilberg, D., A. Gross and B. L. Munday. 2001. Production of salmonid amoebic gill disease by exposure to Paramoeba sp. harvested from the gills of infected fish. Journal of Fish Diseases 24: 79-82.
13.
Gross, A., A. Nemirovsky, D. Zilberg, A. Khaimov, A. Brenner, E. Snir, Z. Ronen and A. Nejidat. 2003. Soil nitrifying enrichments as biofilter starters in intensive re-circulating saline water aquaculture. Aquaculture 223: 51-62. Abstract Full article
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Douglas-Helders, G. M., D. P. O'Brien, B. E. McCorkell, D. Zilberg, A. Gross, J. Carson, and B. F. Nowak. 2003. Temporal and spatial distribution of Paramoeba in the water column - a pilot study. Journal of Fish Diseases 26: 231-240.
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Arnold, M. A., G. V. McDonald, B. J. Lesikar, D. L. Bryan, A. Gross and D. Hoffman. 2003. Irrigating landscape bedding plants and cut flowers with recycled nursery runoff and constructed wetland treated water. Journal of Environmental Horticulture 21: 89-98. Full article
16.
Gross, A, A. besov, D. Diaz Reck, G. Ben-Dor, A. Britan, S. Sorek and E. Palchikov. 2003. Application of waves for remediation of contaminated aquifers. Environmental Science and Technology 37: 4481-4486. Abstract Full article
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The findings and ideas of this paper were reported by Phillip Ball in Nature Science Update, 7th October 2003 under the title “shocks may clean up aquifers. Nature news service/macmillan magazines ltd. 7th October 2003. www.nature.com/nsu/ .
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Gross, A., S. Abutbul and D. Zilberg. 2004. Acute and chronic effects of nitrite on white shrimp, Litopenaeus Vannamei, cultured in low-salinity brackish water. Journal of World Aquaculture Society 35: 315-321.
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Rowan, M, A. Gross and C. E. Boyd. 2004. Effects of alum on aquaculture effluent quality in settling ponds. Israeli Journal of Aquaculture, Bamidgeh 56: 166-175. Full article
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Gross, A., N. Azulai, G. Oron, Z. Ronen, M. Arnold and A. Nejidat. 2005. Environmental impact and health risks associated with greywater irrigation – a case study. Water Science & Technology 52(8):161-169. Abstract Full article
21.
Wiel-Shafran, A., A. Gross, Z. Ronen, N. Weisbrod and E. Adar. 2005. Effects of surfactants originating from reuse of greywater on capillary rise in the soil. Water Science & Technology 52:(10-11) 157-166. Abstract Full article
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Gross, A., A. Nemirovsky, D. Zilberg and A. Nejidat. 2006. Soil nitrifying enrichments for enhancement of biofiltration systems in intensive recirculating saline water aquaculture. World Aquaculture 37(2): 12-14,. Abstract Full article
23.

Wiel-Shafran, A., Ronen, Z., Weisbrod, N., Adar, E.M. and Gross, A. 2006. Potential changes in soil properties flowing irrigation with surfactant-rich greywater. Ecological Engineering 26, 348-354.

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Gross, A., Shmueli, O., Ronen, Z. and Raveh, E. 2007. Recycled vertical flow constructed wetland (RVFCW)-a novel method to recycle greywater for landscape irrigation in small communities and households. Chemosphere 66, 916-923.

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Gross, A., Kaplan, D. and Baker, K.H. 2007, Removal of chemical and microbiological contaminants from domestic greywater using a recirculating vertical flow bioreactor.. Ecological Engineering 31: 107-114.

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Gross, A., Arusi, R., Fine, P. and Nejidat, A. 2008. Assessment of extraction methods with fowl manure for the production of liquid organic fertilizers. Bioresource Technology 99: 327-334.

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Travis, M. J., N. Weisbrod and  A. Gross. 2008. Accumulation of oil and grease in soils irrigated with greywater and their potential role in soil water repellency. Science of the Total Environment 394:68-74.

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Gross, A., Wiel-Shafran, A., Bondarenko, N. and Z. Ronen. 2007. Reliability of small commercial greywater treatment systems and its potential environmental importance. International journal for Environmental Studies 65:41-50. (Invited article).

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Mirzoyan, N., S. Parnes, A. Singer, Y. Tal, K. Sowers and A. Gross. 2008. Quality of brackish aquaculture sludge and its suitability for anaerobic digestion and methane production in an upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) reactor. Aquaculture 279: 35-41.

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Arnon, S., O. Dahan, S. Elhanany, K. Cohen, I. Pankratov, A. Gross, Z. Ronen, S. Baram, and L.S. Shore. 2008. Transport of Testosterone and Estrogen from Dairy-Farm Waste Lagoons to Groundwater. Environmental Science & Technology  42: 5521- 5526.

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Gross, A., A. Bernstein, R.Vulkan, J. Tarchitzky, A. Ben-Gal and U. Yermiyahu. 2008. Simple digestion procedure followed by the azomethine-H method for accurate boron analysis and discrimination between its fractions in wastewater and soils. Chemosphere 72:400-406.

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Gross, A., M. Y. Sklarz, A. Yakirevich and M. I. M. Soares. 2008. Small scale recirculating vertical flow constructed wetland (RVFCW) for the treatment and reuse of wastewater. Water Science & Technology 58: 487-494.

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Singer, A., S. Parnes, A. Gross, A. Sagi and A. Brenner. 2008.  A Novel Approach to Denitrification Processes in a Zero-Discharge Recirculating System for Small Scale Urban Aquaculture. Aquacultural Engineering. 39:72-77.

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Sklarz, M. Y.,A. Gross, A. Yakirevich and M.I.M. Soares. 2009. A Recirculating Vertical Flow Constructed Wetland for the Treatment of Domestic Wastewater. Desalination 246: 617-624. .

35. Tencer, Y. G. Idan, M. Strom, U. Nusinow, D. Banet, E. Cohen, P. Schroder,  O. Shelef, S. Rachmilevitch,  I. Soares, A. Gross and A. Golan-Goldhirsh. 2009. Establishment of a constructed wetland in extreme dryland. Environmental science and pollution research international 16: 862-875.
36. Ronen, Z. A. Guerrero and A. Gross. 2010. Greywater disinfection with the environmentally friendly Hydrogen Peroxide Plus (HPP). Chemosphere 78:61-65.  
37. Sklarz, M. Y., A. Gross, I. M. Soares and A. Yakirevich. 2010. Mathematical model for analysis of recirculating vertical flow constructed wetlands. Water Research 44:2010-2020.
38. Travis, M. J., A. Weil-Shafran, N. Weisbrod, E. Adar and A. Gross. 2010. Greywater reuse of irrigation: Effect On Soil Properties. Science of the total environment 12: 2501-2508.
39. Maimon, A., A. Tal, E. Friedler and A. Gross. 2010. Safe on-site reuse of greywater for irrigation-a critical review of current guidelines. Environmental Science & Technology 44: 3213-3220
40. Mirzoyan, N., Y. Tal and A. Gross. 2010. Anaerobic digestion of sludge from intensive systems: review. Aquaculture 306:1-6.
41. Posmanik, R., B. Bar Sinay, R. Golan, A. Nejidat and A. Gross. 2010. Reuse of stabilized fowl manure as soil amendment and its implication on organic agriculture nutrition management. Water Air and Soil Pollution 216: 537-545. 
42. Gross, A., M. R. Mohamed, M. Anda and G. Ho. 2011. Effectiveness of wetting agents for irrigating sandy soils. Water 38:154-157
43. Zapater, M., A. Gross and M. I. M. Soares. 2011. Capacity of the recirculating vertical flow constructed wetland (RVFCW) to withstand extreme events. Ecological Engineering 37: 1572-1577.
44. Sklarz, M. Y., O. Gillor, A. Gross, A. Yakirevich and M. I. M. Soares. 2011. Microbial diversity and community composition in recirculating vertical flow constructed wetlands. Water Science and Technology. 64, 2306-2315.
45. Travis, M.J., A. Gross and N. Weisbrod. 2011. Transport of Colloidal Oil Droplets in Saturated and Unsaturated Sand Columns. Environmental Scinse and Technology 45:9205-9211.
46. 1Gross, A., #O. Guy, #R. Posmanik, P. Fine and A. Nejidat. A. 2012. Novel method for the combined biowaste stabilization and production of nitrate-rich liquid fertilizer for use in organic horticulture. Water Air and Soil Pollution 223:1205-1214.
47. Mirzoyan, R. C. McDonald and 1A. Gross. 2012. Comparison between UASB Reactor and Traditional Waste-stabilization Pond for Brackish Aquaculture Sludge Management. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 43:238-248
48. Travis, M. J., N. Weisbrod, and 1A .Gross. 2012. Decentralized wetland-based treatment of oil-rich farm wastewater for reuse in an arid environment. Ecological Engineering 39: 81-89.
49. Shelef, O., A. Gross and S. Rachmilevitch. 2012. The use of Bassia indica for salt phytoremediation in constructed wetlands. Water research 46: 3967-3976
50. Kfir, A., A. Tal, A. Gross and E. Adar. 2012. The Effect of Reservoir Operational Features on Recycled Wastewater Quality. Resources, Conservation & Recycling 68:76-87
51. Alfiya, Y., A. Gross, M. Sklarz, and E. Friedler. 2013. Reliability of on-site  greywater treatment systems in Mediterranean and arid environments - a case study. Water Science and Technology 67:1389-1395
52. Posmanik, R., A. Nejidat, B. Bar-Sinay, and 1A. Gross.  2013. Integrated biological treatment of fowl manure for nitrogen recovery. Journal of Environmental management 117: 172-179
53. Mirzoyan, N. and 1A. Gross. 2013. Use of UASB reactors for brackish aquaculture sludge digestion under different conditions. Watre Research  47:2843-50
54. Sklarz, Y. M. M. Zhou, D. L. Ferrando, A. Yakirevich, O. Gillor, 1A. Gross, and I. M. Soares. 2013. Effects on soil of irrigation with domestic wastewater treated by recirculating vertical flow constructed wetland. Journal of Environmental Quality  42: 4: 1226-1235
55. Shelef, O., A. Gross and S. Rachmilevitch. 2013. Role of Plants in a Constructed Wetland: Current and New Perspectives. Water 5:405-419 (invited article)
56. Benami, M., A. 1Gross, M. Herzberg, E. Orlofsky and O. Gillor. 2013. Assessment of pathogenic bacteria in treated greywater and irrigated soils. Science of the Total Environment  458-460: 298-302
57. Posmanik, R., A. Gross and A. Nejidat. 2013. Effect of high ammonia loads emitted from poultry-manure digestion on nitrification activity and nitrifier-community structure in a compost biofilter. Ecological Engineering (In press)

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