By Daniel Hillel
Born in California and raised in Israel, Dr. Daniel Hillel bought an early and lifetime love of the land and a dedication to realizing and proctecting the common surroundings. via many years of labor in a few thirty international locations, he has turn into a world authority on sustainable administration of land and water assets. Dr. Hillel has served as professor of soil physics, hydrology and the environmental sciences at best universities within the U.S. and out of the country, and has been a specialist to the area financial institution and the United international locations. one of the honors he has bought are the Chancellor's Medal for Exemplary carrier on the college of Massachusetts, a Guggenheim award, and Doctorates of technology honoris causa by way of Guelph collage of Canada and Ohio country college. Dr. Hillel is an elected Fellow of the yankee organization for development of technological know-how, the Soil technological know-how Society of the United States, and the yank Society of Agronomy and was once granted the celebrated carrier Award by means of the latter societies. He has released good over 2 hundred medical papers and examine studies, and authored or edited twenty books. His definitive textbooks on environmental physics were use by means of universities and study associations in the course of the global and feature been translated into twelve languages.
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