Regional climate


Bitan, A. (1963). Comparison of sixty years rainfall between Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv. Israel Exploration Journal, 13, 242-246. 


Bitan, A. (1974). The wind regime in the North West section of the Dead Sea. Arch. for Meteorology, Geophysics and Bioclimatology B, 22, 313-335. 


Bitan, A. (1974). Climatological aspects in locating settlements in arid regions. Geoforum, 20, 39-48. 


Bitan, A. (1975). New concepts in topoclimatology. Meteorologische Rundscchau, 28, 1-5. 


Bitan, A. (1976). Wind as a negative factor in man's comfort and its planning implications. International Journal of Biometeorology, 20, 174-185. 


Bitan, A. (1977). The influence of the special shape of the Dead Sea and its environment on the local wind system. Arch. for Meteorology, Geophysics and Bioclimatology B, 24, 283-301. 


Bitan, A. (1977). Planning and climate - The case of Di Zahav (Gulf of Eilat). Geoforum, 8, 249-265. 


Bitan, A., and Ben-Rubi, P. (1978). The distribution of snow in Israel. GeoJournal, 2, 557-567. 


Bitan, A. (1981). Sea and land breeze around Lake Kinneret. Israel Meteorological Research Papers, 3, 123-144. 


Bitan, A. (1982). The Impact of Climate on Planning and Building (pp. 371). Lausanne: Elsevier Sequoia Publishing.


Bitan, A. (1982). The Jordan Valley project - A case study in climate and regional planning. Energy and Buildings, 4, 1-9. 


Bitan, A. (1983). Applied climatology and its contribution to planning and building: The Israel experience. Habitat International, 7, 125-145. 


Bitan, A. (1983). Genaue Lokal-Klimakenntnisse Verbessern die Planung von Siedlungen. Bauphysik, 5, 75-84.  (German)


Bitan, A., and Shamai, A. (1984). Climatic data analysis and its use and representation for planners. Energy and Buildings, 7, 11-22. 


Bitan, A. (1985). Applied Climatology and its Contribution to Planning and Building (pp. 378). Lausanne: Elsevier Seqoia Publishing.


Bitan, A. (1988). Climate-Building-Housing (pp. 321). Lausanne: Elsevier Seqoia Publishing.


Bitan, A. (1988). The methodology of applied climatology in planning and building. Energy and Buildings, 11, 1-10. 


Bitan, A. (1991). Urban Climate, Planning and Building, Vol. 1 (pp. 1114). Lausanne: Elsevier Seqoia Publishing.


Bitan, A. (1992). The contribution of applied meteorology and climatology to the society and economy of Israel. Israel Meteorological Research Papers, 5. 


Bitan, A. (1992). The high climatic quality city of the future. Atmospheric Environment, 26B, 313-329. 


Bitan, A., Noy, L., and Turk, R. (1992). The impact of the sea shore on the climate of Tel-Aviv. Scientific Reports of the Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research of the Karlshure University, 16, 147-160. 


Bitan, A., and Potcher, O. (1995). Theory and methodology of climatic planning and its application in the new city of Bet-Shemesh. Town Planning Review, 66, 61-81. 


Druyan, L.M., Goldreich, Y., and Maximov, Z. (1986). Wind energy survey in the Negev. Applied Geography, 6, 241-254. 


Goldreich, Y. (1976). Regional variations of phase in the seasonal march of rainfall in Israel. Israel Journal of Earth Sciences, 25, 133-137. 


Goldreich, Y. (1977). Climatic regions of Judea and Samaria classification by the method of Thornthwaite. In A. Shmueli, D. Grossman, and R. Zeevy (Eds.), Judea and Samaria (pp. 29-33). Jerusalem: Kna'an.  (Hebrew)


Goldreich, Y., and Manes, A. (1979). Urban effects on precipitation patterns in the Greater Tel-Aviv area. Arch. Meteor. Geophys. Biokl., 27, 213-224. 


Goldreich, Y. (1983). The dispute concerning the date of the new year for trees - Climatic point of view. Jewish Quarterly Review, 74, 80-87. 


Goldreich, Y. (1983). Aspects in the Greater Tel-Aviv urban climate. In D. Grossman (Ed.), Between the Yarkon and Ayalon (pp. 11-22). Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press.  (Hebrew)


Goldreich, Y., Druyan, L.M., and Berger, H. (1986). The interaction of valley/mountain winds with a diurnally veering sea/land breeze. Journal of Climatology, 6, 551-561. 


Goldreich, Y. (1990). The 1961-1990 rainfall normals, their annual march and relevance to the urban climate in Israel. Israel Journal of Earth Sciences, 39, 85-92. 


Goldreich, Y. (1994). The spatial distribution of annual rainfall in Israel - A review. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 50, 45-59. 


Goldreich, Y. (1995). Temporal variations rainfall in Israel. Climate Research, 5, 167-179. 


Goldreich, Y., and Ovadia, A. (1997). Dividing the year into four seasons according to temperature date in Israel. Judea and Samaria Research Studies, 6, 293-297.  (Hebrew)


Goldreich, Y., Freundlich, A., and Alpert, P. (1997). Rainfall anomaly over the lee-side of Mt. Carmel (Israel) and the associated wind field. Journal of Applied Meteorology, 36, 748-762. 


Goldreich, Y. (forthcoming). The Climate of Israel - Observations Research and Applications. Ramat Gan: Bar-Ilan University Publishers and Magness Press.