Bulletin Volcanologique

, Volume 47, Issue 2, pp 175–185 | Cite as

Phlegraean Fields 1982–1984: Brief chronicle of a volcano emergency in a densely populated area

  • F. Barberi
  • G. Corrado
  • F. Innocenti
  • G. Luongo
Article

Abstract

The essential features of the ongoing potential pre-eruptive crisis at the Phlegraean Fields begun in August 1982 are summarized and the main problems faced by scientists responsible of volcanic hazards evaluation in such a densely populated area are discussed.

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© Intern. Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Barberi
    • 1
  • G. Corrado
    • 2
  • F. Innocenti
    • 1
  • G. Luongo
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze della TerraUniversity of PisaItaly
  2. 2.Osservatorio Vesuviano and Dipartimento di Geofisica e VulcanologiaUniversity of NaplesItaly

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