Bulletin Volcanologique

, Volume 47, Issue 4, pp 1115–1123 | Cite as

Climatology of forward trajectories of Mt. Etna plume over a 18-year period

  • D. Martin
  • D. Cheymol
  • M. Imbard
  • B. Strauss


A descriptive and statistical climatology of forward trajectories of Mt. Etna plume is given, and the significant differences between seasonal typical trajectories are emphasized. It is shown that the plume can reach a range of more than 2,000 km especially during summer. The paper presents a new method to assess from the climatological point of view the effect of transport processes on pollution.


Transport Process Sedimentology Statistical Climatology Typical Trajectory Forward Trajectory 
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© Intern. Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Martin
    • 1
  • D. Cheymol
    • 1
  • M. Imbard
    • 2
  • B. Strauss
    • 2
  1. 1.Etablissement d'Etudes et Recherches MétéorologiquesMagny-les-HameauxFrance
  2. 2.Service Météorologique MétropolitainParisFrance

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