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

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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Barberi, F., Corrado, G., Innocenti, F. et al. Phlegraean Fields 1982–1984: Brief chronicle of a volcano emergency in a densely populated area. Bull Volcanol 47, 175–185 (1984). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01961547

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Keywords

  • Essential Feature
  • Hazard Evaluation
  • Sedimentology
  • Populated Area
  • Volcanic Hazard