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DECADE - Volcanic Plume Measurements at Mount Etna
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2015-07-01 2015-09-30
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The chemical composition of Etna's plume is monitored by a network of permanent MultiGAS instruments for accurate retrieval of CO2/SO2 ratios in the plume, and calculation of the CO2 output (after combination with UV sensed SO2 fluxes). We also regularly conduct discrete measurement campaigns.
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Reporting Year 2017 Click to expand

  • 2017: New LIDAR Instrument Lets Volcanologists Monitor Eruptions from Afar - submitted on ,

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    Alessandro Aiuppa, along with fellow Reservoirs and Fluxes Community members Roberto D’Aleo (both of the Università di Palermo, Italy), Marco Liuzzo and Gaetano Giudice (both of the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Italy), and colleagues from ENEA (Agenzia Nazionale per le nuove tecnologie, l’energia e lo sviluppo economico sostenibile), have developed a new generation of instruments to measure volcanic gases remotely. 

    Read more about their progress here

Reporting Year 2014 Click to expand

  • RY2014-1 - submitted on Aug 31, 2014

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    This project has been running since 2005 with no major acquisition gaps.
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