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A Probabilistic Approach to Risk Mapping for Mt. Etna [article]

Vena Pearl Bongolan, Rocco Rongo, Valeria Lupiano, Donato D'Ambrosio, William Spataro, Giulio Iovine
2013 arXiv   pre-print
We evaluate susceptibility to lava flows on Mt.  ...  Forecasts for areas most likely affected are in good agreement with previous risk studies made. Forecasts for risks of lava invasions, as well as future topographies might be a first.  ...  She specially thanks her co-authors for their hospitality.  ... 
arXiv:1310.3360v1 fatcat:xxaqyhkpora7pi2bocw2prnhqu

Foreword to the special issue: the European project UPStrat-MAFA

Ragnar Sigbjörnsson, Gaetano Zonno, Carlos Sousa Oliveira
2016 Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering  
by a project devoted to seismic hazard, risk assessment, and disaster prevention in urban areas.  ...  The use of macroseismic intensity to parameterize earthquakes effects allows a direct link of hazard assessment with risk estimates in urban areas.  ...  risk in the Mt.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10518-016-9924-5 fatcat:he6spnik2zedhpjh2tpem3kh5e

When probabilistic seismic hazard climbs volcanoes: the Mt. Etna case, Italy – Part 2: Computational implementation and first results

Laura Peruzza, Raffaele Azzaro, Robin Gee, Salvatore D'Amico, Horst Langer, Giuseppe Lombardo, Bruno Pace, Marco Pagani, Francesco Panzera, Mario Ordaz, Miguel Leonardo Suarez, Giuseppina Tusa
2017 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
</strong> This paper describes the model implementation and presents results of a probabilistic seismic hazard assessment (PSHA) for the Mt.  ...  exposure times considered in this study, we present a different viewpoint that, in our opinion, is relevant for retrofitting the existing buildings and for driving impending interventions of risk reduction  ...  Many thanks are due to G. Weatherill, to an anonymous reviewer and to the Guest Editor O. Scotti, for fruitful discussions and suggestions about methodological issues.  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-17-1999-2017 fatcat:5viqu63zsfertgrp736llh56e4

Near-real-time forecasting of lava flow hazards during the 12-13 January 2011 Etna eruption

A. Vicari, G. Ganci, B. Behncke, A. Cappello, M. Neri, C. Del Negro
2011 Geophysical Research Letters  
Although this study was conducted on Mt. Etna, the approach used is designed to be applicable to other volcanic areas. OPEN SUBJECT AREAS: GEOLOGY VOLCANOLOGY  ...  Etna, going back over 2000 years, it has been possible to construct two hazard maps, one for flank and the other for summit eruptions, allowing a quantitative analysis of the most likely future courses  ...  We thank Derek Rust for revising the English language of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2011gl047545 fatcat:zcobvuujznakjf3hrze2hwp2qi

Lava flow hazards at Mount Etna: constraints imposed by eruptive history and numerical simulations

Ciro Del Negro, Annalisa Cappello, Marco Neri, Giuseppe Bilotta, Alexis Hérault, Gaetana Ganci
2013 Scientific Reports  
Although this study was conducted on Mt. Etna, the approach used is designed to be applicable to other volcanic areas. OPEN SUBJECT AREAS: GEOLOGY VOLCANOLOGY  ...  Etna, going back over 2000 years, it has been possible to construct two hazard maps, one for flank and the other for summit eruptions, allowing a quantitative analysis of the most likely future courses  ...  We thank Derek Rust for revising the English language of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1038/srep03493 pmid:24336484 pmcid:PMC3861846 fatcat:4nd77biltzgpjkcihmmrnqjbne

When probabilistic seismic hazard climbs volcanoes: the Mt Etna case, Italy – Part 2: computational implementation and first results

Laura Peruzza, Raffaele Azzaro, Robin Gee, Salvatore D'Amico, Horst Langer, Giuseppe Lombardo, Bruno Pace, Marco Pagani, Francesco Panzera, Mario Ordaz, Miguel Leonardo Suarez, Giusy Tusa
2017 NHESSD  
This paper describes the model implementation and presents results of a probabilistic seismic hazard assessment (PSHA) for the Mt Etna volcanic region in Sicily, Italy considering local volcano-tectonic  ...  for retrofitting of the existing buildings, and for driving impending interventions of risk reduction.  ...  ., doi:10.5194/nhess-2017-121, 2017 Manuscript under review for journal Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discussion started: 5 April 2017 c Author(s) 2017. CC-BY 3.0 License.  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-2017-121 fatcat:a23jxwvnrnej5dld6y65epgida

When probabilistic seismic hazard climbs volcanoes: the Mt. Etna case, Italy – Part 1: Model components for sources parameterization

Raffaele Azzaro, Graziella Barberi, Salvatore D'Amico, Bruno Pace, Laura Peruzza, Tiziana Tuvè
2017 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
</strong> The volcanic region of Mt. Etna (Sicily, Italy) represents a perfect lab for testing innovative approaches to seismic hazard assessment.  ...  We present here the model components and the procedures adopted for defining seismic sources to be used in a new generation of probabilistic seismic hazard assessment (PSHA), the first results and maps  ...  Many thanks are due to G. Weatherill and C. Beauval for their fruitful comments and constructive criticism. The editor O. Scotti is also acknowledged for her valuable suggestions. R.  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-17-1981-2017 fatcat:6zypfgscgvdudfz2jem72low5u

Flank instability at Mt. Etna

Valerio Acocella, Giuseppe Puglisi, Falk Amelung
2013 Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research  
, for their support and encouragement in coordinating the "Flank" project.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Vittorio Bosi, Chiara Cardaci and Stefano Ciolli, from the Italian Civil Defense, as well as Paolo Papale, from the Istituto Nazionale Geofisica e Vulcanologia  ...  Such a model may be a reference for future modeling studies of Mt. Etna.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2012.12.011 fatcat:mxb6odvwo5aczl45bib54b2p2y

Integration of geophysical datasets by a conjoint probability tomography approach: application to Italian active volcanic areas

D. Patella, P. Mauriello
2008 Annals of Geophysics  
Vesuvius (Naples), and on gravity and dipole geoelectrical datasets collected in the volcanic area of Mt. Etna (Sicily).  ...  The aim of the new method is to improve the information quality using a conjoint occurrence probability function addressed to highlight the existence of common sources of anomalies.  ...  The Mt. Etna case-history. The gravity source probability tomography. The top slice is the reference topographic map.  ... 
doi:10.4401/ag-3042 doaj:8ce40dda115940d3b852b9917373e513 fatcat:h5jibv5einfjro76eomudzqndi

Applying the Disruption Index Procedure to Evaluate the Urban Seismic Risk in the Mt. Etna Area (Italy) [chapter]

G. Zonno, R. Azzaro, F. Meroni, S. D'Amico, T. Tuvè, M. A. Ferreira, F. Mota de Sá, C. S. Oliveira, C. Brambilla, R. Rotondi, E. Varini
2014 Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 5  
The Disruption Index is used here for the assessment of urban disruption in the Mt. Etna area after a natural disaster.  ...  The results of this study are therefore very useful for earthquake preparedness planning and for the development of strategies to minimize the risks from earthquakes.  ...  Etna has also been tackled through Bayesian probabilistic approaches, which aim to obtain seismic damage scenarios that are expressed in terms of the macroseismic intensity.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-09048-1_71 fatcat:huqohiciy5bmbaotq4ngsdvafy

Vulnerability of Industrial Facilities to Potential Volcanic Ash Fallouts

M.F. Milazzo, G. Ancione, E. Salzano, G. Maschio
2013 Chemical Engineering Transactions  
The methodology has been applied to the area surrounding Mount Etna (Sicily, Italy).  ...  This paper is focused on the choice of the most suitable interpolation procedure for the vulnerability mapping in areas where input data is available only for few points, finally comments on the procedure  ...  associated with explosive eruptions of Etna".  ... 
doi:10.3303/cet1331151 doaj:9548b84280c246d49eb7a2a308ec1aa3 fatcat:76qocwmn6rgb3gf6y2faft26qi

When probabilistic seismic hazard climbs volcanoes: the Mt Etna case, Italy. Part I: model components for sources parametrization

Raffaele Azzaro, Graziella Barberi, Salvatore D'Amico, Bruno Pace, Laura Peruzza, Tiziana Tuvè
2017 NHESSD  
The volcanic region of Mt Etna (Sicily, Italy) represents a perfect lab for testing innovative approaches to seismic hazard assessment, given the availability of a long record of historical and recent  ...  We present here the model components and the procedures adopted for defining seismic sources to be used in a new generation of Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessment (PSHA) whose first results and maps  ...  The authors are grateful to R. Gee for having provided a revision of the English text. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci.  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-2017-127 fatcat:kj3a5qrqf5ccvdgc6j4v7zl62i

Tephra hazard assessment at Mt. Etna (Italy)

S. Scollo, M. Coltelli, C. Bonadonna, P. Del Carlo
2013 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
</strong> In this paper we present a probabilistic hazard assessment for tephra fallout at Mt. Etna (Italy) associated with both short- and long-lived eruptions.  ...  Our probabilistic approach was based on one eruption scenario for both types and on an eruption range scenario for eruptions producing weak long-lived plumes.  ...  Andronico for allowing us to use field data collected during the 1998 Etna eruption, and G. Spata. We also thank A. Folch, M. Pistolesi and A. Costa for their constructive and very helpful reviews.  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-13-3221-2013 fatcat:7hx4j3cenrfmfcre4vebivjmlq

Tephra hazard assessment at Mt. Etna (Italy)

S. Scollo, M. Coltelli, C. Bonadonna, P. Del Carlo
2013 NHESSD  
In this paper we present a probabilistic hazard assessment for tephra fallout at Mt. Etna (Italy) associated with both short-and long-lived eruptions.  ...  Our probabilistic approach was based on one eruption scenario for both types and on an eruption range scenario for eruptions producing weak long-lived plumes.  ...  Andronico for allowing us to use field data collected during the 1998 Etna eruption, and G. Spata. We also thank A. Folch, M. Pistolesi and A. Costa for their constructive and very helpful reviews.  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhessd-1-2945-2013 fatcat:2hn4khzgcbfchcdkp3ux4lkriq

Hazard assessment at Mount Etna using a hybrid lava flow inundation model and satellite-based land classification

Andrew J. L. Harris, Massimiliano Favalli, Robert Wright, Harold Garbeil
2011 Natural Hazards  
For our first (2,000 m) vent zone case used for Etna, we find a total of area of *680 km 2 is at risk from flows fed at 40 m 3 s -1 , of which *6 km 2 is urban, *150 km 2 is agriculture and *270 km 2 is  ...  The resulting maps are designed to provide a quick look-up capability to assess the type of land at risk from lava extending from any location at a range of likely effusion rates.  ...  We are extremely grateful to the INGV-Catania, Sonia Calvari, and Luigi Lodato for providing field support during the two seasons of field checking, as well as to an anonymous reviewer and Gianluca Norini  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11069-010-9709-0 fatcat:em33ehdrzvh47mbf47q25gae2y
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