Mount Etna, Italy- HIC volcano case study - Coggle Diagram
Mount Etna, Italy- HIC volcano case study
3km high ash plume
Effusive lava flows
1,000 people evacuated
Earth dam built to temporarily hold the lava flow
Catania airport forced to close
75% of local agricultural lost
Ski resort closed for weeks
Ski resorts destroyed by lava flows
Hundred of forest destroyed
Multiple eruptions throughout 2002.
First eruption in the 25th October
East of Sicily, Italy - HIC
Seismometers used to measure rising magma
Ariel photos used to map previous eruptions to identify areas at risk of lava flows.
INGV have monitored teh volcano for 20 years with a permanent network of remote sensors.
Complex plate boundary - constructive + destructive
Stratovolcano upper half
Shield volcano at base