STRATI 2013 pp 1275-1279 | Cite as

The Use of Stratigraphic Data for the Mitigation of Hazards at Volcanoes: The Example of Somma–Vesuvius (Italy)

  • Roberto SulpizioEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)


Here, a review of the geological methods used for constructing hazard maps at Somma–Vesuvius is presented. It deals with the description of methodology and stratigraphic data used for the construction of hazard maps for pyroclastic density currents and proximal and distal fallout of pyroclastic material.


Somma–Vesuvius Volcanic hazard Volcanic stratigraphy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di scienze della terra e GeoambientaliBariItaly
  2. 2.Istituto per la Dinamica dei Processi Ambientali—CNRMilanItaly
  3. 3.Universidad Autonoma de San Luis PotosìSan Luis PotosìMexico

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