Info utili

Volcanic risk and territorial system evolution in the Campania moultisource volcanic area: state of the art and perspectives

Prof. Paola Petrosino

12 lecture hours – 3 CFU
December 2016
The lessons will be held at Room M8 via Mezzocannone, 8  
1)      December 13 2016 9.15-12.15
2)      December 15 2016 14.30-17.30
3)      December 20 2016 14.30-17.30.
4)      December 21 2016 9.30-13.30 - Field trip to the Roman villa at Oplontis (Torre Annunziata) in conjunction with prof. Elda Russo Ermolli.
No formal prerequisite but basic knowledge on volcanology (Master course level) will be assumed.  Skill in the basic use of GIS software is welcomed.
Short Program of the Course:
  • Hazard and risk assessment in a complex multi-source volcanic area: the example of the Campania region, Italy.
  • Sensitivity of the Campania territorial system to the presence of active volcanic sources.
  • The hazard indices as a tool to support the territorial planning: case studies from active volcanic areas of Campania.
  • Analysis of the AD 79 eruption pyroclastic fall and pyroclastic currents impact and present risk assessment for buildings at Vesuvio.