A Geophysical Study of the Mount Etna Volcanic Area

  1. Alessandro Bonaccorso,
  2. Sonia Calvari,
  3. M. Coltelli,
  4. C. Del Negro and
  5. S. Falsaperla
  1. Paolo Mauriello1,
  2. Domenico Patella2,
  3. Zaccaria Petrillo3,
  4. Agata Siniscalchi4,
  5. Teresa Iuliano4 and
  6. Ciro Del Negro5

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/143GM17

Mt. Etna: Volcano Laboratory

Mt. Etna: Volcano Laboratory

How to Cite

Mauriello, P., Patella, D., Petrillo, Z., Siniscalchi, A., Iuliano, T. and Del Negro, C. (2004) A Geophysical Study of the Mount Etna Volcanic Area, in Mt. Etna: Volcano Laboratory (eds A. Bonaccorso, S. Calvari, M. Coltelli, C. Del Negro and S. Falsaperla), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/143GM17

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Science and Technology for Environment and Territory, University of Molise, Isernia, Italy

  2. 2

    Department of Physical Sciences, University Federico Ii, Naples, Italy

  3. 3

    Vesuvian Observatory, National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Naples, Italy

  4. 4

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Bari, Bari, Italy

  5. 5

    National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology, Branch of Catania, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904085

Online ISBN: 9781118665794



  • Etna, Mount (Italy);
  • Volcanism—Italy—Sicily


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geological Background

  • Gravity Tomography

  • Dipole Geoelectric Tomography

  • Magnetotelluric Analysis

  • Electrical Resistivity Versus Seismic Velocity

  • A Model of the Mount ETNA Feeding System

  • Impedivity Analysis and Volcanological Implications

  • Conclusion