Mount Etna is a decade volcano, so is closely monitored.
The Catanian section of INGV has monitored the volcano for 20 years with a permanent network of remote sensors. These remote sensors are connected in realtime by radios and/or mobile phones.
The data is continuously recorded by permanent station, and is also integrated with discrete observations, surveys and lab analysis.
RISK - Prevention
- 25% of Sicily's population lives on Etna's slopes
- Some tourists stray into hazardous areas
- Basaltic lava -…