Campi Flegrei – what it is like to live with a supervolcano

Campi Flegrei videoCampi Flegrei is an educational film depicting the complex realty of the volcanic area of Campi Flegrei, near the city of Naples in Italy.

Suggestive images from Solfatara crater and Pisciarelli fumaroles act as background to interviews with researchers of Osservatorio VesuvianoINGV, the institution which carries out the volcanic surveillance of the Neapolitan volcanic areas.

The film includes details about the complex surveillance network monitoring Campei Flegrei. There are also scenes from the surveillance centre.

This UPStrat-MAFA video production also looks at the links between volcanism and the history of the area which was first inhabited by Greek communities and then by Romans.

PRODUCED BY : UPStrat-MAFA for the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV)

DATE : 17 March 2014

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