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Review article
15 Oct 2021
Review article |  | 15 Oct 2021

Review article: Brief history of volcanic risk in the Neapolitan area (Campania, southern Italy): a critical review

Stefano Carlino

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This paper reports a brief history of volcanic risk in the Neapolitan district, where the presence of three active volcanoes (Vesuvius, Campi Flegrei caldera and Ischia island) exposes this highly urbanized area to hazard of potential eruptions. I am trying to obtain new food for thought for the scientific community working to mitigate the volcanic risk of this area, revisiting about 40 years of debates around volcanic risk in Naples.
Final-revised paper